Descendants and High School Musical are beloved Disney Channel Original Movie series that have the most loyal fanbases. And it’s easy to see why. These movies when you think about it, have a ton in common. From super catchy songs, beloved characters, iconic dance scenes and the best casts you can imagine bringing these characters to life, it’s no wonder millions of people have watched these films over and over again. Plus, they all come from the one and only Kenny Ortega and when he’s directing a musical movie, well then you know it’s going to be nothing short of amazing. Check out the video to see all the parallels between the stories.

It’s kind of hard to unsee the similarities now, right? Mal and Ben are up there with Troy and Gabriella when it comes to legendary DCOM couples, if we say so ourselves.

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