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Misery

Cast

James Caan, Kathy Bates, Richard Farnsworth, Frances Sternhagen View All


Crew

William Goldman (Screenplay), Rob Reiner (Director) View All

Release: Nov. 30th, 1990
Runtime: 1 hour, 47 minutes
Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her mercy.
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JayDee
When she discovers that Paul has killed off her beloved Misery, Annie becomes furious, holding Paul captive and forcing him to write a new Misery story which brings her back to life.
TheUsualSuspect
That sledgehammer scene by the way, which is arguably the most famous scene in the film, still makes me cringe even though I've seen numerous clips of it over the years.
Jack1
This is a perfect film, in my view; not only have you got first-rate acting, particularly from Kathy Bates, but there's also a great plot, a good screenplay, and the setting and atmosphere all come together with taut writing to give a film that is as gripping as it is entertaining.
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