Known as the king of the horror writers, the writing maestro Stephen King has 58 novels under his name which have, time and again, adapted to magnificent screenplay in the form of movies and TV series. To watch all the Stephen Kings content from time to time is the legacy set by the die-hard fans of the writer. If you want to catch up with all the intense horror action with captivating plots, we have compiled the list of all Stephen King movies and TV series on Netflix to stream at the convenience of your living room.
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All of Stephen King’s Movies and Series on Netflix
Stephen King’s Sleepwalkers (1992)
- IMDb Rating: 5.3/10
- Director: Mick Garris
- Cast: Stephen King, Brian Krause, Mädchen Amick, Alice Krige, O. Nicholas Brown, Clive Barker and Tobe Hooper
This is one of the masterpieces by Stephen King. The movie follows a nomadic mother-son duo of energy vampires who hunt for teenage girls.
“A nomadic mother-son duo of energy vampires settle in a remote town and hunt for virgin women to feed on. They soon find their new victim in Tanya Robertson, a girl in high school.”
- IMDb Rating: 5.8/10
- Director: Kimberly Peirce
- Cast: Chloë Grace Moretz · Carrie White; Julianne Moore · Margaret White; Gabriella Wilde· Sue Snell; Portia Doubleday · Chris Hargensen; Zoë Belkin · Tina.
This is one of the many adapted versions of Stephen King’s iconic novel ‘Carrie’ and follows a teenager with telekinetic powers.
“Carrie, an awkward teenager protected by a fanatical mother, becomes the butt of all jokes in school. When the pranks of her classmates go out of hand, she unleashes her telekinetic powers.”
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Stephen King’s A Good Marriage (2014)
- IMDb Rating: 5.2/10
- Director: Peter Askin
- Cast: Joan Allen as Darcy Anderson; Anthony LaPaglia as Bob Anderson; Kristen Connolly as Petra Anderson; Stephen Lang as Holt Ramsay; Cara Buono as Betty.
Based on the novel by the same name, the film follows a woman who discovers unusual things about her husband of 20 years.
“With her husband of 20 years away on a business trip, Darcy goes into the garage where she discovers that her partner is definitely not who she thought he was; her find gives her no option but to end what was, from the outside, the perfect marriage.”
Under the Dome (3 Seasons)
- IMDb Rating: 6.6/10
- Creator: Brian K. Vaughan
- Cast: Mike Vogel · Dale ‘Barbie’ Barbara; Rachelle Lefevre · Julia Shumway; Alexander Koch · James ‘Junior’ Rennie; Colin Ford · Joe McAlister; Mackenzie
The series is based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King and is set in a town that is cut off from the world due to a massive dome.
“The residents of a town face problems after a massive dome cut them off from the rest of the world. They are forced to find different ways to survive until the government rescues them.”
Haven (5 Seasons)
- IMDb Rating: 7.5/10
- Cast: Emily Rose · Audrey Parker; Lucas Bryant · Nathan Wuornos; Eric Balfour · Duke Crocker; Richard Donat · Vince Teagues; John Dunsworth · Dave Teagues
The series is based on the novella “The Colorado Kid” by Stephen King.
“FBI Agent Audrey Parker arrives in Haven, Maine, on what she believes is a routine assignment. But the longer she stays, the more curious she becomes — about the townspeople.”
The Mist (2007)
- IMDb Rating: The Mist (2007)
- Director: Frank Darabont
- Cast: Thomas Jane · David Drayton; Marcia Gay Harden · Mrs. Carmody; Laurie Holden · Amanda Dunfrey; Andre Braugher · Brent Norton; Toby Jones · Ollie Weeks
- One of the best Stephen King’s movies on Netflix, following a father-son duo who have nowhere to go amidst the chaos in the city due to the mist.
“David and his son are trapped in a supermarket along with some other townsfolk, when suddenly a mist engulfs the entire city, bringing along bloodthirsty creatures that devour anyone in their path.”
- IMDb Rating: 7.4/10
- Director: Brian De Palma
- Cast: Sissy Spacek · Carrie; Piper Laurie · Margaret White; Amy Irving · Sue Snell; John Travolta · Billy Nolan; William Katt · Tommy Ross
- This one is the first screen adaptation of Stephen King’s first published novel ‘Carrie’.
