Simon Phoenix, a violent criminal cryogenically frozen in 1996, has escaped during a parole hearing in 2032 in the utopia of San Angeles. Police are incapable of dealing with his violent ways and turn to his captor, John Spartan, who had also been cryogenically frozen when wrongfully accused of killing 30 innocent people while apprehending Phoenix.

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  1. Robert Reneau

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Peter M. Lenkov

    Screenplay, Story

  3. Marco Brambilla


  4. Daniel Waters


Top Billed Cast

  1. Sylvester Stallone

    Sylvester Stallone

    John Spartan

  2. Wesley Snipes

    Wesley Snipes

    Simon Phoenix

  3. Sandra Bullock

    Sandra Bullock

    Lt. Lenina Huxley

  4. Nigel Hawthorne

    Nigel Hawthorne

    Dr. Raymond Cocteau

  5. Benjamin Bratt

    Benjamin Bratt

    Alfredo Garcia

  6. Denis Leary

    Denis Leary

    Edgar Friendly

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 55m

Budget $57,000,000.00

Revenue $159,055,768.00

Homepage http://www.warnerbros.com/demolition-man

Release Information

  • October 7, 1993
    R, Premiere
  • October 8, 1993
    R, Theatrical
  • November 18, 1997
    R, Physical
  • August 16, 2011
    R, Physical



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