Complete list of Stephen King adaptations, books made into movies, TVStephen King isn't just an author by this point: He's an institution, a legacy of classic horror stories that capture our imaginations, fuel our nightmares, and speak -- when he's at his best -- to our shared experiences as flawed, emotional beings. The best King stories scare so many of us that we all feel connected, and even the worst are usually pretty fun. King's books and short stories quickly became hit movies, many of them celebrated in their time, and some flopped so hard that hardly anybody remembers them. Cataloguing every adaptation might be a fool's errand, so we made some tough choices and decided to focus only on his theatrical releases. And even then, there are so many King adaptations that it gets tricky. The sequels to King's work rarely have anything to do with the source material, so they're all disqualified even though some, like Larry Cohen's prescient anti-fascist monster drama "A Return to Salem's Lot," are genuinely interesting.
List of adaptations of works by Stephen King
The Stephen King-aissance is upon us. King is one of the most-adapted authors of all time, and if you're a fan like me , it's great seeing his name back on the big and small screens again. To celebrate, I've made the totally rational decision to rank all of the movies and miniseries made from King's work. Some may find it impossible or questionable to compare theatrical works to their television counterparts, but all things are possible on the internet. A quick note on my methodology regarding which titles not to include here: I do not include short films there are millions , TV series like Under the Dome and The Dead Zone , or limited series more than five episodes like Golden Years and
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But nope, there was also Misery and The Green Mile! Mercedes or Under the Dome , which are at the whims of being cancelled mid-story. For More is set in Antarctica, where a remote Synopsis: Fifteen years after the original Children of the Corn, John Franklin returns as Isaac, leader of the band of murderous Synopsis: In this chapter of the horror saga, the murderous title children and their demonic leader terrorize a group of college Synopsis: Adapted for TV, this is a Stephen King story in which an aspiring writer and an alcoholic poet with a
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