GREASE is the word.
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Blu-ray Disc Features:
- Rated: PG
- Run Time: 1 hours, 50 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: January 24, 2017
- Originally Released: 1978
- Label: Paramount
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John|
|Performer:||Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway, Didi Conn, Dinah Manoff, Eve Arden, Joan Blondell, Barry Pearl, Michael Tucci, Kelly Ward, Frankie Avalon, Edd Byrnes, Sid Caesar, Alice Ghostley, Dody Goodman, Susan Buckner, Lorenzo Lamas, Fannie Flagg, Eddie Deezen, Darrell Zwerling, Ellen Travolta & Sha Na Na|
|Directed by||Randal Kleiser|
|Edited by||John F. Burnett|
|Composition by||John Farrar, Bill Oakes, Louis St. Louis & Barry Gibb|
|Produced by||Allan Carr & Robert Stigwood|
|Director of Photography:||Bill Butler|
Couldn't the makers of "Grease" have unearthed one person who was alive in that time, perhaps even one who attended an American high school then, and checked their information? Full Review
Insidiously, it congratulates its audience on having achieved a stable perspective from which it can view with amused tolerance the turbulent times of its supposed teenage traumas. Full Review
Monthly Film Bulletin
Rating: 5/5 -- A sugar-rush of a film. Full Review
Rating: 4/5 -- It succeeds...thanks to some toe-tapping numbers, sprightly hoofing and slick performances, not least by Stockard Channing as the most unruly teenager in town. Full Review
...A life that is all its own....Loaded with the kind of talent and exuberance you don't often find very far from a musical stage...
New York Times
5 stars out of 5 -- It’s still a sugar-rush of a film.
Randall Kleiser's 1978 spoof of '50s iconography [is] so consciously cheesy from the outset that it hardly seems dated today. Full Review
The Age (Australia)
This film adaptation of GREASE is the zippy smash hit translation from the Broadway musical tribute to the fabulous 1950s. As a new school year begins, wholesome Australian exchange student Sandy (pop star Olivia Newton-John) and duck-tailed, leather-jacketed Danny (John Travolta) parlay their summertime romance into an on-and-off attraction that may or may not cross clique lines. Sandy seriously cramps Danny's style, so he dumps her. In response, Sandy begins dating a wholesome athlete, but, as a hedge, she also joins the gum-chewin', tough-talkin' clique known as the Pink Ladies. One of the most beloved musicals of all time, the popular soundtrack includes "You're the One that I Want," "Hopelessly Devoted to You," "Sandy," "Summer Nights," and the title tune.
Coming Of Age | Dance | Classic | Romance | Teenage | Recommended | Nostalgic | Theatrical Release | Teenagers | 1950s | High School Students | High School Friends | Essential Cinema
- Currently the highest-grossing musical of all-time, GREASE has made $380 million at the box office worldwide.
- Olivia Newton-John's film debut.