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In the summer of 1978, Grease was indeed "the word."Yet fans from that bygone era--who now are parents and even grandparents-- may find they have forgotten just how much sexual innuendo and poor role modeling is contained in this film-adaptation of a popular Broadway musical. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: D+
Violence: B
Sexual Content: C-
Language: C+
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Run Time: 110
Theater Release: 08 Jul 2010
Video Release: 19 Sep 2006
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Grease is rated PG-13: for sexual content including references, teen smoking and drinking, and language.

Director: Randal Kleiser
Cast: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing
Studio: 1978 Paramount Pictures
Website: Official site for Grease.

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Special Note: Grease is re-releasing in select theaters on July 8, 2010 in a sing-along version. The MPAA has also revised its rating of the popular 1978 film to PG-13.… 
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Why Is Grease Rated PG-13?

Sexual innuendo is throughout the movie, including double-meanings, crude slang terms, phrases and names for… 
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