60 Days of Stephen King Movies

I’ve been woefully absent from this blog in recent months. And while the reason is good (my other blog is growing like crazy), I wanted to do another fun horror centric project this summer. As some of you may know this blog originally started when I decided to watch and review 365 horror flicks over the course of a year. I completed that challenge back in March of 2011 and quite frankly was burned out on reviewing. I was like a fat kid who got loose in a cake store or a frat guy and a gallon of Southern Comfort, I had so much that I almost never wanted to touch the stuff again. But eff that. I wanna get puke sick on horror again.

Enter Stephen King and the insane amount of movies based on his literature.

Going back to my blog roots, I am going to watch and review as many Stephen King based movies thru August 31st as humanly possible. So, I made a list of all the Stephen King stuff I own. It’s 64 movies. I am going to start old and work my to the new. First review will be posted on July 1st.

Happy First Day Of Summer, Bitches!

Stephen King Summer Movie Viewing List:

2011 Bag of Bones (TV mini-series)

2009 Dolan’s Cadillac (short story)

2007 The Mist (novella)

2007 1408 (short story)

2006 Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (TV mini-series)

2004 Riding the Bullet (novella “Riding the Bullet”)

2004 ‘Salem’s Lot (TV movie) (novel “Salem’s Lot”)

2004 Secret Window (novella “Four Past Midnight: Secret Window, Secret Garden”)

2003 The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (TV movie) (characters)

2003 Dreamcatcher (novel “Dreamcatcher”)

2002 The Dead Zone (video) (novel)

2002 Rose Red (TV mini-series)

2001 Children of the Corn: Revelation (video) (characters)

1999 Children of the Corn 666: Isaac’s Return (video) (short story “Children of the Corn”)

1999 The Rage: Carrie 2 (characters)

1999 Storm of the Century (TV mini-series)

1998 Sometimes They Come Back… for More (video) (characters)

1998 Apt Pupil (novella “Apt Pupil”)

1998 Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (video) (short story “Children of the Corn”)

1997 Trucks (TV movie) (short story)

1997 Quicksilver Highway (TV movie) (short story “Chattery Teeth”)

1997 The Shining (TV mini-series)

1997 The Night Flier (story)

1996 Thinner (novel)

1996 Sometimes They Come Back… Again (video) (characters)

1996 Children of the Corn: The Gathering (video) (short story “Children of the Corn”)

1995 The Langoliers (TV series) (novella “From Four Past Midnight”)

1995 Dolores Claiborne (book)

1995 The Mangler (short story)

1995 Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (short story “Children of the Corn”)

1994 The Shawshank Redemption (short story “Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption”)

1994 Nightshift Collection (video) (story)

1994 The Stand (TV mini-series)

1993 Needful Things (book)

1993 The Tommyknockers (TV mini-series) (novel)

1993 The Dark Half (novel “The Dark Half”)

1992 Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (short story “Children of the Corn”)

1992 Sleepwalkers (written by)

1992 The Lawnmower Man (title only / credit removed following lawsuit)

1991 Golden Years (TV series)

1991 Sometimes They Come Back (TV movie) (short story)

1990 Misery (novel “Misery”)

1990 It (TV mini-series) (novel)

1990 Graveyard Shift (short story)

1990 Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (short story / segment “Cat From Hell”)

1989 Pet Sematary (novel / screenplay)

1988 Carrie (video) (novel)

1987 The Running Man (novel / as Richard Bachman

1987 A Return to Salem’s Lot (characters)

1987 Creepshow 2 (stories)

1987 The Lawnmower Man (short) (short story)

1986 Stand by Me (novella “The Body”)

1986 Maximum Overdrive (short story “Trucks” / written by)

1985 Silver Bullet (novella “Cycle of the Werewolf”)

1985 Cat’s Eye (screenplay)

1984 Firestarter (novel)

1984 Children of the Corn (short story)

1983 Christine (novel)

1983 The Dead Zone (novel)

1983 Cujo (novel)

1982 Creepshow (screenplay / short stories “The Crate and Weeds” – uncredited)

1980 The Shining (novel)

1979 Salem’s Lot (TV series) (novel)

1976 Carrie (novel)

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  • Chris

    Can’t wait! Unfortunately a great many of King’s films don’t make a successful transition from book to film, but the one’s that do are classics. I’m interested to read your take.

  • justin

    how about Desperation with Ron Perlman?