High School Musical parents guide

High School Musical

Overall A-

When the captain of the basketball team (Zac Efron), and an academically bright bookworm (Vanessa Anne Hudgens) accidentally discover they share a passion for singing, the two teens decide to try out for their High School Musical. But their out-of-character audition severely shakes up the status quo amongst their clique-conscious peers.

Violence A-
Sexual Content A-
Profanity A
Substance Use A

Why is High School Musical rated Not Rated? The MPAA rated High School Musical Not Rated

Run Time: 98 minutes

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High School Musical
Rating & Content Info

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Why is High School Musical rated Not Rated? High School Musical is rated Not Rated by the MPAA

This warm and fuzzy musical offers some good teen role models, as well as a few familiar stereotypes like a calculating blonde with subtle bullying techniques, a by-the-books drama teacher, jocks that only know sports, whiz kids with no respect for athletic abilities and a basketball dad focused on winning. As the story progresses, many of these groups have a (sometimes contrived) change of heart. A female teacher goes into a boy’s locker room and sends the towel-clad occupants scurrying. A teen couple kisses. Some mild conflict arises as young adult characters assert their independence.

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High School Musical
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated -----
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video G

News About "High School Musical"

Cast and Crew

High School Musical is directed by and stars Zac Efron, Vanessa Anne Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of High School Musical movie is May 23, 2006. Here are some details…

High School Musical: Encore Edition
Bring this High School Musical home on DVD and watch it in either the original or sing along versions. Get a behind the scenes peek with Bringing It All Together: The Making of High School Musical, or start Learning the Moves to dance routines with director/choreographer Kenny Ortega. Once you’ve got the steps, join in the fun while viewing the music videos for I Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You and We’re All in This Together. This release provides English audio tracks (Dolby Digital 5.1) and English subtitles.

Related home video titles:

If you enjoy musicals, look for these sing along titles: The Sound of Music, South Pacific, The Little Mermaid, and Mulan.

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