5 Favorite Harrison Ford Performances 2011 The Fugitive
The Fugitive (1993): This is one of those regular-guy-in-danger roles that are Ford's bread and butter. Based on the 1960's TV series, the film stars Ford as Dr. Richard Kimble, who was wrongly convicted of killing his wife. When the bus he's riding in crashes on the way to prison, he makes his escape. His intensity, paranoia and fear are palpable. But Ford also functions as the straight man here compared to Tommy Lee Jones as the quick-witted lead investigator on his tail. Both performances give the film a depth beyond the usual summer chase thriller. But that contrast also sets up this classic exchange once their paths cross: "I didn't kill my wife." "I don't care."