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Red Scorpion (1989)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $4,192,000Details
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Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
10% - Rotten
36% - Spilled

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 19th, 1989 (Wide)
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Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: South Africa,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,112 $1,972,994 Apr 21, 1989 5
Widest Opening Weekend 3,255 1,268 Apr 21, 1989 5


M. Emmet Walsh    Dewey
Brion James    Krasnov
Dolph Lundgren    Nikolai
Carmen Argenziano    Colonel Zayas

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for June 12th, 2012

June 11th, 2012

It's another strong week at the home market, at least for this time of year. Usually at this time of year we are dealing with January and February releases, which tend to be rather bad and are rarely big hits at the box office. However, we have the last of the winter blockbusters coming out this Tuesday. The Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Blu-ray Combo Pack will be the best selling release of the week, and good enough to buy, but it is not Pick of the Week material. There were a couple others that came close, like Too Big to Fail on DVD or Blu-ray Combo Pack and In Darkness on DVD or Blu-ray. In the end, I went with Shallow Grave's Criterion Collection Blu-ray as the pick of the week, although Harold and Maude's Criterion Collection Blu-ray and Gold Rush's Criterion Collection Blu-ray are really close behind. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/04/21 7 $1,972,994   1,268 $1,556   $2,049,338 5

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