Grease

1978 | Musical | 110 minutes | English

Info

After a summer romance, Sandy Olsson, an Australian exchange student, and Danny Zuco, head of the T-Birds greaser gang, are now seniors at Rydell High School. Greasers are students who are hep and cool. Sandy tells her friend Frenchy about her romance with Danny. When  Danny decides to maintain his bad-boy image, an angry Sandy storms off and starts dating Tom, the school jock.  Sandy confesses that she really loves Danny. Frenchy and the Pink Ladies greaser girls, decide to make over Sandy from a goodie two-shoes to being more of a greaser. On the last day of school, Principal Greta McGee and her assistant Blanche sob about the departing class. Danny can’t get over Sandy’s new look. He admits, this is the woman he wants. They end up together and everyone happily joins in singing the rousing Grease.

Cast

John Travolta (Danny Zuko) / Olivia Newton-John (Sandy Olsson) / Did Conn (Frenchy Facciano) / Stockard Channing (Betty Rizzo) / Lorenzo Lamas (Tom) / Eve Arden (Principal Greta McGee) / Dody Goodman (Blanche)

Why Stream This Film?
It’s  a brilliant mix of music, romance, and drama, and it all ends happily. These troubling days it’s good (and much-needed) to watch a film like Grease.
  • Rotten Tomatoes Score (Critics Consensus): 75%
  • Metacritic Score: 70
Accolades
  • Academy Awards: Nominated, Best Musical Score
  • Golden Globe Awards: Nominated, Best Musical; Best Actor (John Travolta); Best Actress (Olivia Newton-John); Best Original Song (“You’re the One That I Want”)
  • People’s Choice Awards: Winner, Favorite Musical Motion Picture
GREASE has got it,  from the outstanding animated titles of John Wilson all the way to the rousing finale as John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John ride off into teenage happiness.

VARIETY staff

Its sensibility is not tied to the past but to a free-wheeling, well-informed present.
Vincent Canby

The New York Times

What makes it work is its youthful vitality, the tremendous energy and imagination expended on its virtually wall-to-wall song and dance numbers.
Arthur Knight

The Hollywood Reporter

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