The High School Musical film series consists of three Disney Musicals Films directed by Kenny Ortega and created by Peter Barsocchini. It stars Ashley Tisdale, Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgense, Corbin Bleu, Lucas Grabeel, and Monique Coleman. The original film was released simply as a Disney Channel Original Movie, but after its huge success it was followed by a Television Series. The third filmreceived a first theatrical release in cinemas. Ashley Tisdale is reprising her role as Sharpay Evans in a spin-off on the series titled High Stakes: A Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure Film.

High School Musical

Current logo to the High School Musical film series

Directed by Kenny Ortega (1-3)

Jeffrey Hornaday (4)[1]

Produced by Bill Borden

Don Schain (1/3)

Written by Peter Barsocchini
Starring Zac Efron

Vanessa Hudgens Ashley Tisdale Corbin Bleu Lucas Grabeel Monique Coleman

Music by David Lawrence

Adam Watts Drew Lane Eddie Galan Drew Seeley Matthew Gerrard Robbie Nevil Shankar Mahadevan Randy Petersen Antonia Amato Jamie Houston Tim James Kevin Quinn Faye Greenberg Andy Dodd Greg Cham Ray Cham

Cinematography Gordon Lonsdale (1/2)

Daniel Aranyò (3)

Editing by Seth Flaum
Distributed by Disney Channel

Walt Disney Pictures

Release date(s) 2006-present
Running time 97 minutes (1:37; 1)

111 minutes (1:51; 2) 112 minutes (1:52; 3) 320 minutes (5:20; total)

Country United States
Language English
Budget $4,200,000 (1)

$7,000,000 (2) $13,300,000 (3) $24,500,000 (total)

Gross revenue $253 million (total