Grease is a famous American musical romantic comedy film that got its release on 16th June 1978 with a movie duration of 110 minutes. The movie was a big hit in the 70s, written by Bronte Woodard, under the direction of Randal Kleiser. The film was based on the novel Grease written by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey.
Moreover, the movie is determined as the highest-grossing musical film to date, with critical and commercial success. The film was produced by Paramount Pictures.
The flick is currently available on Amazon PrimeVideo.
In 2020, it was officially announced by Paramount Pictures that Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies series, based on the original movie Grease and Grease: Summer Lovin’, is in production work.
What is the story of the Grease film?
The movie covers the lovers, who were on vacation in Australia. Sandy Olson and her man Danny Zuku eventually fall in love during that summer vacation. The story begins after the two realize that they both are from the same high school, but the story turns differently when they decide to part ways. Greaser aka Danny is the leader of a gang named T-Birds, who falls in love with newcomer Sandy. Eventually, the duo becomes a couple of greasers.
What made a film like Grease, a crowd-puller?
Grease is a pleasing, energetic musical film with lovely catchy songs and an ode to young love that never gets old. The movie hit the box office with 310k dollars only in the US.
Moreover, the flick got a nomination for Original Song at Oscar under the Best Music category, and Golden Globe for various categories. On the other hand, it gained its award at People’s Choice awards for both favorite motion pictures as well as the favorite musical motion pictures and Golden Screen for best film.
Who made their performances in the Grease movie 1978?
- John Travolta played the role of hero, Danny Michael
- Olivia Newton john performed the role of heroine Sandy Olsson.
- Doody’s role is played by Barry Pearl.
- Kenickie Murdoch is portrayed by Jeff Conaway.
- Michael Tucci played the role of Sonny LaTierri.
- Roger’s role is portrayed by Kelly Ward.
- Stockard Channing played the part of Betty Rizzo.
- Didi Conn played the role of Francesca Alicia.
- And other notable actors and actresses performed in the great hit Grease.