The Fugitive

The Fugitive Brief Information

The Fugitive is a 1993 American thriller film based on the 1960s television series of the same name created by Roy Huggins. The film was directed by Andrew Davis and stars Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee Jones. When Dr. Richard Kimble (Ford) is wrongfully convicted for the murder of his wife, and escapes from federal custody, he is declared a fugitive. He sets out to prove his innocence and bring those who were responsible to justice while being pursued relentlessly by a team of U.S. Marshals, led by Deputy Samuel Gerard (Jones).

The film premiered in theaters nationwide in the United States on August 6, 1993, grossing $368,875,760 in box office business from a $44 million budget. Considering its production and related marketing costs, the film was considered a major financial success. The Fugitive was nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, a rarity for a film associated with a television series; Jones won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor. It presently holds a 94% score on Rotten Tomatoes and a rating of "universal acclaim" from Metacritic.

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