High School Musical

High School Musical

DVD - 2006 | Encore ed
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A popular high school basketball star and a shy, academically gifted newcomer secretly decide to audition for their school's musical, a decision that turns their world and their school upside down.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Walt Disney Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, c2006
Edition: Encore ed
ISBN: 9780788863660
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


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Apr 01, 2020

I really enjoyed watching High School Musical! It is fun, creative, and really entertaining to watch. The music is very catchy, the characters are likeable, and the story line is really intriguing. I think that this is a movie that can be enjoyed by people of all ages, and has become a classic teen musical! Disney did a fantastic job of creating this film, and all of its popularity is well deserved. This is a movie that I could watch multiple times, and I would definitely recommend that other viewers watch it as well! It is perfect for the entire family, and is sure to get you singing along! 4/5 stars
@PenelopeScriptor of the Hamilton Public Library's Teen Review Board

High School Musical is the epitome of nostalgia for my peers; you would have to have been living under a rock if you didn’t hear about the film back in 2006 (because it was so popular!). The film was directed by Kenny Ortega and won the TCA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming in 2006. I was absolutely obsessed with this movie when it first came out, and rewatching it years later has made me realize just how cute it was. The film features young Zac Efron (who plays main character Troy Bolton) and Vanessa Hudgens (who plays intelligent Gabriella Montez) who both play teenagers at East High in Albuquerque. High School Musical definitely deserves the success it received because of the young actors and actresses who portrayed their roles so great; Zac Efron was only 19 years old during filming and Vanessa Hudgens was 18! I would rate the movie 4/5 stars because it’s not perfect, however I guarantee everyone watching will have a great time! High School Musical is a great mashup of song, dance and acting from young talent that’s enjoyable no matter what decade you watch it in!
@BookwormHS of the Hamilton Public Library's Teen Review Board

Jul 27, 2018

Wasn't my favorite movie, but it was ok. If you want more of Zac Efron, watch the Greatest showmen.

Jul 20, 2018

Extremely sweet (if silly) musical made fabulous by young star Zac Efron! I think this movie is great and even if it may not appeal to some, it is what it is: a light, fun adventure made for the tween/teen audience.

Sep 16, 2017

Completely stupid, I made the mistake of watching this at the behest of a good friend

Jun 07, 2017

This is a super cute, great movie for teens, especially if you like catchy music, jump-along dancing, and Zac Efron! The producers kept it clean and simple. Well done!

Nov 26, 2016

High School Musical is a classic movie that everyone loves. I liked how they showed the issues and struggles of a high school student. Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens are the perfect fit for the roles no one could have played Troy and Gabriella better than them. The songs are really good but I didn't like how they made a song about the most random things. Even though I didn't like that about the songs they are still catchy and good. My favorite songs are “Breaking Free” and “We’re All In This Together.” High School Musical is a movie for any age and I think all ages would love this movie. I rate this movie a 4.5/5. - @doglover of the Hamilton Public Library's Teen Review Board

High School Musical is the typical Disney movie every teenager has watched at least once in their life. It’s about a guy named Troy who is the typical popular school athlete, and a girl named Gabrielle, who is really smart. They both join the school musical, and become really good friends, which made a lot of girls jealous. This movie is also about other students who are part of the high school musical, for example; Sharpay, Ryan, Chad, and many more. This movie has three sequels in total, and all of them are worth watching. The songs in all of the high school musical movies will make you dance, and sing along with them. I would rate this movie 5/5 stars.
- @bluesky of the Hamilton Public Library's Teen Review Board

If you like music, theatre, sports, and some drama, then High School Musical matches your tastes! High School Musical is about two high school students, Troy and Gabriella, who fall in love with each other. They meet during a New Years party and sing together. Later on they find out that they are in the same high school and because of Troy, Gabriella auditions for the theatre show, and because of Gabriella, Troy auditions as well. Basketball is Troy's biggest focus, being the son of the coach, and he is embarrassed to audition... but together they have a long way to go...
- @mockingbird of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

After watching High School Musical, I came to the conclusion that it is a good movie, but not as good as the second and third. This movie follows the life of Troy Bolten and how his life is changed throughout his high school years. He meets a girl named Gabriella, and she and him eventually get inspired to sing at East High. I liked this movie because it was interesting to see how Troy's friends reacted when they found out he wants to sing in school. He is the captain of the Basketball team, after all! This movie was not my favourite of all time, because at some times it got boring, but the acting was exceptionally good, especially for the ages of all the young actors. I would recommend this movie if you like musicals. I would rate it a 3.5/5.
- @Montgomery of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

High School Musical is a classic Disney channel movie featuring hit actors and actresses like Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Zac Efron, Corbin Bleu, and more. Although high school isn’t actually singing and dancing or anything like this movie at all, this is still such a fun movie to watch and sing and dance along to with friends. It'll definitely make you wish that high school was actually like this. It’s a little bit of a cliche teen movie but it’s super cute and fun to watch anyway. I would definitely recommend it to other teens and rate it 4/5 stars.
- @reginaphalange of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Aug 08, 2016

I loved High School Musical when it was first released on The Disney Channel back in 2005. I watched it several times that year like 8 or 9. It is cheesy but so was Grease and it introduced an innocent Zac Efron who hasn't played a decent movie since.

Mar 23, 2015

i love high school musical because Gabriella sings beautifully everything about it. Let me say one thing about it i love everything about it and that is all.
comment by sophia.

Mar 08, 2015

A cute, funny movie for the light-hearted. I guess I can sorta see why there was so much hype when this series first came out. It was sweet enough to watch, and had some great lessons for kids. I laughed a lot, especially when Gabriella and Troy exchanged numbers (they're CELLPHONES...*snort-laugh* It's hilarious and amazing how far we've come since then!). The main characters are likeable. All and all, a hour and a half of pure fun.

nekeyah_gibbs Feb 12, 2015

i love it tooo

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