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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. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B+
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 110
Theater Release: 14 Aug 2009
Video Release: 16 Mar 2010
MPAA Rating: PG
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How We Determine Our Grades

Bandslam is rated PG: for some thematic elements and mild language,

Cast: Alyson Michalka, Vanessa Hudgens, Gaelan Connell
Studio: 2009 Summit Entertainment
Website: Official site for Bandslam.

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