Grease (1978) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Grease

Randal Kleiser, 1978

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Grease
Jim Jacobs, Warren Casey, 1972

Grease is a movie directed by Randal Kleiser in 1978 and based on the play of the same name by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, first published in 1972. The movie features John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway, Barry Pearl, Michael Tucci, and others.

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“The movie is better than the book”

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Grease (1978)
Book by Ron De Christoforo

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RATING

7.2

/ 10

Movie Poster: Grease (Randal Kleiser, 1978)

6.9

/ 10

Book Cover: Grease (Jim Jacobs, Warren Casey, 1972)

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Storyline

In the summer of 1958, local boy Danny Zuko and vacationing Sandy Olsson meet at the beach and fall in love. The Pink Ladies, a clique of greaser girls, also arrive, consisting of leader Rizzo, Frenchy, Marty, and Jan. After her parents decide not to return to Australia, Sandy enrolls at Rydell and becomes friends with Frenchy, who is considering dropping out of school to become a beautician.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Grease, the 1978 movie by Randal Kleiser

Year

1978

Minutes

110

Movie Rate

7.20

Source: IMDb

Movie

Grease

Country: USA

Year: 1978

Length: 1h50m

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Cover of Grease, the 1972 book by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey

Year

1972

Pages

84

Book Rate

6.98

S: Goodreads

Book

Grease

Country: USA

First published in: 1972

Length: 84 pages

Genre: Play

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Poster of Grease, the 1978 movie by Randal Kleiser

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Poster of Grease, the 1978 movie by Randal Kleiser

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2 votes

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Cover of Grease, the 1972 book by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey

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27% No

8 votes

3 votes

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