Red Scorpion
Red Scorpion (1989)

Dolph Lundgren stars in this controversial action film directed by Joseph Zito (Missing in Action). The beefy Swede plays Soviet KGB agent Lt. Nikolai, who is sent to Africa with orders to eliminate a black rebel. Eventually, Nikolai begins… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 13, 1998
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Critic Score: 10% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff
Variety

A dull, below-average action pic, lensed in Swaziland.

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Dan Lybarger
KC Active

Because it was produced by disgraced (and imprisoned) Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff, the movie is now loaded with an eerie unintentional laughter it didn't have for its original viewers.

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Dolph's probably still wondering why his star's no longer shining.

Stephen Holden
New York Times

The movie's reflective moments belong to Mr. Lundgren's sweaty chest.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

The film offers little that hasn't been seen in countless others of its ilk.

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Richard Harrington
Washington Post

Beware of its stink.

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Kevin A. Ranson
MovieCrypt.com

Long live Dolph...!

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Flixster Audience Score: 36% Flixster User Reviews
Emily Armstrong
Oh my god, you guys, this movie is great. Okay, maybe the movie itself isn't super-fantastic, but it turns out that watching a schlocky film in the middle… More
EightThirty .
I saw this when I was small...It was cool at the time : )