Type
Scripted
Premiered
May. 23, 2006
Status
Completed/Ended
Runtime
131 min.
Country
USA
Network
Unknown TV Network

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Stephen King's Desperation

A sheriff arrests a family, a couple, and a famous writer all of whom appear to be drug runners (or are they?). They are all jailed in the cells in the deserted town of Desperation. They must fight for their freedom not to mention their lives. (Characters are shown in order of appearance. Running time excludes commercials)

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TV Movie: Desperation Aired: May. 23, 2006

- **Contains Spoilers** While driving through the Nevada desert to Salt Lake City, Peter Jackson and his wife Mary are stopped by …

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  • Goof (crew or equipment visible): Near the beginning of the film, Collie Entragian shoots Peter Jackson through the stomach at the bottom of the stairs to the Police building, killing him. As…
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    Goof (crew or equipment visible): Near the beginning of the film, Collie Entragian shoots Peter Jackson through the stomach at the bottom of the stairs to the Police building, killing him. As it cuts to Peter falling over dead, you can clearly see the explosive blood packets attached to Peter's back which were used to create the blood splatters against the wall behind him as he was shot.
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  • Though never revealed on-screen the name of the Carver's young daughter is Kirsten. David Carver only refers to her by the nickname "Pie" in the film.
  • Goof (factual errors): SPOILER: The bird that killed David's father couldn't have done it so quickly. It was too short a time to suffocate, be choked, or bleed to death.
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