A 25 year old female White House staffer, Carla Town is murdered in the White House. D.C. homicide detective Regis is assigned to investigate, only to find all evidence suppressed by the ... See full summary »
At the offices of a Japanese corporation, during a party, a woman, who's evidently a professional mistress, is found dead, apparently after some rough sex. A police detective, Web Smith is ... See full summary »
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
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 »
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 »
[seeing Sheridan taking the cigar boxes, which are supplies for him to acheive his asignment]
Now, make sure you take it all. I don't want you back here again.
Mark J. Sheridan:
You don't believe me?
I'm going as far as I'm prepared to go. I'll catch the rest on CNN.
[as Sheridan leaves]
Hey, good luck to you man.
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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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