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 dangerously unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged, and at her mercy.
November 30, 1990
United States of America
Top billed cast
James Caan, Kathy Bates, Richard Farnsworth, Frances Sternhagen, Lauren Bacall
Castle Rock Entertainment, Nelson Entertainment
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