Long Live the King! The Stephen King's movies Thread.

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  1. Sawyer

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    I have yet to read Christine, but I did see the movie a few years back.
     
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  2. The Joker

    The Joker The Clown Prince of Crime

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    John Carpenter tackled that one. I've never seen it, and I'm a huge Carpenter fan. I'll have to check it out once I'm done with the book.
     
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  3. gwynplaine

    gwynplaine L'homme qui rit.

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    King's scariest book might be Pet Sematary. Not a big fan of the film though, but I think it's a difficult one to pull off on the big screen.

    Good film from what I remember.
     
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  4. The Joker

    The Joker The Clown Prince of Crime

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    I am almost done reading Christine. I have to say it's one of my favorite King books now. Very underrated, and unpopular opinion here but I am enjoying it more than I did The Shining.
     
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  5. The Joker

    The Joker The Clown Prince of Crime

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    I finished Christine. Loved it. Great book. One of King's best for me.

    I'm thinking of getting The Dead Zone next. Anyone read that?
     
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    Dead Zone's good.
     
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  7. gwynplaine

    gwynplaine L'homme qui rit.

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    Both the book and the film. Have you read Firestarter, The Joker? I remember that was a good one too.
     
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  8. The Joker

    The Joker The Clown Prince of Crime

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    No never read that one. I saw the movie years ago with young Drew Barrymore. Is it long? I tend to go through King's books now like a hot knife through butter. Needful Things was nearly a thousand pages and I finished it in a week. I made myself slow down with The Shining and Christine.
     
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  9. Sawyer

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    Firestarter is one of King's quicker reads. I loved it.
     
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  10. gwynplaine

    gwynplaine L'homme qui rit.

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    ^:up:
     
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  11. gwynplaine

    gwynplaine L'homme qui rit.

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    I wouldn't mind a "Thinner" Remake with Jack Black and "The Running Man" with Sam Rockwell.
     
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  12. The Joker

    The Joker The Clown Prince of Crime

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    Thinner is the one about the fat guy who gets a gypsy curse put on him that makes him get really thin right?
     
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  13. gwynplaine

    gwynplaine L'homme qui rit.

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    Yes, also a quick great read.
     
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    I loved Hearts in Atlantis.
     
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  15. gwynplaine

    gwynplaine L'homme qui rit.

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    Has anyone read one of his recent books called Mr. Mercedes? I'm almost finished it, and it's really great. A cat and mouse thriller type novel. No supernatural elements. Along the lines of Misery. From what I hear it's the first part of a trilogy of novels he's doing.
     
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  17. Sawyer

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    Stephen King on the movies adapted from his books that he thinks are the best.

    http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/stephen-king-the-rolling-stone-interview-20141031
     
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  19. Brother Jack

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    Stand By Me is amazing. It captures what it is to be a kid in that period right before becoming a teenager better than most. It's the loss of innocence. Rob Reiner and Frank Darabont get King better than pretty much any other director has.
     
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  20. LaughterLives

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    I don't read King's books but I love enough movies based on his work. I recently watched Nightmares & Dreamscapes and I loved a lot of the stories in that miniseries.
    Anyone else enjoy it?
     
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