High School Musical 3: Senior Year Synopsis
Troy (Zac Efron) and Gabriella (Vanessa Anne Hudgens) plan an elaborate spring musical.
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Chicago Tribune

What it lacks in narrative ambition, it makes up for in dazzling choreography.
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TV Guide

It's a well-produced yearbook that will one day bring back sweet memories for the cast and fans, but probably won't be of interest to...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
For the most part, the film's musical numbers are dynamic, propelling the story forward. The same cannot be said about Peter Barsocchini's...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
These are standard youth-movie dilemmas, but they're brought to life by the high-energy cast and the musical numbers, which Ortega shoots...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Even if the refreshing gust doesn't stay with you long, it's fun while it lasts.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
It's hard to complain about a pop culture phenomenon built on unabashed innocence. And anyway, we might as well get used to it: Neither the...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Unfortunately, the writing has become so bad that it becomes impossible to keep your head in the game - even as your toes continue to tap...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
For all its unforgivable blandness, "High School Musical" opens young audiences to the charms of this most transporting of movie genres.
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The Hollywood Reporter

The result unfortunately has the blandness of a mediocre TV sitcom.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
If you're gay and/or eight years old, HSM3 is the movie event of the year.
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A Satisfying Conclusion to the East High Story

By ThatsSoAndy08
If you're a fan of the HSM saga, you will find yourself very pleased with the concluding story of the original East High Wildcats. Even those who aren't avid HSM fans can get enjoyment out of the...

High School Musical 3

By michelehughes1
I took my 5 year old daughter to see this movie. She loves high school musical. I was not disappointed at all, it was a very good disney movie. We really enjoyed it. I would take her to see it...

Cant Wait!

By GBWagner
Most people who give these movies bad reviews is because they think its stupid because its for younger kids and is stupid. You have to understand that these movie were made to entertain younger kids!...


By aquapodwater
Most of the people that are giving it bad scores are guys that are just jealous of Zac Efron cause he has a bunch of girls after him, and Vannessa Hudgens is really pretty and they wish it was there...


By shoulderdrop90
This is gonna be a great movie! I know there are alot of haters out there but I am definitley not one of them. I can't wait til this movie comes out. If it is as good as the first two it will be a...

must go

By DaniJonas
i cant wait...


By frossy1014
This movie was awesome! It absolutely beat the 1st and 2nd one. It was a bit corny but overall it was great. Some people just rate it bad even though they haven't see it. I hope people liked it as...

We'll See!

By imalwaysright
I personally loved the 1st HSM, but the second one was not good at all- i HATED it. A lot of the reviews i have seen, the people have just said that they were excited because they think that zac...


By xokatiexo510
i am so excited to see this movie!!!...

Can't Wait!!!!

By Vera Heitzman
I don't care what other people say, i can't wait for this movie to come out! It is so kid friendly and i loved to first two. It must be really good to put it in a theatre....

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Rated G
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Predictable but enjoyable musical is fine for tweens.
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