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Desperate Measures (1998)

R 01/30/1998 (US) ActionDramaThriller 1h 40m

Desperate times call for. . .


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.

  1. Barbet Schroeder


  2. David Klass


Top Billed Cast

  1. Michael Keaton

    Michael Keaton

    Peter McCabe

  2. Andy García

    Andy García

    Frank Conner

  3. Brian Cox

    Brian Cox

    Captain Jeremiah Cassidy

  4. Marcia Gay Harden

    Marcia Gay Harden

    Dr. Samantha Hawkins

  5. Erik King

    Erik King

    Nate Oliver

  6. Efrain Figueroa


  7. Joseph Cross

    Joseph Cross

    Matthew Conner

  8. Janel Moloney

    Janel Moloney

    Sarah Davis

  9. Richard Riehle

    Richard Riehle

    Ed Fayne

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Desperate Measures
Desperate Measures

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $50,000,000.00

Revenue -


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