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.
- Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
- Studio: New Line Cinema, Ingenious Media, Offspring Entertainment, Zadan / Meron Productions
- Keyword: dream, dance, baltimore, usa, race politics, musical, equality, school party, integration, overweight woman, remake, based on play or musical, based on movie, 1960s
- Cast: Nikki Blonsky, Zac Efron, John Travolta, Brittany Snow, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes