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Grease 2 (1982)

An English student at a 1960s American high school has to prove himself to the leader of a girls' gang whose members can only date greasers.

Director:

Patricia Birch

Writers:

Ken Finkleman, Jim Jacobs (characters) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Maxwell Caulfield ... Michael
Michelle Pfeiffer ... Stephanie
Lorna Luft ... Paulette
Maureen Teefy ... Sharon
Alison Price Alison Price ... Rhonda
Pamela Adlon ... Dolores (as Pamela Segall)
Adrian Zmed ... Nogerelli
Peter Frechette ... DiMucci
Christopher McDonald ... Goose
Leif Green ... Davey
Didi Conn ... Frenchy
Eve Arden ... Miss McGee
Sid Caesar ... Coach Calhoun
Dody Goodman ... Blanche
Tab Hunter ... Mr. Stuart
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Storyline

Return to rockin' Rydell High for a whole new term! It's 1961, two years after the original Grease gang graduated, and there's a new crop of seniors - and new members of the coolest cliques on campus, the Pink Ladies and T-Birds. Michael Carrington is the new kid in school - but he's been branded a brainiac. Can he fix up an old motorcycle, don a leather jacket, avoid a rumble with the leader of the T-Birds, and win the heart of Pink Lady Stephanie Zinone? He's surely going to try! Written by Anonymous

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Grease is still the word! See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 June 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Son of Grease See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,645,411, 13 June 1982, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$15,171,476
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Company Credits

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Paramount Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby (35 mm prints)| 70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints)

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Lisa Hartman, Kristy McNichol, Andrea McArdle and Pat Benatar was considered for Stephanie Zinone. See more »

Goofs

When Michael prepares to jump on his bike at the luau, he is not wearing a helmet. When he jumps over the pool, and lands, he is wearing a helmet. See more »

Quotes

Sharon: We're going to die and I'm wearing my mother's underwear!
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Alternate Versions

In the film, after Stephanie wins the contest, it goes on to show the steakout in the final scene. Originally, there were a few minutes dedicated to a scene in which Micheal(believed to be dead in his alter ego, by Stephanie) comes out on stage as Stephanie is exiting the stage, unbeknowst to her that he is the cool rider and he is alive. He attempts to ask her what's wrong and she storms past him and runs off crying, then it cuts to the stakeout. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Fresh Off the Boat: Week in Review (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Our Day Will Come
By Bob Hilliard and Mort Garson
Performed by Ruby & The Romantics (as Ruby and The Romantics)
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc.
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Back to School
13 August 2002 | by AppleAsylumSee all my reviews

You know, Grease 2 has taken a lot of flack & extensive bad reviews for not living up to the original. I really don't think that is to fair considering the cast was totally different. Granted there was no super-star-pop-icon like Olivia Newton-John. There wasn't the hot-70's & 80's actor John Travolta. However, there were some great stars in this film. The writing may have been a little less than perfect...the direction might not have been up to par. But for me, being EXTREMLY young when both Grease 1 & 2 came out, I never compared the two. I think they are two different films with the same "type" of concept. The music was good. The dance scenes are good. & yes, even the story is okay. Grease mania is about being a devoted fan... that is something I am. I liked both of these films on two different levels. Grease without a doubt is the better of the two. But this one is not as bad as the negativity everyone feeds into it. If see one, see the other. Just note that they are both FUN movies! Nothing more. The sequel centers around Sandy's cousin Michael. He is in love with Stephanie, & trys EVERYTHING possible to win her over. The Pink Ladies are still cooler than ever. The T-Birds are not as tuff, but are sexy! 1-10 Grease(10) Grease2(8) Z.


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