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7.8
Misery
Misery
This Christmas there will be... Misery.
Directed By
Rob Reiner
Produced By
Steve Nicolaides
Rob Reiner
Andrew Scheinman
Jeffrey Stott
Cast
James Caan
Kathy Bates
Music By
Marc Shaiman
Cinematography
Barry Sonnenfeld
Editing By
Robert Leighton

Distributed By
Columbia Pictures
Release Date(s)
November 30, 1990
Runtime
107 minutes
Country
Flag of the United States United States
Language
English
Budget
$20 million
Gross
$61.3 million


Misery is a 1990 American horror film based on the novel of the same name. Directed by Rob Reiner it stars James Caan, Kathy Bates, Lauren Bacall, Richard Farnsworth, and Frances Sternhagen about a psychotic fan who holds an author captive and forces him to write her stories.

PlotEdit

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.

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ReceptionEdit

Misery received favorable reviews and currently holds an 89% fresh rating on [Rotten Tomatoes].

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