Desperation (2006)

In this town, there are no accidents.

  • Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller, Mystery
  • Release Date: 2006-05-23
  • User Rating: 5.5/10 from 184 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 11min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Buena Vista Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Mick Garris
star 5.5/10
From 184 Ratings


When a sheriff arrests a writer, a family, a couple, and a hitchiker and throws them in a jail cell in the deserted town of Desperation, they must fight for their lives.

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  • Tom Skerritt

    as John Edward Marinville
  • Steven Weber

    as Steve Ames
  • Annabeth Gish

    as Mary Jackson
  • Charles Durning

    as Tom Billingsley
  • Matt Frewer

    as Ralph Carver
  • Henry Thomas

    as Peter Jackson
  • Shane Haboucha

    as David Carver
  • Kelly Overton

    as Cynthia Smith
  • Sylva Kelegian

    as Ellie Carver
  • Ron Perlman

    as Collie Entragian
  • Samantha Hanratty

    as Pie Carver
  • Ewan Chung

    as Shih
  • Alain Uy

    as Cha'an
  • Trieu Tran

    as Young Viet Cong
  • Tom Parker

    as Young Johnny
  • Darren Victoria

    as Brian Ross
  • Glenn R. Wilder

    as Drunk Driver
  • Clint James

    as Ted Blue (uncredited)
Camera Christian Sebaldt Director of Photography
Production Stephen King Executive Producer
Writing Stephen King Novel
Writing Stephen King Teleplay
Editing Patrick McMahon Editor
Production Karen O'Toole Production Coordinator
Crew Charlie Brewer Stunt Coordinator
Crew Lou Carlucci Special Effects Coordinator
Production Kelly Van Horn Producer
Production Kelly Van Horn Unit Production Manager
Production Lynn Kressel Casting
Art Phil Dagort Production Design
Crew John Paul Fedele Makeup Effects
Art Marcia Calosio Set Decoration
Sound Nicholas Pike Original Music Composer
Crew Greg Nicotero Animatronic and Prosthetic Effects
Costume & Make-Up Greg Nicotero Special Effects Makeup Artist
Production Bruce Dunn Associate Producer
Directing Mick Garris Director
Production Mick Garris Executive Producer
Art Jason Weil Art Direction
Production Mark Sennet Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Warden Neil Costume Design
Crew Glenn R. Wilder Stunt Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Robin Michel Bush Costume Supervisor
Crew Howard Berger Animatronic and Prosthetic Effects
Costume & Make-Up Howard Berger Special Effects Makeup Artist
Directing Peter Merwin Second Assistant Director
Sound Richard Taylor Supervising Sound Editor
Crew Laura Albert Stunts
Visual Effects Loren Bivens Visual Effects Supervisor
Crew Shannon Shea Makeup Effects
Crew Jake Garber Makeup Effects
Crew Chad Atkinson Makeup Effects
Art Terry Kempf Construction Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Tina Sims Hairstylist
Art Steven Schalk Property Master
Costume & Make-Up Kim Collea Makeup Artist
Sound Kenneth R. Burton Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Crew Grady Holder Makeup Effects
Camera Henry Tirl Camera Operator
Sound Andre Perreault Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Camera Ken Glassing Camera Operator
Costume & Make-Up Maggie McFarland Costume Supervisor
Directing Joanie Blum Script Supervisor
Production Michael McGinn Location Manager
Sound Stan Jones Music Editor
Editing Marc Pollon Assistant Editor
Sound Lisa Pinero Sound Mixer
Directing David Sosna First Assistant Director
Crew Jaremy Aiello Makeup Effects
Production Cindy Franke Production Coordinator
Crew Luis Patiño Post Production Supervisor
Crew Ben Rittenhouse Makeup Effects
Crew Andy Schoenberg Makeup Effects
Crew James Leonard Makeup Effects
Crew Rob Freitas Makeup Effects