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Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad auditions to be on Baltimore's most popular dance show - The Corny Collins Show - and lands a prime spot. Through her newfound fame, she becomes determined to help her friends and end the racial segregation that has been a staple of the show.

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Directed by

Adam Shankman

Written by

John Waters (Screenplay)
Leslie Dixon (Screenplay)

Runtime

117 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

When you follow your own beat, the world will follow you.

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Keywords

dream music overweight woman 1960s television based on play or musical dance race politics integration equality xenophobia baltimore school party based on movie races

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