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Want to watch 'Hairspray' in the comfort of your own home? Hunting down a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or watch the John Waters-directed movie via subscription can be a huge pain, so we here at Moviefone want to take the pressure off.

We've listed a number of streaming and cable services - including rental, purchase, and subscription options - along with the availability of 'Hairspray' on each platform. Now, before we get into the nitty-gritty of how you can watch 'Hairspray' right now, here are some specifics about the New Line Cinema comedy flick.

Released August 21st, 1991, 'Hairspray' stars Ricki Lake, Divine , Jerry Stiller, Sonny Bono The PG movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 30 min, and received a score of 77 (out of 100) on Metacritic, which put together reviews from 14 knowledgeable critics.

Interested in knowing what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "When Tracy Turnblad (Ricki Lake), an overweight teen, auditions for a spot on a popular teen dance show, she beats out the spiteful Amber von Tussle (Colleen Fitzpatrick), winning over Amber's boyfriend (Michael St. Gerard) in the process. After meeting some black students at her school, Tracy begins to push for more racial integration on the dance show. This gets her into trouble on many sides, especially with Amber's pushy parents (Sonny Bono, Deborah Harry)."

'Hairspray' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on iTunes Store, VUDU, YouTube, and Hulu .