Three Fugitives is a 1989 American buddy crime-comedy film written and directed by Francis Veber, starring Nick Nolte and Martin Short, and featuring Sarah Rowland Doroff, James Earl Jones and Alan Ruck in supporting roles. It is a remake of Les Fugitifs, a 1986 French comedy starring Gérard Depardieu and Pierre Richard also directed by Veber.
Lucas has been in prison for armed robbery. On the day he is released, he gets taken hostage by Ned Perry, an incompetent, novice criminal who robs a bank (to get money for treatment for his ill daughter, Meg) at the moment Lucas just happens to be there.
|genre||action comedy crime|
|keywords||accidental shooting armed robbery bank robber care home kidnap married couple shoot|
|producer||Lauren Shuler Donner|
|productionCompany||Silver Screen Partners IV Touchstone Pictures|
|publisher||Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures|
|theme||action comedy buddy crime comedy|