Media based on Stephen King works: Wikis

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This is a list of media based on work by Stephen King (including the Richard Bachman titles). Note that the sequels are not based on Stephen King's work, except Creepshow 2 and the remakes.

Contents

Theatrical releases

  • 1976 Carrie (based on the novel from 1974)
    • 1999 The Rage: Carrie 2 (sequel to the 1976 film)
    • 2002 Carrie (mini-series remake of the 1976 film)
  • 1980 The Shining (loosely based on the novel from 1977)
  • 1982 Creepshow (consists of five short films; two of them based on short stories and the rest is written specifically for the movie)
    • 1987 Creepshow 2 (sequel to the 1982 film, consists of three short films; one is based on the short story "The Raft" from 1982 and the other two are written specifically for the movie)
    • 2007 Creepshow III (unofficial sequel; consists of five short films, none of which were written by King)
    • 2011 Creepshow IV (sequel to the third Creepshow film; Currently in production by Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • 1983 Cujo (based on the novel from 1981)
  • 1983 The Dead Zone (based on the novel from 1979)
  • 1983 Christine (based on the novel from 1983)
  • 1984 Children of the Corn (based on the short story from 1977)
    • 1993 Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (sequel to the 1984 film, only sequel to be released theatrically)
    • 1995 Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (first sequel to be released straight to video)
    • 1996 Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering
    • 1998 Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror
    • 1999 Children of the Corn 666: Isaac's Return
    • 2001 Children of the Corn: Revelation
    • 2009 Children of the Corn (TV movie remake of the 1984 film)
  • 1984 Firestarter (based on the novel from 1980)
    • 2002 Firestarter 2: Rekindled (sequel to the 1984 film)
  • 1985 Cat's Eye (consists of three short films; two of them based on short stories - "Quitter's, Inc." from 1978 and "The Ledge" from 1976 and one is written specifically for the film)
  • 1985 Silver Bullet (based on the novella Cycle of the Werewolf from 1983)
  • 1986 Maximum Overdrive (based on the short story "Trucks" from 1973)
    • 1997 Trucks (remake of the 1986 film)
  • 1986 Stand by Me (based on the novella The Body from 1982)
  • 1987 The Running Man (based on the novel from 1982)
  • 1989 Pet Sematary (based on the novel from 1983)
  • 1990 Tales from the Darkside: Cat From Hell (short film that is part of Tales from the Darkside: The Movie, based on the short story from 1977)
  • 1990 Graveyard Shift (based on the short story from 1970)
  • 1990 Misery (based on the novel from 1987)
  • 1992 Sleepwalkers (original screenplay)
  • 1992 The Lawnmower Man (based on the short story from 1978)
  • 1993 The Dark Half (based on the novel from 1989)
  • 1993 Needful Things (based on the novel from 1990)
  • 1994 The Shawshank Redemption (based on the novella "Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption" from 1982)
  • 1995 The Mangler (based on the short story from 1972)
  • 1995 Dolores Claiborne (based on the novel from 1993)
  • 1996 Thinner (based on the novel from 1984)
  • 1997 The Night Flier (based on the short story from 1988)
  • 1998 Apt Pupil (based on the novella from 1982)
  • 1999 The Green Mile (based on the novel from 1996)
  • 2001 Hearts in Atlantis (based on the novella "Low Men In Yellow Coats" from 1999)
  • 2003 Dreamcatcher (based on the novel from 2001)
  • 2004 Secret Window (based on the novella "Secret Window, Secret Garden" from 1990)
  • 2004 Riding the Bullet (based on the short story from 2000)
  • 2007 1408 (based on the short story from 1999)
  • 2007 The Mist (based on the novella from 1980)
  • 2009 Dolan's Cadillac (based on the short story from 1985)

Television

Distribution rights

A number of the above filmed works have distribution rights (TV, video, sometimes theatrical) owned either by CBS Studios/Paramount Pictures, Lionsgate, and/or Warner Bros. Entertainment.

For example, Lionsgate owns US distribition rights to Rose Red, Storm of the Century, and Desperation; while WB has international rights. CBS owns The Stand and the other adaptations produced by Laurel Entertainment.

Comic books

Night Shift

Creepshow

The Dark Tower

  • 2007 The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born (spin-off from the Dark Tower novels, published by Marvel Comics)
  • 2008 The Dark Tower: The Long Road Home (second spin-off from the Dark Tower novels, published by Marvel Comics)
  • 2008 The Dark Tower: Treachery (third spin-off from the Dark Tower novels, published by Marvel Comics)
  • 2009 The Dark Tower: The Sorcerer (fourth spin-off from the Dark Tower novels, plublished by Marvel Comics)
  • 2009 The Dark Tower: The Fall of Gilead (fifth spin-off from the Dark Tower novels, published by Marvel Comics)
  • 2009 The Dark Tower: The Battle of Jericho Hill (sixth spin-off from the Dark Tower novels, published by Marvel Comics)
  • 2010 The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger (based on the novel The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger, published by Marvel Comics)

The Stand

The Talisman

References

  1. ^ http://www.darkhorizons.com/news/15743/spielberg-king-go-under-the-dome-
  2. ^ http://www.stephenking.com/promo/talisman_gn/
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