Grease 2

June 11th, 1982


Grease 2

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

Release Year: 1982

Rating: 3.7/10 (15,377 voted)

Director: Patricia Birch

Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Maxwell Caulfield, Lorna Luft

Return to rockin' Rydell High for a whole new term! It's 1961, two years after the original Grease gang graduated, and there's a new crop of seniors - and new members of the coolest cliques on campus, the Pink Ladies and T-Birds. Michael Carrington is the new kid in school - but he's been branded a brainiac. Can he fix up an old motorcycle, don a leather jacket, avoid a rumble with the leader of the T-Birds, and win the heart of Pink Lady Stephanie Zinone? He's surely going to try!

Maxwell Caulfield - Michael Carrington
Michelle Pfeiffer - Stephanie Zinone
Lorna Luft - Paulette Rebchuck
Maureen Teefy - Sharon Cooper
Alison Price - Rhonda Ritter
Pamela Adlon - Dolores Rebchuck (as Pamela Segall)
Adrian Zmed - Johnny Nogerelli
Peter Frechette - Louis DiMucci
Christopher McDonald - Goose McKenzie
Leif Green - Davey Jaworski
Didi Conn - Frenchy
Eve Arden - Principal McGee
Sid Caesar - Coach Calhoun
Dody Goodman - Blanche Hodel
Tab Hunter - Mr. Stuart

Taglines: The Music and Feeling go on Forever

Release Date: 11 June 1982

Filming Locations: Cadillac Jack's Cafe - 9400 block San Fernando Road, Sun Valley, Los Angeles, California, USA

Box Office Details

Budget: $13,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend: $4,645,411 (USA) (13 June 1982) (1250 Screens)

Gross: $15,171,476 (USA)

Technical Specs


Did You Know?

Scenes that featured Frenchy (Didi Conn) helping Michael (Maxwell Caulfield) act like a T-Bird, ride his motorcycle, and giving him cooler clothes were cut from the film in post production.

Continuity: As Michael prepares to jump on his bike at the luau, he is not wearing a helmet. But when he jumps over the pool, and lands, he is.

Stephanie Zinone: [singing] I want a whole lot more than the boy next door. I want hell on wheels.

User Review

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You know, Grease 2 has taken a lot of flack & extensive bad reviews for not living up to the original. I really don't think that is to fair considering the cast was totally different. Granted there was no super-star-pop-icon like Olivia Newton-John. There wasn't the hot-70's & 80's actor John Travolta. However, there were some great stars in this film. The writing may have been a little less than perfect...the direction might not have been up to par. But for me, being EXTREMLY young when both Grease 1 & 2 came out, I never compared the two. I think they are two different films with the same "type" of concept. The music was good. The dance scenes are good. & yes, even the story is okay. Grease mania is about being a devoted fan... that is something I am. I liked both of these films on two different levels. Grease without a doubt is the better of the two. But this one is not as bad as the negativity everyone feeds into it. If see one, see the other. Just note that they are both FUN movies! Nothing more. The sequel centers around Sandy's cousin Michael. He is in love with Stephanie, & trys EVERYTHING possible to win her over. The Pink Ladies are still cooler than ever. The T-Birds are not as tuff, but are sexy! 1-10 Grease(10) Grease2(8) Z.


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