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Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)

Desperately Seeking Susan
5.5 Rating
(233 ratings)
5.8 IMDB rating

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Rosanna Arquette

Rosanna Arquette

Roberta Glass / 'Susan'
Madonna

Madonna

Susan
Mark Blum

Mark Blum

Gary Glass
Laurie Metcalf

Laurie Metcalf

Leslie Glass
Anna Levine

Anna Levine

Crystal
Will Patton

Will Patton

Wayne Nolan


Written by
Leora Barish

Leora Barish

(written by)


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10 months, 2 weeks ago at Feb 3 6:57
I really like Desperately Seeking Susan, mostly because I actually liked the story. It is not the greatest, but very enjoyable. I also loved 80's Madonna and her as Susan was a treat, she did a decent job. Most older fans of Madonna have seen this film, and if you are a fan of Madonna's you should have a look. Also the other cast do a good job, this movie is one to put into you'r 80's collection.
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Description: If you know what to look for, you can find almost anything in the personal ads...including the love of your life! Rosanna Arquette (Pulp Fiction) is "irresistible" (Newsweek) and, in her first starring role, pop star Madonna (Evita) gives a "marvelously comic" (Time) performance in this "delightful madcap come ... (more)
Release date: 12 April 1985
Comedy (12), Romance (10), 1985 (5), Drama (5), 1980s (5), Disco (5), Farce (4), Thief (4), Character Name In Title (4), Dance (4), Mistaken Identity (4), Adventure (3), New Jersey (3), Earring (3), Amnesia (2), 1980's (2), Husband Wife Relationship (2), Personals Column (2), New York (2), Spice (2)
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“I really like Desperately Seeking Susan, mostly because I actually liked the story. It is not the greatest, but very enjoyable. I also loved 80's Madonna and her as Susan was a treat, she did a decent job. Most older fans of Madonna have seen this film, and if you are a fan of Madonna's you should have a look. Also the other cast do a good job, this movie is one to put into you'r 80's collection.” read more

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" Director: Susan Seidelman Starring: Rosanna Arquette, Madonna, Aidan Quinn, Mark Blum, Robert Joy, Laurie Metcalf and Will Patton Bored New Jersey housewife Roberta fills her days by reading the personal ads and following an ongoing romance between "Jim" and "Susan", a mysterious drifter who leads the kind of free-spirited life about which Roberta can only dream. And dream she does, until the day she actually shows up at the couple's prearranged rendezvous in New York City and, after"


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