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Hair (1979)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Musical  -  9 May 1979 (France)
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Claude leaves the family ranch in Oklahoma for New York where he is rapidly indoctrinated into the youth subculture and subsequently drafted.

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Storyline

This movie, based on the cult Broadway musical of the 60s, tells a story about Claude, a young man from Oklahoma who comes to New York City. There he strikes up a friendship with a group of hippies, led by Berger, and falls in love with Sheila, a girl from a rich family. However, their happiness is short because Claude must go to the Vietnam war. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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The "Star Wars" of movie musicals! [Australia Theatrical] See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Musical

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9 May 1979 (France)  »

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$11,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

SEK 14,844,024 (Sweden)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The original Broadway production of "Hair" opened at the Biltmore Theater on April 29, 1968, ran for 1750 performances and was nominated for the 1969 Tony Award for the Best Musical. See more »

Goofs

The seasons in central park are constantly shifting between spring, summer and fall, sometimes within the same scene. See more »

Quotes

WoofHudBerger: [singing] Oh say, can you see my eyes? If you can, then my hair's too short.
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Referenced in At the Movies: Winners That Were Losers (1983) See more »

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L.B.J./Initials
Music by Galt MacDermot
Lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado
Performed by chorus
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A great musical!
5 August 1999 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

The songs are fantastic and the story-line is good. Like many other acting schools, mine also produced HAIR. For most hair production it's a golden opportunity to do nude, but my production was fully dressed... I don't think full frontal nudity in a movie or a play guarantees artistic quality... And so did the creators of the movie. The movie version is great with classic hits following each other while letting the plot develop to the chilling climax. A great cast of actors, dancers and singers.


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