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Camp Rock (2008)

TV-G | | Comedy, Family, Music | TV Movie 20 June 2008
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At a music camp for gifted teens, a popular teen idol overhears a girl singing and sets out to find who the talented voice belongs to. What he doesn't know is that the girl is actually a camp kitchen worker with a fear of being heard.

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Matthew Diamond

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Karin Gist, Regina Y. Hicks (as Regina Hicks) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Demi Lovato ... Mitchie Torres
Joe Jonas ... Shane Gray
Meaghan Martin ... Tess (as Meaghan Jette Martin)
Maria Canals-Barrera ... Connie Torres (as Maria Canals Barrera)
Alyson Stoner ... Caitlyn Geller
Julie Brown ... Dee La Duke
Daniel Fathers ... Brown Cesario
Anna Maria Perez de Tagle ... Ella (as Anna Maria Perez De Taglé)
Jasmine Richards ... Peggy
Jordan Francis ... Barron
Roshon Fegan ... Sander
Kevin Jonas ... Jason
Nick Jonas ... Nate
Aaryn Doyle ... Lola
Giovanni Spina ... Andy
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Storyline

"Camp Rock" centers on a teen girl who desperately wants to spend her summer at a prestigious rock camp but can only attend if she works in the kitchen as one of its cooks. When she's overheard singing (but not seen) by a teen pop star at the camp, he is completely taken and sets out to find the girl behind the beautiful voice. But first she must confront her fears, step out of the kitchen and into the spotlight. Written by fmmini

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camp | singing | cook | rock camp | singer | See All (49) »

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This Summer, rock like they do! See more »


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Official Sites:

DisneyNOW

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Portuguese

Release Date:

20 June 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rock Camp Rules See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

Peggy wore a total of 14 headbands. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the film in the last song, the camera man can be seen in several shots at the back of the room (top right of the screen) when the audience is shown; however, this fits in with the story because, when Nate and Jason were with Shane shortly before Final Jam, Nate says, "The press is here and they're gonna cover the whole night." Camera crews are often included in "the press," especially for pop stars. See more »

Quotes

Mitchie Torres: I'm not ashamed. It's just, for once, I just wanted to fit in and be popular.
Connie Torres: What do you mean? You have plenty of friends at home.
Mitchie Torres: I have ONE! And the last time I checked, no one was busting their butts to sit next to us at the lunch table, and when I got here I just... I just wanted it to be different! You know, just once.
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References Macbeth (1971) See more »

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Too Cool
Performed by Meaghan Martin
Written and Produced by Toby Gad and Pam Sheyne
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Predictable Yet Entertaining
20 June 2008 | by HollisterNightsSee all my reviews

Okay, DO NOT get me wrong. I love the Jonas Brothers and Demi Lovato to death but honestly, it feels like this film is missing something. I know this is supposed to be a Disney Movie and that it has been endlessly compared to High School Musical but I have to say that... High School Musical carries an element of magic that is missing from Camp Rock.

The songs are all catchy and entertaining and unlike the unpredictability of a musical, when the characters sings: It makes complete sense. The acting is mediocre, there were points where the actors delivered completely while in others, their ability comes into question.

The movie itself was relatively interesting and kept me vaguely hanging, even though there were times where I just got up and walked around (got food and refreshments). Shane Gray is a convincing jerk. Overall, you can see where the movie was headed from the moment it started. But it carries you through the movie and you believe that there is such a camp out there (which is something we all wish).

I NEVER said that the movie was bad, just predictable and half-hearted. But no matter what, THERE IS SOMETHING TO ENJOY.

Even though I was jealous of Demi Lovato when Joe Jonas sang to her lakeside. & I had to pause my DVR when he got out of the lake because well... look at him.

Watch the movie and you'll find something you'll like but don't come in expecting Oscar standards.


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