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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 1,601-1,700) 1,687 $47,923,795
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,572 $47,923,795
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 501-600) 503 $47,923,795
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 801-900) 813 $47,923,795

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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 37 $2,371 Aug 14, 1981 423


Brooke Shields    Emmeline
Christopher Atkins    Richard
Leo McKern    Paddy Button

Production and Technical Credits

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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1981/08/14 18 $275,039   116 $2,371   $0 61

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance