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Three Fugitives (1989)

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Cast

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Sarah Rowland Doroff ...
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Dugan
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Tener
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Horvath
David Arnott ...
Bank Teller
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Charlie
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Woman Cop
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Tucker
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Bowles
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Dog Handler
Bill Cross ...
Guard at Prison
Stanley Brock ...
Release Sergeant
John Procaccino ...
Highway Patrolman
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Storyline

On his first day after being released from jail for 14 armed bank robberies, Lucas finds himself caught up in someone else's robbery. Perry has decided to hold up the local bank to raise money so that he can keep his daughter, Meg, and get her the treatment she needs. Dugan, a detective, assumes Lucas helped plan the robbery, and hence Lucas, Perry and Meg become three fugitives. Written by Rob Hartill

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They rob banks. She steals hearts.

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Action | Comedy

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27 January 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los tres fugitivos  »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$40,590,000 (USA)
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The character Meg is mute for most of the movie. James Earl Jones, who plays Dugan, was functionally mute for eight years until he reached high school. See more »

Goofs

As Lucas opens the building door to visit Meg, he is carrying the stuffed monkey by the back leg. The view switches to the hall, showing him come through the door carrying the monkey by the neck. See more »

Quotes

Woman Cop: Do you know what kidnapping her will get you?
Ned Perry: Yeah, her
[meaning his daughter]
Ned Perry: .
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References Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985) See more »

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Hard Work
Written by Brian O'Neal
Performed by The Bus Boys
Courtesy of Voss Records
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Three Fugitives is an excellent comedy movie
29 June 2004 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

This movie is just great, its really funny & original for its time. Martin Short & Nick Nolte really make this movie work, I would say this is Martin Shorts best role in a movie where he's actually really hilarious throughout the movie. The casting for this movie is also good too, movie keeps traveling at a fairly consistent pace. In my own opinion this is a great family comedy movie. Its extremely funny & touching all at the same time, I recommend this to all comedy movie lovers, the bank scene is just simply hilarious. This is my favourite Nick Nolte movie, i haven't seen too many of his movies but his acting was great in this movie. I give this 8.5/10 for being a very under estimated movie.


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