Synopsis: En route to Lake Tahoe for a much anticipated vacation, the Carver family is arrested for blowing out all four tires on their camper. Collie Entragian is the arresting officer, the self-made sheriff of a town called Desperation, Nevada, and the quintessential bad cop. Unbeknownst to the Carvers, Entragian regularly sniffs out passerbys on this stretch of road, and in fact has done in nearly every resident of his hometown. He can also change form and summon the help of creepy creatures, including scorpions, snakes and spiders.
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Director(s): Mick Garris
Production: LionsGate Entertainment
  Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
131 min

with intent to sell.

You can't be serious!

You have the right

to remain silent.

If you choose

to not be silent...

everything you say

can be held against you...

In a court of law.

You have the right

to an attorney.

I am going to kill you.

If you cannot

afford an attorney...

One will be

provided for you.

Do you understand

your rights...

as I have explained them

to you?

Do you understand

your rights?

Just... Act normally.

I don't think he understands

what he just said.

Do you understand your rights?!

Do you or not?

Answer me...

you smart-aleck blue state

unisex swingles!

Do you or not?

Do you or not?

Yes! Yes,

we understand.

Please, just watch the road.

Don't worry about me.

I got eyes in the back

of my head.

You'd do well

to remember that.

Up there on the horizon's

the china pit.

Gotta go

all the way to Peru

to find a bigger one.

Yeah, we just started

working her again.

They got some kind

of technology...

that makes even

the tailings valuable.

Science, huh?


Yeah, I think we're gonna

be a boom town again...

just like in the old days.

Officer, please don't kill us.

We'll do whatever you say.

Just don't kill us!

Shut your quackin'

yuppie pothead mouth!

We're not potheads.

You look like potheads to me.

Yuppies killed

Princess Di, you know.

Wasn't she beautiful?


Shut up and walk.

Where is everybody?


Come on, walk,

hay foot, straw foot.

You're Peter.

You're Mary.

So where's Paul?

I mean, how can you sing

Puff the Magic Dragon

without Paul?

Wait a minute.

Peter Jackson.

I love Lord of the Rings!

You are useless.

You at least look healthy.

Get in there, girlfriend.

Forgot all about her.

You can never remember

everything, now can you?

I don't care if you're

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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