The Hunt for Red October

In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine captain, in a new undetectable sub, violates orders and heads for the U.S. The American CIA and military must quickly determine: Is he trying to defect, or to start a war?

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$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