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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Troy Bolton
... Gabriella Montez
... Sharpay Evans
... Ryan Evans
... Chad Danforth
... Taylor McKessie
... Jack Bolton
... Ms. Darbus
... Zeke Baylor (as Chris Warren Jr.)
... Mrs. Evans
... Vance Evans
... Mr. Fulton
... Jason Cross
... Kelsi Nielsen
... Martha Cox
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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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17 August 2007 (USA)  »

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High School Musical 2: Extended Edition  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Unlike the first film where he was dubbed partially by Drew Seeley, Zac Efron does all of his own singing in this film. See more »

Goofs

During the Everyday number when whole cast is in the line dancing together Ryan's hat gets blown away and he has to step out of line to get it. 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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Outtakes are shown. See more »

Connections

References Auntie Mame (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

You Are the Music In Me (Sharpay Version)
Written and Produced by Jamie Houston
Performed by Ashley Tisdale and Zac Efron
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Danger! America's IQ is dropping!
15 June 2008 | by See all my reviews

Okay, so the day the first High School Musical came out I watched a documentary on PBS instead, so I had no idea what horrors were going on at Disney Channel until the next day at school. I stepped into class and WHAM! I hear everyone belting out "We're soarin', flyin'," and "We're all in this together!" and I was like, "What the heck are you guys singing?" and in unison they cried, "High School Musical!" and I could literally see America's IQ was falling. So I decided to see it for my self, and I must say I was sickened by the time they got to, "Stick to the Status Quo." No song should actually tell you to be average. I was disgusted by all the actors, especially Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Tisdale, who seemed to have no brains at all, for bringing this message to the world. And now High School Musical 2. Even worse than the first. It's completely devoid of any intelligence. And don't think I'm some teenager watching R-rated horror movies-I'm a twelve-year-old watching R-rated Oscar winners. I'm not saying parents have to let their kids watch Silence of the Lambs instead of High School Musical-but please, at least let them watch decent musicals/movies, like The Sound of Music or Dr. Strangelove (which is not a musical but still great-and rated PG! Don't say your kids won't get the jokes either-I got them when I was seven!) or maybe Singing in the Rain. Not this crud. Do you really want your kids watching airheaded rich kids complain about their boyfriends/girlfriends and how terrible their lives are? I didn't think so. Please, save America's movie reputation by bringing and end to High School Musical!!!


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