Edna Turnblad

Hairspray

Review: 'Hairspray'

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It took a three-day Hollywood Bowl concert engagement to arrange it, but L.A. finally got a load of the Tony-winning performances of Marissa Jaret Winokur and Harvey Fierstein in "Hairspray."

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    No Good Deed

    Daily Gross:$1.2M

    Cume to09.17.14: $28.9M

    No Good Deed

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    Daily:$1.2M Cumulative:$28.9M Sony / Screen Gems -35.29%
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    Guardians of the Galaxy

    Daily Gross:$586,451

    Cume to09.17.14: $307.9M

    Guardians of the Galaxy

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    Daily:$586,451 Cumulative:$307.9M Disney -24.71%
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    Dolphin Tale 2

    Daily Gross:$506,166

    Cume to09.17.14: $17.6M

    Dolphin Tale 2

    3
    Daily:$506,166 Cumulative:$17.6M Warner Brothers -28.02%

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John Travolta

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John Travolta's decision to soft-shoe into the memorably oversized role of Edna Turnblad in "Hairspray" required 14 months of convincing by producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan. Travolta finally said…

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Review: 'Hairspray'

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Director-choreographer Adam Shankman's buoyant stage-to-screen translation of "Hairspray" may not equal the comic zest of its 1988 root source, John Waters' first and still-finest mainstream feature.

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