Misery Poster

Release Date: October 31st, 1990

DVD Release Date: December 22nd, 1998

R|1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary
After a serious car crash, novelist Paul Sheldon (James Caan) is rescued by former nurse Annie Wilkes (Kathy Bates), who claims to be his biggest fan. Annie brings him to her remote cabin to recover, where her obsession takes a dark turn when she discovers Sheldon is killing off her favorite character from his novels. As Sheldon devises plans for escape, Annie grows increasingly controlling, even violent, as she forces the author to shape his writing to suit her twisted fantasies.

Cast: James Caan, Kathy Bates, Frances Sternhagen, Richard Farnsworth, Lauren Bacall, Graham Jarvis, J.T. Walsh, June Christopher

Director: Rob Reiner

Genres: Thriller, Horror

Production Co: Nelson Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment

Distributors: Columbia Pictures, Image Entertainment Inc., MGM/UA Home Entertainment Inc., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp.

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