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Why it was shocking: Sure, Lee Daniels' adaptation of Peter Dexter's novel is all kinds of crazy, but it's not the sort of crazy you would have thought teen heartthrob Zac Efron to star in. But, as we've seen many times over the years, it was the perfect film for Efron to begin the difficult escape of being the poster boy for Disney's "High School Musical" franchise. Plus, he was peed on in the movie by Nicole Kidman (not a misprint). Really, that's all you need to know.
- Gregory Ellwood