High School Musical 3: Senior Year

2008

High School Musical 3: Senior Year

Critics Consensus

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

64%

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Reviews Counted: 128

71%
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Audience Score

User Ratings: 354,094

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Reviews Count: 0
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71%
Average Rating: 3.5/5

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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.

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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
Ryne Sanborn
as Jason Cross
Alyson Reed
as Ms. Darbus
Matt Prokop
as Jimmie "The Rocket" Zara
Justin Martin
as Donny Dion
Leslie Wing
as Mrs. Bolton
Joey Miyashima
as Principal Matsui
Socorro Herrera
as Mrs. Montez
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Critic Reviews for High School Musical 3: Senior Year

All Critics (128) | Top Critics (34)

High School Musical 3 overstays its welcome, stretching out about 20 minutes longer than it needs to, thanks chiefly to a final celebratory reel that simply refuses to end.

Dec 10, 2008 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

A real, honest-to-goodness teen musical throwback, as if Andy Hardy had never died and James Dean had never lived.

Dec 8, 2008 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

So sweet you'll leave the cinema with diabetes.

Dec 5, 2008 | Full Review…

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.

Oct 27, 2008 | Full Review…

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

Oct 24, 2008 | Rating: 3/4

It's a classic case of giving the people what they want.

Oct 24, 2008 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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

Just like one and two a fun time for my daughter. She loved it and was dancing in front of her seat during the show.

John Manard
John Manard

Super Reviewer

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