Create Game Lists on
FilmCrave home
   Movies  Members
Search +
Searching... Close  
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
  Login Using Facebook

Desperate Measures (1998) Movie Information

Your Rating:
Desperate Measures (1998)
Buy Desperate Measures (1998) DVD from AmazonBuy Desperate Measures (1998) DVD from Amazon
  Write Review +  Request correction + Add to List: Add to movie list 

Overall Rank:


Avg. Rating:


# of Ratings:



Action, Drama





Theater Date:



Barbet Schroeder


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





Plot Outline:

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.

Related Movie Lists

Movies I saw in Theatre by Daniela Moraes movies of 1998 by skater4159
Top Movie List by Robyn Movies I Own by Amanda
Actors Role #121: Marcia Gay Hardin by mdtinney Actors Role #087: Andy Garcia by mdtinney

Quick Movie Reviews

serioussir 05/19/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of

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.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
Log In
Help on how to log into FilmCrave
Login with Facebook
Login with FilmCrave
What Members Are Doing
Movie Talk
New Movie Reviews
New Movie Lists
Top Movie List by Christian
Movies Watched by Sunbutt
Watched in 2018 by tonks76
My Movie Library (MAIN LIST) by Carol
Top 2017 by frenchfreyteetor
Must Watch: Biography by Daniela Moraes
2016 by Karmand
2015 Movies by Mr Cinema




Contact FilmCrave Public Relations    

Advertise and Business

Developer API

Contact Us


About us



Support FilmCrave

FAQ and Help

News and Press

Terms of Use