Grease: Live!

Movie review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Thrilling live musical is fun, has iffy messages galore.

NR 2016 132 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 13+

Vanessa should’ve stuck to Gabriella

I love High School Musical better than Grease and when I saw Vanessa Hudgens in Grease Live I wanted to scream. Her version of Rizzo was absolutely AWFUL. She should’ve just stuck to being Gabriella in High School Musical.
age 12+

Great music, suggestive dancing

My three teens were looking forward to watching this movie because they love the actors in it. The music was great, along with the acting but my teens were surprised at how suggestive the whole movie was. We didn't do a lot of research into the storyline ahead of time, which was our mistake. The dancing that goes along with the songs is very suggestive, with my son finally asking if we could just turn the movie off. My girls were completely oblivious to a lot of it. A lot of sexual references throughout the movie, though some kids may not recognize them. A scene with a couple making out in the back of a car, another scene of a couple at a drive-in where the boy tries to reach for the girl's breast. Terms such as "eat me", comments about "jugs", comments about "getting up", and a reference to how "fast" a girl is compared to her boyfriend. Also a group of boys talking about how long it takes "twice in 15 minutes". Even I was a little surprised at some of the things that were said. Make your decision based on your own children.

This title has:

Too much sex

Movie Details

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