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High School Musical (2006)

TV Movie  |  TV-G  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Family  |  20 January 2006 (USA)
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Troy and Gabriella - two teens who are worlds apart - meet at a karaoke contest and discover their mutual love for music.

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Storyline

Troy Bolton and Gabriella Montez are two totally different teenagers who meet at a party while singing karaoke on New Year's Eve. One week later Troy goes back to his high school, East High, in New Mexico to find that Gabriella is a new student there. They quickly become close friends and accidentally audition for the school musical. After getting a callback, drama queen Sharpay Evans and her sidekick brother Ryan are furious. Then Chad, Troy's best friend and basketball teammate, and Taylor, Gabriella's new friend on the decathlon team, must find out a way to make Gabriella hate Troy. Written by ShannonO'Reilly

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This School Rocks Like No Other!


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20 January 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

High School Musical: Premiers pas sur scène  »

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$4,200,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Ashley Tisdale (Sharpay Evans), was also working on the second season of The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (2005) while filming this movie. See more »

Goofs

When Sharpay and Ryan are talking about the "rules" of the drama club Ryan is about to drink milk out of a carton. In the next shot, the straw is nowhere near his mouth. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mrs. Montez: Gabby, it's New Year's Eve. Enough reading.
Gabrilla Montez: But mom, I'm almost done!
Mrs. Montez: The teen party? I've laid out your best clothes. Come get ready.
Gabrilla Montez: Can I have my book back?
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After the end credits, Sharpay runs back into the gym and runs up to Zeke and hugs him, saying she loves his cookies and wants him to make more for her. See more »

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Soundtracks

We're All In This Together
Written by Matthew Gerrard and Robbie Nevil
Produced by Matthew Gerrard
Performed by Zac Efron (uncredited), Drew Seeley (uncredited), Vanessa Hudgens (uncredited), Lucas Grabeel (uncredited), Ashley Tisdale (uncredited), Corbin Bleu (uncredited), Monique Coleman (uncredited), Olesya Rulin (uncredited) and High School Musical Cast (uncredited)
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Oh it was excellent!
21 January 2006 | by (United States (College Park, MD)) – See all my reviews

It was just sooooo great! So much fun, too!! It's like every high school musical theater junkie's dream. Everyone was just excellent and the directing was superb. And I love the message this movie sends to young minds, that you explore other facets of expression other than the one that's socially acceptable. And I love the little undertones and subtleties throughout the film. And I love how all the tough mean hard guys are CLEARLY dancers in real life. I was muy impressed!! Everything and everyone was perfect. From the clothes, casting, choreography, sets.... it all looks like a dream. And in beautiful clear New Mexico. Who could want anything more!


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