- 1 hr 45 min
Desperate Hours is an intense crime drama involving an escaped convict, Michael, and his accomplice lawyer, Nancy. Michael manages to break out of a court appearance and join a couple of his buddies before they hide out in a residential home. They settle in a house owned by a war veteran, his wife and two children. The family is having problems of their own only to find themselves captive by three dangerous crooks. Meanwhile, Michael's deluded attorney finally talks and the police surround the bad guys. The 1990 film is based on a book by Joseph Hayes and was a remake of the 1955 original movie.