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Films based on work by Stephen King (includes the Richard Bachman titles):

  • 1976 Carrie
  • 1980 The Shining
  • 1982 Creepshow (consists of five short films: Father's Day, The Lonesome Death of Jordy Verrill, Something to Tide You Over, The Crate, and They're Creeping Up On You)
  • 1983 Cujo
  • 1983 The Dead Zone
  • 1983 Christine
  • 1984 Children of the Corn
  • 1984 Firestarter
  • 1985 Cat's Eye (consists of three short films: Quitters, Inc., The Ledge, and The General)
  • 1985 Silver Bullet (based on Cycle of the Werewolf)
  • 1985 Stephen King's Nightshift Collection (consists of two short films: The Woman in the Room and The Boogeyman (and, in some editions, Strangehold, that has nothing to do with King; only released on video)
  • 1986 Maximum Overdrive (based on "Trucks"; directed by King)
  • 1986 Stand by Me (based on "The Body")
  • 1987 Creepshow 2 (consists of three short films: Old Chief Wood'n'head, The Raft, and The Hitchhiker)
  • 1987 The Running Man
  • 1989 Pet Sematary
  • 1990 The Cat From Hell (short film that is part of Tales From The Darkside - The Movie)
  • 1990 Graveyard Shift
  • 1990 Misery
  • 1990 Paranoid (based on a poem)
  • 1992 The Lawnmower Man (King sued the makers of this film for misusing his name and won - the film may not be shown with his name on it)
  • 1992 Sleepwalkers (written directly for the movie, not based on anything)
  • 1993 The Dark Half
  • 1993 Needful Things (also released in a three-hour "Director's Cut"-version)
  • 1994 The Shawshank Redemption (based on "Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption")
  • 1995 The Mangler
  • 1995 Dolores Claiborne
  • 1995 Stephen King's Nightshift Collection (consists of three short films, only the first of which has anything to do with King: Disciples of the Crow (based on Children of the Corn), The Night Waiter, and Killing Time; some versions only contain two films)
  • 1996 Thinner
  • 1998 Apt Pupil
  • 1999 The Green Mile