HAIRSPRAY | British Board of Film Classification
Quick search of releases

Advanced search

HAIRSPRAY (2007)

HAIRSPRAY <span>(2007)</span> artwork

HAIRSPRAY (2007)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 113

Release dates 20/07/2007

Ratings Info Contains mild language and sex references

Director(s) Adam Shankman

Cast includes John Travolta, Nikki Blonsky, Amanda Bynes, Christopher Walken, Zac Efron, Elijah Kelley, Queen Latifah, Michelle Pfeiffer, Brittany Snow, James Marsden, Allison Janney, Taylor Parks, Jesse Weafer

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Parental guidance iconPG

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 10/07/2007

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

HAIRSPRAY is a musical remake of John Waters' 1988 comedy about overcoming racism and other forms of prejudice in 1960s Baltimore. The film was classified 'PG' for mild language and sex references.

The film contains one comic use of 'whore' and one use of 'screwed' in the lyrics of a song. In both cases, the uses are not dwelt upon and were considered acceptable at 'PG' where 'mild bad language' is permitted. The film also contains a number of mild sex references and innuendo, which are sufficiently oblique so as to allow for an innocent interpretation. At 'PG' the BBFC's Guidelines state that 'mild sex references and innuendo' are permitted.

Although racist attitudes are portrayed, they are ridiculed and condemned.

Details

Title
HAIRSPRAY
Year
2007
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
Entertainment in Video Ltd,Entertainment Film Dists Ltd
Classified date(s)
19/10/2007
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF237127

Share this!

Facebook logo Twitter logo