The Fugitive Movie Review Summary

Actors: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward, Julianne Moore

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Fugitive

In this suspenceful thriller, we meet Dr. Richard Kimble, a doctor who is accused of murdering his wife, and then escapes from custody. While free, he looks for the real culprit, a one-armed man, while an obsessed detective begins looking for Kimble. Searching 'every doghouse, warehouse, etc.", he continues to unlock the key to Kimble's past. This is very energetic with an incredible surprise ending, and a wonderful performance by Tommy Lee Jones as the detective.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Estefan Ellison

Richard Kimble (Ford), an eminent Chicago surgeon, comes home one night to find his wife bludgeoned to death. Although he knows he is innocent and is convinced a one-armed man committed the murder, Kimble is convicted of the crime and sent to prison. Fortunately, while he is being transported by prison bus, it collides with a train and he manages to escape. Kimble must elude tough and wily U.S. Marshal Samuel Gerard (Jones) long enough to find out who really killed his wife and why. This smart, taut 1993 thriller, inspired by the hit 1960s TV series that starred David Janssen, races from a spectacular train wreck through sewer tunnels, from a breathtaking leap off a high dam to a right for a gun on Chicago's L Train, and from a chase through a St. Patrick's Day Parade to the climactic fight on rooftops, just like the final TV episode. Great work, especially by the two leads.
The review of this Movie prepared by David Loftus

When Dr. Richard Kimble is framed for the murder of his wife, he breaks out of prison to find the real killer. With the FBI on his tail, Kimble manages to outsmart them, but eventually, he leads them to the criminal, Frederick Sykes. Kimble's best-known tactic is when he jumps off a dam and plunges into the river below. Kudos to Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee Jones for recreating the '60s TV show of the same name.
The review of this Movie prepared by Teddy

Catch him if you can. The Fugitive is on the run! Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee Jones race through the breathless man-hunt movie based on the classic TV series. Ford is prison escapee Dr. Richard Kimble, a Chicago suregon falsley convicted of killing his wife and determined to prove his innocence by leading his pursuers to the one-armed man who actually committed the crime. Jones (1993 Academy Award and Golden Globe winner as best supporting actor) is Sam Gerard, an unrelenting bloodhound of a U.S. Marshal. They are hunted and hunter. And as directed by Andrew Davis (Under Siege), their nonstop chase has one exhilarating speed: all-out. So, catch him if you can. And catch an 11-on-a-scale-of-10 train wreck (Yes, the train is real), a plunge down a waterfall, a cat-and-mouse jaunt through a Chicago St. Patricks Day Parade and much more. Better hurry. Kimble doesn't stay in one place very long.
The review of this Movie prepared by Jessica W

Harrison Ford stars in this Elite Thriller. He is wrongly accused of his wife's murder. He has a chance to escape and prove he didn't do it, so he takes it.

Tommy Lee Jones is the US marshall on the case with his wacky crew to try and catch Richard Kimble (Ford) and also find the TRUTH along the way. Academy Award nominee for Best Picture, and Best Supporting Actor (Jones) Don't miss this one!
The review of this Movie prepared by Greg Howell

Script Analysis of The Fugitive

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 45%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 35%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% How difficult to spot villain?    -   Moderately Challenging Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Murder Mystery?    -   Yes What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   30%    -   40%    -   60% Murders of set profession?    -   doctors Special suspect?    -   best friend Kind of mystery?    -   skilled citizen investigator    -   police procedural    -   amateur citizen investigator Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   catching/stopping killer    -   vigilante hunting down criminal(s) If this is a criminal POV story...    -   criminals portrayed sympathetically on the run

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   doctor Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast    -   Midwest City?    -   Yes City:    -   Chicago Misc setting    -   prison    -   resort/hotel    -   moving train    -   sewers/subways    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives    -   blunt clubbing (like seals) Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   TV show

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