10 Movies Every Hairstylist Should Watch!

Sweeney-Todd

10. SWEENEY TODD (2007) “THE FREAK SHOW”:

Sweeney Todd tells the story of Benjamin Barker, who vows his revenge after the death of his wife and opens a barbershop in which he slits the throats of customers and bakes them into pies.

 

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9. BEAUTY SHOP (2005) “THE LIGHT-HEARTED”:

In this sequel to Barbershop, the women get their own chance to shampoo, shine and speak their minds at the beauty shop.

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8. VIDAL SASSOON: THE MOVIE (2010) “THE CLASSIC DOCUMENTARY”:

This documentary traces the life of Vidal Sassoon, the self-made man whose passion and perseverance took him to the pinnacle of his craft.

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7. BLOW DRY (2001) “THE ROMCOM”: 

Blow Dry is a touching British film that focuses on the takeover of a small English village by the British Hairdressing Championship holding its annual competition there.

Edward-Scissorhands

6. EDWARD SCISSORHANDS (1990) “THE FAIRYTALE”:

In this modern-day fantasy, we’re told the story of man with scissors for hands who falls in love with a beautiful, young girl. Not to mention a brilliant performance from J. Depp.

Shampoo

5. SHAMPOO (1975) “THE LOVE TRIANGLE”:

Shampoo is a satirical romantic drama that centers on George Roundy, a successful Beverly Hills hairdresser who spends as much time sleeping with his female clients as he does doing their hair.

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4. YOU DON’T MESS WITH THE ZOHAN (2008) THE CRIME FIGHTER”:

In this action-comedy, an Israeli Special Forces Soldier, Zohan, fakes his death so he can re-emerge in New York City as a hair stylist.

Hairspray

3. HAIRSPRAY (1988, 2007) “THE SHOW TUNE”:

Hairspray revolves around self-proclaimed “pleasantly plump” teenager Tracy Turnblad as she pursues stardom as a dancer on a local TV show and rallies against racial segregation.

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2. GOOD HAIR (2009) “THE OVER-ACHIEVER”:

In this documentary, comedian Chris Rock explores the history of how African-American women perceive their hair and what is considered acceptable and desirable for African-American women’s hair in the U.S.

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1. STEEL MAGNOLIAS (1989) “THE TEAR JERKER”: 

Steel Magnolias is a heart-wrenching drama about a beauty shop in Louisiana owned by Truvy Jones and the tragedies of all her clients.

 

 

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