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High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)

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As seniors in high school, Troy and Gabriella struggle with the idea of being separated from one another as college approaches. Along with the rest of the Wildcats, they stage a spring musical to address their experiences, hopes and fears about their future.

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Kenny Ortega

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Peter Barsocchini, Peter Barsocchini (characters)
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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
Olesya Rulin ... Kelsi Nielsen
Chris Warren ... Zeke Baylor (as Chris Warren Jr.)
Ryne Sanborn ... Jason Cross
KayCee Stroh ... Martha Cox (as Kaycee Stroh)
Bart Johnson ... Coach Bolton
Alyson Reed ... Ms. Darbus
Matt Prokop ... Jimmie Zara
Justin Martin ... Donny Dion
Jemma McKenzie-Brown ... Tiara Gold
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Storyline

Troy and the gang of East High School are going through their senior year, facing graduating and going their separate ways. Coming to terms with the reality of it all, Troy wants to attend the nearby University of Albuquerque next year on a basketball scholarship, but Gabriella wants to attend Stanford University in California. Meanwhile, Sharpay, the school's shallow and spoiled rich girl, plots to go all out planning the school's final musical show with the idea to add music to her hopes and fears about the future. While Sharpay takes an up-and-coming British exchange student under her wing, her flamboyant fraternal twin brother, Ryan, has his sights set on something different after school. In addition, Troy's best friend and basketball teammate Chad, and Garbiella's best friend Taylor, all have their sights set on their plans after high school and come to terms with the reality of the real world. Written by Anonymous

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high school graduation


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Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 October 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Haunted High School Musical See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$42,030,184, 26 October 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$90,559,416, 5 February 2009

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$252,909,177, 12 April 2009
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Unlike the first two movies, Sharpay's locker has two doors instead of one. See more »

Goofs

While Gabriella is pleading to the group to do the musical, a clipboard with a pen is facing left to right on the screen, in the next shot of Gabriella, the clip board is facing towards Gabriella. See more »

Quotes

Troy Bolton: [Hands Chad flowers] The garden club is rooting for you.
[Chad goes to take them, but Troy pulls them back, making Chad give him the basketball first]
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Crazy Credits

There is a music video during the credits: "Just Getting Started" by the "High School Musical: Get in the Picture" reality show winner Stan Carrizosa. See more »

Connections

Spin-off Disney High School Musical: China (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

A Night to Remember
Written by Matthew Gerrard and Robbie Nevil
Performed by Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel, Corbin Bleu, KayCee Stroh, Monique Coleman, Ryne Sanborn, Chris Warren, Olesya Rulin, Monique Coleman and The High School Musical 3: Senior Year Cast
Produced by Matthew Gerrard
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Really starts to drag.
27 October 2008 | by nyulacrosseSee all my reviews

Wow, this series has worn out its welcome. The first two installments were modest, harmless TV movies with fast-moving stories and some catchy songs. The third time was not the charm.

I must say, either my tastes have gotten much more discriminating or this cast is getting worse with each picture. I find Ashley Tisdale about as screechy and annoying as fingernails on a chalkboard, and she was worse than ever in HSM3. Ditto Corbin Bleu, so cheerful and peppy that it gets a little sickening. All of the "actors" come off like over-eager stage-children, but those two are probably the worst offenders. None of the case- and I mean none- are believable as real, human high school students.


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