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Hairspray John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Queen Latifah and newcomer Nikki Blonsky made a killing at the box office with their reinterpretation of the John Waters classic, taking in $118 million domestically. The film also garnered critical attention, including Golden Globe and Grammy nominations. Verdict: Hit
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