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Three Fugitives (1989)

Three Fugitives (1989)

Three Fugitives




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Another of Disney's Touchstone Pictures rehashes of a lightweight French farce, Three Fugitives goes the trend one better by importing French director Frances Veber to supervise a shot-for-shot remake of his French original Les Fugitifs. Nick Nolte stars as a bank robber named Lucas, recently released from prison, who ambles into a bank to open up a checking account. Into the bank enters the inept Ned (Martin Short), who tries to rob the place and takes Lucas hostage. The police, knowing Lucas's criminal history, assume Lucas and Ned are pulling the heist together. With no choice in the matter, Lucas is compelled to engineer their getaway. Complicating the situation further is Ned's six-year-old daughter Meg (Sarah Rowland Doroff), who has been mute since the death of her mother. With his bank account depleted, Ned has robbed the bank to get money to send Meg to a special school. Meg loves her father, but finds herself drawn to the gruff Lucas. As the three go on the lam from the cops, the trio of misfits bond as a makeshift family.more
Rating: PG-13
Genre: Action & Adventure, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Francis Veber
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On DVD: Apr 2, 2002
Touchstone Pictures


Nick Nolte
as Daniel Lucas
Martin Short
as Ned Perry
James Earl Jones
as Det. Dugan
Alan Ruck
as Det. Tener
Kenneth McMillan
as Dr. Horvath
David Arnott
as Bank Teller
Bruce McGill
as Charlie
Lee Garlington
as Policewoman
Mike McDonald
as Sergeant
Rick Hall
as Dog Handler
Bill Cross
as Guard at Prison
Stanley Brock
as Release Sergeant
John Procaccino
as Highway Patrolman
Kathy Kinney
as Receptionist
Way Ching Yu
as Girl in Children's H...
Jack McGee
as Fisherman
Albert Henderson
as Man in Raincoat
Rhoda Gemignani
as Radio Operator
Clive Rosengren
as Desk Sergeant
Maryssa Larose
as Woman at Bank
Scott Lincoln
as Passenger Cop
Charles Noland
as Bartender
Anthony Frederick
as Cop with Phone
Terence Hollingswort...
as Money Quick Customer
Tim De Zarn
as First Officer
Dean Smith
as Playboy
Larry Miller
as Second Officer
Woody Eney
as First Cop
John Aylward
as Second Cop
Dinah Lenney
as Reporter One
Paul Tuerpé
as Reporter Three
Larry Cox
as Orderly #1
Jeff Perry
as Orderly #2
Karl Wickman
as Helicopter Pilot
Bruno Acalinas
as Motorcycle Cop #1
Lance August
as Motorcycle Cop #2
Richard E. Butler
as Watchman #1
R.L. Tolbert
as Watchman #2
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Critic Reviews for Three Fugitives

All Critics (22) | Top Critics (6)

Full Review… | October 18, 2008
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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New York Times
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Washington Post
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Washington Post
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Chicago Reader
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Audience Reviews for Three Fugitives

The style of Francis Veber is nice, could be better and Nolte again, does the 'rude bad guy' but still Martin Short make Three Fugitives an entertaining and sweet film.

Lucas Martins
Lucas Martins

Super Reviewer

They rob banks. She steals hearts.

Wahida K

Super Reviewer

This is a great film, Martin Short is very funny in this

Lady D'arbanville

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