Stephen king movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant stephen king movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, serious, scary, suspenseful, psychological and cult film films and TV shows about / with stephen king, murder, supernatural, death, danger, blood, adaptation, storytelling, supernatural power and chase plots mostly in Horror, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as stephen king: The Green Mile (1999), 11.22.63 (2016), The Shining (1980), The Outsider (2020), The Mist (2007), It (2017), Sometimes They Come Back (1991), Gerald's Game (2017), Cell (2016), The Dark Tower (2017).

List of stephen king movies

 8.6
 1.1M
The Green Mile (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cellblock's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, heartbreaking, serious ...
Plot: false accusation, life philosophy, prison, death row, human nature, supernatural, prison life, supernatural ability, convict, justice, confined, death sentence ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 90s, year 1999 ...
Place: usa, southern usa, louisiana
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 8.2
 67K
11.22.63 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.
Style: stylized, suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, assassination, kennedy assassination, time, time traveler, surveillance, murder, conspiracy, twists & turns, historical event, altering history ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 50s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, dallas texas
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 8.4
 853K
The Shining (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, scary, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: isolation, insanity, supernatural, evil, danger, psychic, hotel, nervous breakdown, psychopath, ghost, trapped, a vision ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1920s, 80s
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado, oregon, miami ...
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 7.9
 47K
The Outsider (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When an insidious supernatural force edges its way into a seemingly straightforward investigation into the gruesome murder of a young boy, it leads a seasoned cop and an unorthodox investigator to question everything they believe in.
Style: scary, mysterious, exciting, sad
Plot: supernatural, police investigation, stephen king, murder, mysterious event, falsely accused, private detective, mysticism, child murder, private investigator, lawyer, small town ...
Place: usa, georgia
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 7.1
 273K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: suspenseful, bad ending, bleak, scary, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, monster, fog, fear, trapped, tentacle, creature, deadly creature, alternate dimension, insanity, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
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 7.3
 434K
It (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.
Style: suspense, scary, surprise ending, rough, bleak ...
Plot: killer clown, clown, missing person, supernatural power, fear, death of brother, monster, asthma, good versus evil, summer, abandoned house, small town ...
Time: quarry, year 1988, 80s, year 1989
Place: maine
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Sometimes They Come Back (1991)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on a short story by Stephen King, a man and his family return to his home town, but he is then harassed by teenagers that died when he was a kid.
Style: psychological, serious, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, high school, stephen king, haunted by the past, supernatural, family in danger, murder, bully, tunnel, train, rivalry, school ...
Time: 90s
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 6.6
 80K
Gerald's Game (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When her husband's sex game goes wrong, Jessie (who is handcuffed to a bed in a remote lake house) faces warped visions, dark secrets and a dire choice.
Style: psychological, suspense, rough, exciting, awful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: handcuffed woman, survival, childhood trauma, split personality, dog, symbolism, child abuse, eclipse, alone, trap, childhood memory, sex game ...
Place: new orleans, alabama
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 4.3
 24K
Cell (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a strange signal pulsates through all cell phone networks worldwide, it starts a murderous epidemic of epic proportions when users become bloodthirsty creatures, and a group of people in New England are among the survivors to deal with the ...
Style: ambiguous ending, scary, twist ending, melancholic, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, violence, murder, airport, cell phone, suicide, virus, zombie, survival, on the road, paranoia, teenage girl ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston, maine, new england
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 5.6
 121K
The Dark Tower (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at ...
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing, surprise ending, apocalyptic
Plot: gunslinger, revenge, loner, map, murder, alternate dimension, paranoia, hearing voices, fear, psychiatrist, warlock, portal ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york
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A Good Marriage (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After 25 years of a good marriage, what will Darcy do once she discovers her husband's sinister secret?
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: dark secret, danger, family problems, mind game, uncover truth, couple relations, crimes, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, couples, husband wife relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, ...
Style: touching, clever, captivating, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: prison, human spirit, false accusation, prison escape, freedom, prison life, life is a bitch, life sentence, criminal heroes, confined, hopes, plot twist ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 60s, 50s, 40s ...
Place: usa, pacific ocean, maine, mexico
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 5.9
 130K
Carrie (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: telekinesis, prom, humiliation, bullying, social misfits, high school, supernatural ability, teenage life, supernatural, revenge, gory, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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 6.6
 91K
Pet Sematary (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dr. Louis Creed's family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the woods brings the dead back to life -- with "minor" problems. At ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: zombie, afterlife, family in danger, pet, pets, supernatural, back from the dead, indian burial ground, grief, loss of pet, coffin, grave robbing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england, chicago illinois
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 6.8
 250K
1408 (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.
