Screen version of the classic television series about a man whose only chance of reversing a murder conviction is to go on the lam to find the real culprit. Big budget, big effects, big action, big stars.
Richard Kimble (Harrison Ford) is a successful Chicago based vascular surgeon who returns home from a party to find his wife (Sela Ward) dying following a brutal attack. He fights with a mysterious one-armed man, but the man escapes. Despite his attempts to save his wife and his testimony about the one-armed man, Kimble is convicted of first-degree murder, and sentenced to death by lethal injection.