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U.S. Marshals (1998)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  6 March 1998 (USA)
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US Marshal Samuel Gerard (Jones) and his team of Marshals are assigned to track down Sheridan (Snipes), a murderer and robber.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Deputy Marshal Savannah Cooper (as LaTanya Richardson)
Marie Bineaux
DSS Director Bertrum Lamb
Rick Snyder ...
Xian Chen
Detective Kim
Deputy Jackson


When a prisoner transport plane crashes, one prisoner, Mark Sheridan, skillfully escapes and saves lives at the same time. Deputy Sam Gerard and his team of U.S. Marshals pursue relentlessly, but Gerard begins to suspect that there is more to the exceptional fugitive than what he has been told. Meanwhile, Sheridan struggles to avoid capture while seeking answers of his own. Until the final scene, both Gerard and Sheridan are in jeopardy of the unknown. Written by OBGriffiths@yahoo.com

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The cop who won't stop is back. But this time he's chasing down a lot more than a fugitive. See more »


Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some scenes of violence and brief language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

6 March 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Fugitive Part II  »

Box Office


$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,863,988 (USA) (6 March 1998)


$57,823,170 (USA) (24 July 1998)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Towards the end of the movie, Gerard and Royce follow Sheridan to the Bayonne docks in New Jersey. Afterwards they are in a unnamed hospital however the police officer outside Sheridan's room is wearing an actual Bayonne Police Department patch on his shoulder. See more »


When Noah enters the senior's apartment, the door is open but when Sam shows up after Noah is shot, he kicks in the door. See more »


Sam Gerard: Get the tapes from the U.N. surveillance.
John Royce: I don't think we have clearance for those.
Sam Gerard: Get the clearance, get the tapes, don't tell me what we can't do!
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Referenced in Labyrinten: Episode #1.4 (2000) See more »


Written by Grant Clarke and Harry Akst
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User Reviews

Decent action film.
12 August 1999 | by (L.A. CA) – See all my reviews

U.S. Marshals has Tommy Lee Jones as Sam Gerard, his Oscar winning role from The Fugitive, chasing after Wesley Snipes. After a quite spectacular plane crash, the hunt is on. Snipes trying to prove he's innocent of crimes he didn't commit and Jones and his team of bloodhounds relentlessly searching for him. There is no skimping on the action and the leap from a building to a moving train is one nifty stunt. The only trouble I have is that you don't care enough about Wesley Snipes' character as you do for Harrison Ford in The Fugitive. Wesley Snipes is a former spy in the film, and he uses his skills to evade the cops. Ford was just a doctor, with no special training at all. Still, for an action film, this one delivers.

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