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High School Musical (2006)

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Troy and Gabriella - two teens who are worlds apart - meet at a karaoke contest and discover their mutual love for music.

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Troy Bolton and Gabriella Montez are two totally different teenagers who meet at a party while singing karaoke on New Year's Eve. One week later Troy goes back to his high school, East High, in New Mexico to find that Gabriella is a new student there. They quickly become close friends and accidentally audition for the school musical. After getting a callback, drama queen Sharpay Evans and her sidekick brother Ryan are furious. Then Chad, Troy's best friend and basketball teammate, and Taylor, Gabriella's new friend on the decathlon team, must find out a way to make Gabriella hate Troy. Written by ShannonO'Reilly

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This School Rocks Like No Other!


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20 January 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

High School Musical: Premiers pas sur scène  »

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$4,200,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

At the second callback, Grabeel and Tisdale auditioned together and their Sharpay-Ryan dynamic was quickly established. Grabeel claimed that Tisdale, in a Sharpay-like manner, gave him unsolicited direction in the audition. It was rumored that the two actors did not get along in the first film. The audition experience may have been the cause. See more »

Goofs

In 'Stick to the Status Quo', when the skater friend says 'A Saw!', the guy in the blue baseball cap can clearly be seen muttering the same words in anticipation. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mrs. Montez: Gabby, it's New Year's Eve. Enough reading.
Gabrilla Montez: But mom, I'm almost done!
Mrs. Montez: The teen party? I've laid out your best clothes. Come get ready.
Gabrilla Montez: Can I have my book back?
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits, Sharpay runs back into the gym and runs up to Zeke and hugs him, saying she loves his cookies and wants him to make more for her. See more »


Soundtracks

What I've Been Looking For (Reprise)
Written by Andy Dodd & Adam Watts
Performed by Zac Efron (uncredited), Drew Seeley (uncredited) and Vanessa Hudgens (uncredited)
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Oh it was excellent!
21 January 2006 | by See all my reviews

It was just sooooo great! So much fun, too!! It's like every high school musical theater junkie's dream. Everyone was just excellent and the directing was superb. And I love the message this movie sends to young minds, that you explore other facets of expression other than the one that's socially acceptable. And I love the little undertones and subtleties throughout the film. And I love how all the tough mean hard guys are CLEARLY dancers in real life. I was muy impressed!! Everything and everyone was perfect. From the clothes, casting, choreography, sets.... it all looks like a dream. And in beautiful clear New Mexico. Who could want anything more!


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