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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), who has been accused of a double-murder.

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Deputy Marshal Savannah Cooper (as LaTanya Richardson)
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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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Action | Crime | Thriller

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

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The Fugitive Part II  »

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$60,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$57,823,170 (USA) (24 July 1998)
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The filmmakers worked hard on the plane crash scene because they knew it would have to top the crash in The Fugitive (1993). See more »

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The plane goes into the water just off the riverbank, yet when Gerard opens the door it looks to be at least 150 feet away from the shore. See more »

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Sam Gerard: Cosmo, where are you?
Cosmo Renfro: [shouting over the New York traffic] I'm in traffic! I'm in New York City! Where the hell do you think I am? We're on our way!
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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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