The Fugitive Celebrates 30th Anniversary With 4K UHD Release

The Fugitive hit theaters on August 6, 1993.

Harrison Ford in The Fugitive.

The Fugitive, one of the most iconic action thrillers of the ’90s, is returning to the screens triumphantly. The film, by director Andrew Davis, is set to release in 4K Ultra HD Disc and Digital for the first time on November 21st. This marks the 30th anniversary of the film’s original release, and fans are in for a treat as they witness Dr. Richard Kimble’s desperate quest for justice in 4K resolution with High Dynamic Range (HDR).

Starring Harrison Ford as Dr. Kimble and Tommy Lee Jones as Deputy U.S. Marshal Sam Gerard, “The Fugitive” is a gripping tale of a wrongfully accused man’s relentless pursuit of the truth while being relentlessly pursued by Gerard. Jones’s outstanding performance earned him the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, solidifying the film’s place in cinematic history. The stellar cast also includes Sela Ward, Joe Pantoliano, Andreas Katsulas, and Jeroen Krabbé.

The film is based on the classic television series of the same name.

The series ran from 1963 to 1967. “The Fugitive” took the essence of the original and turned it into an exciting and suspenseful cinematic experience. With a screenplay by Jeb Stuart and David Twohy, the film captivated audiences with its high-stakes action and gripping storytelling. Upon its release, “The Fugitive” received widespread acclaim and seven Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Best Original Score. The film’s pursuit of excellence paid off, with Tommy Lee Jones taking home the coveted Best Supporting Actor Oscar.

Fans of the classic thriller can look forward to an unparalleled viewing experience. With its heart-pounding action, brilliant performances, and now stunning 4K Ultra HD, this release is a must-have for movie enthusiasts and a fitting tribute to Warner Bros. Studio’s remarkable century of cinematic excellence. Don’t miss your chance to own this cinematic gem in its most breathtaking form yet, and join Dr. Kimble as he fights for justice once more.

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Sean Tajipour is the Founder and Editor of Nerdtropolis and the host of the Moviegoers Society Podcast. He is also a member of the Critics Choice Association. You can follow on Twitter and Instagram @Seantaj.

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