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Writers (WGA):
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Release Date:
14 February 2010 (USA) See more »
Jessica Olsen was expecting a normal trip to California with her family to visit her grandma. However, she agrees to join her older sister to find the famous pop star, Christopher Wilde. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Sterling Knight ... Christopher Wilde

Danielle Campbell ... Jessica Olson

Maggie Castle ... Sara Olson

Brandon Mychal Smith ... Stubby

Chelsea Kane ... Alexis (as Chelsea Staub)

Matt Winston ... Alan Smith

Toni Trucks ... Libby Lam

Abbie Cobb ... AJ

Beth Littleford ... Barbara Olson

Dan O'Connor ... Dean Olson

Alice Hirson ... Grandma Olson

Lauren Bowles ... Sherry Wilde
Ron Pearson ... Daniel Wilde

Hugh Dane ... Howard

Sunkrish Bala ... Dr. Sanjay Lad
Harry Perry ... Skater
Brittani Osborne ... Allie Smith
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carrie Blasgen ... Club goer (uncredited)
Shaun Davis ... Paparazzi (uncredited)
Korey Dunaway ... Concert Goer (uncredited)
Russell Duncan ... Paparazzi (uncredited)
John Embry ... Paparazzi Van Driver (uncredited)

Joy A. Medeiros ... Fan (uncredited)
Sarah Strazi ... Fan (uncredited)

Peter Sebastian Wrobell ... Beach Boyfriend (uncredited)

Directed by
Michael Grossman 
Writing credits
Barbara Johns (teleplay) and
Annie DeYoung (teleplay)

Barbara Johns (story)

Produced by
Jayne Bieber .... producer
Jon Brown .... co-executive producer
Douglas Sloan .... executive producer
Jeffrey Thal .... co-executive producer
Original Music by
David Lawrence 
Cinematography by
Horacio Marquínez 
Film Editing by
Tara Timpone 
Casting by
Barbie Block 
Sally Stiner 
Production Design by
Mark Hofeling 
Set Decoration by
Debra Combs 
Makeup Department
Jeff Lewis .... makeup department head
Brad Look .... key makeup artist
Lygia Orta .... makeup artist
Joe Podnar .... makeup artist
Brad Scott .... department head hair
Natalie Thimm .... makeup artist (makeup artist)
Production Management
Mary Church .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Brent Geisler .... additional second assistant director
Lance W. Lanfear .... second assistant director (as Lance Lanfear)
Fred Mandel .... second second assistant director
John Pontrelli .... first assistant director
Art Department
Jason Bikowski .... art department production assistant
Christopher Casey .... leadman
Barry Jones .... lead painter
Gary A. Krakoff .... construction coordinator
Sound Department
Tom Caton .... boom operator
Rob Cunningham .... boom operator
Stephen Fitzmaurice .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark Friedgen .... supervising sound editor
Dick Hansen .... production sound mixer
Michael Kaleta .... sound utility technician
Visual Effects by
Eric Heavens .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Dan Brown .... stunt double: Sterling Knight
Nikki Hester .... stunt double: Danielle Campbell
Tim Trella .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Jon Callesen .... assistant chief lighting technician
Jesse Crusing .... additional electrician
Jose Elias Felix .... chief rigging technician
Mark Gutterud .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Patrick R. Heffernan .... key grip
Pete Johnson .... rigging grip
Rex Kenney .... grip: day player
James Madigan .... grip
Bill-Brady Majors .... key rigging grip
Cedric Martin .... steadicam operator
Kevin Miles .... camera production assistant
Louis Normandin .... additional film loader
Richard Ralston .... chief lighting technician
Rj Erin Reilly .... rigging grip
Jeff Smith .... a dolly grip
Lisa Stacilauskas .... camera operator: "b" camera
Mitchell Ursetta .... electrician
Scott Webb .... dimmer board operator
Marc Wiercioch .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Casting Department
Claire Benjamin .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Pete Corona .... costume assistant
Jennifer Tyre .... costumer
Editorial Department
Adam Lambert .... post-production coordinator
Andrea P. Stilgenbauer .... post-production supervisor
Tim Vincent .... final colorist
Reigh Casimir .... post-production assistant (uncredited)
Music Department
Amber Funk .... music editor
Matt LaPoint .... score mixer
Aaron Shang .... musician: piano
Steven Vincent .... music supervisor
Pancho Burgos-Goizueta .... composer assistant (uncredited)
Transportation Department
John Embry .... driver: cast
Lauren Levine .... transportation
Brian McQuown .... transportation captain
Michael A. Moreno .... driver
Lin C. Smith .... driver
Robert J. Young .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Barbara Biddle .... in-house producer
Alasdair Boyd .... location manager
Darren Bulmer .... production assistant
Joe Cappelletti .... adr voice director
Sarah Galley .... production assistant
Matt Heder .... body double: Sterling Knight'
Herb Johnson .... production accountant
Marc Meaut .... key crafts service
Trish Pertschi .... assistant production coordinator
Judy Race .... production coordinator
Nancy Solomon .... script supervisor
Christopher Wade .... payroll accountant
Zachary Woodlee .... choreographer
Matt Heder .... stand-in: Sterling Knight (uncredited)
Jack E. Herman .... extras set coordinator (uncredited)
Marta Tomkiw .... key assistant location manager (uncredited)

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USA:90 min | Argentina:90 min

Did You Know?

Sterling Knight only sang Starstruck. The rest of the songs were sang by Drew Ryan Scott, because Knight was cast late in the process and did not have time to learn all the songs.See more »
Crew or equipment visible: When Christopher is driving Jessica to his house in Sanjay's car Jessica's microphone is visible in her hair over her right ear after she throws the ice pack at Christopher.See more »
Got to BelieveSee more »


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21 out of 24 people found the following review useful.
Has An Excellent Start, 14 February 2010
Author: aimless-46 from Kentucky

"Starstruck" (2010) is as good as most Disney movies and much better than some (insert "Princess Protection Program" here). Think "Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!" (2004) minus that film's PG elements.

At its core it is another fairy tale as Kalamazoo teenager Jessica Olsen (nicely played by Danielle Campbell) visits Hollywood and accidentally meets mega-star teen heartthrob Christopher Wilde (Sterling Knight). Knight is joined by his "Sonny With A Chance" cast-mate Brandon Mychal Smith.

The secret of this type of fairy tale lies in how well they connect with viewers; if the movie can get viewers to strongly identify with the character as she gets a huge rush from suddenly becoming part of the celebrity world, the viewer will get hooked. Then the challenge is to keep them hooked for as long as possible. "Starstruck" hooks you and provides this vicarious rush well past the midway point, in large part because of the twist of having Jessica rather under-whelmed by the circumstances. But eventually the wheels fall off, or in this case sink into an unlikely mud hole. The illusion bursts and everyone crashes back to reality because it is impossible to suspend disbelief when the AMC Pacer (Petunia) sinks into the mire. From that point on it is just overwrought melodrama until the movie finally recovers and goes out on a very nice reconciliation sequence.

Chelsea Staub is again unsuccessful at playing a mean girl (remember the "Bratz" disaster). Too much natural likability, you would think they would have figured this out by now.

Maggie Castle does a good job as Jessica's older sister Sara, who throughout most of the film is far more into Chad than is Jessica. Abbie Cobb plays Sara's friend AJ. If imitation is really the sincerest form of flattery, then Kay Panabaker should feel real good these days; as Cobb joins Bridgit Mendler and Meaghan Jett Martin (who can successfully play a mean girl) as yet another of Disney's bleached out Panabaker wannabe clones.

Then again, what do I know? I'm only a child.

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