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, suspenseful, psychological, weird, scary and disturbing films and TV shows about / with stephen king, supernatural, murder, blood, death, monster, danger, chase, violence and supernatural power plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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stephen king movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as stephen king: Gerald's Game (2017), The Green Mile (1999), It (2017), Secret Window (2004), The Mist (2007), 1408 (2007), Mr. Mercedes (2017), Stand by Me (1986), Dreamcatcher (2003), Misery (1990).

List of stephen king movies

 6.5
 111K
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, disturbing, rough, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: childhood trauma, survival, hallucination, childhood memory, alone, mind game, split personality, psychological trauma, symbolism, child abuse, eclipse, perseverance ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: new orleans, alabama
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 8.6
 1.3M
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, sad, sentimental, heartbreaking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: prison, death row, convict, magic realism, false accusation, supernatural, electric chair, death sentence, life philosophy, justice, execution, healing power ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1999, year 1935, 90s
Place: usa, southern usa, louisiana
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 7.3
 548K
It (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
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: scary, suspense, epic, slasher, psychotronic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: monster, killer clown, small town, evil clown, clown, fear, missing person, child, death of brother, good versus evil, supernatural horror, school ...
Time: year 1989, 80s, year 1988
Place: maine
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 6.5
 198K
Secret Window (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, tense, surprise ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: insanity, twists and turns, split personality, psychology, isolation, losing-it hero, nervous breakdown, murder, writer's life, mentally unstable, paranoia, mental illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, new york state
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 7.1
 313K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: twist ending, psychological, atmospheric, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, apocalypse, spider, religious fanatic, creature, chaos and mayhem, small town, survival horror, trapped, death, fog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, maine
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 6.8
 276K
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, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, isolation, survival, hotel, insanity, trapped, fear, evil, twists and turns, writers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 15th century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.8
 22K
Mr. Mercedes (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A demented serial killer taunts a retired police detective with a series of lurid letters and emails, forcing the ex-cop to undertake a private, and potentially felonious, crusade to bring the killer to justice before he can strike again. Based on ...
Style: suspense, psychological, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, psychopath, police investigation, criminal, violence, murderer, murder investigation, sociopath, cruelty, killer, mother son incest ...
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 8.1
 404K
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, emotional, sad, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: childhood, coming of age, friendship, teenager, boy, adventure, youth, children, courage, young heroes, death, friends ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959, 80s
Place: usa, oregon, normandy
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 5.5
 93K
Dreamcatcher (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 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, suspense, psychological, disturbing, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, alien, supernatural, friends, virus, supernatural ability, first contact, alien encounter, transformation, evil alien, cabin in the woods, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: colorado, usa, boston, massachusetts, maine
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 7.8
 214K
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, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, insanity, psychopath, kidnapping, female psychopath, snow, loneliness, obsessed fan, rage, hostage, mentally unstable, manic ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: colorado, 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: inspirational, touching, philosophical, twist ending, uplifting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: prison, prison escape, freedom, existentialism, friendship between men, life, life sentence, hopes, life philosophy, plot twist, powerful ending, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, year 1963, year 1965, year 1966, year 1947 ...
Place: usa, maine, pacific ocean, mexico
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 6.1
 30K
The Langoliers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, airplane, supernatural, alternate dimension, obsessive quest, survival, apocalypse, airport, blind character, supernatural ability, time, disappearance ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: boston, maine, usa
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 7.0
 7K
Creepshow (2019)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A young boy's horror comic book comes to life in this anthology series of terrifying tales.
Style: bleak, scary, captivating, semi serious, entertaining ...
Plot: monster, supernatural, ghost, fantasy becomes reality, nightmare comes true, killings, paranormal phenomena, paranormal activity, paranormal, mysticism, halloween, transformation ...
Time: 2010s
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 7.7
 83K
The Outsider (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: mysterious, scary, psychological, exciting, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, investigation, murder, police investigation, mysticism, small town, murder mystery, falsely accused, mysterious event, unsolved crime, murder investigation, crime solving ...
Place: usa, georgia, new york
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 6.5
 106K
Pet Sematary (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, 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, suspense, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: zombie, indian burial ground, back from the dead, cat, cemetery, grave robbing, family in danger, death, murder, supernatural, grief, ghost ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england, chicago illinois
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 8.4
 1.0M
The Shining (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 146 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, suspense, scary, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: isolation, hotel, ghost, insanity, supernatural, snow, imaginary friend, haunted house, father son relationship, evil, psychopath, winter ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1920s, 70s
Place: colorado, denver colorado, usa, florida, miami ...
