Misery

Question: Did Stephen King do his usual cameo? If so, where?

Arokthis

Answer: Stephen King doesn't have a cameo in this movie.

I have been told it's a common misconception that Stephen King regularly does cameos.

lionhead

Question: Is there any reference to where Annie Wilkes goes at night when she is angry or depressed?

Answer: According to the book, she goes to what she calls her "laughing place" (itself a reference to the Disney movie "Song of the South" in which brer rabbit sings about having a "laughing place. A "laughing place" is where he goes when he's feeling blue, to cheer himself up. We can presume Annie has some cabin or clearing in the woods where she has made her own "laughing place.

Question: Why did Annie kill the babies?

MikeH

Answer: Simple answer, she was a psychopathic killer. She was a nurse, and infants were accessible, helpless victims.

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Revealing mistake: During the big fight scene, just as Annie Wilkes falls to the floor and hits her head on the typewriter, the actress is replaced by a really bad looking Kathy Bates dummy!

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Annie Wilkes: You lying cocksucker.

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Trivia: When Kathy Bates picked up her Oscar and made her speech, one thing she earnestly said was, "I'd like to publicly apologize to James Caan for the ankles."

Allister Cooper, 2011
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