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The Blue Lagoon (1980)

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This post has the most up-to-date information on The Blue Lagoon as we continuously monitor the news. Below you will find everything you need to know, including cast, release date, rating, runtime, movie budget and, box office results.

The Blue Lagoon is an romance movie directed by Randal Kleiser and starring Brooke Shields, Christopher Atkins, Leo McKern and William Daniels and Jeffrey Kleiser. The movie was written by Henry De Vere Stacpoole (based on the novel by), Douglas Day Stewart (screenplay by). The film has a $5 million budget with a 104-minute running time. The Blue Lagoon currently has a 5.7 IMDb rating, based on 56747 and 31 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated R.

release date for The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon release date

When does The Blue Lagoon come out in theaters?

The official theatrical release date for The Blue Lagoon (1980) is July 5, 1980.

When will The Blue Lagoon be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

The Blue Lagoon DVD/Blu-ray release date is N/A. The estimated DVD release date is N/A. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in N/A. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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The Blue Lagoon budget

How much did The Blue Lagoon cost to make?

$4,500,000 budget

The movie cost $5 million to make.

The Blue Lagoon movie poster

The Blue Lagoon rating

R Rated

The Blue Lagoon is rated R. R stands for ‘Restricted’, which means children under 17 require accompanying parent or adult guardian. The movie contains some adult material and parents are urged to learn more about the movie.

The Blue Lagoon reviews

5.7 IMDb 31 Metascore

The movie currently has a 5.7 of out 10 IMDb rating and 31 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.

The Blue Lagoon trailer

The Blue Lagoon plot summary

What is The Blue Lagoon about?

Two small children and a ship’s cook survive a shipwreck and find safety on an idyllic tropical island. Soon, however, the cook dies and the young boy and girl are left on their own. Days become years and Emmeline (Brooke Shields) and Richard (Christopher Atkins) make a home for themselves surrounded by exotic creatures and nature’s beauty. But will they ever see civilization again?

Synopsis from IMDb In the Victorian period, two children are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together, unaware that sexual maturity will eventually intervene.

The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.

The Blue Lagoon cast

Who is in The Blue Lagoon?

Brooke Shields in The Blue Lagoon Brooke Shields as Emmeline
Christopher Atkins in The Blue Lagoon Christopher Atkins as Richard
Leo McKern in The Blue Lagoon Leo McKern as Paddy Button
William Daniels in The Blue Lagoon William Daniels as Arthur Lestrange
Jeffrey Kleiser in The Blue Lagoon Jeffrey Kleiser as Lookout

The Blue Lagoon box Office

How much did The Blue Lagoon make?

$58,853,106 worldwide

The film has made over $59 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.

The Blue Lagoon details

Theatrical Release Date: July 5, 1980
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: N/A
Film Budget: $5 million
Box Office: $59 million
Length: 104 minutes
Genre: Romance, Adventure, Drama
Language: English

The Blue Lagoon facts

How long is The Blue Lagoon?

The movie is 104 minutes long (1 hour and 44 minutes).

What year did The Blue Lagoon come out?

The movie is out on July 5, 1980. The movie has been out for .

Who is the lead actor in the movie?

Brooke Shields plays as Emmeline.

Who is the director of The Blue Lagoon?

Randal Kleiser directed the movie.

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Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei, a writer and avid entertainment fan, has been actively involved in the film industry for the past 4 years. His particular interest lies in sci-fi and action movies.


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