Paul Sheldon used to write for a living. Now, he’s writing to stay alive.

Drama Thriller
107 min     7.7     1990     USA


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.