High School Musical 3: Senior Year
High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)

Seniors Troy and Gabriella face the prospect of being separated from one another as they head off in different directions to college. Joined by the rest of the Wildcats, they stage an elaborate spring musical reflecting their experiences,… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: February 17, 2009
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
65%
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User Score
71%



Critic Score: 65% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It won't win many converts, but High School Musical 3 is bright, energetic, and well-crafted.

Ruth Hessey
MovieTime, ABC Radio National

So sweet you'll leave the cinema with diabetes.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

It's a classic case of giving the people what they want.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...suffers from precisely the same sort of problems that plagued its two underwhelming predecessors...

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Anthony Lane
New Yorker

Its winning formula is driven not by narrative but by what isn't there: no sex, no drugs, and no rock and roll-- unless you count the logjam of thundering power ballads.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Everything works out! Everyone's hair looks great! Some of the kids end up at Juilliard! I hope real high school is like this.

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Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views

Like the burnouts who stick longer than their leather jackets warrant, the shtick has gotten stale.

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Tasha Robinson
Chicago Tribune

Musical 3 is frustratingly shallow, but what it lacks in narrative ambition, it makes up for in dazzling choreography.

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Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle

Efron is once again Travolta-esque, although he appears to be quickly outgrowing this material. Hudgens is still annoyingly bland both in facial expressions and voice.

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Kam Williams
NewsBlaze

Will certainly resonate with its targeted preteen demographic, as its principal cast has returned for a sequel appropriately enhanced for the big screen.

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
Just like one and two a fun time for my daughter. She loved it and was dancing in front of her seat during the show.
Bethany Murphy
I love all of the High School Musicals. Amazing! A must see!
Candy Rose
It's senior year and the students have to make choices about college and love. Cheesy and innocent fun.
Steven Carrier
What is so endearing about the High School Musical trilogy is how it's message of defining yourself as who you want, having important, honest friendships… More
Jim Careter
Actually a good movie, much better than the first 2. This movie was fun, some better music and a nice story. The acting has never been good in this movie, so… More
Jameson Worley
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