Red Scorpion
Red Scorpion (1989)

A Soviet infiltrator is stationed in a rebellious African country where he's supposed to kill a disruptive leader.

Directed By:
Rated: R
Running Time:
Release Date: January 1, 1989
DVD Release Date: October 13, 1998
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
User Score

Critic Score: 10% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

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

Full review…
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.

Full review…
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.

TV Guide

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

Full review…
Richard Harrington
Washington Post

Beware of its stink.

Full review…
Kevin A. Ranson

Long live Dolph...!

More reviews for Red Scorpion

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 : )