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 5.4
 25K
The Mist (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, breathtaking, apocalyptic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: survival, twists and turns, small town, supernatural, suicide, fog, salvation, family secret, survival horror, family, family problems, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, maine
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Storm of the Century (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 257 min.
TV show
Story: A very powerful blizzard hits the fictional small town of Little Tall Island off the coast of Maine. All access off the island is blocked, and no one is able to leave the island until the storm is over. While trying to deal with the storm, tragedy ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: demon, supernatural, storm, winter, snow, suicide, island, murder, small town, village, stranger, blizzard ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: maine, usa
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Lisey's Story (2021)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 401 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of the Stephen King novel of the same name.
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: tragic past, past coming back to haunt, dark past, murder investigation, confronting the past, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, investigation, animal death, killing an animal, female protagonist, stalker ...
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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: scary, slasher, suspense, atmospheric, satanic ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, high school, bully, monster, tunnel, family in danger, murder, haunted by the past, childhood, psychopath, serial killer ...
Time: 90s
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 6.8
 130K
It (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 192 min.
TV show
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, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: childhood, clown, supernatural, monster, children, friendship, asthma, child in peril, villain, killer clown, small town, torture ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s, year 1960, 80s
Place: maine, usa
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 5.6
 140K
The Dark Tower (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, 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, epic, atmospheric ...
Plot: humanity in peril, gunslinger, alternate dimension, warrior, portal, loner, murder, revenge, boy, brutality, missing person, supernatural ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
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 4.4
 28K
Cell (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: scary, twist ending, surreal, suspense, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virus, zombie, post apocalypse, epidemic, insanity, apocalypse, end of the world, survival, zombie apocalypse, violence, murder, suicide ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston, maine, new england
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 6.2
 64K
1922 (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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, disturbing ...
Plot: farmer, murder, hallucination, greed, cornfield, corpse, farm, psychosis, husband wife relationship, secret, rat, seeing dead people ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: usa, nebraska
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 8.1
 87K
11.22.63 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, exciting, suspense, cerebral, thought provoking ...
Plot: time travel, time traveler, assassination, time, kennedy assassination, changing the past or future, altering history, surveillance, murder, conspiracy theory, love, conspiracy ...
Time: 60s, future, 20th century, year 1963, 2010s ...
Place: usa, dallas texas
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 5.8
 141K
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: suspense, suspenseful, rough, slasher, bloody ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, bullying, prom, telekinesis, humiliation, teenager, social misfits, mother daughter relationship, supernatural ability, teacher, supernatural, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.2
 71K
The Dead Zone (1983)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: suspense, neo noir, psychological, suspenseful, dark ...
Plot: dark hero, supernatural, serial killer, supernatural ability, coma, car accident, twists and turns, destiny, psychology, investigation, a vision, murder ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century, 70s
Place: maine, usa, new hampshire
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Children of the Corn (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set primarily in 1975 in the fictional town of Gatlin, Nebraska this remake of the 1984 original (based on Stephen King's 1977 short story) centers around traveling couple Burt and Vicky as they fight to survive a cult of murderous children who ...
Style: slasher, suspense, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: ritual, cornfield, children, society, sacrifice, rivalry, human sacrifice, murder, creepy child, mystery, cult, king ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1975, 70s, year 1963
Place: usa, nebraska, asia, vietnam
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 6.1
 17K
The Shining (1997)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 273 min.
TV show
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: scary, suspense, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: winter, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, supernatural ability, mountain, isolation, domestic violence, alcohol abuse, youth, house, child in peril ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, usa, florida, colorado
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 7.2
 9K
Chapelwaite (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 516 min.
TV show
Story: In the 1850s, Captain Charles Boone relocates his family of three children to his ancestral home in the small, seemingly sleepy town of Preacher’s Corners, Maine after his wife dies at sea. Charles will soon have to confront the secrets of his ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, tense, gothic horror ...
Plot: vampire, family relations, monster, family secret, confronting the past, family, mystery, father son relationship, life is a bitch, secret, secret past, family problems ...
Time: 19th century
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