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Total Recall (1990)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $119,394,839Details
International Box Office $142,005,161Details
Worldwide Box Office $261,400,000
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 508 $119,394,839
All Time International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 542 $142,005,161
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 498 $261,400,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 97 $119,394,839
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 94 $142,005,161
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 96 $261,400,000

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

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: Visual Effects, Faulty Memory, Mutants, Film Noir, Psychics, Rebellion, Corporate Malfeasance, Dwarfism, Prostitution, Double Agent, Dream Sequence, Surprise Twist, Remade
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Fastest to $100m 507 $101,637,540 Jul 6, 1990 42
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 242 $8,644,343 Jul 6, 1990 38
Fastest to $50m 591 $51,142,280 Jun 8, 1990 10


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

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Jerry Goldsmith

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

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

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1990/06/01 1 $36,080,900   2,060 $17,515   $36,080,900 7
1990/06/08 2 $21,320,520 -41% 2,076 $10,270   $57,401,420 14
1990/06/15 3 $15,743,932 -26% 2,095 $7,515   $73,145,352 21
1990/06/22 3 $12,402,413 -21% 2,131 $5,820   $85,547,765 28
1990/06/29 5 $9,442,215 -24% 1,961 $4,815   $94,989,980 35
1990/07/06 5 $6,647,560 -30% 1,787 $3,720   $101,637,540 42
1990/07/13 8 $4,777,080 -28% 1,551 $3,080   $106,414,620 49

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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