Grease (film)

Grease is a 1978 American romantic musical film directed by Randal Kleiser and produced by Paramount Pictures. It is based on Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs 1971 musical of the same name about two lovers in a 1950s high school. The film stars John Travolta, Olivia NewtonJohn, Stockard Channing, and Jeff Conaway. It was successful both critically and at the box office. Its soundtrack album ended 1978 as the secondbest selling album of the year in the United States, behind the soundtrack of Saturday Night Fever, another film starring Travolta. A sequel, Grease 2, was released in 1982, featuring few cast members reprising their roles.

On the first day of their senior year at Rydell High, Danny, the leader of a greaser gang known as the TBirds, arrives with his best friend, and 2ndincommand, Kenickie Jeff Conaway, Sonny Michael Tucci, Doody Barry Pearl and Putzie Kelly Ward, and they all catch up on what they did over the summer. Danny briefly mentions that he met a girl but brushes it off as nothing special. Meanwhile, their groups counterpart, the Pink Ladies, consisting of their leader Betty Rizzo Stockard Channing, Frenchy Didi Conn, Jan Jamie Donnelly and Marty Dinah Manoff also arrive and soon meet Sandy, who is enrolling at Rydell after her parents decided not to return home. She befriends Frenchy who tries to fit her in with the group, but Rizzo, the groups leader, is initially skeptical, noting that she looks too pure to be pink.At lunch, Sandy tells them about meeting a boy over the summer and falling in love Summer Nights and, when Rizzo realizes she is speaking of Danny Zuko, her exboyfriend, she arranges a surprise meeting at a pep rally in order to cause drama. Despite his initial excitement, Danny acts indifferently in an effort to protect his cool reputation and spurn Sandys affections, causing Sandy to run off in disgust. To cheer her up, Frenchy invites her over to her house to join the rest of the girls for a slumber party that night. Rizzo starts to mock Sandy Look at Me, Im Sandra Dee and the other girls join in, until Sandy overhears and goes downstairs to be alone where she laments missing Danny Hopelessly Devoted to You. Meanwhile, the TBirds show up to crash the party and Rizzo goes off to be with Kenickie, and they start casually dating. Their makeout session is interrupted by Leo Balmudo Dennis Stewart, the leader of a greaser gang known as the Scorpions, the TBirds rival gang, who damages Kenickies car, and takes off. ........

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