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Set in an era where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young William Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.

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Mike Mitchell

Writers:

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Angarano ... Will Stronghold
Kurt Russell ... Steve Stronghold / The Commander
Kelly Preston ... Josie Stronghold / Jetstream
Danielle Panabaker ... Layla
Christopher Wynne Christopher Wynne ... News Anchor (as Chris Wynne)
Kevin Heffernan ... Ron Wilson, Bus Driver
Dee Jay Daniels ... Ethan (as Dee-Jay Daniels)
Kelly Vitz ... Magenta
Loren Berman Loren Berman ... Little Larry
Nicholas Braun ... Zach
Malika ... Penny
Khadijah ... Penny
Jake Sandvig ... Lash
Will Harris ... Speed
Mary Elizabeth Winstead ... Gwen Grayson / Royal Pain
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Storyline

It all begins when young Will Stronghold, the son of the two famous superheroes: Steve and Josie, A.K.A. the incredibly strong, seemingly invulnerable Commander and and the high-speed flying Jetstream. However, Will does not actually know if he has any powers of his own, and has not told his parents this. He and his best friend, Layla are facing their first day of a secret school in the clouds like none on earth: Sky High, the first and only high school for kids with super-human powers going through crime-fighting puberty. But with no apparent superpowers of his own, however, Will seems destined to grow up a mere sidekick. But as he discovers his true strengths, he'll also learn that it takes loyalty and teamwork to truly become a hero! Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Brains, Brawn And Beyond. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action violence and some mild language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Cantonese

Release Date:

29 July 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Súper escuela de héroes See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,631,784, 31 July 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$63,946,815

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$86,369,815
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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Layla (Danielle Panabaker) is very similar to the DC Comics villainess, Poison Ivy. in the comics, Poison Ivy has green skin, red hair, and control over all plant life. See more »

Goofs

When The Commander & Will go down to the Secret Sanctum, Will uses his mother's pole which is on the left. In the next shot, Will is shown coming down the right pole. The next shot was taken from the other side of the characters, from the Secret Sanctum. Therefore, they are still on the same poles, just the scene looks different. See more »

Quotes

Warren Peace: To let true love remain unspoken is the quickest route to a heavy heart.
Layla: Wow, that is really deep!
Warren Peace: [reading off of a fortune cookie] Yeah. And your lucky numbers are... 4, 16, 5... and 49.
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Crazy Credits

The end credits are decorated with still-frame comic-book illustrations. One of the still frames has a single animated element - a purple monster's eye, which moves and blinks. (It appears just before the music credits.) See more »

Alternate Versions

In the Disney Channel premiere of Sky High, the end credits are different than they are in the theatrical and DVD releases. Instead of the comic book type end credits like in the theatrical version it is replaced by DC with the credits on the left side and a montage of scenes from the film on the right side of the credits. See more »

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References Batman: The Movie (1966) See more »

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Written by Alannah Currie, Joseph Leeway, Thomas Bailey
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Performed by The Click Five
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Great Movie
26 July 2005 | by astrohmeyerSee all my reviews

This movie was awesome. I went with two other adults & we all enjoyed it. There were tons of young kids there & in typical Disney style lots of fun things the adults understood, but the kids didn't (like who the principal was in our youth)! The kids around me seemed to enjoy it, along with the adults. If you are looking for an action movie, this is not it, if you're looking for mystery & intrigue this is not it, if you're looking for amazing cinematography, not it, but if you're looking for a fun movie to go to with your family, this is the movie to go see. I got to go for free, but would definitely pay to go see it again!


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