About

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.

7.8
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Directed by

Rob Reiner

Written by

Stephen King (Novel)
William Goldman (Screenplay)

Runtime

107 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

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

Cast

Keywords

blizzard nurse psychopath obsessed fan car crash author colorado broken leg

Photos

Lists

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role