Desperate Measures Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 17826

Average Rating: 2.2/4

# of Ratings: 24

Theatrical Release Date: 01/30/1998

Language: English

Genre: Action, Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Barbet Schroeder

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

Plot: 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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serioussir - wrote on 05/19/2008

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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