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Grease (1978)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $181,813,770Details
International Box Office $205,700,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $387,513,770
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $25,164,856 Details
Est. Domestic Blu-ray Sales $12,360 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $25,177,216
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  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 221 $181,813,770
All Time International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 342 $205,700,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 263 $387,513,770
Leggiest Movies 32 14.31

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$6,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 16th, 1978 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
March 27th, 1998 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
July 8th, 2010 (Limited) by Paramount Pictures
Video Release: September 24th, 2002 by Paramount Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 110 minutes
Franchise: Grease
Comparisons: vs. Footloose
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Source:Based on Musical or Opera
Genre:Musical
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Fastest to $100m 652 $165,802,955 Mar 27, 1998 7,227
Fastest to $150m 320 $165,802,955 Mar 27, 1998 7,227
Fastest to $50m 1,502 $165,802,955 Mar 27, 1998 7,227

Cast

   Danny Zuko
   Sandy Olsen
Stockard Channing    Betty Rizzo
Jeff Conaway    Kenickie
Barry Pearl    Doody
Wendie Jo Sperber    Dancer
Michael Tucci    Sonny
Kelly Ward    Putzie
Dinah Manoff    Marty Maraschino
Sid Caesar    Coach Calhoun
Lorenzo Lamas    Tom Chisum
Andy Tennant    Dancer
Michael Biehn    Mike, school athlete (uncredited)

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Location Manager    Marty Eli Schwartz

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1978/06/16 2 $8,941,717   862 $10,373   $8,941,717 1
1998/03/27 2 $12,705,463   2,064 $6,156   $165,802,955 1,033
1998/04/03 4 $5,466,763 -57% 2,064 $2,649   $173,230,023 1,034
1998/04/10 9 $2,505,029 -54% 2,031 $1,233   $177,441,553 1,035
1998/04/17 16 $1,228,490 -51% 1,989 $618   $179,834,620 1,036
1998/04/24 24 $478,222 -61% 1,451 $330   $180,594,940 1,037
1998/05/01 28 $247,480 -48% 845 $293   $180,956,307 1,038
1998/05/08 24 $272,057 +10% 802 $339   $181,275,701 1,039
1998/05/15 37 $82,965 -70% 406 $204   $181,427,748 1,040
1998/05/22 65 $24,522 -70% 406 $60   $181,469,808 1,041
1998/05/29 66 $14,837 -39% 81 $183   $181,489,273 1,042
1998/06/05 71 $7,525 -49% 58 $130   $181,503,603 1,043
2010/07/09 38 $60,759   12 $5,063   $181,604,279 1,674
2010/07/16 36 $87,836 +45% 21 $4,183   $181,734,273 1,675
2010/07/23 43 $32,776 -63% 17 $1,928   $181,768,240 1,676
2010/07/30 46 $36,900 +13% 33 $1,118   $181,805,140 1,677
2010/08/06 70 $8,630 -77% 21 $411   $181,813,770 1,678

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/03/27 1 $6,140,000   2,064 $2,975   $6,140,000 7,225
1998/03/28 2 $4,155,000 -32% 2,064 $2,013   $10,295,000 7,226
1998/03/29 2 $2,130,000 -49% 2,064 $1,032   $12,705,000 7,227
1998/03/30 2 $452,973 -79% 2,064 $219   $13,158,436 7,228
1998/03/31 5 $553,179 +22% 2,064 $268   $13,711,615 7,229
1998/04/01 3 $482,350 -13% 2,064 $234   $14,193,965 7,230
1998/04/02 3 $471,803 -2% 2,064 $229   $14,665,768 7,231
1998/04/03 4 $1,745,000 +270% 2,064 $845   $16,411,000 7,232
1998/04/04 4 $2,545,000 +46% 2,064 $1,233   $18,956,000 7,233
1998/04/05 4 $1,202,000 -53% 2,054 $585   $20,132,531 7,234
1998/04/06 5 $321,469 -73% 2,064 $156   $20,454,000 7,235
1998/04/07 4 $406,614 +26% 2,064 $197   $20,860,614 7,236
1998/04/08 5 $406,690 n/c 2,064 $197   $21,267,304 7,237
1998/04/09 5 $580,696 +43% 2,064 $281   $21,848,000 7,238
1998/04/10 9 $1,075,000 +85% 2,031 $529   $22,923,000 7,239
1998/04/11 10 $975,000 -9% 2,031 $480   $23,898,000 7,240
1998/04/13 9 $332,807   2,931 $114   $24,676,868 7,242
1998/04/14 9 $306,708 -8% 2,031 $151   $24,983,576 7,243
1998/04/15 10 $268,774 -12% 2,031 $132   $25,252,350 7,244
1998/04/16 9 $265,000 -1% 2,031 $130   $25,517,000 7,245
2010/07/08 - $35,010   12 $2,918   $181,543,520 11,711
2010/07/09 - $24,796 -29% 12 $2,066   $181,568,316 11,712
2010/07/10 - $31,512 +27% 12 $2,626   $181,599,828 11,713
2010/07/11 - $4,451 -86% 12 $371   $181,604,279 11,714
2010/07/15 - $42,158   21 $2,008   $181,646,437 11,718
2010/07/16 - $39,492 -6% 21 $1,881   $181,685,929 11,719
2010/07/17 - $44,387 +12% 21 $2,114   $181,730,316 11,720
2010/07/18 - $3,957 -91% 21 $188   $181,734,273 11,721
2010/07/22 - $1,191   3 $397   $181,735,464 11,725
2010/07/23 - $12,168 +922% 17 $716   $181,747,632 11,726
2010/07/24 - $15,930 +31% 17 $937   $181,763,562 11,727
2010/07/25 - $4,678 -71% 17 $275   $181,768,240 11,728
2010/07/30 - $14,153   33 $429   $181,782,393 11,733
2010/07/31 - $15,243 +8% 33 $462   $181,797,636 11,734
2010/08/01 - $7,504 -51% 33 $227   $181,805,140 11,735
2010/08/06 - $2,477   21 $118   $181,807,617 11,740
2010/08/07 - $3,809 +54% 21 $181   $181,811,426 11,741
2010/08/08 - $2,344 -38% 21 $112   $181,813,770 11,742

