Ricki Lake

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ricki Pamela Lake (born September 21, 1968) is an American actress and television host, best known for her starring role as Tracy Turnblad in the original Hairspray and for her talk show. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ricki Lake, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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A Dirty Shame (2004)

Sylvia Stickles runs a convenience store with her husband and mother-in-law. One day, Sylvia is hit on the head and transforms from an uptight prude to a sex-crazed lunatic. As she goes on a rampage through town, Sylvia attracts the attention of Ray Ray, a sexual ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Waters
CAST:  Tracey Ullman  •  Johnny Knoxville  •  Selma Blair  •  Chris Isaak

Sylvia Stickles runs a convenience store with her husband and mother-in-law. One day, Sylvia is hit on the head and transforms from an uptight prude to a sex-crazed lunatic. As she goes on a rampage through town, Sylvia attracts the attention of Ray Ray, a sexual ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Waters
CAST:  Tracey Ullman  •  Johnny Knoxville  •  Selma Blair  •  Chris Isaak

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)

Blonde, bouncy Buffy is your typical high school cheerleader. But all that changes when a strange man informs her she's been chosen by fate to kill vampires.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fran Rubel Kuzui
CAST:  Kristy Swanson  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Paul Reubens  •  Rutger Hauer

Blonde, bouncy Buffy is your typical high school cheerleader. But all that changes when a strange man informs her she's been chosen by fate to kill vampires.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fran Rubel Kuzui
CAST:  Kristy Swanson  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Paul Reubens  •  Rutger Hauer

Cookie (1989)

Cookie Voltecki is the illegitimate daughter of mobster Dino Capisco, who has just finished thirteen years in prison. Since being released from jail, all that Dino wants is to settle some old scores, and make up for lost time with his daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Seidelman
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Michael V. Gazzo  •  Brenda Vaccaro

Cookie Voltecki is the illegitimate daughter of mobster Dino Capisco, who has just finished thirteen years in prison. Since being released from jail, all that Dino wants is to settle some old scores, and make up for lost time with his daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Seidelman
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Michael V. Gazzo  •  Brenda Vaccaro

Cry-Baby (1990)

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A prim and proper schoolgirl goes against her grandmother's wishes when she dates a motorcycle-riding juvenile delinquent.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Waters
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Amy Locane  •  Polly Bergen  •  Susan Tyrrell

A prim and proper schoolgirl goes against her grandmother's wishes when she dates a motorcycle-riding juvenile delinquent.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Waters
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Amy Locane  •  Polly Bergen  •  Susan Tyrrell

Hairspray (2007)

Musical

Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad auditions to be on Baltimore's most popular dance show - The Corny Collins Show - and lands a prime spot. Through her newfound fame, she becomes determined to help her friends and end the racial segregation that has been a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Shankman
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Christopher Walken  •  Amanda Bynes

Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad auditions to be on Baltimore's most popular dance show - The Corny Collins Show - and lands a prime spot. Through her newfound fame, she becomes determined to help her friends and end the racial segregation that has been a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Shankman
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Christopher Walken  •  Amanda Bynes

Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)

Connie Doyle is eighteen, pregnant and alone. She accidentally ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife pregnant Patricia. The train wrecks and she wakes up in the hospital to find out that it's been assumed that she's Patricia. Hugh's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Benjamin
CAST:  Shirley MacLaine  •  Ricki Lake  •  Brendan Fraser  •  Jane Krakowski

Connie Doyle is eighteen, pregnant and alone. She accidentally ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife pregnant Patricia. The train wrecks and she wakes up in the hospital to find out that it's been assumed that she's Patricia. Hugh's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Benjamin
CAST:  Shirley MacLaine  •  Ricki Lake  •  Brendan Fraser  •  Jane Krakowski

Serial Mom (1994)

A picture perfect middle class family is shocked when they find out that one of their neighbors is receiving obscene phone calls. The mom takes slights against her family very personally, and it turns out she is indeed the one harassing the neighbor. As other ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Waters
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Sam Waterston  •  Ricki Lake  •  Matthew Lillard

