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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.

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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), there's a new kid in Rydell High: the straight-laced English student and Sandy's cousin, Michael. As Stephanie, the foxy blonde leader of the Pink Ladies, decides to break up with Johnny, the rebellious head of the T-Birds gang, before long, she will start taking an interest in him; however, Stephanie still wants her men dangerous. Now, to make an impression and win the girl's heart, 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 »


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

Gross USA:

$15,171,476

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,171,476
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Grease producer Allan Carr also produced Grease 2, and had a hand in casting Lorna Luft as Paulette in Grease 2. He would go on to put together and produce the infamous 1988 Oscar show which had Rob Lowe dancing around with Snow White singing "Proud Mary". Allan Carr had asked his Grease cast member Lorna Luft to appear in that number with Lowe, but she said no. See more »

Goofs

At the talent show, Stephanie is covered in fake snow when she begins singing. The snow disappears and then reappears at the end of the song. See more »

Quotes

[singing]
Goose McKenzie: Where Does the Pollen Go?
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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 »


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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User Reviews

A Terrible Sequel to One of the Best Musicals Ever Made.
6 August 2001 | by movies2uSee all my reviews

"Grease 2" is a terrible film that did nothing for me. The classic 1978 film was brillaint but this one was terrible. Michelle Pfeiffer did a good performance, but that was probably the only good thing about the film. All in all, this is not a very good film and I don't recommend it. I give this film a 6 out of 10.

P.S. Don't waste your'e money on renting it.


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