Camp Rock (2008)

TV Movie  |  TV-G  |   |  Comedy, Family, Musical  |  20 June 2008 (USA)
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At a music camp for gifted teens, a popular teen idol overhears a girl singing and sets out to find who the talented voice belongs to. What he doesn't know is that the girl is actually a camp kitchen worker with a fear of being heard.



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Tess Tyler (as Meaghan Jette Martin)
Ella (as Anna Maria Perez de Taglé)


"Camp Rock" centers on a teen girl who desperately wants to spend her summer at a prestigious rock camp but can only attend if she works in the kitchen as one of its cooks. When she's overheard singing (but not seen) by a teen pop star at the camp, he is completely taken and sets out to find the girl behind the beautiful voice. But first she must confront her fears, step out of the kitchen and into the spotlight. Written by fmmini

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Release Date:

20 June 2008 (USA)  »

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Rock Camp Rules  »

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During Mitchie's solo (This is Me), The Jonas Brothers' and Demi Lovato's parents were in the crowd. See more »


Mitchie was banned from participating in The Final Jam because she was "banned from all camp activities until after the end of Final Jam." However, she participates in the final number "We Rock!" It seems that she would have been replaced because it appears she doesn't get to do anything, including rehearsals, until Final Jam was over. This number occurs after Final Jam, but it seems logical she would have been replaced, yet she just jumps up and performs like it was planned all along and she had never been banned from participating in activities. See more »


Caitlyn: Her mom is a great person. What's your mom like?
Barron: Uhh, she's like a mom.
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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Teacher Week 1 (2008) See more »


Hasta La Vista
Performed by Jordan Francis and Roshon Fegan
Written and Produced by Toby Gad, Pam Sheyne and 'Kovasciar Myvette'
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Predictable Yet Entertaining
20 June 2008 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Okay, DO NOT get me wrong. I love the Jonas Brothers and Demi Lovato to death but honestly, it feels like this film is missing something. I know this is supposed to be a Disney Movie and that it has been endlessly compared to High School Musical but I have to say that... High School Musical carries an element of magic that is missing from Camp Rock.

The songs are all catchy and entertaining and unlike the unpredictability of a musical, when the characters sings: It makes complete sense. The acting is mediocre, there were points where the actors delivered completely while in others, their ability comes into question.

The movie itself was relatively interesting and kept me vaguely hanging, even though there were times where I just got up and walked around (got food and refreshments). Shane Gray is a convincing jerk. Overall, you can see where the movie was headed from the moment it started. But it carries you through the movie and you believe that there is such a camp out there (which is something we all wish).

I NEVER said that the movie was bad, just predictable and half-hearted. But no matter what, THERE IS SOMETHING TO ENJOY.

Even though I was jealous of Demi Lovato when Joe Jonas sang to her lakeside. & I had to pause my DVR when he got out of the lake because well... look at him.

Watch the movie and you'll find something you'll like but don't come in expecting Oscar standards.

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