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Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)

PG-13 03/29/1985 (US) Comedy 1h 44m

Roberta is desperate to be Susan. Susan is wanted by the mob. The mob finds Roberta instead...


Roberta is a bored suburban housewife who is fascinated with a woman, Susan, she only knows about by reading messages to and from her in the personals section of the newspaper. This fascination reaches a peak when an ad with the headline "Desperately Seeking Susan" proposes a rendezvous. Roberta goes too, and in a series of events involving amnesia and mistaken identity, steps into Susan's life.

  1. Susan Seidelman


  2. Leora Barish


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  2. Rosanna Arquette

    Rosanna Arquette

    Roberta Glass

  3. Aidan Quinn

    Aidan Quinn


  4. Mark Blum

    Gary Glass

  5. Robert Joy

    Robert Joy


  6. Laurie Metcalf

    Laurie Metcalf

    Leslie Glass

  7. Anna Levine

    Anna Levine


  8. Will Patton

    Will Patton

    Wayne Nolan

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Desperately Seeking Susan
Desperately Seeking Susan

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $5,000,000.00

Revenue $27,400,000.00


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