A picture perfect middle class family is shocked when they find out that one of their neighbors is receiving obscene phone calls. The mom takes slights against her family very personally, and it turns out she is indeed the one harassing the neighbor. As other ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Waters
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Sam Waterston  •  Ricki Lake  •  Matthew Lillard

Working Girl (1988)

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Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but villainous boss breaks a leg skiing, Tess takes over her office, her apartment and even her wardrobe. She creates a deal with a handsome investment ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Melanie Griffith  •  Harrison Ford  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Alec Baldwin

Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but villainous boss breaks a leg skiing, Tess takes over her office, her apartment and even her wardrobe. She creates a deal with a handsome investment ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Melanie Griffith  •  Harrison Ford  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Alec Baldwin

Inside Monkey Zetterland (1992)

An off beat comedy about an out of work screen writing/artist that complains about being too cool, too talented and way too gay.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jefery Levy
CAST:  Steve Antin  •  Patricia Arquette  •  Sandra Bernhard  •  Sofia Coppola

An off beat comedy about an out of work screen writing/artist that complains about being too cool, too talented and way too gay.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jefery Levy
CAST:  Steve Antin  •  Patricia Arquette  •  Sandra Bernhard  •  Sofia Coppola

Cabin Boy (1994)

A foul-mouthed finishing school graduate mistakenly winds up on an ill-fated fishing boat, and faces the wrath of a crew that considers him bad luck.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Resnick
CAST:  Chris Elliott  •  Ritch Brinkley  •  James Gammon  •  Brian Doyle-Murray

A foul-mouthed finishing school graduate mistakenly winds up on an ill-fated fishing boat, and faces the wrath of a crew that considers him bad luck.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Resnick
CAST:  Chris Elliott  •  Ritch Brinkley  •  James Gammon  •  Brian Doyle-Murray

Cecil B. Demented (2000)

An insane independent film director and his renegade group of teenage film makers kidnap an A-list Hollywood actress and force her to star in their underground film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Waters
CAST:  Melanie Griffith  •  Stephen Dorff  •  Alicia Witt  •  Adrian Grenier

An insane independent film director and his renegade group of teenage film makers kidnap an A-list Hollywood actress and force her to star in their underground film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Waters
CAST:  Melanie Griffith  •  Stephen Dorff  •  Alicia Witt  •  Adrian Grenier

Hairspray (1988)

MusicalThought provokingPowerfulRomantic

'Pleasantly Plump' teenager Tracy Turnblad achieves her dream of becoming a regular on the Corny Collins Dance Show. Now a teen hero, she starts using her fame to speak out for the causes she believes in, most of all integration. In doing so, she earns the wrath of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Waters
CAST:  Sonny Bono  •  Ruth Brown  •  Divine  •  Debbie Harry

'Pleasantly Plump' teenager Tracy Turnblad achieves her dream of becoming a regular on the Corny Collins Dance Show. Now a teen hero, she starts using her fame to speak out for the causes she believes in, most of all integration. In doing so, she earns the wrath of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Waters
CAST:  Sonny Bono  •  Ruth Brown  •  Divine  •  Debbie Harry

Murder She Purred: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery (1998)

A small-town cat-and-dog detective duo investigate a new neighbor who they believe may have committed a murder, but the snag is, locals are attempting to pair him off with their owner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Wincer
CAST:  Ricki Lake  •  Bruce McGill  •  Linden Ashby  •  Christina Pickles

A small-town cat-and-dog detective duo investigate a new neighbor who they believe may have committed a murder, but the snag is, locals are attempting to pair him off with their owner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Wincer
CAST:  Ricki Lake  •  Bruce McGill  •  Linden Ashby  •  Christina Pickles

I Am Divine (2013)

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Harris Glenn Milstead, aka Divine (1945-1988) was the ultimate outsider turned underground hero. Spitting in the face of the status quos of body image, gender identity, sexuality, and preconceived notions of beauty, Divine succeeded in becoming an internationally ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Schwarz
CAST:  John Waters  •  Ricki Lake  •  Tab Hunter  •  Divine

