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Eraser is an action movie directed by Chuck Russell (as Charles Russell) and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Caan, Vanessa Williams and James Coburn and Robert Pastorelli. The movie was written by Tony Puryear (story), Walon Green (story). The film has a $100 million budget with a 115-minute running time. Eraser currently has a 6.1 IMDb rating, based on 94252 and 56 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated R.

release date for Eraser

Eraser release date

When does Eraser come out in theaters?

The official theatrical release date for Eraser (1996)is June 21, 1996.


When will Eraser be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

Eraser DVD/Blu-ray release date is N/A. The estimated DVD release date is N/A. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in N/A. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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Eraser budget

How much did Eraser cost to make?

$100,000,000 budget

The movie cost $100 million to make.

Eraser movie poster

Eraser rating

R Rated

Eraser is rated R. R stands for ‘Restricted’, which means children under 17 require accompanying parent or adult guardian. The movie contains some adult material and parents are urged to learn more about the movie.


Eraser reviews

6.1 IMDb 56 Metascore

The movie currently has a 6.1 of out 10 IMDb rating and 56 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.


Eraser trailer

Eraser plot summary

What is Eraser about?

U.S. Marshall John Kruger erases the identities of people enrolled in the Witness Protection Program. His current assignment is to protect Lee Cullen, who’s uncovered evidence that the weapons manufacturer she works for has been selling to terrorist groups. When Kruger discovers that there’s a corrupt agent within the program, he must guard his own life while trying to protect Lee’s.


Synopsis from IMDb A Witness Protection specialist becomes suspicious of his co-workers when dealing with a case involving high-tech weapons.


The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.


Eraser cast

Who is in Eraser?

Arnold Schwarzenegger in Eraser Arnold Schwarzenegger as U.S. Marshal John ‘The Eraser’ Kruger
James Caan in Eraser James Caan as U.S. Marshal Robert Deguerin
Vanessa Williams in Eraser Vanessa Williams as Lee Cullen
James Coburn in Eraser James Coburn as WitSec Chief Beller
Robert Pastorelli in Eraser Robert Pastorelli as Johnny Casteleone

Eraser box Office

How much did Eraser make?

$242,295,562 worldwide

The film has made over $242 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.


Eraser details

Theatrical Release Date: June 21, 1996
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: N/A
Film Budget: $100 million
Box Office: $242 million
Length: 115 minutes
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Language: English

Eraser facts


How long is Eraser?

The movie is 115 minutes long (1 hour and 55 minutes).

What year did Eraser come out?

The movie is out on June 21, 1996. The movie has been out for .


Who is the lead actor in the movie?

Arnold Schwarzenegger plays as U.S. Marshal John ‘The Eraser’ Kruger.


Who is the director of Eraser?

Chuck Russell (as Charles Russell) directed the movie.


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