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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.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1990-11-30

Runtime 107 minutes

Budget $20m

Revenue $61m


TMDB 7.8


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ian shared a tip "All all time classic suspense thriller"

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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "Definitely a good thriller movie, definitely one of my favorites!"

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beadzombie shared a tip "No gore. More thriller, though it is horrifying. A classic."

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alan_mcdonald shared a tip "This is one of Kings best."

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deena_c shared a tip "Great book, great movie!"

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alan_sherin shared a tip "I’m your biggest fan!"

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katrice_masters shared a tip ""Stephen King"what else to say"

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katrice_masters shared a tip "I love the insanity of the film she loved him to death"

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miserys_return shared a tip "Great movie, but I have to say the book was better 👌"

paige_hall_1187 shared a tip "Edge of your seat thriller. Classic."

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mlhawkins shared a tip "🙌"

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nicole_graham_-_mor shared a tip "Classic. One I keep in the archives. Of course Kathy Bates deserved her accolades for this one."

kathy_garner shared a tip "I Love It I Love It"

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teri_milnes shared a tip "Kathy Bates is a great psycho!"

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steve_campbell_9544 shared a tip "Classic psychological thriller"

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stephanie_mardell shared a tip "Loved it ... still good after many years"

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moo_milk shared a tip "Very very intriguing!! Loved it!"

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greg_elder shared a tip "Great movie, one that never gets old, I’ve watched many times.!! Recommend to anyone."

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oli_maddx shared a tip "This is true psychological horror. Intense to the max! No matter how many times I see it, I’m still rattled to my core"

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jefe shared a tip "One of my favorite actresses is Kathy Bates. And this movie I think was her finest hour."

keira_norton shared a tip "I love the whole movie the ending was unexpected I have watched that movie like 10 times"

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steven_hendrickson shared a tip ""I'm your number one fan""

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alycia_houston shared a tip "Chilling movie!"

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joey_craig shared a tip "One of the best thrillers of all time!"

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tanya_weigelt shared a tip "Awesome!"

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thehorrorfinatic shared a tip "Another great King adaptation. Definitely will end up being a horror favorite!"

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heidi_stevens shared a tip "Though not typical Mother’s Day fare, this film has a dark humor that will bring the not-so-typical mother and child closer."

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jenni_chance shared a tip "Good movie."

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mona_8026 shared a tip "One of my favs!!!"

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kali_meyers_7332 shared a tip "It’s a perfect King movie adaptation!"

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jacqueline_buck shared a tip "Kathy Bates amazing performance"

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ryan_mann_2193 shared a tip "Quite disturbing"

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misty_hopkins shared a tip "Just as good as the book!"

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aaron_moreno_841 shared a tip "Book was better but the movie is still good!"

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russell_walker shared a tip "Tense, well written, great actors"

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dawn-marie_woolfrey shared a tip "Kathy Bates is a force of nature in this role!"

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nong_nong shared a tip "Not super scary, more about human nature than anything else. I really enjoyed watching the movie after reading the book."

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mary_allen_4306 shared a tip "One of my all time favorites!"

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nicole_brooks_3060 shared a tip "Such a great movie! Watched recently and it holds up well. Suspenseful throughout and not overly gory."

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Mesim shared a tip "Stephen king at its finest"

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