Misery

Continuity mistake: Paul is eating in bed and by the plate are some pain killers. The position of the pain killers in relation to the plate changes between a few shots.

Hamster Premium member

Continuity mistake: After Annie tells Paul she knows about his superstitions and that there is only one manuscript, when Annie holds the single match and box of Diamond matches, which have a distinctive blue and red top, the matchbox faces the opposite way between the shot facing Paul and the next shot facing Annie. (00:36:05)

Super Grover Premium member

Continuity mistake: When Annie shows Paul her gun, she says "I might put bullets in it," then leaves the room. It's pouring with rain, but when Annie steps out the front door, you can see her hair is already wet before being outside.

amycamille1975

Continuity mistake: When Paul is dining with his agent at the end, after he puts his book down, he picks up a menu. But when the camera angle changes to face him, his hand is empty.

Bishop73

Continuity mistake: When Buster flies over Annie's house, there's a shot of the house from outside and the roof is covered in snow. The shot from the helicopter, the amount of snow changes, including a couple sections being nearly void of snow. There are also a lot of extra tire tracks. (00:38:00)

Bishop73

Continuity mistake: When Annie lifts Paul off the floor and lays him back into the bed, there is initially no tape over the brace on Paul's left knee. In the next shot, which is somewhat bird's eye view, there are three pieces of white tape over the brace, then there are none again when she finishes lying him down.

Continuity mistake: When Annie is shaving Paul, she doesn't shave his chin, but, a second later, his chin is shaved.

kh1616

Continuity mistake: During the rainstorm, it shows snow on the roof of the house. The next shot of the rainstorm still has the same amount of snow on the roof - some should have been washed away.

Continuity mistake: When the sheriff looks at the last newspaper article about Annie, the caption reads "There is a higher justice than that of man..." Then when it zooms in on the caption it is switched to "There is a justice higher than that of man..." (The 2nd one matches the Misery book quote). (01:25:00)

Bishop73

Continuity mistake: When Paul complains that the paper smudges, Paul types seven letters on a piece of paper to prove it. In the next scene, we see the word he typed was "smudge" which only has six letters.

Continuity mistake: Shots of the roof show two different amounts of snow and it alternates between the two for the whole movie.

amycamille1975

Continuity mistake: When Buster and his wife Virginia, first get in their 4x4 truck to head down the road, they discover that broken tree limb. Before he yells "stop!", the only part of the road not covered in snow is the tire tracks. After he walks back up the hill (and Annie drives by), the road has no snow on it.

More mistakes in Misery

Annie Wilkes: God came to me last night and told me your purpose for being here. I am going to help you write a new book.
Paul Sheldon: You think I can just whip one out?
Annie Wilkes: Oh, but I don't think Paul, I know.

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Trivia: Director Rob Reiner makes a cameo as the helicopter pilot helping Buster search for Paul's car.

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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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