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High School Musical 2 (2007)

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School's out for summer and the East High Wildcats are ready to make it the time of their lives after landing jobs in a wealthy country club owned by Sharpay and Ryan's family.

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Troy is offered a job at Ryan & Sharpay's country club and ends up landing jobs for Gabriella, Chad, Taylor, Kelsi, Jason, Martha and Zeke. He is then introduced to Sharpay's parents and realizes that Sharpay can land him many opportunities and even a basketball scholarship. Meanwhile, while Troy starts hanging out with the rich folk, Chad is worried that Troy will forget his friends. Gabriella feels as though she is losing Troy to Sharpay. In the end, Troy will have to learn how to think about his scholarship without losing his friends. Written by zngnn

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17 August 2007 (USA)  »

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High School Musical 2: Extended Edition  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Corbin Bleu said that the toughest day of filming for him was the day of the "I Don't Dance" musical and dance sequence. See more »

Goofs

In the opening song during the cafeteria scene, Gabriella's white button shirt is unbuttoned (clearly by accident) and then in the next scene it is buttoned as usual. And this happens several times. See more »

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[first lines]
Ms. Darbus: You must remember, young thespians, learning is never seasonal, so do allow the shimmering lights of Summer to refresh and illuminate your fertile young minds.
Chad Danforth: What is she talking about?
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Referenced in HSM2: Rehearsal Cam (2007) See more »

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Humuhumunukunukuapua'a
Performed by Ashley Tisdale and Lucas Grabeel
Written by David Lawrence and Faye Greenberg
© 2007 Walt Disney Music Company (ASCAP)
Produced by David Lawrence and Faye Greenberg
Background Vocals by: Keely Hawkes and Canela Cox
Arangement and Programming: David Lawrence
Recorded and Mixed by Cary Butler
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A great sequel

I understand that a lot of people feel that this wasn't as good as the first movie, but personally I think it's as good, if not better than the first one. The cast seem a lot more comfortable with each other and their characters, which make their characters seem a lot warmer and welcoming.

I also like that this film concentrates a little more on the importance of characters such as Martha, Kelsi, and Zeke. In my eyes, they're just as important as the main six, and I can't imagine the movie without any of them.

As with the first movie, the singing and dancing are flawless and perfect. My only problem is that there isn't a song that is as amazing and climatic as Breaking Free. The equivalent in this movie would be Everyday, but it's nowhere near as powerful.

Nevertheless, an amazing film that you'd be a fool to miss, no matter what age you are (take it from a 19-year-old!)


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