Stephen King Movies that Worth Watching

Stephen Edwin King, one of the greatest American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. As IT movie 2017 is officially shattering box office records during its opening weekend. We've made this best movie list based on Stephen King stories.   

Release Date
1990-11-18
  • Rate : 6.30
  • Production Companies : Green/Epstein Productions, Lorimar Television, Konigsberg/Sanitsky Company,
  • Director : Tommy Lee Wallace,
  • Stars : Harry Anderson,Dennis Christopher,Richard Masur,
  • In the quiet town of Derry, Maine, seven freinds, Bill, Eddie, Mike, Bev, Stan, Richie and Ben (The Losers Club) have all been seeing and hearing strange things. Most of which revolve around a Clown called Pennywise, which they all admit being real. The kids eventually discover that the leader of the club, Bill's little brother, fell victim to this evil. The group sets out to stop the force and put it to rest once and for all. 30 years after defeating IT, Mike Hanlon, the only Member who remained in Derry, suspects that IT has returned and is forced to call back all of the Losers club, due to a promise they all made to return if its evil shall ever resurface. Uncovering new powers, clues and evil the club reunites as adults and come face to face with the evil that has haunted and fed on Derry for the last centuries.
Release Date
2017-09-05
  • Rate : 7.30
  • Production Companies : New Line Cinema, Vertigo Entertainment, Lin Pictures,
  • Director : Andy Muschietti, Adam Richard Benish, Adam Bocknek,
  • Stars : Bill Skarsgård,Jaeden Lieberher,Jeremy Ray Taylor,
  • In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.
Release Date
2007-07-12
  • Rate : 6.5
  • Production Companies : The Weinstein Company, Di Bonaventura Pictures, Dimension Films,
  • Director : Mikael Håfström, Catherine Allinson, Tricia Ronten,
  • Stars : John Cusack,Samuel L. Jackson,Adam S. Gottbetter,
  • 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.
Release Date
2007-11-21
  • Rate : 6.70
  • Production Companies : Darkwoods Productions, Dimension Films,
  • Director : Alison Young, K.C. Colwell,
  • Stars : Thomas Jane,Marcia Gay Harden,Laurie Holden,
  • After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten their lives, and worse, their sanity.
Release Date
1980-05-22
  • Rate : 8.10
  • Production Companies : Hawk Films, Producers Circle, Warner Bros.,
  • Director :
  • Stars : Jack Nicholson,Shelley Duvall,Danny Lloyd,
  • Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.
Release Date
1994-09-23
  • Rate : 8.5
  • Production Companies : Castle Rock Entertainment, Warner Bros.,
  • Director : John R. Woodward, Thomas Schellenberg, Jesse V. Johnson,
  • Stars : Tim Robbins,Morgan Freeman,Bob Gunton,
  • Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.
Release Date
2004-03-12
  • Rate : 6.40
  • Production Companies : Columbia Pictures Corporation, Pariah Entertainment Group, Grand Slam Productions,
  • Director : Pedro Gandol, Linda Perkins,
  • Stars : Johnny Depp,John Turturro,Maria Bello,
  • Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his innocence, he begins to question his own sanity.
Release Date
1983-10-21
  • Rate : 6.90
  • Production Companies : Paramount Pictures, Lorimar Film Entertainment, Dino De Laurentiis Company,
  • Director : David Cronenberg,
  • Stars : Christopher Walken,Brooke Adams,Tom Skerritt,
  • Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher with his whole life ahead of him but, after leaving his fiancee's home one night, is involved in a car crash which leaves him in a coma for 5 years. When he wakes, he discovers he has an ability to see into the past, present and future life of anyone with whom he comes into physical contact.
Release Date
2014-10-18
  • Rate : 5.5
  • Production Companies : HBO Films, Ostar Productions,
  • Director : Mikael Salomon,
  • Stars : Maria Bello,Joan Jett,Ann Dowd,
  • Based on a novella from Stephen King, A famous mystery writer sets out for revenge after a brutal attack.
