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Continental Divide (1981)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $15,578,000Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 18th, 1981 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: March 1st, 1992 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 103 minutes
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Keywords: Romance
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Amblin Entertainment, Universal Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,642 $647,643 Oct 16, 1981 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,990 $960,000 Oct 9, 1981 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,214 $1,500,000 Oct 2, 1981 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,588 $2,000,000 Sep 25, 1981 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,582 $3,218,347 Sep 18, 1981 3

Cast

   Ernie Souchak
   Nell Porter
Allen Goorwitz    Howard
Carlin Glynn    Sylvia
Tony Ganios    Possum
Val Avery    Yablonowitz
Bill Henderson    Train Conductor
Liam Russell    Deke
Everett Smith    Fiddle
Bruce Jarchow    Hellinger
Eddie Schwartz    Jimmy
Harold Holmes    Mr. Feeney
Elizabeth Young    Mrs. Feeney
Ron Dean    Plesko
Frankie Hill    Agatha
Michael Bacarella    Delaney
Marji Bank    Mrs. Yablonowitz
Christopher Lowell    Poacher
Frank Noel, Jr.    Poacher
Zaid Farid    Mugger
Rai Rogers    Mugger
Jack Decker    Police Thug
Ben Rawnsley    Police Thug
Dave Adams    Alderman
Dallas Alinder    Alderman
Ron McLeish    Station Master
Chuck Bailey    Station Master
Yana Nirvana    Blonde
Joe Wright    Newsboy
Tim Kazurinsky    Reporter
Robert Biggs    Reporter
Frank Heinrich    Cab Driver
Paul Mathews    Moderator
John Larson    Henchman
Norm Tobin    Layout Man

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Lawrence Kasdan
Executive Producer    Steven Spielberg
Producer    Bob Larson
Executive Producer    Bernie Brillstein
Composer    Michael Small
Director of Photography    John Bailey
Associate Producer    Zelda Barron
Associate Producer    Jack Rosenthal
Assistant Director    Kim Kurumada
Unit Production Manager    Bill Badalato
Unit Production Manager    Mack Harding
Production Designer    Peter Jamison
Set Decorator    Linda Spheeris
Second Unit Camera    Patrick Anderson
Second Unit Camera    Joe Valentine
Second Unit Camera    Steve Yaconelli
Costume Designer    Moss Mabry
Costume Supervisor    Bob Chase
Editor    Dennis Virkler
Sound Mixer    Bill Kaplan
Re-recording Mixer    William L. McCaughey
Re-recording Mixer    Robert L. Harman
Re-recording Mixer    Howard Wollman
Sound Editor    John Stacy
Music Editor    George Brand
Song Writer    Carole Bayer Sager
Casting Director    Michael Chinich
Casting Director    Jo Doster
Stunt Coordinator    Jonathan Yarbrough

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/09/18 1 $3,218,347   864 $3,725   $3,218,347 3
1981/09/25 6 $2,000,000 -38% 831 $2,407   $6,086,063 10
1981/10/02 8 $1,500,000 -25% 709 $2,116   $8,143,450 17
1981/10/09 9 $960,000 -36% 513 $1,871   $0 24
1981/10/16 12 $647,643 -33% 459 $1,411   $10,430,647 31

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/09/18 2 $4,086,063   864 $4,729   $4,086,063 7
1981/09/25 6 $2,557,387 -37% 831 $3,077   $6,643,450 14
1981/10/09 1 $10,743,004   513 $20,942   $9,783,004 28