Stephen King's 'Desperation'
Stephen King's 'Desperation' (2006)

Masters of Horror creator Mick Garris joins forces with literary horror icon Stephen King for this, the pair's sixth onscreen collaboration. In the wind-swept Nevada town of Desperation, a malevolent sheriff (Ron Perlman) delivers… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 29, 2006
DVD Release Date: August 29, 2006
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Felix Vasquez Jr.
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The script shoves the religious overtones down our throat almost mercilessly...

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Conner Rainwater
Terrible in so many ways. It's sad when you think about how many Stephen King books have been butchered and turned into made for TV movies. This isn't… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
Stephen King yarn about an evil sheriff locking travellers up in his jail. It's small town setting creates tension in this tight but long thriller.
Lorenzo von Matterhorn
Although this film starts off relatively well, grabbing viewers' interest and setting up the situation nicely, it does not take long before the film… More
Steve B.
It's hard to lay all the blame for this one at Mick Garris' feet -- this is one of the worst King books in recent memory, written during his "out… More
Dean McKenna
Fine horror made-in-TV adapted by Stephen King about the town becomes hell with the demon-possessed in the human beings. I'm very impressived for Tom… More
Todd Smith
When Stephen King's work started being turned into movies, they were always great, but the newer stuff, has really been hit or miss. For the first hour,… More

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