Picture from Grease
Overall D+

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.

Violence B
Sexual Content C-
Profanity C+
Substance Use C-

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual content including references, teen smoking and drinking, and language.


The most recent home video release of this movie is September 19, 2006. Here are some details…

Grease: Rockin’ Rydell Edition releases to DVD on 19 September 2006.

Wearing a black leather jacket with the T-Bird’s logo on the back, Grease slides onto DVD as the Rockin’ Rydell Edition. Bonus extras include a Sing-Along (with lyrics appearing on the screen during the musical numbers), eleven deleted/extended/alternate scenes, the featurettes The Moves Behind the Music and the Thunder Roadsters, as well as a DVD Launch Party (offering a collection of "memorable moments" from the 25Th Anniversary DVD launch). John Travolta and Olivia Newton John also get together to discuss their Grease memories. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround and 2.0 Surround) and French (2.0 Surround), with subtitles in English.

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