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High School Musical (2006)

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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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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Release Date:

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

In the beginning scene, the room where Troy and his dad played basketball was actually a room in the school where they shot most of the movie. It was actually a dance studio, but they covered the mirrors. You can see ballet barres in the back. See more »

Goofs

During 'Breaking Free', both Troy and especially Gabriella are often waving the microphones all over the place and too far away to be of any use. 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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Crazy Credits

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 »

Connections

Referenced in Supercut (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Breaking Free
Written and Produced by Jamie Houston
Performed by Zac Efron (uncredited), Drew Seeley (uncredited) and Vanessa Hudgens (uncredited)
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A Musical Delight!
20 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"High School Musical" was a movie that can pick you up and make you "dance". The songs were great especially "Get your head in the game". With some dance moves, the movie also added great humor,"love",and for those jocks out there BASKETBALL! The actors rocked the stage and just made the movie a teen can watch and who knows maybe one or two can relate to "Troy"(Zac Efron),"Gabriella"(Vannesa Anne Hudgens),or even "Sharpay"(Ashley Tisdale). Disney has proved itself once again as the movie magnet! Like other movies "Right on Track", "Go Figure", "High School Musical" is a great movie which you can sit with family or with friends and enjoy and you never know when you might be singing along!


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