Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: The Fugitive and Hanna.

From this Saturday at 12am Eastern, that’s 6pm Saturday in NZ, 4pm in Sydney and 5am in the UK, and repeated every four hours throughout the day, it’s the described movies The Fugitive from 1993 and Hanna from 2011.
The Fugitive is a 1993 American action thriller 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, with supporting roles by Sela Ward, Joe Pantoliano, Andreas Katsulas, and Jeroen Krabbé.
The screenplay was written by David Twohy and Jeb Stuart, from a story by Twohy.
After being framed for the murder of his wife and unjustly sentenced to death, Dr. Richard Kimble escapes from custody, following a bus crash and sets out to find his wife's actual killer, capture him, and clear his name while being hunted by the police and a team of US Marshals.
The Fugitive premiered in the United States on 6 August, 1993, and was a critical and commercial success, spending six weeks as the #1 film in the United States, and grossing nearly $370 million worldwide against a $44 million budget.
It was the third-highest-grossing film of 1993 domestically, with an estimated 44 million tickets sold in the U.S.
It was nominated for seven Academy Awards including Best Picture; Jones won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
It has come to be viewed as one of the greatest action films of the 1990s.
It was followed by a 1998 spin-off, U.S. Marshals, in which Jones reprised his role as Deputy Marshal Gerard along with some others of his earlier Marshals team.
Directed by: Andrew Davis.
Screenplay by: Jeb Stuart and David Twohy.
Story by: David Twohy.
Based on: The Fugitive by Roy Huggins.
Produced by: Arnold Kopelson.
Starring: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward, Joe Pantoliano, Andreas Katsulas and Jeroen Krabbé.
Cinematography: Michael Chapman.
Edited by: Don Brochu, David Finfer, Dean Goodhill, Dov Hoenig, Richard Nord and Dennis Virkler.
Music by: James Newton Howard.
Production company: Kopelson Entertainment.
Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Release date: 6 August 1993 (United States).
File Length: 130 minutes.
Country: United States.
Language: English.
Budget: $44 million.
Box office: $368.9 million.
Hanna is a 2011 action thriller film directed by Joe Wright.
The film stars Saoirse Ronan as the title character, a girl raised in the wilderness of northern Finland by her father, an ex-CIA operative ( Eric Bana), who trains her as an assassin.
Cate Blanchett portrays a senior CIA agent who tries to track down and eliminate the girl and her father.
The soundtrack was written by The Chemical Brothers.
Hanna was released in North America in April 2011 and in Europe in May 2011.
It received generally positive reviews.
Reviewers praised the performances of Ronan and Blanchett as well as the action sequences and themes.
Directed by: Joe Wright.
Screenplay by: Seth Lochhead and David Farr.
Story by: Seth Lochhead.
Produced by: Leslie Holleran, Marty Adelstein and Scott Nemes.
Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Eric Bana, Tom Hollander, Olivia Williams, Jason Flemyng and Cate Blanchett.
Cinematography: Alwin H. Küchler.
Edited by: Paul Tothill.
Music by: The Chemical Brothers.
Production companies: Holleran Company and Babelsberg Studio.
Distributed by: Focus Features (United States), Universal Pictures (United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand) and Sony Pictures Releasing International (International).
Release dates: 8 April 2011 (United States), 6 May 2011 (United Kingdom) and 26 May 2011 (Germany).
File Length: 106 minutes.
Countries: Germany, United Kingdom and United States.
Languages: English, German, Spanish, French, Moroccan and Arabic.
Budget: $30 million.
Box office: $65.3 million.
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