From Academy AwardÂ(r)-winning* director Michael Cimino comes this taut psychological thriller about a family held hostage in their own home. Starring Mickey Rourke, OscarÂ(r) winner** Anthony Hopkins, Mimi Rogers and Kelly Lynch, this nail-biting action film grabs you by the throatand leaves you gasping in terror. Prepare yourself. The Desperate Hours have begun.In dire need of a hideout, escaped convict Michael Bosworth (Rourke) uses his charming smile to gain entry into the posh home of Nora and Tim Cornell (Rogers and Hopkins) and their two children. While waiting for his beautiful lawyer-turned-accomplice (Lynch) to arrive, Bosworth's smile soon explodesinto homicidal rage when the Cornells desperately try to fight back. Holding the family at gunpointand ruthlessly pitting husband against wife, Bosworth's fury escalates into a shocking night of terror and cold-blooded murder. Finally, the family is forced to take a stand that will either destroy them...or unite them as never before.*1978: The Deer Hunter**1991: Actor, The Silence of the Lambs

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Desperate Hours (1990)

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Suspense/Thriller · 1h 45m · 10/5/1990

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From Academy AwardÂ(r)-winning* director Michael Cimino comes this taut psychological thriller about a family held hostage in their own home. Starring Mickey Rourke, OscarÂ(r) winner** Anthony Hopkins, Mimi Rogers and Kelly Lynch, this nail-biting action film grabs you by the throatand leaves you gasping in terror. Prepare yourself. The Desperate Hours have begun.In dire need of a hideout, escaped convict Michael Bosworth (Rourke) uses his charming smile to gain entry into the posh home of Nora and Tim Cornell (Rogers and Hopkins) and their two children. While waiting for his beautiful lawyer-turned-accomplice (Lynch) to arrive, Bosworth's smile soon explodesinto homicidal rage when the Cornells desperately try to fight back. Holding the family at gunpointand ruthlessly pitting husband against wife, Bosworth's fury escalates into a shocking night of terror and cold-blooded murder. Finally, the family is forced to take a stand that will either destroy them...or unite them as never before.*1978: The Deer Hunter**1991: Actor, The Silence of the Lambs

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Cast
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Mickey Rourke

Michael Bosworth
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Anthony Hopkins

Tim Cornell
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Mimi Rogers

Nora Cornell
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Lindsay Crouse

Brenda Chandler
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Kelly Lynch

Nancy Breyers
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Elias Koteas

Wally Bosworth
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David Morse

Albert
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Shawnee Smith

May Cornell
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Danny Gerard

Zack Cornell
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Gerry Bamman

Ed Tallent
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Matt McGrath

Kyle
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John Christopher Jones

Neff
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Dean Norris

Maddox
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John Finn

Lexington
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Christopher Curry

Chabon
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Stanley White

Devereaux
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Peter Crombie

Connelly
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Ellen Parker

Kate
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Elizabeth Ruscio

Judge
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Kenneth Bass

Repairman
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Mike Nussbaum

Mr. Nelson
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Ellen McElduff

Bank Teller
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Brittney Lewis

College Girl
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Lise Wilburn

College Girl
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Ron Bird

Reporter
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Alexis Fernández

Reporter
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Bob Evans

Reporter
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James Rebhorn

Prosecutor
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Michael Flynn

Ornita
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Jeff Olson

Coogan
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Robert Conder

Trooper (as Robert Condor)
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George Sullivan

Sniper
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Robert Rowe

Sniper
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Daniel Cussiter

SWAT Team Member
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Gary Flener

SWAT Team Member
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Richard Hernandez

SWAT Team Member
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Gary Parker

SWAT Team Member
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James Thorton

SWAT Team Member
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Bradley Leatham

Police Detective
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Brian James Anderson

Coroner
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Matthew Rangi Brown

Security Guard at Bank
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Robert 'Bobby Z' Zajonc

Police Pilot (uncredited)
Crew
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Michael Cimino

Director
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Joseph Hayes

Writer
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Disc Releases
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Desperate Hours

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

6/2/2015

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Desperate Hours

(Blu-ray)

7/19/2022

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Desperate Hours

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

4/16/2002

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