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Total Recall (1990)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $108,580,729Details
International Box Office $142,005,161
Worldwide Box Office $250,585,890
Further financial details...

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Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
84% - Certified Fresh
78% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$65,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 1st, 1990 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
August 10th, 2012 (Limited) by Rialto Pictures
Video Release: June 18th, 1997 by TriStar Pictures Video
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 113 minutes
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Keywords: Film Noir, Mutants, Faulty Memory, Visual Effects, Surprise Twist, Dream Sequence, Double Agent, Prostitution, Dwarfism, Corporate Malfeasance, Rebellion, Psychics, Remade
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Countries: United States


Michael Ironside    Richter
Ronny Cox    Vilos Cohaagen
Rachel Ticotin    Melina
Robert Costanzo    Harry
Bob Bergen    Additional Voice

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Jerry Goldsmith

Blu-ray Sales: Beginning of the End for Batman?

August 15th, 2012

It looks like the Batman films will finally be slipping out of the top five in the coming weeks. Batman Begins came in first place in terms of units topping Hatfields & McCoys 192,000 units to 186,000 units. However, Hatfields & McCoys easily won in terms of revenue with $4.63 million to $1.91 million. Its opening week Blu-ray share was 34%, which is good for a TV mini-series, but below average for the format. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for July 31st, 2012

July 31st, 2012

According to, the best selling new release of the week is a catalog Blu-ray release. Not only that, it is a double-dip. There were a few contenders for Pick of the Week, including the aforementioned Blu-ray double-dip: Total Recall: Mind-Bending Edition. It looks better than the previous edition, it has more extras, and it is really cheap. Forever Marilyn is a great Blu-ray and is also excellent value for the money. Finally, Mystery Science Theater 3000: Volume XXIV. 'Nuff said. So which one is the pick of the week? Honestly, I can't decide. Call it a three-way tie. More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: Total Recall: Mind-Bending Edition

July 28th, 2012

With the remake coming out next Friday, now is the perfect time for the original Total Recall to be re-released on Blu-ray. I've previously reviewed the film when it was part of a Box Set. Because I've reviewed it before, I won't go into too much detail with regards to the movie. It's not like my opinion has changed suddenly. I thought it was worth picking up before, and I think it is worth owning now. But, is it worth paying money to see it in high definition? More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for November 23rd, 2010

November 22nd, 2010

This Friday is Black Friday, but there's a lull on the home market with not a whole lot of great releases. (This is the usual pattern for Thanksgiving.) The biggest hit coming out is The Expendables, which should top the chart, while there are a number of smaller releases that are in contention for Pick of the Week. The best of these is Metropolis: The Complete Metropolis, which comes out on Blu-ray this week after being released on DVD last week. More...

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Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1990/06/01 1 $25,533,700   2,060 $12,395   $25,533,700 3
1990/06/08 2 $15,061,380 -41% 2,076 $7,255   $51,142,280 10
1990/06/15 3 $10,223,600 -32% 2,095 $4,880   $67,625,020 17
1990/06/22 3 $8,278,935 -19% 2,131 $3,885   $81,424,287 24
1990/06/29 4 $6,000,660 -28% 1,961 $3,060   $91,548,425 31
1990/07/06 5 $4,217,240 -30% 1,787 $2,360   $99,207,220 38
1990/07/13 8 $3,218,325 -24% 1,551 $2,075   $104,855,865 45
1990/07/20 10 $2,154,810 -33% 1,302 $1,655   $108,569,430 52
2012/08/10 72 $5,788   1 $5,788   $108,575,218 8,109
2012/08/24 75 $5,511   1 $5,511   $108,580,729 8,123

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/5/20122623,399 23,399$142,345$142,345790
8/12/20122117,199-26% 40,598$97,339$239,685791

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/5/2012529,085 29,085$490,952$490,952790
8/12/2012816,346-44% 45,431$235,547$726,499791
8/19/2012817,514+7% 62,945$216,120$942,619792

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