On Golden Pond is a 1981 drama film starring Henry Fonda, Katharine Hepburn and Jane Fonda. Henry Fonda won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama and the Academy Award for Best Actor in what was his final film role. With box office revenue exceeding $119 million, On Golden Pond was the second-highest grossing film of the year, following Raiders of the Lost Ark. It is also ranked #22 on the AFI's 100 Years... 100 Passions list of great films.
On Golden Pond is a 1981 American drama film directed by Mark Rydell. The screenplay by Ernest Thompson was adapted from his 1979 play of the same title. Henry Fonda won the Academy Award for Best Actor in what was his final film role. Co-star Katharine Hepburn also received an Oscar, as did Thompson for his script, and there were a further seven Oscar nominations for the film. The movie co-stars Jane Fonda, Dabney Coleman and Doug McKeon.
"ON GOLDEN POND" Remember what Ethyl told Norman? "You are my knight in shining armor..." That has to be my FAVORITE line in the movie....sniffle!