Harris Glenn Milstead, aka Divine (1945-1988) was the ultimate outsider turned underground hero. Spitting in the face of the status quos of body image, gender identity, sexuality, and preconceived notions of beauty, Divine succeeded in becoming an internationally ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Schwarz
CAST:  John Waters  •  Ricki Lake  •  Tab Hunter  •  Divine

Babycakes (1989)

Grace is an overweight mortuary cosmetician who falls in love with Rob, a handsome subway train conductor who doesn't even know she exists. When she finally devises a way to meet him, they discover that although they are physically different, they have a lot more ...  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Ricki Lake  •  Craig Sheffer  •  Nada Despotovich  •  Paul Benedict

Grace is an overweight mortuary cosmetician who falls in love with Rob, a handsome subway train conductor who doesn't even know she exists. When she finally devises a way to meet him, they discover that although they are physically different, they have a lot more ...  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Ricki Lake  •  Craig Sheffer  •  Nada Despotovich  •  Paul Benedict

Based on an Untrue Story (1993)

Perfume creator Satin Chow is about to reveal her new designer scent 'Puppy' when she is cruelly struck down by a rare condition called anosmia which robs her of her sense of smell, and could even kill her. With time fast running out, she begins a frantic search ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Drake
CAST:  Morgan Fairchild  •  Ricki Lake  •  Victoria Jackson  •  Dan Hedaya

Perfume creator Satin Chow is about to reveal her new designer scent 'Puppy' when she is cruelly struck down by a rare condition called anosmia which robs her of her sense of smell, and could even kill her. With time fast running out, she begins a frantic search ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Drake
CAST:  Morgan Fairchild  •  Ricki Lake  •  Victoria Jackson  •  Dan Hedaya

The Chase (1991)

In Denver, a fleeing bank robber kills a cop and kidnaps an old man to hold as a hostage. He is chased by the police and a news helicopter, which films the entire incident. Based on a true story.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Wendkos
CAST:  Casey Siemaszko  •  Ben Johnson  •  Gerry Bamman  •  Robert Beltran

In Denver, a fleeing bank robber kills a cop and kidnaps an old man to hold as a hostage. He is chased by the police and a news helicopter, which films the entire incident. Based on a true story.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Wendkos
CAST:  Casey Siemaszko  •  Ben Johnson  •  Gerry Bamman  •  Robert Beltran

Matters of Life & Dating (2007)

Linda Dackman has been diagnosed with breast cancer, but this does not prevent her from seeing the positive side of life and continuing her quest for Prince Charming.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Wellington
CAST:  Ricki Lake  •  Holly Robinson Peete  •  Rachael Harris  •  Dylan Neal

Linda Dackman has been diagnosed with breast cancer, but this does not prevent her from seeing the positive side of life and continuing her quest for Prince Charming.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Wellington
CAST:  Ricki Lake  •  Holly Robinson Peete  •  Rachael Harris  •  Dylan Neal

Loving Leah (2009)

A handsome Washington, D.C. doctor and a young New York woman fall in love at an unusual time...after they get married. Leah Lever is married to an Orthodox rabbi, Benjamin Lever, whose brother, Jake is a successful cardiologist and a non-practicing Jew. Jake is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Bleckner
CAST:  Lauren Ambrose  •  Adam Kaufman  •  Susie Essman  •  Harris Yulin

A handsome Washington, D.C. doctor and a young New York woman fall in love at an unusual time...after they get married. Leah Lever is married to an Orthodox rabbi, Benjamin Lever, whose brother, Jake is a successful cardiologist and a non-practicing Jew. Jake is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Bleckner
CAST:  Lauren Ambrose  •  Adam Kaufman  •  Susie Essman  •  Harris Yulin

The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie (2005)

After making it to the top of the charts, members of the Silver Boulders, a popular tween rock band, find themselves undermined by internal squabbling as the bandmates seek different creative directions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Polly Draper
CAST:  Nat Wolff  •  Alex Wolff  •  Michael Wolff  •  Cooper Pillot

After making it to the top of the charts, members of the Silver Boulders, a popular tween rock band, find themselves undermined by internal squabbling as the bandmates seek different creative directions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Polly Draper
CAST:  Nat Wolff  •  Alex Wolff  •  Michael Wolff  •  Cooper Pillot
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