High School Musical (HSM) is an American television film. It became the most successful movie that Disney Channel ever produced, with a television sequel High School Musical 2 and the feature film High School Musical 3: Senior Year.
High School Musical is a story about two high school juniors from rival cliques – Troy Bolton (Zac Efron), captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella Montez (Vanessa Hudgens), a beautiful and shy transfer student who excels in math and science. Together, they try out for the lead parts in their high school musical, and as a result, divide the school. Despite other students' attempts to thwart their dreams, Troy and Gabriella resist peer pressure and rivalry.