High School Musical (2006)
Average Rating: 5/10
Reviews Counted: 9
Fresh: 5 | Rotten: 4
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Release Date: Jan 20, 2006 Wide
Average Rating: 3.4/5
User Ratings: 468,758
The captain of the East High basketball team and the key member of the academic club shock the student body by teaming to audition for the upcoming school musical in a Disney Channel Original Movie that's all about being yourself and following your dreams. Troy (Zac Efron) is best known as the player who keeps the East High basketball team on the scoreboard. Of course, life isn't always about athletics, though, and as Troy slam-dunks on the boards, beautiful and brainy Gabriella (Vanessa Anne
Jan 20, 2006 Wide
May 23, 2006
Walt Disney Pictures
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Pop fluff intended for kids stuck between Dora the Explorer and Gossip Girl. Consider it a bonus that it's tolerable, if not fun, for the rest of us as well.
There's no denying the tween audience was hungering for this movie, without even knowing it. [Blu-ray]
As a marketing phenomenon, this has exceeded all expectations for a TV movie. However as cinema... maybe you just really need to be a teen to get it.
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- Sharpay Evans: Oh. Were you going to sign up to? My brother and I have starred in all the school productions, and we really welcome new-comers there are a lot of supporting roles in this show. I'm sure we could find something for you.
- Gabriella Montez: The Wildcats' superstar is... afraid?
- Troy Bolton: No, no, I'm not afraid. I'm just... scared.
- Sharpay Evans: We need to save our show from people who don't know the difference between a Tony Award and Tony Hawk.
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