Misery

Misery (1990)

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Trivia: There was a scene filmed in which Annie Wilkes runs over a younger police officer with a lawnmower, but it was cut because the director thought audiences would laugh at it.

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Suggested correction: The incident that this question is referring to is in the book - it was never added in the movie. Annie kills the young cop with her lawnmower. It was left out of the movie because the director didn't want the audience to hate the actress Kathy Bates, also which is why he had her use a sledgehammer instead of cutting off his feet.

Revealing mistake: When Paul and Annie are getting ready to tap glasses, you can see Annie deliberately knocks over the candle. She moves her hand right into the candle to make it fall over.

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Suggested correction: It is implied, though by no means certain, that Annie may have intentionally caused the glass of wine to spill, especially as at this point she already knows Paul has been out due to the direction of the Penguin figurine.

Revealing mistake: When Paul goes through Annie's scrapbook, a fast reader may notice that several newspaper clippings (although having different headlines and being based on separate events), have the exact same story underneath. The text has simply been repeated, rather than a new report being created for each story.

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Annie Wilkes: Now the time has come. I put two bullets in my gun. One for me, and one for you. Oh darling, it will be so beautiful.

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Trivia: There was a scene filmed in which Annie Wilkes runs over a younger police officer with a lawnmower, but it was cut because the director thought audiences would laugh at it.

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Suggested correction: The incident that this question is referring to is in the book - it was never added in the movie. Annie kills the young cop with her lawnmower. It was left out of the movie because the director didn't want the audience to hate the actress Kathy Bates, also which is why he had her use a sledgehammer instead of cutting off his feet.

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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.

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