• Eraser (1996)

Eraser

Release Date: June 21st, 1996

DVD Release Date: March 26th, 1997

R |1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary

John "The Eraser" Kruger is the top gun in the US Marshall Witness Protection scheme; he erases their past and deals with their future. His latest assignment is whistle-blower Dr. Lee Cullen, who has evidence against a major arms corporation that's selling weapons to terrorists with the collusion of rogue enemy agents within, but there is danger nearer home for Kruger, from within his own department.

Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Caan, Vanessa Williams, James Coburn, Robert Pastorelli, James Cromwell, Danny Nucci, Andy Romano

Director: Chuck Russell

Genres: Action

Production Co: Warner Bros., Kopelson Entertainment

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Office, Mystery, 1990s, Suspenseful, New York City, Pursuit, Rescue, Tense

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Mike ClarkUSA Today

    The middling result, diverting while it lasts but too silly to recommend, is merely this week's funhouse action pic. [21 Jun 1996 Pg.01.D]

  • 75
    Rick GroenThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Eraser may lack the chameleon wizardry of the the "Terminator" duo, or the imperious mechanics of "True Lies", but the bang-for-the-buck ratio is high enough to appease even the thinnest wallet. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Eraser is more or less what you expect, two hours of mindless nonstop high-tech action, with preposterous situations, a body count in the dozens, and Arnold introducing a new trademark line of dialogue (it's supposed to be "Trust me," but I think "You're luggage" will win on points). show more

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