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Grease 2 (1982)

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

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Patricia Birch

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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

Two years after the life-altering events in Grease (1978), Sandy's cousin Michael, a straight-laced English student, is the new guy at Rydell High. Stephanie, the Pink Ladies' foxy blonde leader, is about to break up with Johnny, the T-Birds' leader, but she still likes her men dangerous, even as Michael starts to attract her attention. Now Michael needs to up his game: learn how to ride a motorcycle and transform himself into Stephanie's hot leather-clad fantasy. Is he up to the task? Written by Nick Riganas

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Grease is still the word! See more »


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PG | See all certifications »

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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

Gross USA:

$15,171,476

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,171,476
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Company Credits

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Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

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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

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John met with the studio to discuss reprising their roles, but weren't pursued further after the initial conference. 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

Johnny Nogerelli: That jacket you're wearing is T-Bird property. You want to leave the party, leave the jacket at the door.
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  • The first time Michael falls off the motorbike when he is trying to ride it he says "Bollocks" but it has been omitted.
Although the film is normally shown in the daytime, even after 9pm the film remains cut. See more »


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Music and Lyrics by Dennis Linde
Performed by Tab Hunter
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predictable, corny, forgettable, funny, nostalgic
16 November 2004 | by lani-dSee all my reviews

Sure, it was nowhere near as good as Grease. In no way shape or form. The plot was predictable. The script corny. The acting just satisfactory (for what they had to work with). The songs generally forgettable. The dance numbers not worth mentioning. It had a weak point - of being "cool" - compared to what "grease" is all about.

But...

Hey, I like it! The songs have grown on me, some of them. The corniness of it all fit the package. It was a bit nostalgic to see these actors in a B-grade flick, knowing who they are now (or not). And it's so funny because sometimes it's not trying to be!

Even though it's a horrid movie, I liked it, and would love to catch it on a stage. On the stage the corniness would fit even better!


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