The Hunt for Red October

In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine Captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the U.S. Is he trying to defect or to start a war?

Grosses

Domestic (60.9%)
$122,012,643
Summary Details
DistributorParamount Pictures
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Opening$17,161,835
1,225 theaters
Budget$30,000,000
Release DateMar 2, 1990
Running Time2 hr 15 min
GenresAction Adventure Thriller
In Release305 days/43 weeks
Widest Release1,817 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Mar 2-41$17,161,835-1,225-$14,009$17,161,8351
Mar 9-111$14,058,772-18.1%1,665+440$8,443$37,656,6642
Mar 16-181$11,077,359-21.2%1,817+152$6,096$53,926,4393
Mar 23-252$9,111,680-17.7%1,817-$5,014$67,287,8594
Mar 30-Apr 13$6,533,017-28.3%1,817-$3,595$76,586,2365
Apr 6-85$5,023,444-23.1%1,765-52$2,846$83,548,1256
Apr 13-153$4,261,262-15.2%1,702-63$2,503$89,834,7347
Apr 20-223$3,551,837-16.6%1,682-20$2,111$95,074,5088
Apr 27-295$2,983,934-16%1,479-203$2,017$99,097,6279
May 4-66$2,407,207-19.3%1,377-102$1,748$102,546,57810
May 11-134$2,208,875-8.2%1,323-54$1,669$105,488,09811
May 18-206$1,754,000-20.6%1,241-82$1,413$108,032,10212
May 25-28
Memorial Day wknd
7$2,127,888-1,061-$2,005$110,804,473-
Jun 1-38$1,046,867-933-$1,122$112,256,16714
Jun 8-109$802,750-23.3%933-$860$113,485,38515
Jun 15-1711$602,680-24.9%554-379$1,087$114,448,40216