Victorious: The Movie
Victorious The Movie theatrical poster
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Dan Schneider
Produced by Matt Fleckenstein
Written by Arthur Gradstein
Starring Victoria Justice
Leon Thomas III
Matt Bennett
Elizabeth Gillies
Ariana Grande
Avan Jogia
Daniella Monet
Justin Timberlake
Ellen Page
Jim Pirri
Jennifer Carta
Marilyn Harris
Music by Michael Corcoran
Cinematography Joe Catania
Bruce Rand Berman
Editing by Michael Szczurko
Neil Sheridan
Production company Nickeldeon Movies
Schneider's Bakery
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release dates April 12, 2013[1]
Running time 95 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $35 million
Box office $257.2 million

Victorious: The Movie is a 2013 American musical film adaptation based from the TV series with the same title from Nickelodeon, as the official Victorious series finale. It was released theatrically on April 12, 2013.


Tori (Victoria Justice) and the group are all graduating from Hollywood Arts High School and are heading on a cruise trip to New York City for for their graduation, but they all overslept and missed their trip. Instead, they took a small boat to New York City where they all get caught up in a powerful storm and lands on a deserted island and spend the night there meeting other campers and castaway couple Wendy (Alison Brie) and husband Joseph (Justin Timberlake).

While searching for food, the gang discovers that the island has camping and music, where the group sing a couple of song numbers. During that moment, Jade (Elizabeth Gillies) hearts up with jealousy because Beck (Avan Jogia) being around girls and appears to be close to Tori more than Jade. Andre (Leon Thomas III) finally admits that he has a crush on Jade. Robbie (Matt Bennett) and Cat (Ariana Grande) spend alot of time together and the two secretly started dating, as Robbie founds a diamond pink necklace and gives it to Cat.

Meanwhile, Tori and the gang are enjoying their vacation on and island until they realized that they have to make it to New York City for high school graduation. Before they leave, they were knocked out by gas and being locked up as well as the other campers by Joseph and Wendy, and Cat gets kidnapped by them, with Robbie's anger issues leds the jail cell to collapse freeing them. Cat is forced by Joseph and Wendy to find the treasure at the volcano because it might be hidden in there because it took them years to find it. Meanwhile, Tori, Beck and Robbie arrived to rescue her.

The volcano erupts and the gang escapes, and Robbie falls into the volcano being rescued by Cat, holding the diamond as a present, who Robbie gave. Wendy orders Robbie to give her the diamond, but he dropped it on accident into the volcano. Furious, Wendy fell and grab Robbie's feet. Tori, Beck and Joseph helps Cat to pull them and they escape. As the gang escapes, the volano begin to rumble and everyone escapes on a small boat. Wendy apologizes to Cat, and she later accepts it.

The next day, the found themselves in New York City, and they made to their graduation ceremony on time. At the ceremony, Jade admits to Beck that she kissed Andre and she is in love with him and she and Beck break up. As for Tori and Beck, the two share a kiss beginning a relationship. And finally, Robbie gives Cat a necklace with a pink diamond on it and share a kiss. Before finishing up the ceremony, the gang sing the song "Goodbye".




On her Twitter account, actress Victoria Justice reports that the film adaptation of Victorious is in the works, but she does not know if it's going to be a television or theatrical release.[2] Director Dan Schnider will be directing the film, who previously directed iCarly: The Movie, True Jackson, VP: The Movie and iCarly: The Sequel. Like the last films, Nickelodeon Movies plans for a theatrical release, making it the fourth live-action Nickelodeon Movie based on the Nickelodeon TV series to have a theatrical release based on a huge box office success of iCarly: The Movie.[3] In 2010, Omar Camacho began writing the scripts for the film and will be finished in second quarter 2011. Filming will start right after Camacho and the staff has finished filming iCarly: The Sequel, which hit theaters July 27, 2012.

The film was to take place during the third season of the show, but on August 2012, it was announced that the show has been canceled.[4] In which it was only going to have three seasons, the third season has been divided into two season, making the next season the fourth one.[5] The means that the film adaptation will be the colcusion to the Victorious franchise.[6]


Victorious: The Movie began production by the time director Dan Schnider has completed directing iCarly: The Sequel starting in the following November. Production for Victorious: The Movie was shot back-to-back alongside the third season of Victorious. Filming for the film began on December 16, 2011, and was completed on March 15, 2012.[7][8]

The TV series itself has been canceled, so the film will mark as the series finale for the series in order to end the franchise properly. In the film, the events of it will take place after the series finale of Victorious and the events before the beginning of its spin-off Sam & Cat where Cat signs up for babysitting business with Sam Puckett (Jennette McCurdy) from iCarly.[9]


Victoria Justice, Ariana Grande, Matt Bennett, Elizabeth Gillies, Danielle Monet, Leon Thomas III and Avan Joiga will all reprise their roles for the film.[10][11][12][13][14][15] [16] Justin Timberlake signs up to star into the film as a new character.[17] Dan Schnider confirmed that Ellen Page would be starring into the film as Tori and Trina's counsin.[18] Rihanna will be the special guess star into the film as herself.[19]

Musical numbers

Main article: Victorious: The Movie (soundtrack)

The Victorious: The Movie soundtrack will be released worldwide on March 26, 2013, two weeks before the film's theatrical release.