“On the day of her prom night, seventeen-year-old Carrie discovers that she possesses telekinetic powers. She puts her powers to use when she is humiliated after a prank.”
Secret Window (2004)
- IMDb Rating: 6.5/10
- Director: David Koepp
- Cast: Johnny Depp · Mort Rainey; Maria Bello · Amy Rainey; John Turturro · John Shooter; Timothy Hutton · Ted Milner; Charles S. Dutton · Ken Karsch.
The Stephen King movie on Netflix revolves around a writer who is harassed by a stalker.
“A writer moves to his lakeside cabin to find solitude. However, a psychotic stalker blames him for plagiarising his work and refuses to leave him alone.”
The Shining (1980)
- IMDb Rating: 8.4/10
- Director: Stanley Kubrick
- Cast: Jack Nicholson · Jack Torrance; Shelley Duvall · Wendy Torrance; Danny Lloyd · Danny Torrance; Scatman Crothers · Dick Hallorann; Barry Nelson
“Jack and his family move into an isolated hotel with a violent past. Living in isolation, Jack begins to lose his sanity, which affects his family members.”
- IMDb Rating: 4.9/10
- Director: Peter Cornwell
- Cast: Frances O’Connor · Rebecca; Shirley Knight · Mercy; Chandler Riggs · George; Joel Courtney · Buddy; Mark Duplass · Uncle Lanning.
The movie follows two young boys who end up against an evil spirit that enters the body of their grandmother.
“Two young boys move with their mother to care for their unwell grandmother, who stays at a creepy farmhouse. During this time, they suspect that a dark spirit has entered her body.”
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The Mist (Season 1)
- IMDb Rating: 5.4/10
- Creator: Christian Torpe
- Cast: Morgan Spector · Kevin Copeland; Alyssa Sutherland · Eve Copeland; Gus Birney · Alex Cunningham; Danica Curcic · Mia Lambert; Okezie Morro · Bryan
Another adaptation of Stephen King’s novel of the same name with a touch of a modern twist.
“Set in the small town of Bridgeville, Maine, the story centers on a family torn apart by a heinous crime. In the aftermath, they are suddenly cut off from the rest of the world when an eerie, foreboding vapor unleashes predatory creatures onto the streets. Family, friends, and adversaries become strange bedfellows, battling the mysterious mist and its threats, as the rules of society break down.”
- IMDb Rating: 5.4/10
- Director: David Carson
- Cast: Angela Bettis · Carietta ‘Carrie’ White; Patricia Clarkson · Margaret White ; Rena Sofer · Miss Desjardin ; Kandyse McClure · Sue Snell ; Emilie de Ravin
“Carrie is an introverted teenage girl who is subjected to extreme bullying by her classmates and her abusive mother. On the day of her prom night, she discovers that she has telekinetic powers.”
Sometimes They Come Back (1991)
- IMDb Rating: 5.7/10
- Director: Tom McLoughlin
- Cast: Tim Matheson · Brooke Adams · Robert Rusler · Chris Demetral · Robert Hy Gorman · William Sanderson · Nicholas Sadler · Bentley Mitchum.
“The film revolves around the story of Katherine and her experience living abroad and her home town Orange County.”
The Mangler (1995)
- IMDb Rating: 4.3/10
- Director: Tobe Hooper
- Cast: Robert Englund · Ted Levine · Daniel Matmor · Jeremy Crutchley · Vanessa Pike · Demetre Phillips · Lisa Morris · Vera Blacker.
“A series of gruesome accidents lead an officer to believe that a laundry machine is possessed by a bloodthirsty demon.”
1922 (2017) Netflix Original
The American horror drama film is based on Stephen King’s 2010 novella of the same name.
“A simple yet proud farmer in the year 1922 conspires to murder his wife for financial gain, convincing his teenage son to assist.”
- IMDb Rating: 7.3/10
- Director: Andrés Muschietti
- Cast: Jaeden Martell · Jeremy Ray Taylor · Sophia Lillis · Finn Wolfhard · Chosen Jacobs · Jack Dylan Grazer · Wyatt Oleff · Bill Skarsgård.
- One of the iconic horror flicks, a treat for children and adults altogether.
