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Misery (1990)

R 11/30/1990 (US) DramaThriller 1h 47m

Paul Sheldon used to write for a living. Now, he’s writing to stay alive.


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.

  1. Rob Reiner


  2. Stephen King


  3. William Goldman


Top Billed Cast

  1. James Caan

    James Caan

    Paul Sheldon

  2. Kathy Bates

    Kathy Bates

    Anne Marie ("Annie") Wilkes

  3. Richard Farnsworth

    Richard Farnsworth

    J.T. "Buster" McCain

  4. Frances Sternhagen

    Frances Sternhagen

    Virginia McCain

  5. Lauren Bacall

    Lauren Bacall

    Marcia Sindell

  6. Graham Jarvis

    Graham Jarvis


  7. Rob Reiner

    Rob Reiner

    Helicopter Pilot

  8. J.T. Walsh

    J.T. Walsh

    State Trooper Sherman Douglas

  9. Jerry Potter


  10. View More

Full Cast & Crew


Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $20,000,000.00

Revenue $61,276,872.00


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