NOTE: This article is a republication- Source: Collider (by Andrew McGowan).
Having written over 70 books and hundreds of short stories, Stephen King has provided the source material for dozens of movies over the past five decades. From classics like The Shining, Carrie, and Misery, to contemporary hits like It and Gerald's Game, and a few infamous entries like Maximum Overdrive and The Lawnmower Man, King's name (both in film and literature) has largely become synonymous with horror. With such a vast list of publications and movie adaptations, though, the author's work is not exclusive to a single genre. In fact, his favorite movies based on his books aren't even horror.
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