Misery

Misery (1990)

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Other mistake: When Annie shoots the sheriff in the back, he fall forwards on the staircase where he stood. Annie walks down without moving around the corpse of the sheriff. She just advances forward as if he isn't there.

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.

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)

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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.

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

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