In the conversation about horror novels and their film adaptations, it can be argued books are the more disturbing of the two, because no matter how realistic the special effects in said movies are, they can never replace the effectiveness of the imagination. This is certainly true of Stephen King movies. They often contain scenes faithfully adapted from their source books, but they lack the emotional heft of the written word. And yet, there are some scenes from King's novels that are simply better left on the page, either because Hollywood standards keep them on the cutting room floor or because they're so gruesome.
Here are several of just such scenes, but beware of SPOILERS.