Misery (2000)

2000 Drama, Comedy

User Score: 71/100


"Misery Loathes Company" Mary Cherry recruits Sam to ghostwrite her memoirs after learning that her...

A "heart-stopping psychological thriller" (Joel Siegel) this Academy AwardÂ(r)-winning* film is "one of the best horror movies" (Time) ever. Adapted from a Stephen King story by OscarÂ(r)-winning** screenwriter William Goldman (All the President’s Men) and directed by Rob Reiner (A Few Good Men), this chiller starring Kathy Bates (Titanic) and James Caan (The Godfather), is "a Hitchcockian kind of cat-and-mouse" (The New York Times) gameplayed between two cunning mindsone as sharp as a tack and the other as blunt as a sledgehammer.  Novelist Paul Sheldon (Caan) doesn’t remember the blinding blizzard that sent his car spinning off the road. Nor does he remember being nursed back from unconsciousness. All he remembers iswaking up in the home of Annie Wilkes (Bates)a maniacal fan who is bent on keeping her favorite writer as her personal prisoner for the rest of his "cock-a-doodie" life!  *1990: Actress (Bates)  **1969: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid; 1976: All the President’s Men

About Misery (2000)

Title: Misery
Year: 2000
Starring: Leslie Bibb, Carly Pope, Taryn Manning, Diane Delano, Christopher Gorham, Bryce Johnson, Sara Rue, Lisa Darr, Tamara Mello, Tammy Lynn Michaels, Ron Lester, Leslie Grossman, Scott Bryce, Mike Damus, Anne Haney, David Norona, Ashley Rose Davis, George Katt
Director: Craig Zisk
Score: 2.5 / 5 stars
Avg. Rating: 3.5/5 stars from 17 users. Votes: 17.
Genre: Drama, Comedy

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