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The Hunt for Red October (1990)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $120,709,866Details
International Box Office $79,790,134Details
Worldwide Box Office $200,500,000
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 484 $120,709,866
All Time International Box Office 993 $79,790,134
All Time Worldwide Box Office 693 $200,500,000

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$30,000,000
Domestic Releases: March 2nd, 1990 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Video Release: December 1st, 1998 by Paramount Home Video, released as Hunt for Red October, The
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 134 minutes
Franchise: Jack Ryan
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Keywords: Underwater, Intertitle, Cold War, On a Boat, Secret Agent, Political
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Mace Neufeld, Jerry Sherlock
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 177 $802,750 Jun 8, 1990 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 165 $1,046,867 Jun 1, 1990 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 82 $2,127,888 May 25, 1990 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 128 $1,754,000 May 18, 1990 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 109 $2,208,875 May 11, 1990 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 144 $2,407,207 May 4, 1990 66
Fastest to $100m 551 $100,139,371 Apr 27, 1990 63
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 160 $2,983,934 Apr 27, 1990 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 188 $3,551,837 Apr 20, 1990 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 219 $4,261,262 Apr 13, 1990 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 267 $5,023,444 Apr 6, 1990 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 302 $6,533,017 Mar 30, 1990 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 327 $9,111,680 Mar 23, 1990 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 476 $11,077,359 Mar 16, 1990 17
Fastest to $50m 839 $53,926,439 Mar 16, 1990 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 645 $14,058,772 Mar 9, 1990 10
Biggest Domestic March Weekend 137 $17,161,835 Mar 2, 1990 3
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 1,035 $17,161,835 Mar 2, 1990 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,393 1,225 Mar 2, 1990 3

Cast

   Marko Ramius
Alec Baldwin    Jack Ryan
Joss Ackland    Andrei Lysenko
Tim Curry    Dr. Petrov
Peter Firth    Ivan Putin
Scott Glenn    Bart Mancuso
James Earl Jones    Admiral James Greer
Jeffrey Jones    Skip Tyler
Richard Jordan    Jeffrey Pelt
Sam Neill    Captain Borodin
Stellan SkarsgĂ„rd    Capt. Tupolev
Larry Ferguson    Chief of the Boat
Fred Dalton Thompson    Admiral Painter
Courtney B. Vance    Seaman Jones
Tomas Arana    Loginov
Timothy Carhart    Bill Steiner
Daniel Davis    Captain Davenport
Anatoly Davydov    Officer
Rick Ducommun    Navigator C-2A
Ned Vaughn    Seaman Beaumont
Anthony Peck    Lt. Comm. Thompson
Mark Draxton    Seaman
Ronald Guttman    Lt. Melekhin
Michael George Benko    Ivan
Ivan G'Vera    Officer
Artur Cybulski    Diving Officer
Sven-Ole Thorsen    Russian COB
Michael Weldon    Kamarov
Boris Krutonog    Slavin
Kenton Kovell    Seaman
Radu Gavor    Seaman
Ivan Ivanov    Seaman
Ping Wu    Seaman
Herman Sinitzyn    Seaman
Christopher Janczar    Andrei Bonovia
Vlado Benden    Seaman
George Winston    Seaman
Don Oscar Smith    Helicopter Pilot
George H. Billy    DSRV Officer
Reed Popovich    Lt. Jim Curry
Andrew Divoff    Andrei Amalric
Peter Zinner    Admiral Padorin
Tony Veneto    Padorin's Orderly
Ben Hartigan    Admiral
Ray Reinhardt    Judge Moore
F.J. O'Neil    General
Robert Buckingham    Admiral
A.C. Lyles    Advisor
John McTiernan    Advisor
David Sederholm    Sunglasses
John Shepherd    Foxtrot Pilot
William Bell Sullivan    Lt. Cmd. Mike Hewitt
Gates McFadden    Caroline Ryan
Louise Borras    Sally Ryan
Denise E. James    Stewardess

