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.
- Genre: Drama, Thriller
- Studio: Castle Rock Entertainment, Nelson Entertainment
- Keyword: nurse, colorado, psychopath, horror, car crash, author, slasher, psychological thriller, torture, obsessed fan, blizzard, bedridden, female psychopath
- Cast: James Caan, Kathy Bates, Richard Farnsworth, Frances Sternhagen, Lauren Bacall, Graham Jarvis