Desperation (TV Movie 2006) - Plot Summary Poster

(2006 TV Movie)

Plot Summary

  • 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.

    - Written by Erwin van Moll <max404@hotmail.com>
  • While driving through the Nevada desert to Salt Lake, the couple Peter Jackson and his wife Mary are stopped by sheriff Collie Entragian because their car has no license plate in the back. When they open the trunk to get some tools, Collie finds a package of marijuana and arrests the couple, becoming insane and abusive, and the couple claims that they have stolen the car. While driving to the jail of Desperation, the terrified couple sees corpses everywhere in the town; in the entrance of the police station, they see the body of a young girl, and the sheriff shoots and kills Peter. In the jail, Mary sees a couple and their religious son David Carver and an old local, Tom Billingsley. Meanwhile the deranged sheriff arrests the successful and arrogant writer John Edward Marinville that is traveling in his motorcycle through the country promoting lectures. John gives a troubled and jammed call in his cellular to his assistant Steve Ames, who is following him in a support trunk with the hitchhiker Cynthia Smith. When the group of survivors escapes from the jail and meets Steve and Cynthia, David discloses that one hundred and fifty years ago, a group of Chinese slaves released in the cave-in, an earth demon "waisin" called Tak, or the unformed heart. When the mine collapsed, all of them died, but something came out of the mine. The group under the leadership of David and under the protection of God decides to battle against the pagan god Tak and get the world free of his evil.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • A family on vacation, a writer on a journey, a couple in love, and a lonley hitchiker find themselves all to be brought the small town of Desperation, where a crazy cop, possessed by an ancient evil has savagely murdered the entire town in 2 days time. Now the hopes of these wayward souls rest in the hands of the family's young boy David, who possess a strange religiuos power that might be enough to fight of the evil in Desperation

    - Written by cinimafan77
  • 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.

    - Written by Anonymous


In the Nevada desert, a couple, Peter (Henry Thomas) and Mary (Annabeth Gish) Jackson are driving and pass by a 50 mile speed limit sign which a dead cat has been tied to...

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