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On Golden Pond (1981)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $119,285,432Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 512 $119,285,432
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,246 $119,285,432
Leggiest Movies 31 14.59

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


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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 47th Weekend 4 $326,614 Oct 22, 1982 325
Theater Average 47th Weekend 62 $1,658 Oct 22, 1982 325
Biggest Domestic 46th Weekend 9 $236,072 Oct 15, 1982 318
Theater Average 46th Weekend 93 $852 Oct 15, 1982 318
Biggest Domestic 45th Weekend 2 $1,612,966 Oct 8, 1982 311
Theater Average 45th Weekend 17 $4,903 Oct 8, 1982 311
Biggest Domestic 44th Weekend 3 $896,294 Oct 1, 1982 304
Theater Average 44th Weekend 83 $1,022 Oct 1, 1982 304
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 29 $771,239 May 28, 1982 178
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 40 $554,836 May 21, 1982 171
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 38 $718,469 May 14, 1982 164
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 30 $1,114,026 May 7, 1982 157
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 20 $1,554,184 Apr 30, 1982 150
Fastest to $100m 645 $100,098,300 Apr 30, 1982 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 25 $1,694,235 Apr 23, 1982 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 22 $1,927,433 Apr 16, 1982 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 14 $2,702,573 Apr 9, 1982 129
Easter (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 174 $8,181,258 Apr 9, 1982 129
Theater Average 19th Weekend 86 $3,233 Apr 9, 1982 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 9 $3,805,370 Apr 2, 1982 122
Theater Average 18th Weekend 68 $3,844 Apr 2, 1982 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 3 $5,480,000 Mar 26, 1982 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend 31 $6,089 Mar 26, 1982 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 13 $4,116,609 Mar 19, 1982 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend 58 $4,662 Mar 19, 1982 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 12 $4,800,000 Mar 12, 1982 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend 59 $4,729 Mar 12, 1982 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 9 $5,507,123 Mar 5, 1982 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend 37 $5,890 Mar 5, 1982 94
Fastest to $50m 1,464 $50,224,382 Feb 26, 1982 91
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 14 $5,602,328 Feb 26, 1982 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend 45 $5,800 Feb 26, 1982 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 13 $6,526,822 Feb 19, 1982 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend 37 $6,430 Feb 19, 1982 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 8 $8,177,208 Feb 12, 1982 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend 22 $8,755 Feb 12, 1982 73
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day) 132 $8,177,208 Feb 12, 1982 73
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 52 $24,754,133 Feb 12, 1982 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 49 $4,900,463 Feb 5, 1982 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend 24 $9,685 Feb 5, 1982 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 60 $5,008,290 Jan 29, 1982 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend 27 $9,206 Jan 29, 1982 59
Theater Average 8th Weekend 66 $7,217 Jan 22, 1982 52
Super Bowl (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 61 $11,666,574 Jan 22, 1982 52
Theater Average 7th Weekend 3 $32,931 Jan 15, 1982 45
Theater Average 6th Weekend 4 $34,285 Jan 8, 1982 38
Theater Average 5th Weekend 4 $43,235 Jan 1, 1982 31
Theater Average 4th Weekend 4 $43,437 Dec 25, 1981 24
Theater Average 3rd Weekend 39 $27,618 Dec 18, 1981 17
Theater Average 2nd Weekend 43 $38,729 Dec 11, 1981 10

