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Desperate Measures (1998)

Desperate times call for. . .
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Rating: R
imdb: 5.9
Runtime: 100
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$13.8 mil
Genre(s): Action, Drama, Thriller, Crime
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Frank Conner's son, Matt, desperately needs a bone marrow transplant to cure his leukemia. Being a police officer he knows where he can find a donor match quickly, FBI headquarters. Frank finds that criminal sociopath, Peter McCabe is the best match for Matt. The downside is that McCabe is serving a life sentence for mass murder. Conner appeals for McCabe's help. Finally, McCabe agrees to donate bone marrow in exchange for better chess game software. The criminal mastermind manages to trick police and escapes. He takes control of a hospital wing before the transplant. Now Conner and the cops must catch the wily McCabe before he gets loose and goes on another killing spree. Doctors also need a living bone marrow donor to save Matt.
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UPC: 014381860726
Release Date August 20, 2013

UPC: 043396217591
Release Date May 27, 1998

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