PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama
A bored New Jersey suburban housewife's fascination with a kooky character she's read about in the personal columns leads to her being mistaken for the woman herself.
Included among the American Film Institute's 2000 list of the 500 movies nominated for the Top 100 Funniest American Movies.
I don't even know what she looks like.
Jim: Look, you can't miss her. She's incredibly pretty, blonde hair, medium height. Oh, and she's got this green and gold jacket with a pyramid with an eye on top like a dollar bill. You can't miss it!
Reflected in car windshield as Roberta and Susan walk outside.
Desperately Seeking Susan was intended as an R-rated movie. To address Madonna's very young fan base, the film was trimmed to meet PG-13 criteria. It never received an uncut release.
$1,526,098 31 March 1985
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