Hannah Montana the Movie (film) Miley Stewart struggles to juggle school, friends, and her secret pop-star persona. When Hannah Montana’s soaring popularity threatens to take over her life—she just might let it. So her father takes the teen home to Crowley Corners, Tennessee, for a dose of reality, kicking off a fun-filled adventure. Directed by Peter Chelsom. Released on April 10, 2009 in the U.S., after an April 8 release in Egypt. Stars Miley Cyrus (Miley Stewart/Hannah Montana), Billy Ray Cyrus (Robby Ray), Vanessa Williams (Vita), Emily Osment (Lilly), Margo Martindale (Ruby), Jason Earles (Jackson), Peter Gunn (Oswald Granger), Melora Hardin (Lorelai), Mitchel Musso (Oliver), Lucas Till (Travis Brody), Barry Bostwick (Mr. Bradley), Moises Arias (Rico), Jared Carter (Derek), Rascal Flatts (themselves), Taylor Swift (herself). 102 min. Based on the Disney Channel television series. Filmed on location in Los Angeles and in the area of Nashville, Tennessee. The fictional town of Crowley Corners was re-created on the historic town square of Columbia, Tennessee.