No. Title Writer Artist
1 "Make It in America" Victoria Justice, Martin Johnson Victoria Justice
2 "Countdown" Allan Grigg, Leon Thomas, Travis Garland Leon Thomas III and Victoria Justice
3 "Here 2 Us" Evan Bogart, Lindy Robbins, Michelle Branch, and Emanuel Kiriakou Victoria Justice
4 "L.A. Boyz" Dan Schneider, Michael Corcoran, Lindy Robbins, and Allan P. Grigg Victoria Justice and Ariana Grande
5 "Bad Boys" Chris DeStefano and Kara DioGuardi Victoria Justice
6 "You Don't Know Me" Elizabeth Gillies, Bisbee, and Levine Elizabeth Gillies
7 "Faster than Boyz" Victoria Justice and Kool Kojak Victoria Justice
8 "Shut Up and Dance" Michael Corcoran, Eric Goldman, Lindy Robbins Victoria Justice
9 "5 Fingaz to the Face" Michael Corcoran, Eric Goldman, Dan Schneider Victorious cast
10 "Cheer Me Up" Toby Gad and Natasha Bedingfield Victoria Justice
11 "365 Days" Kool Kojak, Leon Thomas III, and Lindy Robbins Leon Thomas III
12 "We Found Love" Rihanna, Victoria Justice, Elizabeth Gillies Victoria Justice and Elizabeth Gillies
13 "Good Time" Owl City, Carly Rae Jespen, Leon Thomas III, Victoria Justice Leon Thomas III feat Victoria Justice
14 "Goodbye" Victoria Justice, Elizabeth Gillies, Leon Thomas III, Ariana Grande Cast of Victorous: The Movie
15 "I Think You're Swell" Matt Bennett Matt Bennett
16 "Best Friend's Brother" Allan Grigg, Savan Kotecha, Victoria Justice Victoria Justice
17 "Make It Shine" Victoria Justice, Lukasz Gottwald, Michael Corcoran, Dan Schneider Victoria Justice
18 "Find The Way" Victoria Justice Victoria Justice, Avan Jogia


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Victoria Justice at the world premiere of the film.

Victorious: The Movie will be released in the United States on April 12, 2013, and in the United Kingdom on April 11, 2013.[20] It's original release date is November 16, 2012, but has moved up a month to avoid competion against Breaking Dawn: Part 2 to October 12, 2012.[21] On July 24, 2012, it was confirmed by Nickelodeon Movies that the film's release date has been pushed back to April 12, 2013, to avoid being release with Justice and Nickelodeon Movie's other project Fun Size they are working on, which was set to release on October 26, 2012.[22]

On Victoria Justice's Twitter page, it was confirmed that the trailer for the film will be released sometimes in October by the time Justice's new project Fun Size hits theaters.[23] But the announcement for the trailer has been delayed. Although, Justice did confirmed that the film's sneak peek will premiere when iCarly: The Sequel is released on DVD. On January 10, 2013, the film's trailer was released on the web.[24]

On her Twitter account, Elizabeth Gillies confirmed that the preview for the film will premiere during the premiere of the 2013 Kids Choice Awards on March 23, 2013.[25] As of February 2013, the film received a G rating for all ages admitted. On April 4, 2013, the film was held in New York City.[26]


Criticial reception

Critics says that the film is a very stunning series finale to Victorious, despite critizims saying that the final episode of the show was the "worst ending ever", in which Victoria Justice also says that as well.[27] As of April 10, 2013, Rotten Tomatoes score the film 41%.[28]

Box office

Victorious: The Movie will open into 3,718 theaters starting on April 12, 2013, and poised to take the number one spot at the box office earning $30 million or more. The film grossed $6.8 million from midnight showings. It grossed $17.6 million on it's opening day, and raked #1 at the box office. It was the second biggest single day gross for a musical film. The film than topped the weekend with $44.1 million in its opening weekend, opening weekend ever for a musical film beating High School 3: Senior Year, $42 million. The film made $89,295,959 in North America. With $168,000,000 overseas, brings it's worldwide total to $257,295,959.

Home media

Victorious: The Movie was available on August 20, 2013, on DVD and Blu-Ray.


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