Red Scorpion
Red Scorpion (1989)

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

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1989
DVD Release Date: October 13, 1998
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Critic Score: 9% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

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

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Good golly, this comic book action picture is a stinker.

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Kevin A. Ranson

Long live Dolph...!

Stephen Holden
New York Times

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

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.

Richard Harrington
Washington Post

Beware of its stink.

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TV Guide

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

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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 : )