Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)

Roberta is a bored suburban housewife who is fascinated with a woman, Susan, she only knows about by reading messages to and from her in the personals section of the newspaper. This fascination reaches a peak when an ad with the headline "Desperately Seeking Susan" proposes a rendezvous. Roberta goes too, and in a series of events involving amnesia and mistaken identity, steps into Susan's life.

  • Susan Seidelman
  • Leora Barish
themoviedb icon 6.0/10
  • Release Date: 1985-03-29
  • Views: 25
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 104
  • Budget: $5,000,000
  • Revenue: $27,400,000

Will Patton

Wayne Nolan

Rosanna Arquette

Roberta Glass

Richard Edson

Man With Newspapers



Ann Magnuson

Cigarette Girl

Anna Levine


Victor Argo

Sgt. Taskal

Laurie Metcalf

Leslie Glass

Steven Wright

Larry Stillman D.D.S.

Mark Blum

Gary Glass

Giancarlo Esposito

Street Vendor

Rockets Redglare

Taxi Driver

Annie Golden

Band Singer

John Lurie

Neighbor Saxophonist

Anne Carlisle

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