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- 4 awards and nominations
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The film revolves around Will Stronghold, the son of the two biggest super heroes ever: The Commander and Jetstream. His parents have high expectations of him and send him to Sky High; a special school on a floating plateau where the next generation super heroes is trained. However, the school found once on Will have to be a real hero qualities, and he ends up at the helpers; students who later at most, Assistant to another Hero will be.
Back at school, Will a relationship with Gwen. She sees him first not standing, but that changes when she discovers that he is the son of The Commander and Jetstream.Will is also friends with some misfits at school. She wants to organize a reunion together with Gwen for former students, including will's parents. She also takes Gwen to her the secret room of his family, where all the trophies of their many battles with super villains are, to show. One of the objects in the room is the pacifier; a device that everyone in a baby can change. It was once the coat of arms of Royal Pain; a notorious supervillain created by Wills parents has been defeated.
When the day of the reunion is approaching the pacifier stolen from the room. Also discovered that Gwen Will strongly resembles the young Royal Pain. He thinks at first that Gwen Royal Pain's daughter is out right now is revenge for what was done to her mother, but discovered later that she is Royal Pain itself. She is by accident with her own pacifier itself years back changed back into a baby and then being educated by her henchman. They still want revenge on will's parents and all other heroes that they used on the school. Her plan is to get them all to change recommended in baby s and educate to an army super villains.
Royal Pain continues its plan and only Will and his friends can escape to her. While Will with Royal Pain fighting, defeat the other helpers her henchmen and stop her plan. They also prevent the school admits that they crash into Earth. Royal Pain is caught and the effect of the pacifier undone.
After all this, at last, recognition of the other students get the tools.
|Michael Angarano||Will Stronghold|
|Kurt Russell||Steve Stronghold/The Commander|
|Kelly Preston||Josie Stronghold/Jetstream|
|Danielle Panabaker||Layla Williams|
|Kevin Heffernan||Ron Wilson|
|Mary Elizabeth Winstead||Gwen Grayson/Royal Pain|
|Patrick Warburton||Royal Pain (voice)|
The idea for a school for the children of superheroes was originally conceived by Paul Hernandez in the 90 's.  Disney dropped this idea working out from a screenplay by Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley. Some comedians were also hired for the supporting roles, such as Kevin McDonald, Dave Foley and Kevin Heffernan.  the film crew consisted of actors with some experience and new actors. Michael Angarano and Mary Elizabeth Winstead were already famous actors, but Danielle Panabaker was still largely unknown and Steven Strait made his debut with the film.
For the outdoor scenes at the school was the Oviatt Library at CSU Northridge used.
- "I Melt with You" – Bowling for Soup (originally by: Modern English )
- "Through Being Cool" – They Might Be Giants (originally by: Devo )
- "Save It For Later" – Flashlight Brown (originally by: The Beat )
- "Everybody Wants To Rule The World" – Christian Burns (originally by: Tears for Fears )
- "One Thing Leads To Another" – Steven Strait (originally by: The Fixx )
- "Lies" – The Click Five (originally by: Thompson Twins )
- "Voices Carry" – Vitamin C (original by: 'til Tuesday )
- "Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want" – Elefant (originally by: The Smiths )
- "True" – Cary Brothers (originally by: Spandau Ballet )
- "Just What I Needed" – our Caleigh Peters (originally by: The Cars )
- "Can't Stop The World" – Ginger Sling (originally by: The Go-Go's )
- "And She Was" – Keaton Simons (originally by: Talking Heads )
- "Twist And Crawl" – Skindred (originally by: The Beat )
The film was very well received. On Rotten Tomatoes scores Sky High at present 72% to good reviews. The film was also a success commercially, with worldwide revenue of $ 86 million.
In 2006, "Sky High" was nominated for a Young Artist Award in the category "best family film – comedy or musical".