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


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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Did You Know?


Lucas Grabeel wrote and sang the song that is playing in Sharpay's car, in the scene where Sharpay and Ryan drive up to the entrance of Lava Springs. See more »


Before Sharpay smacks the beach ball, the lifeguard is clearly not by his chair in the background. After Sharpay smacks the ball, the lifeguard suddenly appears dancing in the background. See more »


[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 »


Referenced in South Park: Elementary School Musical (2008) See more »


Written and Produced by David Lawrence and Faye Greenberg
Performed by Ashley Tisdale (uncredited) and Lucas Grabeel (uncredited)
Seven Peaks Music (ASCAP)
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Michael Angelo wishes he could create the masterpiece that this movie was
27 September 2019 | by aimeedreuxSee all my reviews

I've said it before and I'll say it again, High School Musical 2 is the greatest cinematic achievement of all time. If Beethoven wasn't deaf nor dead he would cry in awe of the beauty of its classic hits such as: Bet On It, Gotta Go My Own Way, Fabulous and more, knowing he would never be able to compare. Zac Efron changed the film industry with his performance in this film, inspiring millions world wide. To say that High School Musical 2 is not the greatest achievement of humanity would be heresy and would result in the Pope breaking down your door and presenting you with a 56 hour powerpoint presentation on the epic highs and lows of High School Musical 2. Sharpay and Ryan Evans are perhaps the most culturally important characters to ever be portrayed, possessing such a high level of icon behaviour that if aliens were to land in my backyard and ask me to take them to my leaders I'd simply show them High School Musical 2. In conclusion no words can ever sum up the sheer genius of this film but if you haven't already seen it (like a fool) then watching it should be next up on your agenda.

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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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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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16:9 HD
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