The 9 Most Memorable U.S. Marshals in Television and Film History
Comingsoon.net is on the run and imagining being hunted down by some of the best federal marshals in the biz. Check out our picks in the gallery below!
There’s something undeniably cinematic about a U.S. Marshal; the Marshals Service being the primary agency for dealing with the most romanticized of criminals: the fugitive. This is not to say that a fugitive in cinema or on television is always an admirable character, and neither are the marshals; however, whether they have a questionable moral compass or are a chain-smoking drunk, they’re still a heck of a lot of fun to watch.
The one aspect of the stereotypical U.S. Marshal that seems to permeate this medium revolves around a sort of “southern charm.” They’re all cowboys. In honor of all successful manhunts, here are some gunslinging U.S. marshals we’ll never forget.