Lemonade Mouth is a 2011 Musical film drama film based on the novel of the same name by Mark Peter Hughes. The film was directed by Patricia Riggen and written by April Blair, and stars Bridgit Mendler, Adam Hicks, Hayley Kiyoko, Naomi Scott and Blake Michael. The Disney Channel Original Movie tells the story of five high school students who meet in detention and form a band to stand up for their beliefs and to overcome their individual and collective struggles. It premiered on April 15, 2011 on the Disney Channel. It has been met with generally positive reviews, with some praising it for its many positive themes of honesty, integrity, and selfexpression, and for its emphasis on the importance of the arts and of family and friendship. Other reviews have described it as a typically innocuous Disney channel flick. The soundtrack was released on April 12, 2011.
The next day, the group eats at their local pizzeria and they talked about Miss Reznicks words. The band forms with Olivia as lead vocalist, Stella as lead guitarist, Mo as bass guitarist, Wen as keyboardist, and Charlie as drummer, but they are unable to choose a band name. At school, Olivia gets cornered by Ray Beech Chris Brochu, lead singer of a rival band, Mudslide Crush, who begins questioning and bullying her. The rest of the band intervenes and Stella spits lemonade onto Ray. Ray refers to Stella as lemonade mouth and Olivia, the narrator, states And that is how we got our band name.The band is later shocked to see that the unique lemonade machine, Mels Organic Lemonade, is scheduled for removal. The school principal, Stanley Brenigan Christopher McDonald moved all extracurricular activities to the school basement to make room for a new gymnasium. When Mo sees her boyfriend, Scott Picket Nick Roux, the guitarist of Mudslide Crush, heavily flirting with another girl, she is devastated and leaves him. Meanwhile, Olivia and Wen meet to work on a song together and bond. At the Halloween bash, Lemonade Mouth performs Determinate. After the performance, Stella makes a speech opposing Brenigans decisions and encouraging selfexpression to the supportive crowd. Angered, Principal Brenigan shuts them down and calls them to his office the next day. He compliments their talent as a band, but forbids them from playing at school again. The next day, the band sees posters and banners all around the school supporting Lemonade Mouth, which raises their spirits. They also discover that Determinate is playing on the local radio. Shortly after, however, things go downhill Mo gets sick, Charlie breaks his fingers when he angrily closes the cabinet where he keeps his drumsticks, Wen injures his eye when he loses control of a picture frame after he becomes shocked at the news of his father when he asked him to be his best man in his marriage, and Olivia loses her voice after a