Release Date
1998-09-09
  • Rate : 5.70
  • Production Companies : TriStar Pictures, Bad Hat Harry Productions, Phoenix Pictures,
  • Director : Bryan Singer,
  • Stars : Ian McKellen,Brad Renfro,David Schwimmer,
  • Neighborhood boy Todd Bowden (Renfro) discovers that an old man living on his block named Arthur Denker (Mackellan) is nazi war criminal. Bowden confronts Denker and offers him a deal: Bowden will not go to the authorities if Denker tells him stories of the concentration camps in WWII. Denker agrees and Bowden starts visiting him regularly. The more stories Bowden hears, the more it affects him.
Release Date
1987-11-13
  • Rate : 6.40
  • Production Companies : Keith Barish Productions, TAFT Entertainment Pictures, HBO,
  • Director : Paul Michael Glaser,
  • Stars : Arnold Schwarzenegger,Richard Dawson,María Conchita Alonso,
  • By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and American society has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by broadcasting a number of game shows in which convicted criminals fight for their lives, including the gladiator-style The Running Man, hosted by the ruthless Damon Killian, where “runners” attempt to evade “stalkers” and certain death for a chance to be pardoned and set free.
Release Date
1995-03-24
  • Rate : 7.10
  • Production Companies : Castle Rock Entertainment, Columbia Pictures Corporation,
  • Director : Taylor Hackford,
  • Stars : Kathy Bates,Jennifer Jason Leigh,Judy Parfitt,
  • Selena is a big-shot reporter in the city who has long distanced herself from her roots in a small town in Maine. She finds herself compelled to return, however, after her mother is accused of murdering the wealthy woman for whom she worked as a maid. Selena has a very bad relationship with her mother, and their visit is incredibly tense, particularly since she strongly suspects that her mother is guilty. As the days go by, however, Selena's investigative skills lead her to some surprising revelations about her own past and her mother's motivations. While Dolores may be a hard woman, she did not become so overnight. As she learns more about what has contributed to the make-up of her mother's armor, her own dissipates
Release Date
1983-08-10
  • Rate : 5.70
  • Production Companies : TAFT Entertainment Pictures, Sunn Classic Pictures,
  • Director : Lewis Teague, Jackie Saunders,
  • Stars : Dee Wallace,Danny Pintauro,Daniel Hugh Kelly,
  • A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.
Release Date
2017-08-03
  • Rate : 5.60
  • Production Companies : Imagine Entertainment, Media Rights Capital, Sony Pictures Entertainment,
  • Director : David H. Venghaus Jr., Hercules Malan, Isabel Martens,
  • Stars : Abbey Lee,Matthew McConaughey,Idris Elba,
  • Gunslinger Roland Deschain roams an Old West-like landscape in search of a dark tower, in the hopes that reaching it will preserve his dying world.
Release Date
1996-10-25
  • Rate : 5.5
  • Production Companies : Paramount Pictures, Spelling Films,
  • Director :
  • Stars : Robert John Burke,Joe Mantegna,Lucinda Jenney,
  • A fat Lawyer finds himself growing "Thinner" when an old gypsy man places a hex on him. Now the lawyer must call upon his friends in organized crime to help him persuade the gypsy to lift the curse. Time is running out for the desperate lawyer as he draws closer to his own death, and grows ever thinner.
Release Date
1985-10-10
  • Rate : 6.10
  • Production Companies : Dino De Laurentiis Company, International Film Corporation (II), Paramount Pictures,
  • Director : Daniel Attias, John T. Kretchmer,
  • Stars : Gary Busey,Everett McGill,Corey Haim,
  • The small city of Tarker's Mill is startled by a series of sadistic murders. The population fears that this is the work of a maniac. During a search a mysterious, hairy creature is observed. This strange appearance is noticed once a month. People lock themselves up at night, but there's one boy who's still outside, he's preparing the barbecue.