An increasingly obsessed detective chases an escaped rapist across the Southwest and enters into a complicated relationship with one of the victims.


(chapter Fugitives from nonfiction book "And Deliver Us From Evil"),
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Max Cole
Cal Harper
Flo Martin
Les Stubbs
Suzie Bryant
Terry Gifford
Sherry Nash
Annette McCarthy ...
Dennis Letts ...
Lloyd Yarborough
Norman Bennett ...
Aldo Billingslea ...
Cop #2
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Mimi Cochran ...
Kathy Lee
Jerry Cotton ...


An increasingly obsessed detective chases an escaped rapist across the Southwest and enters into a complicated relationship with one of the victims.

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4 February 1992 (USA)  »

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Dérapage incontrôlé  »

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Different Drama\Mystery
12 July 2005 | by (United States Minor Outlying Islands) – See all my reviews

"Fugitive Among Us" is a pretty good mystery\drama. Peter Strauss plays a cop on the edge. He wants to catch a really brutal criminal played by the always awesome Eric Roberts. I liked that that this movie was more of a drama. It doesn't have any action or need any. It's the tough performances that make it good. There are some slow moments, but both the Strauss and Roberts characters are both interesting enough to carry over the boring parts.

Any movie with Eric Roberts is great. He will always be better than his sister. Who cares if she has an Oscar, Eric always puts in a quality performance. If you don't believe me, watch "Stiletto Dance", "La Cucaracha" or "Star 80".

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