10 Things You Didn’t Know About Hannah Montana: The Movie

It’s insane to think that Hannah Montana: The Movie was released 8 years ago! It feels like a lifetime ago. So much has changed for the entire cast, Miley Cyrus especially. While we all can pretty much agree that it was probably Disney Channel’s most heartwarming movie, there’s a lot you may not know (or have forgotten) about the teen classic! Refresh your memory with our 10 facts while you relearn the “Hoedown Throwdown” and lyrics to “The Climb.” You know you wanna.

The film was shot in Tennessee beginning in April 2008 and ending in Los Angeles during July 2008.

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While extras were hired to play paparazzi during a scene where Hannah is making a music video in Santa Monica, real paparazzi were trying to capture every moment of the shoot.

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The movie was the second theatrical release based on a Disney Channel Original Series, after 2003’s The Lizzie McGuire Movie.

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Miley’s dad, Billy Ray Cyrus, was a producer for the film.

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The film may have received mixed reviews but it managed to gross $155 million worldwide.

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During filming, a huge wind blew a projection screen into a Ferris Wheel full of passengers who were extras for the movie. No one was seriously hurt.

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The shoe fight scene with Tyra Banks was filmed in two locations: the interior was shot in a department store in Tennessee while the exterior was shot in Beverly Hills.

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Hannah’s concert that opened the film was shot at The Forum in Inglewood, California.

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Lucas Till’s horse was the same horse that played Seabiscuit in the 2003 racing film.

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Taylor Swift was the nameless singer who played at the Crowley Corners fundraiser, playing her song “Crazier,” which Miley and Travis danced to.

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