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The Dark World of Stephen King

Stephen King Works
4.8k voters14 True Stories Behind Stephen King's NovelsStephen King is a master of horror who has authored dozens of novels and stories exploring monsters both human and supernatural. M...
Stephen King Works
265 votersThe Scariest Kids In The Stephen King Cinematic Universe, RankedFrom Stephen King's Children of the Corn to the kids from It, there is no shortage of eerie youngsters in the pages of King's oeuv...
Horror Books
4.7k voters12 Stephen King Universe Fan Theories That Make A Surprising Amount Of SenseStephen King is one of the most beloved and prolific writers of our time. His celebrity and astonishing output of work, both extre...
Horror
255.1k viewsOne Of Stephen King's First Novels Is So Controversial That You Can't Get It AnymoreStephen King didn't earn the title King of Horror by sticking to safe subjects or shying away from taboo characters. Vampires, chi...
Adaptations
31.1k viewsBehind The Scenes Of 'The Shawshank Redemption,' And The Making Of An Unlikely ClassicWhat happens when a wannabe first-time director writes an almost perfect screenplay? Look no further than The Shawshank Redemption...
Horror
998 votersUnderrated Stephen King Stories You Should Check OutStephen King is the master of modern horror. On average, the Maine-based writer manages to put out two books a year. And with the ...
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6.3k votersThe Best Movies Based On Stephen King BooksHorror writer Stephen King ranks among the most prolific of contemporary American authors. This is a complete list of feature film...
Horror
45 votersEvery Kid In A Stephen King Work Who Had The ShiningStephen King has a few tropes he loves to use over and over in his work, but none of them are quite as effective as his young char...
Horror
2.6k voters20 Small, Poignant Details And Trivia Tidbits From 'The Shining'Stanley Kubrick's The Shining is regarded as a masterpiece of the horror genre, despite what Stephen King might think. The art dir...
Horror
22.8k votersThe Most Horrible Things That Have Happened In Stephen King NovelsIn case you didn't know, Stephen King writes horror stories, and his novels contain a lot of awful events described in great detai...
Stephen King Works
7k votersAll the Opening Sentences from Stephen King Books, RankedThe first lines in Stephen King books set the stage for the stories that follow. Over his long career, King has written opening se...
Horror
185 voters10 Incredibly Subtle Callbacks To 'The Shining' From 'Doctor Sleep'The ghosts of the Overlook didn't die in The Shining, as Mike Flanagan's Doctor Sleep is quick to point out. And thanks to a recen...
Horror Books
12.8k votersThe All-Time Greatest Works Of Stephen KingHe's one of the most recognizable names in fiction and easily one of the most prolific American authors. With so many great works,...
Supernatural & Paranormal
220.2k viewsStephen King's 'Rose Red' Is A Pretty Good Haunted House Miniseries That Fell Into ObscurityIn January 2002, a miniseries called Rose Red aired for three nights on ABC. Running more than four hours without commercials, thi...
Literature
1.5k voters14 Pretty Good Adaptations Of Stephen King Novels You Should Watch Right NowGiven his long and incredibly prolific career, it seems a pretty safe bet to call Stephen King the most successful popular writer ...
Easter Eggs
43 votersAll Of The Easter Eggs Hidden In The Dark Tower MovieThe film adaptation of Stephen King's immensely popular The Dark Tower book series was met with plenty of ire from both fans and c...
Interesting
79.7k viewsFacts That Prove, Objectively, Stephen King Is The Most Bizarre Man In FictionHorror author Stephen King is an undisputed master of terror. He's written dozens of novels, many of which have been made into blo...
Horror
1.2k voters15 Horrifyingly Gruesome Things In Stephen King's Book 'Pet Sematary'Of all the nightmares Stephen King has put to paper, Pet Sematary is easily his most gruesome work. The book - a look at how a fam...
Adaptations
1.2k votersThe Best Television Adaptations of Stephen King's WorkWith over 50 published novels and 200 short stories, perhaps no author in the history of literature is more prolific than Stephen ...
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25.7k viewsAll The Connections To Stephen King's Work In 'Castle Rock'Hulu’s Castle Rock has become a slow burn for fans of Stephen King. The series tells the story of a cursed town haunted by its pas...