A smash hit
When Grease was released in 1978, it became the biggest hit at the box office and took the number one spot immediately. Word caught on about the movie, the songs and the feel good factor and people began flocking in their millions to see it.
With just a $6 million budget, it brought in an unprecedented $396 million worldwide, and it’s not surprising to understand why. The film also beat Superman at the box office in 1978, that’s when you know the success was crazy.