Novelist Paul Sheldon doesn't remember the blizzard that sent his car spinning off the road. He doesn't remember being nursed back from unconsciousness. But he will never forget Annie Wilkes. James Caan and Kathy Bates star in the bone-shattering thriller "Misery," adapted from the novel by Stephen King. As Paul (Caan) recuperates from his injuries in the secluded cabin of his benefactor Annie (Bates), he begins to discover that beneath the seemingly kind and naïve exterior of his self-described "number one fan" lurks a mind that is cunning, unhinged, and bent on keeping her favorite writer as her personal prisoner for the rest of his "cock-a-doodie" life...and Sheldon must engage his savior-turned-captor in a battle of wills that will push them both to the brink. Adapted by screenwriter William Goldman and directed by Rob Reiner, "Misery" is considered by critics and fans (number ones and others) to be among the greatest horror-thrillers of all-time.

  • 1 hr 47 minChildren under 17 may not attend R-rated movies unaccompanied by a parent or adult guardian. Children ages 6 and under are not allowed at R-rated movies after 6pm.RHDSD
  • Nov 30, 1990
  • Suspense

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Cast & Crew

  • James CaanActor

  • Kathy BatesActor

  • Richard FarnsworthActor

  • Lauren BacallActor

  • Frances SternhagenActor

  • Graham JarvisActor

  • Rob ReinerDirector

  • Rob ReinerProducer

  • Andrew ScheinmanProducer

  • William GoldmanWriter