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.
|Companies||Offspring Entertainment, New Line Cinema, Zadan / Meron Productions, Ingenious Media|
|Countries||United Kingdom, United States of America|
|Keywords||races, dream, dance, television, baltimore, usa, race politics, musical, equality, school party, integration, overweight woman, based on play or musical, xenophobia, based on movie, 1960s|