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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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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 503 $120,709,866
All Time International Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,067 $79,790,134
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 742 $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 13th Weekend 83 $2,127,888 May 25, 1990 87
Fastest to $100m 583 $100,139,371 Apr 27, 1990 63
Easter (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 159 $9,057,706 Apr 13, 1990 45
Fastest to $50m 883 $53,926,439 Mar 16, 1990 17

Leading Cast

   Marko Ramius

Supporting Cast

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

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

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

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1990/03/02 1 $17,161,835   1,225 $14,010   $17,161,835 1
1990/03/09 1 $14,058,772 -18% 1,665 $8,444   $37,656,664 2
1990/03/16 1 $11,077,359 -21% 1,817 $6,097   $53,926,439 3
1990/03/23 2 $9,111,680 -18% 1,817 $5,015   $67,287,859 4
1990/03/30 3 $6,533,017 -28% 1,817 $3,595   $76,586,236 5
1990/04/06 5 $5,023,444 -23% 1,765 $2,846   $83,548,125 6
1990/04/13 3 $4,261,262 -15% 1,702 $2,504   $89,834,734 7
1990/04/20 3 $3,551,837 -17% 1,682 $2,112   $95,074,508 8
1990/04/27 5 $2,983,934 -16% 1,479 $2,018   $99,097,627 9
1990/05/04 6 $2,407,207 -19% 1,377 $1,748   $102,546,578 10
1990/05/11 4 $2,208,875 -8% 1,323 $1,670   $105,488,098 11
1990/05/18 6 $1,754,000 -21% 1,241 $1,413   $108,032,102 12
1990/05/25 7 $2,127,888 +21% 1,061 $2,006   $110,804,473 13
1990/06/01 8 $1,046,867 -51% 933 $1,122   $112,256,167 14
1990/06/08 9 $802,750 -23% 822 $977   $113,485,385 15

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1990/03/02 1 $23,597,892   1,225 $19,264   $23,597,892 1
1990/03/09 1 $19,251,188 -18% 1,665 $11,562   $42,849,080 2
1990/03/16 1 $15,327,099 -20% 1,817 $8,435   $58,176,179 3
1990/03/23 2 $11,877,040 -23% 1,817 $6,537   $70,053,219 4
1990/03/30 3 $8,471,462 -29% 1,817 $4,662   $78,524,681 5
1990/04/06 5 $7,048,791 -17% 1,765 $3,994   $85,573,472 6
1990/04/13 4 $5,949,199 -16% 1,702 $3,495   $91,522,671 7
1990/04/20 3 $4,591,022 -23% 1,682 $2,730   $96,113,693 8
1990/04/27 5 $4,025,678 -12% 1,479 $2,722   $100,139,371 9
1990/05/04 6 $3,139,852 -22% 1,377 $2,280   $103,279,223 10
1990/05/11 4 $2,998,879 -4% 1,323 $2,267   $106,278,102 11
1990/05/18 6 $2,398,483 -20% 1,241 $1,933   $108,676,585 12
1990/05/25 7 $2,532,715 +6% 1,061 $2,387   $111,209,300 13
1990/06/01 8 $1,473,335 -42% 933 $1,579   $112,682,635 14

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records



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