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Grease Live! (2016)

After enjoying a summer romance, high school students Danny and Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High. There Sandy must contend with cynical Rizzo and the Pink Ladies in attempt to win Danny's heart again.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Julianne Hough ... Sandy Young
Aaron Tveit ... Danny Zuko
Vanessa Hudgens ... Betty Rizzo
Keke Palmer ... Marty Maraschino
Carly Rae Jepsen ... Frenchie
Mario Lopez ... Vince Fontaine
Carlos PenaVega ... Kenickie
Kether Donohue ... Jan
Jordan Fisher ... Doody
David Del Rio ... Putzie
Andrew Call ... Sonny
Wendell Pierce ... Coach Calhoun
Boyz II Men ... Teen Angel
Jessie J ... Jessie J
Ana Gasteyer ... Principal McGee
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After enjoying a summer romance, high school students Danny and Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High. There Sandy must contend with cynical Rizzo and the Pink Ladies in attempt to win Danny's heart again.

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An electrifying LIVE television event!

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Musical | Romance

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 January 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Grease Live! See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

This is Aaron Tevit's and Vanessa Hudgens's second musical together. Their first was Rent at Hollywood Bowl, where they were each other's love interest. Aaron played the role of Roger, and Vanessa the role of Mimi. See more »

Goofs

During the carnival scene right after the cast gets out of the golf carts when Vanessa Hudgens comes running forward she experienced a minor wardrobe malfunction when her shirt popped open and she quickly covered up before the viewers saw more than just her bra. See more »

Quotes

Principal McGee: Nothing makes a cheerleader more nervous then being late!
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Alternate Versions

The Fox broadcast version ran roughly 3 minutes longer than the Paramount home video release. As they headed into commercial breaks, Mario Lopez narrated several short behind-the-scenes/making-of segments which were omitted from the DVD. See more »

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Version of Grease (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Born to Hand Jive
Written by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey
Performed by DNCE and Cast
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Just watched this tonight for the first time and...... WOW
3 February 2016 | by jlloyd-chadwickSee all my reviews

This is the fist time I have watched this since seeing the original one with Travolta many (too many) years ago.

I thought it was very well choreographed and was in keeping with the original in many ways.

It is something that no matter how young or old you are you will always find yourself tapping along with the songs and even singing them if you know them.

A must watch for anyone, especially the "younger" generations as this shows just how good movies used to be before all the newer CGI inputs.

Thanks you to all those that made this version possible JL


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