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Eraser (1996)

 -  Action | Drama | Mystery  -  21 June 1996 (USA)
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A Witness Protection specialist becomes suspicious of his co-workers when dealing with a case involving high-tech weapons.

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John Kruger is a U.S. marshal who is assigned to protect Lee Cullen, who works for the Cyrez Corporation, a company that manufactures top secret weapons for the military. Lee knows about a scam going on within Cyrez Corporation, and the man behind it is determined to silence Lee, because without Lee, the FBI has no case against the Cyrez Corporation. After taking Lee to New York City to hide her, John discovers that his friend, U.S. Marshal Robert Deguerin, is the mastermind behind the scam! Written by Todd Baldridge <sandib@eastky.com>

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He will erase your past to protect your future.


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Rated R for violent action throughout and some language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 June 1996 (USA)  »

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El protector  »

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Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$24,566,446 (USA) (21 June 1996)

Gross:

AUD 5,776,922 (Australia) (1 November 1996)
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Two walk-on parts went for $4,500 each at a Planet Hollywood auction in 1995. See more »

Goofs

DeGuerin passes round a photograph of the woman. One agent holds the photo, upright, by the bottom edge and passes it to Kruger who takes the photo by the top edge and looks at it. The photo should now be inverted as Kruger looks at it, however the shot from over his shoulder reveals that the pic is still upright See more »

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Tony Two Toes: We're from the local 129th, sonny.
Mikey: We heard you was loading a ship without the assistance of bonefide union labor. Say it ain't so.
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Arnold delivers bigger than life action once again
19 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

When this movie came out, it had been two years since Arnold had been on the big screen. Well, it was worth the wait as ERASER was a great action/thriller. Really cool special effects, a great plot. Arnold shows he is still the top star of action movies.


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