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On Golden Pond (1981)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $119,285,432Details
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
92% - Fresh
Audience
87% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 4th, 1981 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: January 20th, 2015 by Shout Factory
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 109 minutes
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Keywords: Golden Years, Relatives Playing Relatives, Dysfunctional Family
Source:Based on Play
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 47th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4 $326,614 Oct 22, 1982 325
Biggest 46th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 9 $236,072 Oct 15, 1982 318
Biggest 45th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2 $1,612,966 Oct 8, 1982 311
Biggest 44th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3 $896,294 Oct 1, 1982 304
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 29 $771,239 May 28, 1982 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 40 $554,836 May 21, 1982 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 38 $718,469 May 14, 1982 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 30 $1,114,026 May 7, 1982 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 20 $1,554,184 Apr 30, 1982 150
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 612 $100,098,300 Apr 30, 1982 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 25 $1,694,235 Apr 23, 1982 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 21 $1,927,433 Apr 16, 1982 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 14 $2,702,573 Apr 9, 1982 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 9 $3,805,370 Apr 2, 1982 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3 $5,480,000 Mar 26, 1982 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 13 $4,116,609 Mar 19, 1982 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 12 $4,800,000 Mar 12, 1982 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 9 $5,507,123 Mar 5, 1982 94
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,409 $50,224,382 Feb 26, 1982 91
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 14 $5,602,328 Feb 26, 1982 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 13 $6,526,822 Feb 19, 1982 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8 $8,177,208 Feb 12, 1982 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 47 $4,900,463 Feb 5, 1982 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 58 $5,008,290 Jan 29, 1982 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 158 $3,853,902 Jan 22, 1982 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,241 $98,793 Jan 15, 1982 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,747 $102,856 Jan 8, 1982 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,098 $129,706 Jan 1, 1982 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,987 $86,874 Dec 25, 1981 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,850 $55,236 Dec 18, 1981 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,971 $77,458 Dec 11, 1981 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,228 $89,213 Dec 4, 1981 3

Cast

Jane Fonda    Chelsea Thayer Wayne
Henry Fonda    Norman Thayer Jr.
Katharine Hepburn    Ethel Thayer
Dabney Coleman    Bill Ray

Production and Technical Credits

Sound Editor    Victoria Sampson

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/12/04 14 $89,213   2 $44,607   $89,213 3
1981/12/11 3 $77,458 -13% 2 $38,729   $230,081 10
1981/12/18 8 $55,236 -29% 2 $27,618   $327,285 17
1981/12/25 3 $86,874 +57% 2 $43,437   $462,684 24
1982/01/01 17 $129,706 +49% 3 $43,235   $819,365 31
1982/01/08 14 $102,856 -21% 3 $34,285   $808,957 38
1982/01/15 16 $98,793 -4% 3 $32,931   $1,000,846 45
1982/01/22 1 $3,853,902 +3,801% 534 $7,217   $5,072,122 52
1982/01/29 1 $5,008,290 +30% 544 $9,206   $12,298,527 59
1982/02/05 1 $4,900,463 -2% 506 $9,685   $19,099,924 66
1982/02/12 1 $8,177,208 +67% 934 $8,755   $29,740,770 73
1982/02/19 1 $6,526,822 -20% 1,015 $6,430   $39,274,671 80
1982/02/26 1 $5,602,328 -14% 966 $5,800   $47,637,171 87
1982/03/05 1 $5,507,123 -2% 935 $5,890   $55,731,505 94
1982/03/12 2 $4,800,000 -13% 1,015 $4,729   $63,563,957 101
1982/03/19 3 $4,116,609 -14% 883 $4,662   $69,942,913 108
1982/03/26 2 $5,480,000 +33% 900 $6,089   $77,423,957 115
1982/04/02 3 $3,805,370 -31% 990 $3,844   $83,864,669 122
1982/04/09 4 $2,702,573 -29% 836 $3,233   $88,926,926 129
1982/04/16 5 $1,927,433 -29% 751 $2,566   $93,658,274 136
1982/04/23 6 $1,694,235 -12% 744 $2,277   $97,272,206 143
1982/04/30 6 $1,554,184 -8% 953 $1,631   $100,098,300 150
1982/05/07 7 $1,114,026 -28% 617 $1,806   $101,674,410 157
1982/05/14 7 $718,469 -36% 420 $1,711   $103,403,369 164
1982/05/21 10 $554,836 -23% 297 $1,868   $104,654,651 171
1982/05/28 10 $771,239 +39% 346 $2,229   $106,463,649 178
1982/10/01 9 $896,294   877 $1,022   $117,500,892 304
1982/10/08 5 $1,612,966 +80% 329 $4,903   $118,209,843 311
1982/10/15 18 $236,072 -85% 277 $852   $0 318
1982/10/22 12 $326,614 +38% 197 $1,658   $118,710,777 325

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1982/01/22 1 $1,083,609   540 $2,007   $2,301,830 50
1982/01/23 1 $1,828,040 +69% 540 $3,385   $4,129,870 51
1982/01/24 1 $942,252 -48% 540 $1,745   $5,072,122 52

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/12/04 1 $152,623   2 $76,312   $152,623 7
1981/12/11 2 $119,426 -22% 2 $59,713   $272,049 14
1981/12/18 1 $103,761 -13% 2 $51,881   $375,810 21
1981/12/25 3 $189,014 +82% 2 $94,507   $564,824 28
1982/01/01 14 $141,277 -25% 2 $70,639   $706,101 35
1982/01/08 14 $195,952 +39% 3 $65,317   $902,053 42
1982/01/15 12 $178,002 -9% 3 $59,334   $1,080,055 49
1982/01/22 1 $6,054,139 +3,301% 534 $11,337   $7,134,194 56
1982/01/29 1 $7,065,267 +17% 544 $12,988   $14,199,461 63
1982/02/05 1 $7,364,101 +4% 506 $14,554   $21,563,562 70
1982/02/12 1 $11,184,287 +52% 934 $11,975   $32,747,849 77
1982/02/19 1 $9,286,994 -17% 1,015 $9,150   $42,034,843 84
1982/02/26 1 $8,189,539 -12% 966 $8,478   $50,224,382 91
1982/03/05 1 $8,539,575 +4% 935 $9,133   $58,763,957 98
1982/03/12 2 $7,062,347 -17% 1,015 $6,958   $65,826,304 105
1982/03/19 3 $6,117,653 -13% 883 $6,928   $71,943,957 112
1982/03/26 2 $8,115,342 +33% 900 $9,017   $80,059,299 119
1982/04/02 3 $6,165,054 -24% 990 $6,227   $86,224,353 126
1982/04/09 3 $5,506,488 -11% 836 $6,587   $91,730,841 133
1982/04/16 2 $3,847,130 -30% 751 $5,123   $95,577,971 140
1982/04/23 2 $2,966,145 -23% 744 $3,987   $98,544,116 147
1982/04/30 5 $2,016,268 -32% 953 $2,116   $100,560,384 154
1982/05/07 3 $2,124,516 +5% 617 $3,443   $102,684,900 161
1982/05/14 6 $1,414,915 -33% 420 $3,369   $104,099,815 168
1982/05/21 7 $1,592,595 +13% 297 $5,362   $105,692,410 175
1982/10/15 1 $118,620,235   277 $428,232   $118,384,163 322