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Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)

PG-13
104 min | Comedy, Drama

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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$ 4,500,000
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$ 1,526,098
Gross (USA)
$ 27,398,584
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Release date
Apr 12, 1985 (United States)

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Rosanna Arquette
Roberta Glass Roberta Glass   See fewer
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Susan Susan   See fewer
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Mark Blum
Gary Glass Gary Glass   See fewer
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Laurie Metcalf
Leslie Glass Leslie Glass   See fewer
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Anna Levine
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Will Patton
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Steven Wright
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Richard Hell
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Ann Magnuson
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Mary Joy
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Victor Argo
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5.9 / 10 | 18,461 votes