Grease the movie, released on June 16, 1978, not only became the highest-grossing film of that year but also the highest grossing live-action movie musical of all time, beating the 1965 classic, The Sound of Music. Not only that but the film’s soundtrack also made one of 1978’s best selling albums, only second to Saturday Night Fever. The film, based on a 1971 musical still performed today won the world over for decades following its release.
Generations of music and movie lovers continue to sing along to the upbeat songs and attend costume parties dressed up the fun-loving Pink Ladies or T-Birds. There are many interesting stories behind the making of the movies most memorable scenes that even the most die-hard fans might not have heard. Well, we’ve got the facts that you want. Take a step back in time to poodle skirts and leather jackets and find out all you need to know about the making of Grease.