Lt. Gerard interrupts the vacation he is having with his young son when he gets a report from the sheriff of a rural community that Dr. Kimble is working there. When they arrive, Kimble escapes by stealing the sheriff's car unaware that Gerard's son is hiding in the back seat. Written by
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Kurt Russell, who plays Lt. Gerard's son, is in real life the son of Bing Russell, who portrays Matt Davis, game warden. See more
In order to avoid detection by campfire and smoke, Kimble elects to heat up soup cans over the car's engine. However he fails to ventilate the cans, setting up the possibility of them exploding. See more
Philip Gerard Jr.
My dad... he says the jury was sure.
People have always been sure, Phil. Sure the world was flat, sure they could make gold out of lead, they were that if a mad dog bit them they'd die. Being sure doesn't make you right.