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Friend Makin’ Monday: Living In Movies

It’s time for Friend Makin’ Mondays, and this week Amber is asking a question suggested by yours truly. =) Thanks Amber! I feel so loved. hehe If you want to join the fun (and I hope you do) head over to Amber’s blog for details.

So, here’s the question:

If life were a movie, which one would you want to live in?

This is such an easy question for me to answer. I would live in Hairspray! I have watched this movie more than I’ll admit to anyone, and it never gets old. No matter what my mood is when it starts, I feel utter happiness when it’s over.


If you’ve never seen it then you should definitely make it a priority to do so. Just to be clear, I’m referring to the remake from 2007. Tracy weighs more than the average girl, but she has big dreams and ambition to change the world around her. She doesn’t just sit around thinking things should change, she does her part to change them.


And if you know me at all, you know I moved away from everything I knew to make my own world what I want it to be. I’m trying to do my part to change things starting with myself. The biggest and more unfortunate difference is that Link ends up falling for her — not me. (Sorry boyfriend..Zac Efron is just so darn cute. hehe)

So I’d live Hairspray because I’d get to play the part of Tracy, and I would love to posses her unwavering confidence in herself and in what is right and wrong.

What movie would you live in? Is there a certain character that would help define your life? Or would you reinvent yourself completely?

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16 Comments

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    KT
    October 26, 2009 at 8:18 am

    Yay! I totally forgot about FMM this week I am so glad I read your post. I loved that movie. I am going to have to think long and hard about this question! Good idea!

    Katie

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    MrsM
    October 26, 2009 at 9:04 am

    You know, I was totally skeptical about the Efron kid until I saw him in 17 Again. I'll have to check out the Hairspray remake and see how he/it is!

    Happy FMM!

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    melaniet42
    October 26, 2009 at 12:09 pm

    If you can believe it, I've never seen this Hairspray movie! But it looks like lots of fun!!

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    The Royal Family
    October 26, 2009 at 1:47 pm

    LOL I too have not seen this movie!

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    AndreaLeigh
    October 26, 2009 at 2:57 pm

    I like this movie as well. I love Adam Shankman (the director) and think he did a great job on the remake.

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    Christina
    October 26, 2009 at 3:18 pm

    I love hairspray..not only this one but the older one as well. This is a great choice.

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    Divine Mrs D
    October 26, 2009 at 3:43 pm

    Happy FMM!! I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the first Hairspray movie by John Waters, so I went to see the Broadway musical before it closed. I have to say, I still prefer the John Waters version. I haven't seen the newer movie.

    HAPPY FMM!!

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    Namine
    October 26, 2009 at 4:10 pm

    awesome question!! AND great choice!!

    Happy FMM!!

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    mommaof3
    October 26, 2009 at 4:42 pm

    ive never seen that one

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    elabri
    October 26, 2009 at 6:21 pm

    What a fun movie! It's so hilarious that John Travolta had a female role in this movie. Love It!

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    Marylou
    October 27, 2009 at 12:48 am

    Hi! I found your site as I was blog-surfing tonight….I've only read a few entries so far and I've been really blessed and inspired. I wish you the best on your journey…please know that you've inspired someone else tonight to make the right choices. Blessings, Marylou

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    Shawn
    October 27, 2009 at 2:30 am

    This was a question that was way too hard for mw..I opted out this week. I'm completely drawing a blank, I love your movie and so does my little Peanut!

    ~S

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    jenjen
    October 27, 2009 at 4:28 am

    What a great movie! I couldn't decide on one for me this week.

    Hope you are having a good week so far Kenz!

    XOXO
    Jen

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    Grace
    October 27, 2009 at 4:34 am

    I have no idea if I did Friend Making Mondays right, but yay for first times!!! I have never seen Hairspray but love John Travolta! I will have to take the time to watch it, maybe with my stepdaughter as she is just head over heels in love with Zac Efron!!!

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    jennykate77
    October 27, 2009 at 8:11 pm

    Love Hairspray…super great movie!!

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    The Queen
    October 27, 2009 at 11:55 pm

    I Love this movie too!

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