The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon (1980)

A sensuous story of natural love.

  • Genre: Romance, Adventure, Drama
  • Release Date: 1980-07-05
  • User Rating: 5.8/10 from 448 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 44min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Randal Kleiser
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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?

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  • Brooke Shields

    as Emmeline
  • Christopher Atkins

    as Richard
  • Leo McKern

    as Paddy Button
  • William Daniels

    as Arthur Lestrange
  • Jeffrey Kleiser

    as Lookout
  • Gus Mercurio

    as Officer
  • Elva Josephson

    as Young Emmeline
  • Glenn Kohan

    as Young Richard
  • Bradley Pryce

    as Little Paddy
  • Chad Timmerman

    as Infant Paddy
  • Gert Jacoby

    as Sailor
  • Alex Hamilton

    as Sailor
  • Richard Evanson

    as Sailor
Directing Randal Kleiser Director
Writing Henry De Vere Stacpoole Novel
Camera Néstor Almendros Director of Photography
Sound Basil Poledouris Original Music Composer
Production Randal Kleiser Producer
Writing Douglas Day Stewart Writer