Exciting big-screen version of the '60s TV series with the same basic storyline: Dr. Richard Kimble's (Ford) wife (Ward) is murdered and he's convicted, so he escapes and goes on the lam to find the real killer, the mysterious one-armed man. Dogged marshal Sam Gerard (Jones) is determined to retrieve his man. Lots of mystery and action, particularly a spectacular train/bus crash sequence, keeps the tension high. Due to illness, Richard Jordan was replaced by Krabbe after production had begun. Alec Baldwin was originally slated to star as Kimble, but backed out and Ford was cast. Sound familiar? Ford also replaced Baldwin as Jack Ryan in "Patriot Games."
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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 127 minutes.
Oscars 1993: Support. Actor (Jones); Golden Globes 1994: Support. Actor (Jones); L.A. Film Critics 1993: Support. Actor (Jones); MTV Movie Awards 1994: On-Screen Duo (Harrison Ford/Tommy Lee Jones), Action Seq.; Blockbuster 1995: Action Actor, V. (Ford).
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