Directed by: Rob Reiner
Starring: Frances Sternhagen, James Caan, Kathy Bates, Richard Farnsworth
Genres: Drama, Thriller
Question: Did Stephen King do his usual cameo? If so, where?
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.
Question: Is there any reference to where Annie Wilkes goes at night when she is angry or depressed?
Chosen 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.
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Annie Wilkes: Oh forgive me Paul for prattling away and making everything all oogy.
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!
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."