Lacking the dinos of JURASSIC PARK, the three-dimensional hero of IN THE LINE OF FIRE, or the seductive slickness of RISING SUN, THE FUGITIVE nevertheless emerged as one of the biggest hits of the 1993 summer season, proving Harrison Ford's virtual indestructability at the box office and
vindicating the trend of turning TV shows into movies.
Building on the premise of the 60s TV series, THE FUGITIVE opens with Dr. Richard Kimble (Harrison Ford) being convicted of killing his wife, despite his claims that he witnessed a one-armed man commit the murder. A bungled escape attempt by fellow convicts allows Kimble to get away and start a
hunt for the real killer, wh...