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Although I thought they were two very different movies To my surprise Grease and The Outsiders do have some very similar characteristics Even though the genres are different they have similar themes Not surprisingly sound and lighting had almost no similarities However camerawork is very similar at various points of the two films Grease and The Outsiders are very similar in numerous ways Both movies involve gangs the struggle to fit in and peer-group pressure Alcohol also plays a major part in both movies In Grease for example the T-Birds spike the punch at the school dance In The Outsiders most of the Socs have a drinking problem and we see them drunk throughout a lot of the movie Even though these films have similar themes their genres are quite different Grease is a light hearted Musical whereas The Outsiders is a Drama As mentioned earlier in the paragraph gangs are prominent in both movies however they settle their differences in a different way In The Outsiders the gangs face off in a fight or as they refer to it in the film a Rumble In Grease the gangs have a car race at Thunder Road There are almost no similarities between the plots of these two movies Grease is based around a love story of two teenagers trying to find a place to fit in The main character Danny Zucco is struggling to juggle his split personality When he is around his fellow gang members he acts cool and tough Around his girlfriend Sandy he is a sweet sensitive guy Peer-pressure from his friends does not allow him to act this way around Sandy when they are there We see this at the Bonfire The Outsiders is completely different It is based on a fourteen year old boy named Ponyboy He is a member of a gang called the Greasers and they are struggling to survive in a part of town where
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