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