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Camp Rock (2008)

TV-G | | Comedy, Family, Music | TV Movie 20 June 2008
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At a music camp for gifted teens, a popular teen idol overhears a girl singing and sets out to find who the talented voice belongs to. What he doesn't know is that the girl is actually a camp kitchen worker with a fear of being heard.

Director:

Matthew Diamond

Writers:

Karin Gist, Regina Y. Hicks (as Regina Hicks) | 2 more credits »
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2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Demi Lovato ... Mitchie Torres
Joe Jonas ... Shane Gray
Meaghan Martin ... Tess (as Meaghan Jette Martin)
Maria Canals-Barrera ... Connie Torres (as Maria Canals Barrera)
Alyson Stoner ... Caitlyn Geller
Julie Brown ... Dee La Duke
Daniel Fathers ... Brown Cesario
Anna Maria Perez de Tagle ... Ella (as Anna Maria Perez De Taglé)
Jasmine Richards ... Peggy
Jordan Francis ... Barron
Roshon Fegan ... Sander
Kevin Jonas ... Jason
Nick Jonas ... Nate
Aaryn Doyle ... Lola
Giovanni Spina ... Andy
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Storyline

"Camp Rock" centers on a teen girl who desperately wants to spend her summer at a prestigious rock camp but can only attend if she works in the kitchen as one of its cooks. When she's overheard singing (but not seen) by a teen pop star at the camp, he is completely taken and sets out to find the girl behind the beautiful voice. But first she must confront her fears, step out of the kitchen and into the spotlight. Written by fmmini

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camp | singing | cook | rock camp | singer | See All (49) »

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Don't fit in. Stand out. See more »


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TV-G | See all certifications »
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Trivia

During Mitchie's solo (This is Me), The Jonas Brothers' and Demi Lovato's parents were in the crowd. See more »

Goofs

Richie's mom Connie, a caterer, takes a job as the cook at Camp Rock because "business is slow in the summer." There's something wrong in this. In weddings alone, summer (May through October, actually) is when caterers are in peek demand. Connie's statement would infer that either public interests naturally incline toward winter weddings or that highly atypical and undisclosed circumstances prevent her business from tapping into the most lucrative part of the year. See more »

Quotes

Connie Torres: My sweetie, you are so much more than you can see.
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Referenced in Chasing Happiness (2019) See more »

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What It Takes
Performed by Aaryn Doyle
Written and Produced by Tim James and Antonina Armato
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Has things to say but they lie underneath a lot of cheesy dull acting. Great music and choreography though!
10 April 2020 | by quiqueperezsolerSee all my reviews

I basically consider it a guilty pleasure as with High School Musical and the rest of Disney Channel Original Movies, I grew up with it. These definitely would be dispensable if not for having some themes and good messages for kids, teens and even young adults in some occasions. Although most of these repeat themselves a bit, themes like be who you are no matter what society expects or its norms, don't lie to your friends, don't opt for the easy way out or don't make the more money-oriented-but-hated decision.

Personally I'm a sucker for breaking-the-norms feel-good movies like these. At times the dull and badly acted scenes might drag a bit but when they break into song or at the time of conveying the message it's loud and clear, and fun!

What saves this movie is definitely the music. And also I can't condemn it because it sort of has a place in my heart and my memories. Unfortunately and contrary to other childhood movie revisits I have recently done, it doesn't warm my heart as much as others have like Annie 1999 and High School Musical. I learned a lot with it when I was a kid and I recommend it for kids to watch, it's timeless.


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Official Sites:

DisneyNOW

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Portuguese

Release Date:

20 June 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rock Camp Rules See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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