Director: Randall Kleiser
Writers: Bronte Woodard, Jim Jacobs, Warren Casey, Alan Carr
Cast: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing
Genre: Romance / Musical / Youth
Region: United States
Released: 1978-06-16 (USA)
Series:  Grease
Runtime: 110 minutes
Also known as: Hot Prodigal Son
Rating: IMDB 7.2 / Rotten Tomatoes 76%
The lively and innocent Australian girl Sandy Olson (Olivia Newton-John Olivia Newton-John) met Danny Zucker (John Olivia), the boss of the school’s “tough guy gang” when she went to the United States during the summer vacation. Travolta John Travolta). Sandy, who fell in love with Danny at first sight, kissed Danny goodbye with great reluctance and embarked on the way home. A period of green and sweet first love ended with the hot summer. However, Sandy’s parents decided to emigrate to the United States. What made Sandy even more excited was that she found out that she was studying in the same school as Danny. In order to pursue Danny, Sandy, who was originally dignified and stable, became fashionable, and deliberately dated the famous handsome athlete in the school. However, things don’t go as Sandy expected.
The film was nominated for Best Original Song at the 51st Academy Awards in 1979, and nominated for Best Film and Best Actress at the 36th Golden Globe Awards in 1979 in the Film-Musical Comedy category.
Grease is a 1978 musical film directed by Randal Kleiser and starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. The film is set in the late 1950s and follows the love story between greaser Danny Zuko (Travolta) and Australian transfer student Sandy Olsson (Newton-John). The film features a number of catchy songs, including “Summer Nights,” “Greased Lightning,” and “You’re the One That I Want.”
Grease was a commercial and critical success, becoming the highest-grossing musical film at the time of its release. It has since become a beloved classic and a staple of musical theater, with numerous stage adaptations and revivals. The film’s popularity has also spawned a sequel, Grease 2, and a live television adaptation, Grease: Live, which aired in 2016.