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High School Musical 2 (2007)

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School's out for summer and the East High Wildcats are ready to make it the time of their lives after landing jobs in a wealthy country club owned by Sharpay and Ryan's family.

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Kenny Ortega

Writers:

Peter Barsocchini (based on characters created by), Peter Barsocchini
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zac Efron ... Troy Bolton
Vanessa Hudgens ... Gabriella Montez
Ashley Tisdale ... Sharpay Evans
Lucas Grabeel ... Ryan Evans
Corbin Bleu ... Chad Danforth
Monique Coleman ... Taylor McKessie
Bart Johnson ... Jack Bolton
Alyson Reed ... Ms. Darbus
Chris Warren ... Zeke Baylor (as Chris Warren Jr.)
Jessica Tuck ... Mrs. Evans
Robert Curtis Brown ... Vance Evans
Mark L. Taylor ... Mr. Fulton
Ryne Sanborn ... Jason Cross
Olesya Rulin ... Kelsi Nielsen
KayCee Stroh ... Martha Cox
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Storyline

Troy is offered a job at Ryan & Sharpay's country club and ends up landing jobs for Gabriella, Chad, Taylor, Kelsi, Jason, Martha and Zeke. He is then introduced to Sharpay's parents and realizes that Sharpay can land him many opportunities and even a basketball scholarship. Meanwhile, while Troy starts hanging out with the rich folk, Chad is worried that Troy will forget his friends. Gabriella feels as though she is losing Troy to Sharpay. In the end, Troy will have to learn how to think about his scholarship without losing his friends. Written by zngnn

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They're facing their biggest challenge yet.......summer jobs See more »


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TV-G | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

DisneyNOW | Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 August 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

High School Musical 2: Sing It All or Nothing! See more »

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Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(extended)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS | SDDS | Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

The extra dancers in the film are all professionals chosen through a series of grueling auditions from among 1,800 hopefuls. See more »

Goofs

When Troy and Gabriela sing Everday, the microphones keep switching from one hand to another between scenes. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ms. Darbus: You must remember, young thespians, learning is never seasonal, so do allow the shimmering lights of Summer to refresh and illuminate your fertile young minds.
Chad Danforth: What is she talking about?
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Crazy Credits

Outtakes are shown. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Disneycember: Descendants (2017) See more »

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Fabulous
Written and Produced by David Lawrence and Faye Greenberg
Performed by Ashley Tisdale (uncredited) and Lucas Grabeel (uncredited)
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Forget the story, enjoy the songs
11 March 2017 | by aliuelicSee all my reviews

On the one hand, like most reviewers who have seen this movie, I fully agree that the plot is incoherent and unsatisfactory, even worse than the first High School Musical. On the other hand, I feel a little embarrassed to admit that I like the songs in the movie, particularly Gotta Go My Own Way as sung by Vanessa Hudgens & Zac Efron, and Zac Efron's solo, Bet on It. In a nutshell, I think High School Musical 2 is a collection of MVs, just forget the story, and enjoy the songs.


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