The Blue Lagoon


The Blue Lagoon

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A piece of lovely dreck, The Blue Lagoon is a naughty fantasy that's also too chaste to be truly entertaining.



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In this 1980 version of the oft-filmed Henry Devere Stackpoole novel, the basic story remains unchanged. Two very small children, a boy and a girl, are shipwrecked on a lush tropical island. When they grow into teen-hood, they also fall madly in love.

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Leo McKern
as Paddy Button
William Daniels
as Arthur LeStragne
Elva Josephson
as Young Emmeline
Glenn Kohan
as Young Richard
Alan Hopgood
as Captain
Chad Timmerrnans
as Infant Sailor
Gus Mercurio
as Officer
Bradley Pryce
as Little Paddy
Chad Timmermans
as Infant Paddy
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Audience Reviews for The Blue Lagoon

I think I loved more the concept of than what actually happened in the film, but it's a good effort and interesting to watch.

Wildaly M
Wildaly M

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This movie is cute and sweet for the most part, but has a bunch of holes in the story. For one thing, there's a group of native islanders on the other side of the island they're marooned on and they never even notice the two kids? Also, they have a boat, why don't they just fill it with food and stuff and try to make it back to civilization? Plus, I hated the end. The movie is okay, and Atkins is cute, so it's not too bad, but it's not a good movie either.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

Brooke Shields and Christopher Atkins star as two children shipwrecked alone on a tropical island..

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♥Robyn M♥

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Great Classic with Brooke Shields. I use to adore her.

Wahida K
Wahida K

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