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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1981/12/04 14 $89,213   2 $44,607   $89,213 1
1981/12/11 3 $77,458 -13% 2 $38,729   $230,081 2
1981/12/18 8 $55,236 -29% 2 $27,618   $327,285 3
1981/12/25 3 $86,874 +57% 2 $43,437   $462,684 4
1982/01/01 17 $129,706 +49% 3 $43,235   $819,365 5
1982/01/08 14 $102,856 -21% 3 $34,285   $808,957 6
1982/01/15 16 $98,793 -4% 3 $32,931   $1,000,846 7
1982/01/22 1 $3,853,902 +3,801% 534 $7,217   $5,072,122 8
1982/01/29 1 $5,008,290 +30% 544 $9,206   $12,298,527 9
1982/02/05 1 $4,900,463 -2% 506 $9,685   $19,099,924 10
1982/02/12 1 $8,177,208 +67% 934 $8,755   $29,740,770 11
1982/02/19 1 $6,526,822 -20% 1,015 $6,430   $39,274,671 12
1982/02/26 1 $5,602,328 -14% 966 $5,800   $47,637,171 13
1982/03/05 1 $5,507,123 -2% 935 $5,890   $55,731,505 14
1982/03/12 2 $4,800,000 -13% 1,015 $4,729   $63,563,957 15
1982/03/19 3 $4,116,609 -14% 883 $4,662   $69,942,913 16
1982/03/26 2 $5,480,000 +33% 900 $6,089   $77,423,957 17
1982/04/02 3 $3,805,370 -31% 990 $3,844   $83,864,669 18
1982/04/09 4 $2,702,573 -29% 836 $3,233   $88,926,926 19
1982/04/16 5 $1,927,433 -29% 751 $2,566   $93,658,274 20
1982/04/23 6 $1,694,235 -12% 744 $2,277   $97,272,206 21
1982/04/30 6 $1,554,184 -8% 953 $1,631   $100,098,300 22
1982/05/07 7 $1,114,026 -28% 617 $1,806   $101,674,410 23
1982/05/14 7 $718,469 -36% 420 $1,711   $103,403,369 24
1982/05/21 10 $554,836 -23% 297 $1,868   $104,654,651 25
1982/05/28 10 $771,239 +39% 346 $2,229   $106,463,649 26
1982/10/01 9 $896,294   877 $1,022   $117,500,892 44
1982/10/08 5 $1,612,966 +80% 329 $4,903   $118,209,843 45
1982/10/15 18 $236,072 -85% 277 $852   $0 46
1982/10/22 12 $326,614 +38% 197 $1,658   $118,710,777 47

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 GrossWeek
1981/12/04 1 $152,623   2 $76,312   $152,623 1
1981/12/11 2 $119,426 -22% 2 $59,713   $272,049 2
1981/12/18 1 $103,761 -13% 2 $51,881   $375,810 3
1981/12/25 3 $189,014 +82% 2 $94,507   $564,824 4
1982/01/01 14 $141,277 -25% 2 $70,639   $706,101 5
1982/01/08 14 $195,952 +39% 3 $65,317   $902,053 6
1982/01/15 12 $178,002 -9% 3 $59,334   $1,080,055 7
1982/01/22 1 $6,054,139 +3,301% 534 $11,337   $7,134,194 8
1982/01/29 1 $7,065,267 +17% 544 $12,988   $14,199,461 9
1982/02/05 1 $7,364,101 +4% 506 $14,554   $21,563,562 10
1982/02/12 1 $11,184,287 +52% 934 $11,975   $32,747,849 11
1982/02/19 1 $9,286,994 -17% 1,015 $9,150   $42,034,843 12
1982/02/26 1 $8,189,539 -12% 966 $8,478   $50,224,382 13
1982/03/05 1 $8,539,575 +4% 935 $9,133   $58,763,957 14
1982/03/12 2 $7,062,347 -17% 1,015 $6,958   $65,826,304 15
1982/03/19 3 $6,117,653 -13% 883 $6,928   $71,943,957 16
1982/03/26 2 $8,115,342 +33% 900 $9,017   $80,059,299 17
1982/04/02 3 $6,165,054 -24% 990 $6,227   $86,224,353 18
1982/04/09 3 $5,506,488 -11% 836 $6,587   $91,730,841 19
1982/04/16 2 $3,847,130 -30% 751 $5,123   $95,577,971 20
1982/04/23 2 $2,966,145 -23% 744 $3,987   $98,544,116 21
1982/04/30 5 $2,016,268 -32% 953 $2,116   $100,560,384 22
1982/05/07 3 $2,124,516 +5% 617 $3,443   $102,684,900 23
1982/05/14 6 $1,414,915 -33% 420 $3,369   $104,099,815 24
1982/05/21 7 $1,592,595 +13% 297 $5,362   $105,692,410 25
1982/10/15 1 $118,620,235   277 $428,232   $118,384,163 46

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