When a sheriff arrests a writer, a family, a couple, and a hitchiker and throws them in a jail cell in the deserted town of Desperation, they must fight for their lives.

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  1. Mick Garris


  2. Stephen King


Top Billed Cast

  1. Steven Weber

    Steven Weber

    Steve Ames

  2. Tom Skerritt

    Tom Skerritt

    John Edward Marinville

  3. Charles Durning

    Charles Durning

    Tom Billingsley

  4. Annabeth Gish

    Annabeth Gish

    Mary Jackson

  5. Matt Frewer

    Matt Frewer

    Ralph Carver

  6. Henry Thomas

    Henry Thomas

    Peter Jackson

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 11m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • May 23, 2006
    R, Theatrical



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