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High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)

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As seniors in high school, Troy and Gabriella struggle with the idea of being separated from one another as college approaches. Along with the rest of the Wildcats, they stage a spring musical to address their experiences, hopes and fears about their future.

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Troy and the gang of East High School are going through their senior year, facing graduating and going their separate ways. Coming to terms with the reality of it all, Troy wants to attend the nearby University of Albuquerque next year on a basketball scholarship, but Gabriella wants to attend Stanford University in California. Meanwhile, Sharpay, the school's shallow and spoiled rich girl, plots to go all out planning the school's final musical show with the idea to add music to her hopes and fears about the future. While Sharpay takes an up-and-coming British exchange student under her wing, her flamboyant fraternal twin brother, Ryan, has his sights set on something different after school. In addition, Troy's best friend and basketball teammate Chad, and Garbiella's best friend Taylor, all have their sights set on their plans after high school and come to terms with the reality of the real world. Written by Anonymous

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H.S.M. 3  »

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$11,000,000 (estimated)

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$42,030,184 (USA) (24 October 2008)

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$90,556,401 (USA) (30 January 2009)
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Trivia

With $42 million, holds the record the best opening ever for a movie musical. The former record holder was Mamma Mia! (2008). See more »

Goofs

The drama teacher Ms. Darbus tells Troy to turn out the lights and to lock up. Any teacher would see that the student departed and see that the building was properly locked up. However, Ms. Darbus has great trust in Troy, and also knows his father works at the school. She trusts that Troy would lock up. See more »

Quotes

Tiara Gold: [Sharpay crashes Tiara's performance in revenge]
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Tiara Gold: It's gonna be a night... to remember!
Sharpay Evans: [spoken] Surprise!
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Crazy Credits

There is a music video during the credits: "Just Getting Started" by the "High School Musical: Get in the Picture" reality show winner Stan Carrizosa. See more »

Connections

Spin-off Disney High School Musical: China (2010) See more »

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Just Getting Started
Written and Produced by Jamie Houston
Performed by Stan Carrizosa
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19 November 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Why does this movie exist? Why is there a series of High School Musical movies at all? They are nothing like real high school musical productions and in fact the way they present high school is nothing like high school is actually like at all! No sex, no swearing, no drugs, no alcohol, no real problems at all. Boo hoo these poor kids! What kind of ultra rich fantasy world is this where they can afford such high production values? The songs are all bland and awful. The performers are at least a little talented (most of them anyway) but nothing special and most are only in it obviously because they have a certain look or maybe know someone or maybe their parents do. The High School Musical movies are all bland and totally pointless.


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