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Desperate Lives (1982)

TV Movie | 96 min | Drama

A brother and sister get caught up in the drug scene in their local high school, with tragic results.
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Robert Michael Lewis (as Robert Lewis)
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Joseph F. Biroc (as Joe Biroc)
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Updated Mar 3, 1982

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Mar 3, 1982 (United States)

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Diana Scarwid
Eileen Phillips Eileen Phillips   See fewer
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Doug McKeon
Scott Cameron Scott Cameron   See fewer
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William Windom
Dr. Jarvis Dr. Jarvis   See fewer
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Tom Atkins
John Cameron John Cameron   See fewer
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Tricia Cast
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Sam Bottoms
Ken Baynes Ken Baynes   See fewer
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Diane Ladd
Carol Cameron Carol Cameron   See fewer
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Michele Greene
Julie Jordan Julie Jordan   See fewer
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Terry Alexander
Robert Walsh Robert Walsh   See fewer
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Joyce Brothers
Mrs. Watson (as Dr. Joyce Brothers) Mrs. Watson (as Dr. Joyce Brothers)   See fewer
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Ralph Meyering Jr.
Frank Cramer Frank Cramer   See fewer
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Gail Oda
Kathy Kathy   See fewer
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Jennifer Parsons
Olivia (as Jenny Parsons) Olivia (as Jenny Parsons)   See fewer
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Michael Cummings
Brad Davis Brad Davis   See fewer
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Glenn-Michael Jones
Al (as Glenn Michael Jones) Al (as Glenn Michael Jones)   See fewer
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Mykelti Williamson
Jack (as Mykel T. Williamson) Jack (as Mykel T. Williamson)   See fewer
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Joey Green
Howard Howard   See fewer
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Curt Ayers
Jesse Jesse   See fewer
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Mark Burke
Paramedic Paramedic   See fewer
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Claudio Martínez
Jerry (as Claudio Martinez) Jerry (as Claudio Martinez)   See fewer
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Viola Kates Stimpson
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James Eldert
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Noel Scott
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William Vincent Kulak
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Bruce Scivally
Student Outside Principal's Office (uncredited) Student Outside Principal's Office (uncredited)   See fewer
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6 / 10 | 171 votes