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Desperate Measures (1998) Movie Information

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Barbet Schroeder


Michael Keaton
Andy Garcia
Brian Cox
Marcia Gay Harden
Erik King
Joseph Cross





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San Francisco police officer Frank Connor is in a frantic search for a compatible bone marrow donor for his gravely ill son. There's only one catch: the potential donor is convicted multiple murderer Peter McCabe who sees a trip to the hospital as the perfect opportunity to get what he wants most: freedom. With McCabe's escape, the entire hospital becomes a battleground and Connor must pursue and, ironically, protect the deadly fugitive who is his son's only hope for survival.

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Although Keaton does a good job as the murderer, this movie just doesn't quite ever take off and the premise is a little silly.

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