The Fugitive Celebrates 20 Years


It’s been 20 years this August since Harrison Ford was chased all over Chicagoland by Tommy Lee Jones in The Fugitive. The film follows Dr. Richard Kimble (Ford), wrongly accused of murdering his wife, as he searches for the truth behind his wife’s death, all the while closely tailed by US Marshal Samuel Gerard (Jones), an enigmatic and relentless law enforcement agent who, himself, begins to question Kimble’s actual involvement in the crime. The film was a big hit for director Andrew Davis, who has directed such films as Holes (2003), Collateral Damage (2002), and Under Siege (1992), and even earned Tommy Lee Jones an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor. Jones would go on to play the same character alongside Wesley Snipes in 1998’s US Marshals, but the movie had no where near the same influence as the original. Director Davis is now in talks to do a remake of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island, and is currently in the pre-production stages of Pretty Boy Floyd, while Harrison Ford may be popping up in the next Star Wars movie and maybe even another dreadful Indiana Jones sequel. Tommy Lee Jones, however, will be starring alongside Robert De Niro in the upcoming mob flick The Family, which is being produced by Martin Scorsese. You can catch watch the trailer right here on MADE, then see the movie in theaters September 13th.

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