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Romance author Paul Sheldon (James Caan) longs for parting with Misery. Sheldon's plucky heroine of seven novels has delivered Sheldon... Read More
Romance author Paul Sheldon (James Caan) longs for parting with Misery. Sheldon's plucky heroine of seven novels has delivered Sheldon fame and fortune and recognition beyond the average writer's dreams, but she is also interminably linked to him. Determined to escape an eternal role as dimestore novelist, he kills her off in the eighth novel and heads to his New England cabin to work on his own Great American Novel. Upon completion, Sheldon excitedly sets out for his New York City publisher in the midst of a raging blizzard and within minutes veers into a desolate snowbank. From the brink of death, he is rescued from the snow by Annie Wilkes (Kathy Bates), who just so happens to be Misery's self-professed biggest fan. At first, she nurses him back to health in her remote cabin, telling him the roads and phones are knocked out by the storm, fawning over his literary accomplishments. However, things change when she purchases his eighth Misery book and reaches the point of Misery's death. Annie's psychotic... Minimize
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43 Reviews from Epinions.com
May 1, 2007
"You'll never know the fear of losing someone like you if you're someone like me."
Pros: Kathy Bates' Oscar-winning performance; a great script by William Goldman
One of the best "Stephen King" movies ever made, Misery would love your company. Don't watch this one alone. Read More at Epinions.com
Jan 24, 2005
MISERY - I'M Your Number One Fan!!
Pros: An excellent story and some Academy Award winning acting!
Cons: Jack Nicholson didn't take the part.
A good suspenseful film with some top-notch acting! Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 7, 2008
Kathy Bates is Misery
Pros: Acting, Story, Suspense
Cons: No Kathy Bates bikini scenes
This is a suspense/horror movie, that will keep you thinking about it for days. Read More at Epinions.com
Nov 23, 2009
Stephen King's Misery
Pros: great acting, thriller to the max
Kathy Bates acts her heart out in Misery. Amazing movie. Read More at Epinions.com
Oct 6, 2005
Here's to you, Annie! (and to Mr. King)
Pros: Bates, Bates, Bates Really memorable lines in this script.
Cons: Hitchcockian, it's not...Reiner could have done better.
Probably one or two showings is what it will be worth to you. More than that, the edge is gone, and Bates becomes a caricature. Read More at Epinions.com
Jul 31, 2001
Misery - ya gotta hate it when life turns on ya!
Pros: Kathy Bates excels!
Cons: Life IS NOT fair!
Dedicated to everyone that doesn't believe a day spent above ground is a good one! Read More at Epinions.com
Oct 8, 2006
HE DIDN'T GET OUT OF THE COCKADOODIE CAR!
Pros: Screenwriting, acting, Kathy Bates!
This is one of Steven King's best movies, based on one of his best novels. Read More at Epinions.com
Jan 20, 2001
God I Love You!
Pros: Excellent acting, superb storyline, keeps you on the edge of your seat...
Cons: Keeps you on the edge of your seat...
Looking for a thriller check out Misery. Misery is one movie that you cannot pass upof course, this is just my Epinion Read More at Epinions.com
Dec 24, 2000
Better than the book!
Pros: Terrific acting from Caan and Bates.
Cons: None I can think of. Read More at Epinions.com
Oct 10, 2000
Misery: Where Madness and Fan Worship Collide
Pros: Phenomenal acting, great script, scary, scary, scary.
Cons: The slightly hokey ending. Read More at Epinions.com
Feb 4, 2000
Finally, a SK movie that is comparable to the book!
Pros: excellent acting, exciting plot
Cons: not good for children Read More at Epinions.com