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The Blue Lagoon (1980)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $47,923,795Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,720 $47,923,795
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,645 $47,923,795
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 501-600) 511 $47,923,795
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 801-900) 829 $47,923,795

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.

Movie Details

Production Budget:$4,500,000
Domestic Releases: June 20th, 1980 (Wide) by Universal
August 14th, 1981 (Limited) by Universal
MPAA Rating: R
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Columbia Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic 61st Weekend 5 $275,039 Aug 14, 1981 423
Theater Average 61st Weekend 39 $2,371 Aug 14, 1981 423


Brooke Shields    Emmeline
Christopher Atkins    Richard
Leo McKern    Paddy Button

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Production and Technical Credits

Douglas Day Stewart    Screenwriter
Henry De Vere Stacpoole    Based on the novel by
Basil Poledouris    Composer
Hal Trussell    Lighting

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.