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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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Deputy Marshal Savannah Cooper (as LaTanya Richardson)
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Xian Chen, U.N. Cultural Attache of China
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Detective Kim
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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 »

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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  »

Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$57,823,170 (USA) (24 July 1998)
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All of the interiors of the Marshal's offices were shot on the 20th floor of 444 North Michigan Avenue in Chicago, which was the exact same location as was used for shooting the interiors of the offices in The Fugitive (1993); even the same floor was used. See more »

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After the chase in the cemetery in Queens, New York, Sheridan jumps the wall and crosses the train tracks. A train arrives, but it is a METRA train, coming from suburban Chicago. See more »

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Catherine Walsh: [seeing Lamb standing up] Don't get up Mr. Lamb. You make a better target sitting down.
Bertram Lamb, Security Service Director: I'm guessing that our visit does not deliver our fugitive.
Catherine Walsh: Not with all of the horseshit you've been handing us.
Bertram Lamb, Security Service Director: Excuse me?
Catherine Walsh: For starters, the fingerprints you have planted at the scene.
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Catherine Walsh: You want the illustrated version?
[hands Lamb the picture]
Bertram Lamb, Security Service Director: [after looking at the picture] Can you excuse us gentlemen?
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Written and Performed by Kim Cuda
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pretty good followup
9 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

Okay, so "U.S.Marshalls" is basically just a remake of "The Fugitive". As such, it received lukewarm to cool reviews when it was in the theaters, unjustifiedly so, I think. Although the plot line is a ripoff of the earlier movie, this one does well in keeping us in suspense as to the story behind the central character, and the action is exciting and well-paced. Tommy Lee Jones of course "makes" the film, accompanied by the same cast of deputies as in the earlier movie. There are even "toppers" for the bus crash/train wreck and famous swan dive from the earlier movie. This is a very good escapist action flick.


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