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Continental Divide (1981)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $15,578,000Details
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  6. Cast & Crew
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,901-4,000) 4,000 $15,578,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,201-5,300) 5,212 $15,578,000

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

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

Leading Cast

   Ernie Souchak
   Nell Porter

Supporting Cast

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

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Production and Technical Credits

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

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

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1981/09/18 1 $3,218,347   864 $3,725   $3,218,347 1
1981/09/25 6 $2,000,000 -38% 831 $2,407   $6,086,063 2
1981/10/02 8 $1,500,000 -25% 709 $2,116   $8,143,450 3
1981/10/09 9 $960,000 -36% 513 $1,871   $0 4
1981/10/16 12 $647,643 -33% 459 $1,411   $10,430,647 5

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

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