Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Flick Pick: The Fugitive

The Fugitive
(Warner Bros., 1993)

That rarest of cinematic achievements, a great movie based on a TV melodrama.
Due in no small measure to the anti-buddy pairing of Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee Jones, this movie was a blockbuster hit of the year. It made its production budget back in its opening week, racking up $368M total; earned seven Oscar nominations, including Best Picture; and scored a well-earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar for Jones' performance.
It's quite simply one of the best thrillers made since North By Northwest.

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