stephen king movies

Maximum Overdrive

From The Prom to the Sematary: Ranking Every Stephen King Movie (Part One)

We’re taking on a huge task here at Wicked Horror that nobody asked us to do. It’s massive to the point that you don’t even realize how huge until you’re right in the thick of it. That’s right, we’ve ...

Weirdest Stephen King Moments That Could Never be Adapted to Film

Stephen King is the most prolific author in horror history. There have been so many adaptations of his work that he’s become his own subgenre. You’ve got slasher movies, monster movies, and Stephen Ki...

Pet Sematary Two

Why Pet Sematary Two is Much Better Than You Think

No Stephen King story needed a sequel less than Pet Sematary. I don’t think there’s any point in debating that. Aside from maybe Rage, it’s the most unrelentingly dark tome he ever wrote. It’s a moral...

Cujo - Donna from Cujo

Noteworthy Heroines of Horror: Donna from Cujo

Noteworthy Heroines of Horror is a recurring segment on Wicked Horror where we shine the spotlight on a female character from the annals of horror history that has made a significant contribution to t...

Why The Dead Zone Was a Surprise For Everyone Involved

The Dead Zone was made just as Stephen King adaptations were starting to become pretty hit or miss. People weren’t necessarily expecting each new movie taken from the author’s work to be a masterpiece...

The Rage: Carrie 2 - Seven Unexpectedly Feminist Horror Movies

Why The Rage: Carrie 2 is Worth a Second Look

I rented The Rage: Carrie 2 when it came out in 1999 and as soon as it was over I vowed never to watch it again. I was ten. I loved Stephen King, I’d seen Carrie and I loved that too. I don’t know if ...

Why Remaking It is Not a Bad Thing

Stephen King is an undisputed master of horror and has been for decades. It is one of his most celebrated works, and with good reason. The book is a masterpiece of cosmic horror and it spawned a telev...

Jeff Buhler. Poster for Pet Sematary

Bad Advice from Pet Sematary On Caring For Your Newly Resurrected Cat

So your cat just died. It’s not your fault, of course, that damn road uses up a lot of animals. Maybe you went through the proper motions. You broke it to your family gently, you explained the concept...

Ralphie Glick in Salem's Lot 1979

Why Salem’s Lot Should Have Been Awful but Wasn’t

Tobe Hooper’s Salem’s Lot is not only a seminal vampire movie but a great Stephen King adaptation as well. It has held up for over thirty-five years and is remembered as a classic, which is pretty ast...