A well respected Chicago surgeon Dr. Richard Kimble has found out that his wife, Helen, has been murdered ferociously in her own home. The police found Kimble and accused him of the murder. Then, Kimble (without Justifiable Reason) was tried, convicted, and sentenced to death. However, on the way to prison, Kimble's transport crashed. Kimble escapes and is now on the run. Deputy Samuel Gerard from Chicago takes charge of the chase of Kimble. Meanwhile, Kimble takes up his own investigation to find who really killed his wife, and to lure Gerard and his team into it as well.
As part of the year-long centennial celebration for the 100th anniversary of Warner Bros. Studio, the acclaimed action thriller film The Fugitive from director Andrew Davis (A Perfect Murder, Holes) arrives on November 21st for the first time on 4K UHD / Digital to celebrate its 30th anniversary since its 1993 release.
The Fugitive stars Academy Award nominee Harrison Ford as Dr. Richard Kimble and Tommy Lee Jones as Deputy U.S. Marshall Sam Gerard, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. The film also stars Sela Ward, Joe Pantoliano, Andreas Katsulas, and Jeroen Krabbé.
Directed by Davis from a screenplay by Jeb Stuart and David Twohy from a story by Twohy, the film is based on the television series "The Fugitive" which was created by Roy Huggins and ran from 1963 to 1967. The film was produced by Arnold Kopelson.
The Fugitive was nominated for 7 Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor, for which Jones won the award, and Best Original Score.
The 4K restoration of The Fugitive was completed as Warner Bros. Discovery's Motion Picture Imaging (MPI) and was sourced from the original camera negative. The restoration was overseen by director Andrew Davis.
As of 11/15/23, THE FUGITIVE had the following scores:
Audience Score: 89%
Critical Score: 96%
THE BONUS FEATURES:
Introduction by Andrew Davis and Harrison Ford
Commentary by Andrew Davis and Tommy Lee Jones
"The Fugitive: Thrill of the Chase"
"On the Run with the Fugitive"
"Derailed: Anatomy of a Train Wreck"
CAST AND CREW
Director: Andrew Davis
Written by: Jeb Stuart / David Twohy
Produced by: Arnold Kopelson
Co-Producers: Stephen Joel Brown / Nana Greenwald / Peter Macgregor-Scott
Executive Producers: Roy Huggins / Keith Barish
Cast: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward, Joe Pantoliano, Andreas Katsulas, and Jeroen Krabbé
Approx. 130 Minutes
PG13 - for a murder and other action sequences in an adventure setting
Original Release Year
Codec: HEVC / H.265
Resolution: Native 4K (2160p)
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1
English: Dolby Atmos
English: Dolby TrueHD 7.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
English SDH, Parisian French, Spanish
4K Ultra HD
Single disc (1 BD-100)
Slipcover in original pressing
4K Blu-ray: Region free