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/03/27 2 $14,665,768   2,064 $7,106   $167,763,260 1,033
1998/04/03 4 $7,173,264 -51% 2,064 $3,475   $174,936,524 1,034
1998/04/10 9 $3,669,606 -49% 2,031 $1,807   $178,606,130 1,035
1998/04/17 16 $1,510,588 -59% 1,989 $759   $180,116,718 1,036
1998/04/24 25 $592,109 -61% 1,451 $408   $180,708,827 1,037
1998/05/01 30 $294,817 -50% 845 $349   $181,003,644 1,038
1998/05/08 25 $341,139 +16% 802 $425   $181,344,783 1,039
1998/05/15 42 $100,503 -71% 406 $248   $181,445,286 1,040
1998/05/22 57 $29,150 -71% 406 $72   $181,474,436 1,041
1998/05/29 55 $34,074 +17% 81 $421   $181,508,510 1,042
2010/07/02 55 $35,010   12 $2,918   $181,543,520 1,673
2010/07/09 40 $102,917 +194% 21 $4,901   $181,646,437 1,674
2010/07/16 40 $89,027 -13% 21 $4,239   $181,735,464 1,675
2010/07/23 51 $32,776 -63% 17 $1,928   $181,768,240 1,676
2010/07/30 50 $36,900 +13% 33 $1,118   $181,805,140 1,677
2010/08/06 78 $8,630 -77% 21 $411   $181,813,770 1,678

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
9/24/20069156,404 156,404$2,026,996$2,026,996209
10/1/20061257,799-63% 214,203$743,873$2,770,869210
8/11/20131534,816 3,361,839$594,657$19,017,687568
8/18/20131050,989+46% 3,412,828$668,976$19,686,663569
8/25/20131533,043-35% 3,445,871$401,472$20,088,136570
9/22/201330259 3,447,131$2,730$20,100,171574
10/6/201322298 3,447,727$3,475$20,106,954576
10/13/201320239-20% 3,447,966$2,906$20,109,860577
10/20/201319338+41% 3,448,304$3,894$20,113,754578
10/27/201320298-12% 3,448,602$3,266$20,117,020579
11/3/2013211,174+294% 3,449,776$7,749$20,124,769580
11/10/2013233,909+233% 3,453,685$19,954$20,144,723581
11/17/20131911,122+185% 3,464,807$57,016$20,201,738582
11/24/20131910,485-6% 3,475,292$55,164$20,256,902583
12/1/20132312,614+20% 3,487,906$58,825$20,315,727584
12/8/20132410,127-20% 3,498,033$49,030$20,364,757585
12/15/2013301,273-87% 3,499,306$5,670$20,370,427586
12/22/2013254,695+269% 3,504,001$24,268$20,394,695587
12/29/2013254,576-3% 3,508,577$23,187$20,417,882588
1/5/2014263,900-15% 3,512,477$19,694$20,437,576589
1/12/2014284,457+14% 3,516,934$22,910$20,460,486590
2/2/2014213,711 3,525,679$18,810$20,504,906593
2/7/20161615,229 4,121,596$64,764$23,204,310698
2/14/20162122,271+46% 4,143,867$100,908$23,305,218699
2/21/20162120,122-10% 4,163,989$76,109$23,381,327700
2/28/20163010,375-48% 4,174,356$38,997$23,420,295701