Style: scary, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, isolation, fear, evil, trapped, survival, insanity, paranormal activity, supernatural, paranoia, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, manhattan new york city
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 7.8
 176K
Misery (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, psycho film, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: obsession, insanity, loneliness, mentally unstable, isolation, captivity, psychopath, kidnapping, manic, female psychopath, rage, snow ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: colorado, usa
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 5.4
 21K
The Mist (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A small town family is torn apart by a brutal crime. As they deal with the fallout an eerie mist rolls in, suddenly cutting them off from the rest of the world, and in some cases, each other.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, twists and turns, breathtaking
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: survival, danger, small town, supernatural, salvation, stephen king, suicide, mysticism, fog, monster
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, maine
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 5.8
 8K
Bag of Bones (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Bestselling novelist Mike Noonan, unable to cope after his wife's sudden death, returns to the couple's lakeside retreat in Maine, where he becomes involved in a custody battle between a young widow and her child's enormously wealthy ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, tense, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural, paranormal activity, curse, murder, drowning, haunted house, writer's life, haunted by the past, mystery, custody, novelist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, maine
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 5.5
 87K
Dreamcatcher (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Four boyhood pals perform a heroic act and are changed by the powers they gain in return. Years later, on a hunting trip in the Maine woods, they're overtaken by a vicious blizzard that harbors an ominous presence. Challenged to stop an alien ...
Style: scary, rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, friends, alien invasion, supernatural, in the woods, evil alien, first contact, danger, foreknowledge, mind control, alien, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: maine, usa, boston, massachusetts
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 8.1
 350K
Stand by Me (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, emotional, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: coming of age, childhood, friendship, adventure, coming-of-age, youth, loyalty, innocence, camp, courage, teenager, death ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1959, 80s
Place: oregon, usa
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 7.2
 59K
The Dead Zone (1983)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher with his whole life ahead of him but, after leaving his fiancee's home one night, is involved in a car crash which leaves him in a coma for 5 years. When he wakes, he discovers he has an ability to see into the ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural ability, dark hero, destiny, coma, supernatural, changing the past or future, heroes, investigation, serial killer, murder, tragedy, paranoia ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, future
Place: usa, new hampshire, maine
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 6.3
 47K
1922 (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A simple yet proud rancher conspires to murder his wife for financial gain, convincing his teenage son to participate.
Style: suspense, enigmatic, psychological, captivating
Plot: farmer, cornfield, murder, hallucination, corpse, animal attack, secret, greed, psychosis, husband wife relationship, retribution, guilt ...
Time: 1920s
Place: usa, nebraska
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 7.1
 3K
Creepshow (2019)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A young boy's horror comic book comes to life in this anthology series of terrifying tales.
Style: bleak, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, scary ...
Plot: monster, supernatural horror, monsters, killings, blood, stephen king, halloween, transformation, ghost, ghoul
Time: 2010s
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Pet Sematary II (1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The "sematary" is up to its old zombie-raising tricks again. This time, the protagonists are Jeff Matthews, whose mother died in a Hollywood stage accident, and Drew Gilbert, a boy coping with an abusive stepfather.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, family in danger, back from the dead, small town, legends and myths, death in the family, murder, supernatural, burial, gory, slasher, chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1992, 1990s
Place: maine, usa, new england
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 5.8
 27K
Thinner (1996)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A fat Lawyer finds himself growing "Thinner" when an old gypsy man places a hex on him. Now the lawyer must call upon his friends in organized crime to help him persuade the gypsy to lift the curse. Time is running out for the desperate ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, macabre, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curse, legal action, vengeance, death, supernatural, gangsters, justice, paranoia, guilt, redemption, husband wife relationship, corruption ...
Time: 90s
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 5.6
 5K
Big Driver (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on a novella from Stephen King, A famous mystery writer sets out for revenge after a brutal attack.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, brutal, rough ...
Plot: serial rapist, vengeance, vigilantism, rape and revenge, rape victim, rapist, woman in danger, serial killer, revenge, mystery writer, sexual abuse, rape revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new england
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 6.8
 111K
It (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 192 min.
Story: A series of murders prompts Mike Hanlon to suspect that the supernatural menace that he and a group of friends battled as children has returned. He begins to call his friends to remind them of the oath they swore: if It returned again, they would ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: giant spider, clown, asthma, friendship, supernatural, small town, good versus evil, villain, investigation, childhood, childhood trauma, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: maine, usa
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 6.1
 15K
The Shining (1997)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 273 min.
Story: John Torrance is a writer & recovering alcoholic, who ends up taking a job as a winter caretaker for a remote Colorado hotel which he seeks as an opportunity to finish a piece of work. With his wife and son with him, the caretaker settles ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, scary, suspenseful, tense
Plot: hotel, supernatural, ghost, isolation, domestic violence, pursuit, alcohol abuse, supernatural ability, psychic, family problems, couples, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: miami, florida, usa, colorado
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 6.1
 28K
Firestarter (1984)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: As youths, Andy McGee (David Keith) and his future wife, Vicky (Heather Locklear), participated in secret experiments, allowing themselves to be subjected to mysterious medical tests. Years later, the couple's daughter, Charlie (Drew ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, rough, exciting ...
Plot: supernatural, experiment gone awry, on the run, fire, little girl, supernatural ability, danger, government agency, conspiracy, kidnapping, scientist, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, vermont
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 6.1
 26K
The Langoliers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: On a red eye flight from LA to Boston, 10 people wake up to a shock. All the passengers and crew have vanished. When they try to contact the ground they make no connections. They land the plane only to discover that things haven't changed. But ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, airplane, alternate dimension, apocalypse, survival, obsessive quest, time travel, airport, chaos, danger, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, future
Place: boston, usa, maine
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