A desire to win their school's "battle of the bands" competition brings together an unlikely group of teens (played by Vanessa Hudgens, Alyson Michalka and Gaelan Connell). As they practice, the group discovers they may have more in common than just their love of music.
Why Is Bandslam Rated PG?
Bandslam is rated PG for some thematic elements and mild language,
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This high school tale contains scenes of bullying. A student is knocked down, pushed, hit with a water balloon and called names. Characters trespass in an abandoned building. A girl drives erratically. Students lie about their pasts or motivations. A preschooler eats glue. Death of a parent and divorce are discussed. Teens kiss and a teenager kisses an adult woman. Comments are made about the dangers of drinking and driving. The script contains conversations about teen angst, terms of Christian Deity and brief crude terms.
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Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Release Date: 16 March 2010
Bandslamreleases on DVD with the following extras:
- Audio commentary with Hudgens, Michalka, Connell and director, Todd Graff
- Nine deleted/extended scenes with optional director’s introduction
- Honor Society - Bandslam Music Video
- Vanessa Hudgens - Musical Performance