Misery (1990) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Misery

Rob Reiner, 1990

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Misery
Stephen King, 1987

Misery is a movie directed by Rob Reiner in 1990 and based on the book of the same name by Stephen King, first published in 1987. The movie features Kathy Bates, James Caan, Frances Sternhagen, Richard Farnsworth, Lauren Bacall, Graham Jarvis, and others.

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“The movie is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

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RATING

7.8

/ 10

Movie Poster: Misery (Rob Reiner, 1990)

8.3

/ 10

Book Cover: Misery (Stephen King, 1987)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Misery, the 1987 book by Stephen King.

Misery

Read by: Lindsay Crouse

Storyline

Famed novelist Paul Sheldon is the author of a successful series of Victorian romance novels featuring a character named Misery Chastain. Wanting to focus on more serious stories, he writes a manuscript for a new novel that he hopes will launch his post-Misery career. Soon after, Annie reads the latest Misery novel, discovers that Misery dies at the end of the book, and flies into a rage.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Misery, the 1990 movie by Rob Reiner

Year

1990

Minutes

107

Movie Rate

7.80

Source: IMDb

Movie

Misery

Country: USA

Year: 1990

Length: 1h47m

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Cover of Misery, the 1987 book by Stephen King

Year

1987

Pages

370

Book Rate

8.34

S: Goodreads

Book

Misery

Country: USA

First published in: 1987

Length: 370 pages

Genre: Fiction

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User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of Misery, the 1990 movie by Rob Reiner

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Cover of Misery, the 1987 book by Stephen King

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Poster of Misery, the 1990 movie by Rob Reiner

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15% No

11 votes

2 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Misery, the 1987 book by Stephen King

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31% No

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4 votes

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