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High School Musical 2 (2007)

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

During an interview about the song "Gotta Go My Own Way", Ashley Tisdale said it was her favorite song from the film's soundtrack. See more »

Goofs

When Troy and Gabriella are on the fourth fairway and the sprinklers come on, they are constantly rotating, steady-stream sprinklers. However, they are making the "ch-ch-ch-ch" sounds of impact sprinklers. See more »

Quotes

[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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Outtakes are shown. See more »

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References Dr. Phil (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

You Are the Music In Me
Written and Produced by Jamie Houston
Performed by Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Olesya Rulin and High School Musical 2 Cast
Seven Peaks Music (ASCAP)
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17 August 2007 | by See all my reviews

when i first saw the movie, it was like a very realistic view on how high school is. stereotypes, drama queens, jocks, the smart ones, etc. the drama was fantastic because it made sense.

now that i just saw what it had become, it made me want to turn off the television because how disgraceful it was.

the movie started out okay, with that catchy songs. but when it moved on, it was such a let down. the sound of the movie was awful along with the hideous colors of the movie. it was like an unrealistic and awful photograph. the writers probably already know that the movie lacks that real grasp of the reality out there. unlike the first movie, this movie was only focused on the performance of each artists. again, another let down.

not to punch on the gravity of the situation but i love watching movies, but only movies that really are good and makes some sense. we all liked the first movie because it's the voice of the teenagers today. but for heaven's sake, did you have to make that sequel! i mean come on, you geared us to the point at which we can't wait until the next day to watch and that's what you came up with! if you are to make another sequel, just make sure you get a good script,a great story, and good concept! thank you-


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