|The all-new, smash-hit Disney Channel original movie everyone is talking about is now available for the first time ever on DVD - with never-before-seen bonus features that will rock your house!
Troy (Zac Efron), the popular captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella (Vanessa Anne Hudgens), the brainy and beautiful member of the academic club, break all the rules of East High society when they secretly audition for the leads in the school's musical. As they reach for the stars and follow their dreams, everyone learns about acceptance, teamwork and being yourself. And it's all set to fun tunes and very cool dance moves!
Featuring the hottest talent, High School Musical celebrates the power of music in this hip, entertaining, gotta-get-up-and-dance movie. Own all the excitement and the exclusive extras available only on this Encore Edition DVD.
"...a fun, feel-good "tweenage" musical from master choreographer/director Kenny Ortega. Andy Dursin, The Aisle Seat
"...for all its ungainliness, its cheesiness, its silliness, "High School Musical" is undoubtedly a great big heap of fun. David Cornelius, DVD Talk
"Featuring an immensely appealing cast and some highly clever, toe-tapping tunes, "High School Musical" should strike the right chord with Mouse fans. Laura Fries, Variety
"If you have kids, sit down with them and enjoy an hour and a half of toe-tapping fun. Mike Pinsky, DVD Verdict
Editor's NoteZac Efron and Vanessa Anne Hudgens star in this Disney Channel Original Movie as popular basketball team captain Troy and smart, stunning academic Gabriella. Both shock the members of the social cliques to which they belong when they each decide to audition for the high school's musical. By proving themselves to be brilliant performers, can these two teens lead their peers towards more open-minded thinking and acceptance of one another? HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL is a family-appropriate feature filled with hip music, popular dance moves, and tons of school spirit.
High School Musical - DVD
By: Christopher Null filmcritic.com DVD Reviews
Published on: 11/24/2006 7:28 PM
|What began as (I'm guessing) a made-for-the-Disney-Channel TV movie is now a DVD, perfect for those Sweet Sixteens and slumber parties where pink-clad thespians can ask who's cuter: Vanessa or Ashley, or whether Vanessa and Zac are right for each other, or who on the basketball team is the absolute dreamiest....read the full review|
|Bill Borden - Executive Producer|
|David Lawrence - Original Music By|
|Don Schain - Producer|
|Gordon Lonsdale - Cinematographer|
|Kenny Ortega - Director|
|Mark Hofeling - Production Designer|
|Peter Barsocchini - Writer|
|Tom McKinley - Costume Designer|
Image Award (2007)
|Corbin Bleu, Nominee, Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Program - Series or Special|
|High School Musical, Nominee, Outstanding Children's Program|
|Bill Borden, et. al., Winner, Outstanding Children's Program|
|Jason Lapadura, Natalie Hart, Nominee, Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special|
|Kenny Ortega, Nominee, Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special|
|Kenny Ortega, et. al., Winner, Outstanding Choreography|
|Ray Cham, et. al., Nominee, Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics|