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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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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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1.85 : 1
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Borderline Good
24 September 2000 | by (Washington, DC) – See all my reviews

U.S. Marshals is the sequel to The Fugitive, but feels more like a remake. Again a victim of injustice is improperly imprisoned, this time Wesley Snipes in the Harrison Ford role. He's not a surgeon, but a deep undercover spy, the victim of a frame-up of an undisclosed nature. A catastrophic accident frees him (this time a plane crash) and again Tommy Lee Jones is sent to hunt him down. Big-budget, good special effects, A-list actors doing their jobs well; still U.S. Marshals fails to make a big impact. The first quarter starts out great, but by the end of the movie the plot devices are becoming very routine. Not a rip-off, but only C+ to me.

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