Vanessa Hudgens first appeared in "Still Rocking" episode of the American sitcom ‘Still Standing’ in 2002. The following year, she made her big-screen debut in the teen drama film ‘Thirteen’ directed by Catherine Hardwicke. Despite the film inviting some controversy for its depiction of youth drug use, ‘Thirteen’ was well-received by critics and was a financial success. In 2008, she starred as ‘Gabriella Montez’ in the American musical film ‘High School Musical 3: Senior Year.’ The film was the third installment in the ‘High School Musical franchise.’ While the movie received mixed reviews from critics, it was a phenomenal box office success, grossing over $252.9 million on a budget of $11 million.
The year 2011 saw the release of Daniel Barnz-directed American romantic fantasy drama film ‘Beastly.’ The film received negative reviews upon release with critics calling it “fundamentally misguided and poorly written.” ‘Beastly’ was a moderate success at the box office. Hudgens starred as ‘Kailani Laguatan’ in the 2012 science fiction comedy film ‘Journey 2: The Mysterious Island.’ The film received a mixed response from critics but earned big numbers at the box office. She was next appeared in films like ‘The Frozen Ground’ (2013), ‘Machete Kills’ (2013), ‘Freaks of Nature’ (2015), ‘The Princess Switch’ (2018), ‘Polar’ (2019), and ‘The Knight Before Christmas’ (2019).
In 2020, she appeared in the American action comedy film ‘Bad Boys for Life.’ The film opened to a positive reception and was a commercial success. In November 2021, Hudgens appeared in the Christmas romantic comedy film ‘The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star,’ directed by Mike Rohl. The film was released on Netflix and garnered mixed reviews from critics.
This teen film is about Tracy Freeland, a junior high student with a troubled family background, who gets involved in drugs, sex and theft in the company of school’s most popular girl Evie. These major changes in her lifestyle put strain on her relationships with her old friends as well as her mother, who finally decides to take things in her hands.
Bad Boys for Life is a 2020 action comedy film, which tells the story of Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett, of the Miami Police Department, as they work together to bring down a mother-and-son pair of drug lords who wreak havoc on the city.
Based on real-life Alaskan serial killer. Alaskan State trooper Jack Holcombe is assigned the case of 7 women who were tortured and murdered violently. Streetwalker Cindy Paulsen, who escaped the assault, named Robert Hansen, a respectable family man; but later, she is afraid to help. Holcombe, who believes Hansen to be the killer, must earn her trust to get evidence against Hansen.
After getting pregnant, a teenager runs away from her abusive mother in search of her father. However, her father and her stepmother disowns her as well. Now she is forced to survive on the streets, until a compassionate priest decides to take her under his wing.
A new kid at school joins a rock band. He brings hope to them, as they decide to take part at a huge annual event.
Dog Days is a drama film which tells the story of a group of people in Los Angeles whose lives are interconnected. They are eventually brought together by their canine counterparts. .
The psychological fantasy centers on a young woman named Babydoll who is wrongfully locked away in a mental institution. She envisions the institution as a brothel in her mind and escapes into a fantasy world with different levels of challenges to survive. In reality, she also enlists the help of four other prisoners to escape.
Humans were living in peace in the town of Dillford, along with zombies and vampires, until the alien apocalypse occurs. Things turn upside down, and humans, vampires and zombies turn against one another. One human teen, along with a vampire and a zombie, unite together in order to fight the aliens and bring them down.
After receiving a coded distress signal from an uncharted mysterious island, 17-year old Sean Anderson, with his step-father Hank, embarks on a journey to search the island where he believes his long-lost grandfather is stranded. With a helicopter pilot and his daughter, they discover the spectacular island, meet Sean’s grandfather, but must find their way back before the island sinks under water.
Machete-wielding ex-Federal agent, Machete Cortez, is hired by the US President Rathcock to hunt down and kill Marcos Mendez, who is threatening to fire a nuclear missile. Machete travels to Mexico and is immediately hunted by assassins and cartels. He catches up to Mendez only to find a megalomaniac Luther Voz to be the main villain.
A modern-day adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, the movie follows vain and arrogant high school student, Kyle Kingson, who is cursed by witch Kendra Hilferty after he bullies her. Now heavily scarred and ugly, he can only be saved if he can make Lindy Taylor, a former classmate, fall in love with him.
Medieval Knight Sir Cole is transported to the present day by a sorceress. He soon befriends a kind-hearted science teacher named Brooke, who helps him navigate the modern world, and look for a way to return home. Sir Cole soon begins to develop feelings for Brooke, but Brooke has already lost her belief in love.
This romantic comedy drama film revolves around the life of Duchess Margaret, which takes a turn when she unexpectedly inherits the throne. However this impacts her relationship with Kevin, her boyfriend.
Three friends—Candy, Brit and Cotty—desperate for some spring holiday adventure, rob a local restaurant and along with their fourth friend—Faith—head to Florida. Their wild beach parties in Florida come to an abrupt end when cops arrest them. A drug dealer, Alien, soon comes into picture and bails them out. Barring Faith, he manages to take the three into his world of crime.
In this final installment of ‘High School Musical’ trilogy, Troy, Gabriella and their friends at East High School are in their senior year and it’s time for them to plan their future and face the inevitable separation as they step in the real world. The Wildcats pour their feelings about school experiences and apprehensions of future in a big Spring Musical extravaganza.
This action adventure comedy film tells the story of a young boy named Alan, who is studying at a boarding school and dreams of becoming a pilot. When his entire family is made prisoner by an evil mastermind, it is up to young Alan to save the day.
In a small pony seaside town, Argyle Starshine tells his daughter, Sunny, stories about the past, where earth ponies, pegasi, and unicorns, all three races of ponies lived in harmony. Though these ideas are now regarded as myth, Sunny still strives to build a world where all the three races can be friends, and live peacefully. She soon befriends a unicorn named Izzy, and together they attempt to restore peace.