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Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)

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Rosanna Arquette Rosanna Arquette
Roberta Glass
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


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Leora Barish Leora Barish
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An average movie

2 years, 3 months ago at Aug 12 11:46
Like any other major popstar, at some point, Madonna thought she should be an actress as well. However while most of her colleagues like Britney Spears, Mariah Carey or Christina Aguilera would all stop after making one terrible movie, for some reason, Madonna kept on going for more than 17 years even though virtually all of those movies were critically trashed. Anyway, this movie was her first le... read more
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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 comedy" (US) about mistaken identity. Bored New Jersey housewife Roberta (Arquette) fills her days by reading the personal ads and following an ongoing romance between "Jim" (Robert Joy) and "Susan" (Madonna), a mysterious drifter who leads the kind of free-spirited life about w ... (more)
Release date: 12 April 1985
Tags: Comedy (12), Romance (9), Drama (5), 1980s (5), 1985 (4), Disco (4), Character Name In Title (4), New Jersey (3), Mistaken Identity (3), Dance (3), Earring (3), Thief (3), Farce (3), Swimming (2), Pool (2), New York City (2), Husband Wife Relationship (2), Extramarital Affair (2), Amnesia (2), Spice (2)
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An average movie

“Like any other major popstar, at some point, Madonna thought she should be an actress as well. However while most of her colleagues like Britney Spears, Mariah Carey or Christina Aguilera would all stop after making one terrible movie, for some reason, Madonna kept on going for more than 17 years even though virtually all of those movies were critically trashed. Anyway, this movie was her first leading part and it was released not so long after her 2nd album ‘Like a Virgin’ became a huge hit worldwide. Eventually, even though she wasn’t the main character in this film, her profile was such at the time that the movie was heavily marketed as a Madonna vehicle. Anyway, even though the whole thing was watchable and better than many later movies involving Madonna, it was still not really ” read more

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