Top 30 Stephen King Movies, Ranked
And like any genre, there is the good, the bad, and the ugly. Please keep this in mind when you get to No. What could possibly go wrong? Your prize is in the mail. From the moment a worker drips blood into a machine in a factory scene straight out of a hair-metal video circa or a community-college production of Metropolis — take your pick — you get the feeling that things may be heading downhill and quick. There is camp pleasure in watching Morgan Freeman sport wise-old-owl bushy eyebrows while playing a Kurtz-like lunatic specializing in extra-terrestrial eradication.
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12. Secret Window
Misery is a American psychological horror film directed by Rob Reiner based on Stephen King 's novel of the same name , starring James Caan , Kathy Bates , Lauren Bacall , Richard Farnsworth , and Frances Sternhagen about a psychotic fan who holds an author captive and forces him to write her stories. The film was released on November 30, in the United States to positive reviews. Misery is the only film based on a Stephen King novel to win an Oscar. Famed novelist Paul Sheldon is the author of a successful series of Victorian romance novels featuring a character named Misery Chastain. Wanting to focus on more serious stories, he writes a manuscript for a new novel that he hopes will launch his post-Misery career. While traveling from Silver Creek, Colorado to his home in New York City , Paul is caught in a blizzard and his car goes off the road, rendering him unconscious.