- 1 hr 24 min
Starstruck is a Disney Channel Original Movie that was released in 2010. The movie tells the story of Christopher Wilde (Sterling Knight), a famous pop star and Jessica Olson (Danielle Campbell), a normal teenager from Michigan. The two meet by chance when Jessica is on a family vacation with her sister Sara (Maggie Castle) in Los Angeles, and ends up in Christopher's car after mistaking it for a taxi. Despite their very different lives, the two have an immediate connection due to their shared love for music. Christopher is impressed by Jessica's talent as a songwriter and invites her to a party where she sings one of her original songs, impressing everyone in attendance including Christopher's manager and girlfriend Alexis (Chelsea Staub). The following day, Christopher takes Jessica on a whirlwind tour of Los Angeles, showing her all the sights and taking her to places she could never afford to visit on her own. They also spend time getting to know each other and end up falling for each other. However, their romance is complicated by the fact that Christopher is a huge celebrity and is constantly followed by the paparazzi. Christopher tries to keep their relationship a secret from the media, which causes tension between him and Jessica. Additionally, Jessica's sister Sara disapproves of the relationship and tries to persuade Jessica to return home to Michigan. As their relationship becomes more public, Christopher's fans and the media start to take notice. Christopher's manager and girlfriend Alexis gets jealous of Jessica and attempts to sabotage their relationship by leaking news of their romance to the press. Christopher's reputation is on the line, and he has to choose between his career and his love for Jessica. The movie culminates with Christopher's big concert where he makes a public display of his love for Jessica, which turns his fans' opinions around. They end up performing a duet together, much to the delight of the audience. In the end, Christopher and Jessica are able to overcome the obstacles in their relationship, and they live happily ever after. Overall, Starstruck is a fun and entertaining movie that is perfect for fans of teen rom-coms. The chemistry between Sterling Knight and Danielle Campbell is undeniable, and the movie features catchy musical numbers that will have you tapping your toes. The themes of staying true to oneself and following your dreams make the movie inspiring for young viewers. While the plot may be a bit formulaic, the charming performances and picturesque settings make it a great watch.