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Release Date: August 6th, 1993

DVD Release Date: March 26th, 1997

PG-13|2 hr 7 min

Plot Summary
Wrongfully accused of murdering his wife, Richard Kimble (Harrison Ford) escapes from the law in an attempt to find her killer and clear his name. Pursuing him is a team of U.S. marshals led by Deputy Samuel Gerard (Tommy Lee Jones), a determined detective who will not rest until Richard is captured. As Richard leads the team through a series of intricate chases, he discovers the secrets behind his wife's death and struggles to expose the killer before it is too late.

Cast: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward, Julianne Moore, Joe Pantoliano, Jeroen Krabbe, Andreas Katsulas, Daniel Roebuck

Director: Andrew Davis

Genres: Drama, Action, Crime drama, Thriller

Production Co: Warner Brothers

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: 1990s, Suspenseful, Murder, Mystery, Pursuit, Wife, Gripping, Escape, Quest

Ratings & Reviews

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  • "Innovative" is not a legitimate description of The Fugitive, but "entertaining" is. show more

  • A tense, taut and expert thriller that becomes something more than that, an allegory about an innocent man in a world prepared to crush him. show more

  • What makes the film so special is that Ford and Tommy Lee Jones (as his chief pursuer, US Marshal Samuel Gerard) are such beautifully matched adversaries. show more

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Awards

Nominated Music (Original Score)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Winner Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1993)
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Cinematography
Nominated Sound Effects Editing
Nominated Sound
Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1993)
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Achievement in Special Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1993)