Desperate Measures (1998)

R   |    |  Action, Crime, Drama


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Frank Conner is an honest police officer who desperately needs to save his son's life. However, after losing all hope, he finds out that a criminal Peter McCabe in jail is his only savior.


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  • Frank & Matt
  • Frank & Samantha
  • Frank & Peter
  • Marcia Gay Harden as Dr. Samantha Hawkins
  • Andy Garcia stars as Frank Conner
  • Frank & Peter

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9 January 1999 | Pete-104
Under-rated, one of the year's best
It may not be perfect, but it's everything an action movie should be. Great characters (especially Keaton's great bad guy), explosions, chases, everything. So what if it's predictable. It's plot is better than you'd expect. Usually, the bad guy is just killed at the end. There is no other action movie like "Desperate Measures", because Andy Garcia protects the bag guy from the cops. If you like action movies, rent it. It's no best pic, but it's well worth watching.

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