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(1978)

Plot Summary

  • A musical about teens in love in the 50's! It's California 1959 and greaser Danny Zuko and Australian Sandy Olsson are in love. They spend time at the beach, and when they go back to school, what neither of them knows is that they both now attend Rydell High. Danny's the leader of the T-Birds, a group of black leather jacket-wearing greasers while Sandy hangs with the Pink Ladies, a group of pink-wearing girls led by Rizzo. When they clash at Rydell's first pep rally, Danny isn't the same Danny from the beach. They try to be like each other so they can be together.

    - Written by Alex Schultz <NedSDeclassified2967>
  • Grease starts out with Danny and Sandy on the beach, where they have fallen in love during summer break. They seem so happy together (and they were), but Danny was expecting her to move back to Australia with her family. It turns out that she doesn't. On the first day of school, Sandy makes friends with the "Pink Ladies", a group of popular girls that are friends with Danny. During the first pep rally for the football team, the "Pink Ladies" introduce the two lovebirds, Danny and Sandy, where Danny treats Sandy very harshly, and rejects her and makes her angry. After the pep rally, the girls take Sandy to Frenchie's house. Danny and the guys decide to go to the diner, where he sees Sandy with a jock, so he decided to become a jock to impress her. He tries wrestling, gymnastics, baseball, and basketball, before joining the track team. Danny sort of wins back her heart, and they go to the diner, hoping to get away from his friends, but they discover them already there. Danny chooses to act, again, like his friends, and makes Sandy mad again. Danny and Sandy then go on a journey to find their true selves, and try to make their love last.

    - Written by aafowlks
  • During a visit to America, Australian Sandy meets Danny Zuko at the beach and falls in love. She is heartbroken when summer ends and she has to return home and their last kiss on the beach is a very emotional one. But fate lends a hand -- her parents decide to stay in America and she finds herself attending the same school as Danny. But Danny at school is different from Danny at the beach. He is the leader of the T-Birds, a black leather-clad gang, and has a reputation to keep up. He can't be seen to fall in love with just one chick! Sandy is upset and seeks solace with some new friends she has made - a girls' club called The Pink Ladies. But her prim and proper virginal ways do not fit in and she soon finds herself almost alone. A change must be made. Does she attempt to get her man by turning him into a jock? Or must she get rid of her "Sandra Dee" image?

    - Written by Rhino <rhino@blueyonder.co.uk>
  • Sandy Olsen is a goody two shoes from Austrailia, Danny Zuko is the head T-Bird from Rydell High. However when the two meet up during the summer, they fall in love. But when the summer ends, the two think they'll never see each other again. However they're both wrong, Sandy and her parents have moved to America and she is now attending Danny's school. When the two discover that they attend the same school, there is a lot of debate over whether they can still be together since it's uncool for Danny to be in love with a goody goody like Sandy. However the two, against all odds, manage to stay together. Then graduation comes and Sandy is about to change in a way no one expected.

    - Written by x_baby angel
  • Danny Zuko, leader of the greaser gang "T-Birds" of Rydell High, falls in love with a goody-two-shoes girl named Sandy Olsen over the summer. They thought she'd be leaving and would never see each other again but, to their luck, she begins to attend Rydell High. She is immediately accepted into the group "Pink Ladies" and shortly Danny and she are reacquainted. Danny seemed to have changed but, in the hopes of winning Sandy back, he changes into the loving, jock Danny Zuko that Sandy met during the summer, permanently.

    - Written by Kris Hopson <kris.hopson@hotmail.com>
  • Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?

    - Written by jgp3553@yahoo.com

Synopsis

In 1958, during their summer vacation, Danny Zuko (John Travolta) and Sandy Olsson (Olivia Newton-John) meet at a beach...

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