“Seven helpless and bullied children are forced to face their worst nightmares when Pennywise, a shape-shifting clown, reappears. The clown, an ancient evil torments children before feeding on them.”
- IMDb Rating: 7.8/10
- Director: Rob Reiner
- Cast: James Caan · Paul Sheldon; Kathy Bates · Annie Wilkes; Richard Farnsworth · Buster; Frances Sternhagen · Virginia; Lauren Bacall · Marcia Sindell
“A best-selling novelist is on his way home after completing his latest book when he meets with a car accident. He is rescued by an obsessed fan, only to discover that he is her prisoner.”
- IMDb Rating: 4.4/10
- Director: Tod Williams
- Cast: John Cusack · Clay Riddell; Samuel L. Jackson · Tom McCourt; Isabelle Fuhrman · Alice Waxman; Clark Sarullo · Sharon Riddell; Ethan Andrew Casto
“Clayton, an artist, tries to find his son in New England after a mysterious cell phone signal turns people into mindless killers.”
Hearts in Atlantis (2001)
- IMDb Rating: 6.9/10
- Director: Scott Hicks
- Cast: Anthony Hopkins · Ted Brautigan; Anton Yelchin · Bobby Garfield; Hope Davis · Liz Garfield; Mika Boorem · Carol Gerber; David Morse · Adult Bobby.
“A widowed mother and her son change when a mysterious stranger enters their lives and they soon learn that even strangers can surprise you sometimes if only you let them.”
Dolores Claiborne (1995)
- IMDb Rating: 7.4/10
- Director: Taylor Hackford
- Cast: Kathy Bates · Dolores Claiborne; Jennifer Jason Leigh · Selena St. George; Christopher Plummer · Detective John Mackey; Judy Parfitt · Vera Donovan
- Stars Kathy Bates and Jennifer Jason Leigh in the lead, follows a housekeeper who works for an arrogant rich lady.
“In a small New England town, Dolores Claiborne (Kathy Bates) works as a housekeeper for the rich but heartless Vera Donovan (Judy Parfitt).”
- IMDb Rating: 6.7/10
- Director: John Carpenter
- Cast: Keith Gordon · John Stockwell · Alexandra Paul · Robert Prosky · Harry Dean Stanton · Christine Belford · Roberts Blossom · William Ostrander
Starring Keith Gordon and Alexandra Paul in the lead, ‘Christine’ is a captivating story turned into a movie by Stephen King on Netflix.
“Arnie restores an old car and names her Christine, but he is unaware that she has an evil presence within her. When anyone tries to come between her owner and her, they are not spared.”
Gerald’s Game (2017) Netflix Original
- IMDb Rating: 6.5/10
- Director: Mike Flanagan
- Cast: Carla Gugino Jessie Burlingame; Bruce Greenwood Gerald Burlingame ; Henry Thomas; Carel Struycken; Kate Siegel
A saucy story that turns into a horrible incident for a couple who goes to a remote lake house to celebrate their love.
“A couple tries to spice up their marriage in a remote lake house. After the husband dies unexpectedly, the wife is left handcuffed to their bed frame.”
Shawshank Redemption (1994)
- IMDb Rating: 9.3/10
- Director: Frank Darabont
- Cast: Tim Robbins · Andy Dufresne; Morgan Freeman · Ellis Boyd ‘Red’ Redding; Bob Gunton · Warden Norton; William Sadler · Heywood; Clancy Brown · Captain
One of the greatest movies of all time starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman.
“Andy Dufresne, a successful banker, is arrested for the murders of his wife and her lover, and is sentenced to life imprisonment at the Shawshank prison. He becomes the most unconventional prisoner.”
The Green Mile (1999)
- IMDb Rating: 8.6/10
- Director: Frank Darabont
- Cast: Tom Hanks · Paul Edgecomb; Michael Clarke Duncan · John Coffey; David Morse · Brutus ‘Brutal’ Howell; Bonnie Hunt · Jan Edgecomb; James Cromwell
- One of the best Stephen King movies on Netflix, following an African American who has special powers.
Paul, the head guard of a prison, meets an inmate, John, an African American who is accused of murdering two girls. His life changes drastically when he discovers that John has a special gift.
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