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Grease (1978)

72 Ratings: 2.8
A movie directed by Randal Kleiser

Riding the strange '50s nostalgia wave that swept through America during the late 1970s (caused by TV shows likeHappy Daysand films likeAmerican Graffiti),Greasebecame not only the word in 1978, but also a box-office smash and a cultural phenomenon. … see full wiki

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3 reviews about Grease (1978)
review by . July 16, 2009
posted in Music Matters
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When the idea for making a motion picture version of "Grease" was approved by the moguls at Paramount back in 1977 the studio gave producers Robert Stigwood and Allan Carr a budget of $6,000,000 to complete the project.  The conventional wisdom in Hollywood was that the film would generate lots of enthusiasm initially, make a neat profit and gradually fade away as the vast majority of films do.  No one could have ever predicted the magnitude of the …
review by . August 30, 2003
posted in Movie Hype
My wife really loves this movie. I don't like it quite as much as she does but I find that even after having seen it a few times, it's hard NOT to watch it when it's on.The Widescreen edition is really well done.
review by . February 05, 2001
posted in Movie Hype
Whereas this movie is not overly deep, it does deal with the fun times of high school. Friendships and relationships are portrayed in a amusing manner. John Travolta and Olivia Newton John fit their parts like a hand in a glove. Thesongs seem to blend in nicely from scene to scene and the special effects of the day work real fine. Especially like Frankie Avalon's moment in the spotlight. The time period is a bit helter skelter it seems like the movie jumps from the beginning of the school year to …
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