Stephen King movies

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I'm a big Stephen King fan, so I've decided to make sure I've seen all movies based on his work (I'm exempting myself from sequels, though). I've ranked them here from best to worst.

1-14: recommended
15-25: good
26-38: okay
39-44: some redeeming qualities
45-59: skip it

I'm not trying to be contrarian with my relatively low ranking of The Shawshank Redemption and the original version of The Shining; I simply don't think they come close to living up to their reputations, though I certainly wouldn't call them bad (see my…

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  • 1922

    1

  • Stand by Me

    2

  • Gerald's Game

    3

  • Storm of the Century

    4

  • The Dead Zone

    5

  • Apt Pupil

    6

  • Carrie

    7

  • The Dark Half

    8

  • 11.22.63

    9

  • Misery

    10

  • Cujo

    11

  • The Mist

    12

  • It

    13

  • The Green Mile

    14

  • The Stand

    15

  • Doctor Sleep

    16

  • Needful Things

    17

  • Mercy

    18

  • Carrie

    19

  • The Shawshank Redemption

    20

  • Big Driver

    21

  • It

    22

  • Salem's Lot

    23

  • The Langoliers

    24

  • It Chapter Two

    25

  • The Shining

    26

  • Trucks

    27

  • Silver Bullet

    28

  • Cell

    29

  • Dolores Claiborne

    30

  • Sometimes They Come Back

    31

  • Creepshow

    32

  • The Shining

    33

  • The Running Man

    34

  • Pet Sematary

    35

  • 1408

    36

  • In the Tall Grass

    37

  • The Night Flier

    38

  • Secret Window

    39

  • The Tommyknockers

    40

  • Rose Red

    41

  • The Dark Tower

    42

  • Bag of Bones

    43

  • Sleepwalkers

    44

  • Dolan's Cadillac

    45

  • Christine

    46

  • Riding the Bullet

    47

  • Carrie

    48

  • Graveyard Shift

    49

  • A Good Marriage

    50

  • Cat's Eye

    51

  • Desperation

    52

  • Salem's Lot

    53

  • Children of the Corn

    54

  • The Mangler

    55

  • Firestarter

    56

  • Dreamcatcher

    57

  • Children of the Corn

    58

  • Hearts in Atlantis

    59

  • Maximum Overdrive

    60

  • Thinner

    61