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Added on: 25/2/2001 08:16
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Fugitive, The (UK)

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A murdered wife. A one-armed man. An obsessed detective. The chase begins
Certificate: 15
Running Time: 125 mins
Retail Price: £12.99
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Catch him if you can. The Fugitive is on the run! Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee Jones race through the breathless manhunt movie based on the classic TV series. Ford is prison escapee Dr. Richard Kimble, a Chicago surgeon falsely convicted of killing his wife and determined to prove his innocence by leading his pursuer to the one-armed man who actually committed the crime. Jones is Sam Gerard, an unrelenting bloodhound of a U.S. Marshal. They are hunted and hunter. And as directed by Andrew Davis, 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. Patrick`s Day Parade and much more. Better Hurry. Kimble doesn`t stay in one place very long!

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Interactive Menus
Scene Access
Production Notes

Video Tracks:
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

Audio Tracks:
Dolby Digital 5.1 English
Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 French

Subtitle Tracks:
CC: English

Directed By:
Andrew Davis

Written By:

Joe Pantoliano
Jeroen Krabbe
Tommy Lee Jones
Sela Ward
Julianne Moore
Andreas Katsulas
Harrison Ford

Casting By:
Amanda Mackey Johnson
Cathy Sandrich

Soundtrack By:
James Newton Howard

Richard Nord
Dean Goodhill
Don Brochu
Dennis Verkler
Dov Hoenig
David Finfer

Costume Designer:
Aggie Guerard Rodgers

Production Designer:
Dennis Washington

Peter MacGregor-Scott
Nana Greenwald
Arnold Kopelson
Stephen Brown

Executive Producer:
Roy Huggins
Keith Barish

Warner Bros

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6 / 10
What an overrated movie this turned out to be.
When I spotted this disk on one of the many bargain sales lately, I asked one of my friends for his opinion about this movie. He was shocked I never saw it and demanded that I buy it immediately. Well, I did.
The video transfer is ok. Some scratches can be spotted occasionally and the picture is not too sharp. However, there are almost no compression signs at all.
The box is misleading in saying this is a fullscreen version of the movie. It`s a widescreen version, so you can relax.
The DD 5.1 soundtrack is ok. The surrounds are used occasionally, but the sound isn`t too explosive. The dialog is always clear, though.
The menus are still and silent.
The disk contains no extras at all.
Bottom line - a watch-only-once thriller that is given a very average treatment on this disk.
posted by Zvi Josef on 13/1/2002 11:43