Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Music-driven teen flick is feel-good fun for parents, too.

PG 2009 111 minutes

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 14 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 42 reviews

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age 10+

Good family movie

Good family movie. We watched with a 7 year old in the room, no problems, just didn't keep his interest. The 10 year old loved it!! The music, plot and characters were all enjoyable, and can even keep the parents watching!

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age 10+

Don't Bother its a waste of time.

A waste of time. I found the male protaginist, a nerdy souless looser. Vannessa Hudges was really really annoying both her acting and her singing. All of them were BAD at acting. But the blonde girl was the only one that made it watchable.

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