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On Golden Pond

1981 PG 1h 49m Blu-ray / DVD

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On Golden Pond

1981 PG 1h 49m Blu-ray / DVD
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Henry Fonda -- in his final role -- plays peevish retired professor Norman Thayer, who's making his yearly excursion with his wife to their idyllic summerhouse. But a hostile teen left in their care short-circuits the couple's tranquility.
Blu-ray DVD
Widescreen 1.85:1
Spanish (Neutral)
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
PG - Some material may not be suitable for children. Parents urged to give parental guidance. May contain some material parents might not like for their young children.
age 9+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 9+
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age 9+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that this movie's insights into family and aging may be too mature for young viewers, but they will enjoy the warm relationship between the rebellious boy and the grumpy grandpa. Parents should also know that the grandpa character suffers a heart attack.

Sexual Content

A talk about whether the middle-aged daughter and new boyfriend are going to sleep together. Skinny dipping, but nothing is shown.


An older character has a heart attack.


The Thayers give the finger to a rude speedboat operator. Moderate bathroom and sexually themed swearing.

Social Behavior

nstead of talking calmly through their problems, family members constantly swear at each other.


Not applicable

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Not applicable

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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