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Fled (1996)

Two prisoners chained together flee during an escape attempt gone bad.

Director:

Kevin Hooks
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Laurence Fishburne ... Piper
Stephen Baldwin ... Dodge
Will Patton ... Gibson
Robert John Burke ... Pat Schiller
Robert Hooks ... Lt. Clark
Victor Rivers ... Santiago
David Dukes ... Chris Paine
Ken Jenkins ... Warden Nichols
Michael Nader ... Mantajano
Brittney Powell ... Faith - Cindy
Salma Hayek ... Cora
Steve Carlisle ... Herb Foster
Brett Rice ... Officer Thornhill
J. Don Ferguson J. Don Ferguson ... Chairman
Kathy Payne ... Margaret Parks
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Storyline

Dodge is a computer hacker serving a prison term; Piper is a tough guy. They end up chained together, and flee during a chain-gang escape attempt that goes bad. An adventure plot ensues, involving a missing floppy disk, an attractive woman that assists them, a sinister Federal marshal, an honest cop, and the Cuban mafia. Written by Michael C. Berch <mcb@postmodern.com>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language, and for some nudity | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

MGM [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

19 July 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fled See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,405,000, 21 July 1996, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$17,100,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,800,000
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (original cut)

Sound Mix:

DTS | DTS-Stereo | Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Seen as a loose remake of The Defiant Ones (1958) starring Sidney Poitier and Tony Curtis See more »

Goofs

On the road, Paul Milliner fires 17 shots with the officer's gun without reloading. See more »

Quotes

Dodge: Haven't you ever seen "What's Love Got To Do With It"?
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Alternate Versions

There is a longer version of the film which runs 105 minutes and features more footage. This cut features:
  • A love scene involving Laurence Fishburne and Salma Hayek which is only hinted in the final theatrical version.
  • A longer more developed scene in which Rico and his goons break into Brittany Powell's apartment in search of the diskette.
  • The motorcycle chase substantally longer and shows the demise of Rico after a showdown with Fishburne, which is completely cut out of the theatrical and home video versions.
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Soundtracks

I Got The Feelin'
Written and Performed by James Brown
Courtesy of Polydor Records
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
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Enjoyable. But.....
22 December 2000 | by Mickey KnoxSee all my reviews

Fled is an enjoyable action movie, not as bad as other users said it is, but with nothing special. The bad thing about it is that it's a remake, after a movie titled The Defiant Ones. And of course remakes are inferior movies by definition.

Except that, it has all the ingredients of an enjoyable film, very good to watch if you don't want to use your brain too much. The acting is good, there is alot of action, some funny one-liners, a nice ending.

All in all, pleasant, but that's it. Vote: 5 out of 10.


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