Stephen king books and movies
Every Stephen King Movie, Ranked Worst to Best (Photos)Thu 22 Aug Cujo arguably has more thrills. Apt Pupil certainly has more chills. But with his sole directorial effort, Stephen King — that great chronicler of retro Americana — somehow made the perfect drive-in movie: a silly, slapdash nightmare of murderous vehicles and appliances attacking hysterical patrons including a bewildered Emilio Estevez at a truck stop. King gets arguably his prettiest screen surrogate in this slick, twisty thriller about a blocked writer Johnny Depp whose favoured lakeside retreat is interrupted by a vengeful rival John Turturro in a distinctive hat. Ban this sickle filth!
Stand By Me
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.
All Stephen King Movies Ranked
Stephen 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. We also cut King some slack and removed "The Lawnmower Man" from our watch list, since he fought to have his own name removed from the film and won.
Rereading Stephen King: week 15 – Christine
Children of the Corn
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