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Bag of Bones 

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | TV Mini-Series (2011)
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After his wife's sudden death, a best selling author returns to his cabin retreat where he receives paranormal visitations and becomes involved in a custody battle.
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Series cast summary:
...  Mike Noonan 2 episodes, 2011
...  Mattie Devore 2 episodes, 2011
...  Jo Noonan 2 episodes, 2011
...  Sara Tidwell 2 episodes, 2011
...  Sid Noonan 2 episodes, 2011
...  Marty 2 episodes, 2011
...  Kyra Devore 2 episodes, 2011
...  Bill Dean 2 episodes, 2011
...  Max Devore 2 episodes, 2011
Deborah Grover ...  Rogette Whitmore 2 episodes, 2011
Jefferson Mappin ...  Buddy Jellison 2 episodes, 2011
Deborah Allen ...  Brenda Meserve 2 episodes, 2011
Cienna Prendergast ...  Kisha Tidwell 2 episodes, 2011
Gary Levert ...  Deputy George Footman 2 episodes, 2011
...  Young Max Devore 2 episodes, 2011
Shane Anderson ...  Lance Devore 2 episodes, 2011
Joel Freckelton ...  Harold Noonan 2 episodes, 2011
Gregory Penney ...  Young Normal Jellison 2 episodes, 2011
Geordie Brown ...  Young Edgar White 2 episodes, 2011
Aja Deeble ...  Dean Daughter 2 episodes, 2011
Fiona Forsythe ...  Jellison Daughter 2 episodes, 2011
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Bestselling novelist Mike Noonan, unable to cope after his wife's sudden death, returns to the couple's lakeside retreat in Maine, where he becomes involved in a custody battle between a young widow and her child's enormously wealthy grandfather. Mike inexplicably receives mysterious ghostly visitations, escalating nightmares and the realization that his late wife still has something to tell him. Written by nitorch

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lake | curse | writer | novelist | singer | See All (16) »

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Beware the lake.

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Drama | Horror | Mystery

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11 December 2011 (USA)  »

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Csontzsák  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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A guy tells Mike Noonan (Pierce Brosnan) that he is the author's "number one fan". It Is also used by Kathy Bates in Stephen King's Misery (1990). See more »

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When Sara is murdered she spits blood over her killer's shirt and face but moments later his shirt and face are clean. See more »

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Bag of Bores
12 December 2011 | by See all my reviews

I cannot believe that this drivel has received a 9 rating! The acting is the only horrific aspect of this film. It is proof positive that Stephen King novels do not translate well within the confines of a sanitized TV film. Mick Garris continues to prove that he just does not "get" King, yet is given opportunity after opportunity to butcher the master of horrors work. Bag of Bones, while not his best work, is still a novel that deserves so much better than this waste of time. Perhaps the hype was just too great, and it just could not possibly live up to the expectations. It is literally 4 hours of my life I will never get back and probably the worst film I have seen all year, and that's saying a lot because I saw Jack and Jill 2 weeks ago, and that was almost as excruciating.


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