The Fugitive (1993)
Academy Award for Best Film Editing (Don Brochu)
Academy Award for Best Original Score (James Newton Howard)
Academy Award for Best Picture (Arnold Kopelson)
Academy Award for Best Sound Editing
Academy Award for Best Sound MixingAward details: (details at IMDb)
The Fugitive is a 1993 American action film based on the 1960s television series of the same name created by Roy Huggins. The film was directed by Andrew Davis and stars Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee Jones. After being wrongfully convicted for the murder of his wife, Dr. Richard Kimble escapes from custody and is declared a fugitive. He sets out to prove his innocence and bring those who were responsible to justice while being pursued relentlessly by a team of U.S. Marshals, led by Deputy Samuel Gerard. The film premiered in theaters in the United States on August 6, 1993 and spent six weeks as the No. 1 film, grossing $368,875,760. Considering its production budget of $44 million and related marketing costs, the film was considered a major financial success. The Fugitive was nominated for seven Academy Awards including Best Picture, a rarity for a film associated with a television series. Jones won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor. It presently holds a 96% score on Rotten Tomatoes and a rating of "universal acclaim" from Metacritic. On August 31, 1993, the original motion picture soundtrack was released by the Elektra Records music label.