Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)

PG-13   |    |  Comedy, Drama


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A bored suburban housewife, seeking escape from her life, suffers amnesia after an accident, wakes up, and is mistaken for a free-spirited New York City drifter named Susan.


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Trivia

Diane Keaton was briefly considered for the part of Roberta, while Goldie Hawn was considered for the part of Susan. A combination of Orion Pictures wanting to keep the budget under $5 million and director Susan Seidelman wanting to work with newcomers ultimately led to the casting of Rosanna Arquette ... ...


Quotes

Dez: Some guy grabbed you?
Roberta: Yes, he was after me. Well, not me exactly. He was after Susan, who he thinks I am, but I'm not!


Goofs

When Susan walks dripping wet from the swimming pool to the poolside chair, her path is already wet from previous takes.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Comedy | Drama

Details

Release Date:

12 April 1985

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$4,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,526,098 (USA) (31 March 1985)

Gross:

$27,398,584 (USA)

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