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U.S. Marshals (1998)

 -  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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Storyline

When a prisoner transport plane crashes, one prisoner, Mark Sheridan, skillfully escapes and save 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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Rated PG-13 for some scenes of violence and brief language | See all certifications »

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6 March 1998 (USA)  »

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The Fugitive Part II  »

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Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

DEM 2,840,181 (Germany) (1 May 1998)

Gross:

$57,823,170 (USA) (24 July 1998)
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In the bar scene at the beginning of the movie, the U.S. Marshal crew is watching themselves on TV. The reporter throws it back to "Lester", better known now as NBC's Lester Holt who was at that time the anchor at Chicago's WBBM. Lester Holt was also in the The Fugitive (1993), the movie that this is a sequel to. See more »

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When Sam watches Agent Barrows drive in the funeral procession coming into the cemetery there are dents clearly visible on the drivers side door of Barrows' car. A few second later when the scene switches to Barrows parking his car and getting out the dents are gone. Clearly a different car was used for the two scenes. See more »

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Spectacular pursuits and emotions with an extraordinary duo : Snipes and Lee Jones
8 November 2005 | by See all my reviews

The flick talks about US Marshall Gerard ( Tommy Lee Jones ) and his detectives group ( Joe Pantoliano, La Tanya Richardson, Daniel Roebuck , Tom Wood ) who set out in pursuit an assassin and thief convict ( Wesley Snipes ) after a plane crash and he gets away . A Security Agent ( Robert Downey Jr . ) is assigned to help them but the story behind his accusation is converted more and more rare . The fugitive is only helped by his sweetheart ( Irene Jacob ).

The picture is the following to ¨The fugitive¨ ( by Andrew Davis ) that's an adaptation based on famous television series . Movie blends frenetic action, suspense, intrigue, violence and is pretty entertaining . It's a run-of-the-mill action film because since the start until the finishing the action-packed and thriller is continued .The movie is fast moving and the action pace is accurately narrated and for that reason is amusing. The release has spectacular scenes as when the plane crashing or the breathtaking pursuits in bounds and leaps and interminable runs . The numerous duels and confronting between duo protagonist are exciting and impressive . Although the first part featured by Harrison Ford obtained much more box office , this second part also achieved success in spite of the storyline was basically a rehash of the previous film that was it equally of television episodes scripted by Roy Huggins and starred by David Jansen . Magnificent and sensational musical score by the veteran Jerry Goldsmith . Awesome cinematography by Andrzej Bartkowiak ( sometimes filmmaker ) . The film is finely directed by Stuart Baird ( an usual and famed film editor ) . The motion picture will appeal to triller enthusiasts and starring duo fans . Rating : Above average . It's essential and indispensable watching .


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