Grease is coming back to theaters for its 40th anniversary. Life just got so good

Mar 14, 2018
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The blockbuster movie returns to celebrate 40 years of its release.


Fans can catch the special screen of the movie on April 8, and April 11, 2018, across 700 nationwide locations, according to Scarymommy.com.

The 1978 movie, Grease, is heading back to the big screens in celebration of its 40th anniversary and fans are ready to take a stroll down the memory lane.

The film will be screening for two nights only – on Sunday, April 8, and Wednesday, April 11. Over 700 nationwide locations will participate and TCM Primetime host, Ben Mankiewicz, will deliver remarks both before and after the shows.

Tom Lucas, Fathom Events Vice President of Studio Relations, told Entertainment Weekly that they are delighted to offer movie lovers an unforgettable experience.


“Whether you’ve seen it dozens of times and know the words to every song, or you’re in for the rare treat of seeing it for the first time, watching Grease on the big screen with an audience is an unforgettable experience.”

Tom Lucas, Entertainment Weekly, March 6, 2018.

With Olivia Newton-John hinting way back in 2017 that there might be some sort of *Grease reunion with John Travolta, there is excitement building up among the fans.


She had said that the team was “thinking up ways” to celebrate the 40 years. She had added that nothing was finalized yet.

Travolta had echoed his former co-star's cryptic message when he said that there was definitely something in the works.

He told The Mirror that he cannot announce the “big plans” but confessed that he could cry when he thought about it. He even promised that the fans would love it.

Social media has been talking about the movie and the special screening. A user on Facebook, Amy Nieves, said that the movie was still one of her favorites adding that she watched it 10 times when he hit the theaters in the late 70’s.

Another user, Leslie Oldfield Mangold, said that though she does not go to the theater often, she would definitely go for *Grease.

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