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Desperate Measures

1998-01-30 | Action / Drama
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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.
Director: Barbet Schroeder
Stars: Michael Keaton, Andy García

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The genre of Desperate Measures is Action,Drama,Thriller.
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..
The full version of Desperate Measures is provided by Hulu , Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox , DIRECTV , Pluto TV , AMC on Demand
The production budget of Desperate Measures was 50,000,000 USD.
The casts of Desperate Measures are Michael Keaton starring as Peter McCabe, Andy García starring as Frank Conner, Brian Cox starring as Captain Jeremiah Cassidy, Marcia Gay Harden starring as Dr. Samantha Hawkins, Erik King starring as Nate Oliver, Efrain Figueroa starring as Vargas.
On September 03, 2021, the IMDB rating of Desperate Measures is 6.1/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 19/100, Metacritic rating is 0/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.
On September 03, 2021, there were 4855 public reaction to Desperate Measures including too far-fetched, ridiculously over the top, far fetched, wholly unbelievable, somewhat contrived.
The certification of Desperate Measures is R.
Desperate Measures won 1999 ALMA Awards.
The release date of Desperate Measures is January 30, 1998.
The director of Desperate Measures is Barbet Schroeder.