High School Musical is a 2006 American teen/romantic comedy musical television film and the first installment in the High School Musical trilogy. The trilogy was directed by Kenny Ortega, who is also famous for directing Hocus Pocus. Upon its release on January 20, 2006, it became the most successful film that Disney Channel Original Movie (DCOM) ever produced. It is the first and only DCOM to have a theatrical sequel. The film's soundtrack was the best-selling album in the United States for 2006.
Disney Channel Original Movie