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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.

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Matthew Diamond

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Karin Gist, Regina Y. Hicks (as Regina Hicks) | 2 more credits »
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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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This Summer, rock like they do! See more »


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Details

Official Sites:

Disney Channel

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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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

It's the first Disney Channel original movie to have access rights to other cable networks of the Disney company from ABC to ABC Family in airing the film's screen debut. See more »

Goofs

Towards the end, when Peggy is performing, she is supposed to be playing the guitar but she is only strumming it, one of her hands, which is supposed to be changing the notes, is simply holding the guitar. See more »

Quotes

Mitchie Torres: [Mitchie, looking around, walks backwards and bumps into Tess] Sorry! I didn't... I didn't see you.
Tess Tyler: Obviously.
[Tess walks away]
Caitlyn: [another girl is sitting on the stage with a laptop] That's Tess Tyler, the diva of Camp Rock.
Mitchie Torres: Is she really good?
Caitlyn: She's good at trying too hard to be good. Understandable because her mom's TJ Tyler.
Mitchie Torres: THE TJ Tyler? She's got, like, a trillion Grammys.
Caitlyn: Uh, trillion and one, I think. Hi, I'm Caitlyn. Camper today; top selling music producer tomorrow. Check me out.
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Referenced in Demi Lovato: Stay Strong (2012) See more »

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Play My Music
Performed The Jonas Brothers
Written and Produced by Kara DioGuardi and Mitch Allen
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Doesn't Rock Completely, but Not So Disappointing.
21 June 2008 | by adidasplayyaSee all my reviews

Face it, the majority of viewers were Jonas Brother fans. Nothing wrong with that at all, in fact, it was probably the movie's selling point.

However... The script was poorly written. Unrealistic moments and scenes are embedded throughout the movie, Camp Rock sitting at the top of them all. The plot was VERY predictable, and lines seemed forced and very, well. PLOTTED. haha. The Jonas Brothers made their appearance, as promised, but don't expect any acting close to Zac Efron's or Shia LaBeouf's. Joe Jonas, playing the main protagonist, is not meant to be an actor. His voice is mediocre and sounds nicer with backup vocals and guitar. Nick Jonas seemed robotic (why were his swim trunks so short?) but Kevin Jonas played a pleasing and likable airhead.

Lindsay Lohan, Hilary Duff and Shia LaBeouf have left Disney. Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens are on the way out. Disney has come to realize that they can't keep depending on the JoBros and Hannah/Miley Cyrus to reel in the cash. So, they introduced a new, but not-as-cute as Hilary Duff face: Demi Lovato. Okay, she's not edgy and charismatic like La Lohan, not NEARLY as exotic as Hudgens, and not as experienced and cheeky as Cyrus, but hey! She did okay. Her voice is good enough to be unforgotten, but also be hard to remember. I'm happy they didn't use her best friend, Selena Gomez, who is another tool in Disney's attempts to recreate lovable shows that don't come close to Lizzie McGuire or Even Stevens.

Anyways, the music's simple, sounds familiar, but is fairly pleasing. The acting (including MORE not as talented faces)is mediocre and slightly painful at times. (Excluding Alyson Stoner, who was probably the best) I don't recommend watching the movie more than twice, because by then, you'll know each line, each verse, and each forced laugh, and fake diss. This doesn't rock completely, but it's not so disappointing either. :)


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