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Movies Written By Stephen King

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This is a list of films written by Stephen King, screenwriter. This list of movies written by Stephen King is alphabetical and can be sorted for other bits of information such as who directed the film and what genre it falls under. These Stephen King screenplays are not unfinished works; they have all been produced and released somewhere in the world. Any unreleased Stephen King films are not included on this list. Stephen King has written some very iconic movies over the years, so if you're trying to find popular Stephen King films that you haven't seen already then this list is the perfect guide for doing so.

This list features movies like Pet Sematary and Creepshow.

You can use this list to answer the questions, "What movies did Stephen King write?" and "How many movies did Stephen King write?"

This list includes almost all of Stephen King's screenplay credits. You can click on the names of the movies Stephen King wrote in order to find out more about each individual Stephen King film. Trailers for each movie can also be seen if you click on the video previews for these Stephen King films. (32 items)

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Rob Lowe, Donald Sutherland, James Cromwell
Salem's Lot is a 2004 American 2 part tv mini-series which first aired on TNT from June 20–21, 2004. It is the second television adaptation of Stephen King's 1975 vampire novel of the same name. ...more
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Drew Barrymore, James Woods, Charles S. Dutton
Cat's Eye is a 1985 American anthology horror film directed by Lewis Teague and written by Stephen King. It comprises three stories, "Quitters, Inc.", "The Ledge", and ...more
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Stacy Keach, Nancy Allen, Paul Popowich
Children of the Corn 666: Isaac's Return is the sixth film in the Children of the Corn series. It is the third film that went direct-to-video. It is best remembered for the return to the series ...more
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Charlize Theron, Nicholas Brendon, Ivana Miličević
Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest is the third film of the Children of the Corn series which focuses on two mysterious brothers who, after living in rural Nebraska for their entire lives ...more
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Naomi Watts, Karen Black, Mark Salling
Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering is the fourth film in the Children of the Corn horror series. It was released in 1996, and directed by Greg Spence. The film stars Naomi Watts and Karen ...more
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Eva Mendes, David Carradine, Fred Williamson
Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror is a 1998 motion picture and the fifth installment of the Children of the Corn series. It is a direct-to-video movie. It is also the third Children of ...more
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Michael Ironside, Crystal Lowe, Claudette Mink
Children of the Corn: Revelation is a 2001 horror film directed by Guy Magar. It was released straight to DVD as the seventh installment of the Children of the Corn and was followed by Children ...more
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Aubrey Dollar, Ed Grady, Robert Harvey
Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice is the sequel to the 1984 movie Children of the Corn. This sequel, directed by David F. Price, stars Terence Knox, Ryan Bollman, Ned Romero, and Paul ...more
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Kelly Preston, Alexandra Paul, John Madden
Christine is a 1983 American horror thriller film directed by John Carpenter and starring Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul and Harry Dean Stanton. It was written by Bill Phillips and ...more
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Stephen King, Ed Harris, Ted Danson
Creepshow is a 1982 horror anthology film with elements of black comedy directed by George A. Romero and written by Stephen King. The film's ensemble cast included Hal Holbrook, Adrienne ...more
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Cujo is a 1981 psychological horror novel by Stephen King about a rabid dog. The novel won the British Fantasy Award in 1982, and was made into a film in 1983.
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Desperation is a horror novel by Stephen King. It was published in 1996 at the same time as its "mirror" novel, The Regulators. It was made into a TV film starring Ron Perlman, Tom ...more
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Drew Barrymore, Heather Locklear, Martin Sheen
Firestarter is a 1984 American science fiction thriller film based on Stephen King's 1980 Firestarter. The plot concerns a young girl who develops pyrokinesis and the secret government agency ...more
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Carrie Fisher, Stephen King, Emilio Estevez
Maximum Overdrive is a 1986 American science fiction action horror film written and directed by Stephen King. The screenplay was inspired by and loosely based on King's short story Trucks, which ...more
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Michael Jackson, Mos Def
Michael Jackson's Ghosts is a 1996 short film starring Michael Jackson, co-written by horror novelist Stephen King and directed by film director and special effects guru Stan Winston which could ...more
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Needful Things is a 1991 horror novel by American author Stephen King. It is the first novel King wrote after his rehabilitation from drugs and alcohol. According to the cover, it is "The ...more
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Stephen King, Fred Gwynne, Denise Crosby
Pet Sematary is a 1989 American horror film adaptation of Stephen King's novel of the same name. Directed by Mary Lambert and written by King. Andrew Hubatsek was cast for Zelda's role. Author ...more
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Popsy
Popsy is a 2012 short horros film written by Stephen King and directed by John Lerchen.
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Julian Sands, Kevin Tighe, Bobby Preston
Rose Red is a television miniseries scripted by horror novelist Stephen King. The series was premiered in the United States on ABC on January 27, 2002. The story involves a haunted Seattle ...more
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David Soul, Bonnie Bedelia, Lew Ayres
Salem's Lot is a 1979 American television adaptation of the novel of the same name by Stephen King. Directed by Tobe Hooper and starring David Soul and James Mason, the plot revolves around a ...more
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Gary Busey, Corey Haim, Terry O'Quinn
Silver Bullet is a 1985 horror film based on the Stephen King novella Cycle of the Werewolf. It stars Gary Busey, Everett McGill, Megan Follows, Corey Haim, Terry O'Quinn, Lawrence Tierney, Bill ...more
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Mark Hamill, Stephen King, Ron Perlman
Sleepwalkers is a 1992 American horror film based on an original screenplay by Stephen King and directed by Mick Garris.
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Hilary Swank, Jennifer Aspen, Alexis Arquette
Sometimes They Come Back... Again is the 1996 straight-to-video sequel to the 1991 horror film Sometimes They Come Back. It was directed by Adam Grossman. It stars Michael Gross, Alexis ...more
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Sorry, Right Number
Sorry, Right Number is a 2005 short thriller written by Brian Berkowitz and Stephen King and directed by Brian Berkowitz.
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Ron Perlman, Charles Durning, Annabeth Gish
Stephen King's Desperation is a 2006 television movie that Stephen King adapted from his novel of the same name. The film was directed by frequent King collaborator Mick Garris and stars Ron ...more