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Two prisoners chained together flee during an escape attempt gone bad.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Piper
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Dodge
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Gibson
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Pat Schiller
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Lieutenant Clark
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Santiago
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Chris Paine
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Warden Nichols
Michael Nader ...
Mantajano
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Faith - Cindy
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Cora
Steve Carlisle ...
Herb Foster
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Officer Thornhill
J. Don Ferguson ...
Chairman
Kathy Payne ...
Margaret Parks
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Storyline

Dodge is a computer hacker serving a prison term; Piper is a tough guy. They end up chained together, and flee during a chain-gang escape attempt that goes bad. An adventure plot ensues, involving a missing floppy disk, an attractive woman that assists them, a sinister Federal marshal, an honest cop, and the Cuban mafia. Written by Michael C. Berch <mcb@postmodern.com>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language, and for some nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

19 July 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Perseguidos  »

Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,405,000 (USA) (19 July 1996)

Gross:

$17,095,268 (USA) (20 September 1996)
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Goofs

The chain connecting the two prisoners is missing during the jump from the bridge. See more »

Quotes

Det. Matthew 'Gib' Gibson: Who fled?
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Connections

References Shaft (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Bright Lights
Written by Terrence Smith, Nico Constantine and Bill 'Bee' Buchanan
Performed and Produced by T. Smith
T. Smith appears courtesy of Rowdy Records
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The odd couple
4 January 2005 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

While this is not a film that will mark any new trend in the thriller genre, it's not unpleasant to watch. The director, Kevin Hooks, working on the script written by Preston Whitmore, delivers a an action film that is easy to watch.

Preston Whitmore's screen play combines elements from different movies that have been much better, but that said, while it's not breaking any grounds, the film keeps one's interest throughout.

Laurence Fishburne and Stephen Baldwin make an odd couple indeed. Mr. Baldwin acts with a blank expression most of the time he is seen. Mr. Fishburne has been around for a while; with the right director he is more effective than what he shows in this movie.

Will Patton, one of the best character actors working in films today, has a small, but effective role. It'shame because he can outperform this cast by only saying his lines. Salma Hayek's Cora, the girl with a heart of gold, is a welcome presence for the eyes.

The beginning of the film, as well as the closing scenes are the best things going because it sags a bit in the middle section, but all in all, it will keep the viewer entertained without pretending to be more.


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