Let’s talk about a rare genre this time, a musical comedy. This one is currently on Netflix though not for long. So if you want to catch this amazing musical comedy, Hairspray, check out this on how to keep watching it after it’s gone from Netflix US.
The movie stars Nikki Blonsky as Tracy Turnblad, John Travolta as Edna Turnblad, Michelle Pfieffer as Velma Von Tussle, Amanda Bynes as Penny Lou Pingleton, Christopher Walken as Wilbur Turnblad, Queen Latifah as Maybelle “Motormouth” Stubbs, James Marsden as Corny Collins, Brittany Snow as Amber Von Tussle, and Zac Effron as Link Larkin.
The movie’s story is set in the 1960s, where a teenage girl from Baltimore named Tracy, tries to pursue her dancing dreams by auditioning on “The Corny Collins Show” which she aces and becomes a celebrity overnight. She also gains cult status and becomes an icon for dance and fashion. Her popularity sets off some alarms and threatens the current dance queen on the Corny Collins Show.
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Hairspray is based on a 2002 Broadway musical, which in turn was also based on the 1988’s Hairspray. However, the script is borrowed more from the 2002 play than the 1988 movie. After the 2002 musical won eight Tony awards in 2003, New Line Cinema showed an interest in turning the Broadway musical into a movie. The casting took some time, many auditions (Nikki Blonsky), and much persuasion (John Travolta) and this is why the movie was only released in 2007.
Hairspray Netflix – Trailer
How to watch Hairspray on Netflix from anywhere | Hairspray Netflix
The good news for the Hairspray fans is that Hairspray is streaming on Netflix but not in the United States or the UK, Although if you are located in Canada, you can easily watch Hairspray on Netflix from the comfort of your home.
If you are residing outside Canada and want to watch the movie on Netflix US or in the UK, follow these simple steps:
- Get ExpressVPN [30-day money-back guarantee]
- Download and Install it on your device
- Select a Canadian IP address from the list [Canada – Toronto]
- Open Netflix in browser or app
- Search Hairspray on Netflix
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Hairspray Netflix Countries
According to our research, Hairspray (2007) is streaming on Netflix in the following countries.
- South Africa
Can I watch Hairspray 2007 on Prime Videos from the US
The technical answer is yes, Hairspray can be watched on Prime Videos but only in limited European nations like the UK and Ireland. If you are located in the United States and want to watch Hairspray (2007) on Prime from your home, you won’t be able to see the it in the Prime Video library. Follow these steps to watch Hairspray on Prime form anywhere.
- Get Express VPN for Prime Video
- Install it on your device
- Select the UK or Ireland from the country list [UK- Dockland]
- Open Prime Video and search Hairspray
Hairspray (2007) on rent
Hairspray is available for rent on the following renting platforms.
- Apple TV
- Google Play Movies
- Vudu (US)
- Rakuten TV (UK)
- Fetch (Aus)
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Hairspray Netflix – Reviews & Ratings
When the movie was first released on 10th July 2007 (followed by a US-wide release on 20th July 2007), it was able to generate a positive response from both the fans and the critics, earning a score of 91% on Rotten Tomatoes, 4/5 on Empire Online, 6.7 on IMDb, 81% on Metacritic and 3.5 stars out of 4 on Roger Ebert. At the same time, the movie, having a budget of USD 75 million, was able to gross over USD 203.5 million.
Hairspray (2007) – Awards & Nominations
Hairspray was well-received by the bodies like BAFTA, Chicago Film Critics Association Awards, Golden Reel Awards, Grammy Awards, MTV Movie Awards, and others as it was able to get nominations for more than 60 awards out which it won 22 including AARP Movies for Grownups Awards for Best Grownup Love Story, ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards for Top Box Office Films, Critics’ Choice Movie Awards for Best Young Actress (Nikki Blonsky) and Best Acting Ensemble, FilmInk Awards for Best Musical and Best Hair, and Hollywood Film Awards for Ensemble of the Year.
Hairspray – Cast
- Nikki Blonsky as Tracy Turnblad
- John Travolta as Edna Turnblad
- Michelle Pfeiffer as Velma Von Tussle
- Amanda Bynes as Penny Lou Pingleton
- Christopher Walken as Wilbur Turnblad
- Queen Latifah as “Motormouth” Maybelle Stubbs
- James Marsden as Corny Collins
- Brittany Snow as Amber Von Tussle
- Zac Efron as Link Larkin
- Elijah Kelley as Seaweed J. Stubbs
- Allison Janney as Prudence “Prudy”
Frequently Asked Question to Watch Hairspray Film on Netflix
1- Is Hairspray live on Netflix?
Unfortunately, Hairspray live is not available on Netflix in any country. Hairspray lives premiered in 2016 and are available on rent on Vudu in the US.
2- Can I watch Hairspray on Netflix UK?
No, Hairspray is not streaming on Netflix UK, But you can watch it with the help of a VPN.
3- Where else can I stream Hairspray Online?
You can stream Hairspray on Stan from Australia. But if you are outside us a VPN and an Australian IP address.
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4- Is Hairspray available on HBO Max?
Yes, if you are an HBO Max subscription holder, you can watch Hairspray on HBO Max from the US with a VPN. Follow these steps:
- Get ExpressVPN [Fast and secured]
- Install it on your device
- Select a Brazilian IP address
- Open HBO Max in browser or app
- Search Hairspray film on HBO Max and enjoy the movie
We have fully informed and educated you and now you can watch Hairspray on Netflix from the UK or anywhere in the world. If you want to watch Hairspray on Prime Video, use a VPN and enjoy the movie. You also have the option of renting the flick from Apple TV or Fetch if you are in Australia.