Most Popular "Based On The Works Of Stephen King" Titles
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2. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
R | 142 min | Crime, Drama
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
Votes: 1,694,747 | Gross: $28.34M
3. It (1990 TV Mini-Series)
Not Rated | 192 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
In 1960, seven outcast kids known as "The Loser Club" fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, they reunite to stop the demon once and for all when it returns to their hometown.
5. The Shining (1980)
R | 146 min | Drama, Horror
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
6. The Green Mile (1999)
R | 189 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.
Votes: 785,251 | Gross: $136.80M
7. Haven (2010–2015)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
She has no past. She has no family. She was raised in an orphanage. So, she lives for what she does best: be an FBI agent. That's why Audrey Parker is sent to a distant Maine village called... See full summary »
8. Misery (1990)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse.
Votes: 133,856 | Gross: $61.28M
9. Carrie (1976)
R | 98 min | Horror
Carrie White, a shy, friendless 17 year-old girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.
10. The Mist (2007)
R | 126 min | Horror
A freak storm unleashes a species of blood-thirsty creatures on a small town, where a small band of citizens hole up in a supermarket and fight for their lives.
Votes: 221,046 | Gross: $25.59M
11. Dreamcatcher (2003)
R | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Friends on a camping trip discover that the town they're vacationing in is being plagued in an unusual fashion by parasitic aliens from outer space.
Votes: 75,736 | Gross: $33.69M
12. 1408 (2007)
PG-13 | 104 min | Fantasy, Horror
A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.
Votes: 209,781 | Gross: $71.98M
13. Pet Sematary (1989)
R | 103 min | Fantasy, Horror
Behind a young family's home in Maine is a terrible secret that holds the power of life after death. When tragedy strikes, the threat of that power soon becomes undeniable.
Votes: 64,033 | Gross: $57.47M
20. Dolores Claiborne (1995)
R | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A big-city reporter travels to the small town where her mother has been arrested for the murder of an elderly woman that she works for as a maid.
Votes: 28,386 | Gross: $24.36M
21. The Dead Zone (2002–2007)
TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Johnny Smith has been leading an idyllic small-town life. Employed as a science teacher, Johnny takes great pleasure in showing his young students the wonders of the natural world. He is ... See full summary »
24. Creepshow 2 (1987)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Three more bone-chilling tales that include a vengeful wooden Native American, a monstrous blob in a lake, and a hitchhiker who wants revenge and will not die.
Votes: 16,005 | Gross: $14.00M
28. Needful Things (1993)
R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
A mysterious new shop opens in a small town which always seems to stock the deepest desires of each shopper, with a price far heavier than expected.
Votes: 16,631 | Gross: $15.19M
30. Kingdom Hospital (2004– )
608 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Stephen King's take on the masterpiece series by Lars von Trier. The story takes place in a hospital in Lewiston, Maine, built on the site of a Civil War-era mill fire in which many children died.
31. Desperation (2006 TV Movie)
R | 131 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
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.
32. Riding the Bullet (2004)
R | 98 min | Horror, Thriller
When a man finds out his mother is dying and tries to hitchike his way to the hospital, he is picked up by a stranger with a deadly secret.
Votes: 7,522 | Gross: $0.10M
33. Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006 TV Mini-Series)
480 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A television mini-series adaptation of Nightmares and Dreamscapes, Stephen King's collection of short horror stories.
34. Carrie (2002 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 132 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Carrie White is a lonely and painfully shy teenage girl with telekinetic powers who is slowly pushed to the edge of insanity by frequent bullying from both her classmates and her domineering, religious mother.
36. Firestarter 2: Rekindled (2002 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 168 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Charlie McGee is a young woman with the unwanted and often uncontrollable gift of pyrokinesis, lighting fires by mere thought. Charlie has been in hiding for nearly all her life from a ... See full summary »
38. The Talisman (TV Mini-Series)
360 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | Announced
To save his mother from certain death, young Jack Sawyer enters a parallel world known as the Territories in search of a powerful talisman.
39. Children of the Corn 666: Isaac's Return (1999 Video)
R | 82 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
As a teenage girl comes to Gatlin to find her biological mother, the town's infamous cult plots a comeback as their leader, Isaac, awakens from a coma.
40. Children of the Corn: Revelation (2001 Video)
R | 82 min | Horror, Thriller
When a girl named Jamie repeatedly tries to contact her grandmother to no avail, she investigates by going to her apartment in Omaha Nebraska....only to find that it's been condemned and ... See full summary »
Horror | Announced
The next chapter in the cult classic franchise.
44. Just Desserts: The Making of 'Creepshow' (2007 Video)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Horror
Details the making of Stephen King & George A. Romero's 1982 horror anthology classic, from conception through to completion.
45. Night Surf (2002)
30 min | Short, Sci-Fi
Loosely related to the author's highly regarded novel The Stand, the brief story follows one evening on a place called Anson Beach, New Hampshire, with a group of teens, survivors of a ... See full summary »
46. Suffer the Little Children (2006)
Not Rated | 19 min | Short, Horror
Miss Sidley has a very odd student, named Robert, who begins quietly staring at her. Stating that he is a monster and that there are more of them in the class, Miss Sidley takes matter into... See full summary »
48. Bike (2012)
22 min | Short, Drama, Thriller
When Richard Sifkitz receives a stark warning from his Doctor regarding his health, his obsessive behavior that helped fuel his career as an artist starts to become his downfall. After ... See full summary »
50. Strawberry Spring (2001)
Horror, Short, Thriller
When a mysterious stalker strikes at a small campus, the some students find themselves stunned and terrified by the going-ons around them. One student, however, becomes fascinated with the murders.