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High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)

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Critic Consensus: It won't win many converts, but High School Musical 3 is bright, energetic, and well-crafted.

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Seniors Troy and Gabriella face the prospect of being separated from one another as they head off in different directions to college. Joined by the rest of the Wildcats, they stage an elaborate spring musical reflecting their experiences, hopes and fears about their future. With incredible new music and exciting dance numbers designed to take maximum advantage of the big screen, this motion picture extravaganza delivers plenty of high-energy entertainment from East High's talented ensemble.
Rating:
G
Genre:
Musical & Performing Arts
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Box Office:
$90,535,406.00
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Cast

Zac Efron
as Troy Bolton
Vanessa Hudgens
as Gabriella Montez
Ashley Tisdale
as Sharpay Evans
Lucas Grabeel
as Ryan Evans
Corbin Bleu
as Chad Danforth
Monique Coleman
as Taylor McKessie
Bart Johnson
as Coach Jack Bolton
Olesya Rulin
as Kelsi Nielsen
Chris Warren Jr.
as Zeke Baylor
KayCee Stroh
as Martha Cox
Alyson Reed
as Ms. Darbus
Ryne Sanborn
as Jason Cross
Matt Prokop
as Jimmie "The Rocket" Zara
Justin Martin
as Donny Dion
Leslie Wing
as Mrs. Bolton
Socorro Herrera
as Mrs. Montez
Joey Miyashima
as Principal Matsui
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Critic Reviews for High School Musical 3: Senior Year

All Critics (127) | Top Critics (32)

So sweet you'll leave the cinema with diabetes.

Full Review… | December 5, 2008
MovieTime, ABC Radio National
Top Critic

Its winning formula is driven not by narrative but by what isn't there: no sex, no drugs, and no rock and roll-- unless you count the logjam of thundering power ballads.

Full Review… | October 27, 2008
New Yorker
Top Critic

Musical 3 is frustratingly shallow, but what it lacks in narrative ambition, it makes up for in dazzling choreography.

October 24, 2008
Chicago Tribune
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It's a classic case of giving the people what they want.

Full Review… | October 24, 2008
Toronto Star
Top Critic

Everything works out! Everyone's hair looks great! Some of the kids end up at Juilliard! I hope real high school is like this.

October 24, 2008
Seattle Times
Top Critic

Efron is once again Travolta-esque, although he appears to be quickly outgrowing this material. Hudgens is still annoyingly bland both in facial expressions and voice.

Full Review… | October 24, 2008
San Francisco Chronicle
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Audience Reviews for High School Musical 3: Senior Year

It's senior year and the students have to make choices about college and love. Cheesy and innocent fun.

Candy Rose
Candy Rose

Super Reviewer

Actually a good movie, much better than the first 2. This movie was fun, some better music and a nice story. The acting has never been good in this movie, so their record stays the same there. For once, a High School Musical I can enjoy.

Jim Careter
Jim Careter

Super Reviewer

I love all of the High School Musicals. Amazing! A must see!

Bethany Murphy
Bethany Murphy

Super Reviewer

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