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Larry Ferguson
Story Creator    Tom Clancy
Producer    Mace Neufeld
Executive Producer    Larry DeWaay
Executive Producer    Jerry Sherlock
Production Designer    Terence Marsh
Editor    Dennis Virkler
Editor    John Wright
Composer    Basil Poledouris
Director of Photography    Jan De Bont
Assistant Director    Jerry L. Ballew
Second Unit Director    Beau Marks
Unit Production Manager    Beau Marks
Art Director    Dianne Wager
Art Director    Donald Woodruff
Art Director    William Cruse
Set Decorator    Mickey S. Michaels
Second Unit Camera    Alexander Witt
Visual Effects Supervisor    Scott Squires
Costume Supervisor    James W. Tyson
Sound Mixer    Richard Bryce Goodman
Re-recording Mixer    Don Bassman
Re-recording Mixer    Richard Overton
Re-recording Mixer    Kevin F. Cleary
Re-recording Mixer    Gary Rogers
Supervising Sound Editor    Cecelia Hall
Supervising Sound Editor    George Watters II
Sound Editor    John Benson
Sound Editor    Larry Carow
Sound Editor    Bruce Fortune
Sound Editor    Frank Howard
Sound Editor    F. Hudson Miller
Sound Editor    R.J. Palmer
Sound Editor    Bruce Richardson
Sound Editor    Mary Ruth Smith
Sound Editor    Beth Sterner
Music Editor    Tom Villano
Song Writer    Basil Poledouris
Casting Director    Amanda Mackey
Stunt Coordinator    Charles Picerni Jr

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1990/03/02 1 $17,161,835   1,225 $14,010   $17,161,835 3
1990/03/09 1 $14,058,772 -18% 1,665 $8,444   $37,656,664 10
1990/03/16 1 $11,077,359 -21% 1,817 $6,097   $53,926,439 17
1990/03/23 2 $9,111,680 -18% 1,817 $5,015   $67,287,859 24
1990/03/30 3 $6,533,017 -28% 1,817 $3,595   $76,586,236 31
1990/04/06 5 $5,023,444 -23% 1,765 $2,846   $83,548,125 38
1990/04/13 3 $4,261,262 -15% 1,702 $2,504   $89,834,734 45
1990/04/20 3 $3,551,837 -17% 1,682 $2,112   $95,074,508 52
1990/04/27 5 $2,983,934 -16% 1,479 $2,018   $99,097,627 59
1990/05/04 6 $2,407,207 -19% 1,377 $1,748   $102,546,578 66
1990/05/11 4 $2,208,875 -8% 1,323 $1,670   $105,488,098 73
1990/05/18 6 $1,754,000 -21% 1,241 $1,413   $108,032,102 80
1990/05/25 7 $2,127,888 +21% 1,061 $2,006   $110,804,473 87
1990/06/01 8 $1,046,867 -51% 933 $1,122   $112,256,167 94
1990/06/08 9 $802,750 -23% 822 $977   $113,485,385 101

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1990/03/02 1 $23,597,892   1,225 $19,264   $23,597,892 7
1990/03/09 1 $19,251,188 -18% 1,665 $11,562   $42,849,080 14
1990/03/16 1 $15,327,099 -20% 1,817 $8,435   $58,176,179 21
1990/03/23 2 $11,877,040 -23% 1,817 $6,537   $70,053,219 28
1990/03/30 3 $8,471,462 -29% 1,817 $4,662   $78,524,681 35
1990/04/06 5 $7,048,791 -17% 1,765 $3,994   $85,573,472 42
1990/04/13 4 $5,949,199 -16% 1,702 $3,495   $91,522,671 49
1990/04/20 3 $4,591,022 -23% 1,682 $2,730   $96,113,693 56
1990/04/27 5 $4,025,678 -12% 1,479 $2,722   $100,139,371 63
1990/05/04 6 $3,139,852 -22% 1,377 $2,280   $103,279,223 70
1990/05/11 4 $2,998,879 -4% 1,323 $2,267   $106,278,102 77
1990/05/18 6 $2,398,483 -20% 1,241 $1,933   $108,676,585 84
1990/05/25 7 $2,532,715 +6% 1,061 $2,387   $111,209,300 91
1990/06/01 8 $1,473,335 -42% 933 $1,579   $112,682,635 98