Leo Borlock (Graham Verchere) is an average student at Mica High School. He gets decent grades, is a member of the school's marching band and has always been content flying under the radar. But all that changes when he meets Stargirl Caraway (Grace VanderWaal), a confident and colorful new student with a penchant for the ukulele, who stands out in a crowd. She is kind, finds magic in the mundane and touches the lives of others with the simplest of gestures. Her eccentricities and infectious personality charm Leo and the student body, and she quickly goes from being ignored and ridiculed to accepted and praised, then back again, sending Leo on a roller-coaster ride of emotions. A celebration of individuality, kindness and the power of the human spirit, "Stargirl" is directed by Julia Hart from a screenplay by Kristin Hahn and Julia Hart and Jordan Horowitz based on the novel by Jerry Spinelli. The film stars singer/songwriter Grace VanderWaal in her film debut, Graham Verchere, Karan ...
A coming-of-age story about a high schooler who finds himself drawn to the free-spirited new girl.
Did You Know?
This is the last Walt Disney Pictures film to include the 1967 MPAA logo in the end credits. See more
When Stargirl is singing on the football field everyone on the stands can hear her. In reality she wouldn't even be heard by the cheerleaders. See more
Written by Alex Chilton
and Chris Bell
(as Christopher Bell)
Performed by Big Star
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