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Desperate Measures (1998)

Region: (unknown)
UPC/Barcode: 5017239190537
Released: 30th October 2000
Release type: Retail / Rental
No. of Discs: (unknown)
Catalogue No: EDV9053
Category: Feature, Thriller
Format: DVD / Widescreen
Desperate Measures (1998) (Widescreen) (Retail / Rental)


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Film information

Story: Police detective Frank Connor (Andy Garcia) is desperate to find a bone marrow donor in order to save the life of his son, Matt, who has leukaemia. The only match Connor can find, however, is violent convicted criminal Peter McCabe (Michael Keaton). McCabe initially refuses to co-operate, but seemingly changes his mind after meeting Matt. Connor's hopes are shattered when McCabe stages an escape while being transported to hospital. Connor must now prevent his superiors from killing McCabe while also trying to bring him to justice.

Starring: Michael Keaton, Andy Garcia, Brian Cox, Marcia Gay Harden, Erik King, Efrain Figueroa, Joseph Cross, Janet Maloney, Richard Riehle, Tracey Walter, Keith Diamond

Directed by: Barbet Schroeder

Music by: Trevor Jones

Produced by: Barbet Schroeder, Lee Rich, Gary Foster, Susannah Hoffman

Written by: David Klass

DVD information

Studio/distributor: EV

Other releases of this film

Desperate Measures (1998) (Deleted)