Top 10 Stephen King Adaptation Remakes Needed Now!

Top 10 Stephen King Adaptation Remakes Needed Now!

Stephen King’s It (2017) directed by Andy Muschietti was a successful Stephen King adaptation remake which is not always the case. WatchMojo posted an exciting video detailing their picks for the top Stephen King adaptation that deserve a remake.

I grew up with some of these films, and I agree that they do need a modern remake. Then there are the others that were downright terrible in pacing, storytelling, casting, or directing and the movies suffered horribly.

Thanks to WatchMojo for creating and posting this video.

Below this video we have included the movie details and trailers.

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Top 10 Stephen King Adaptations That Deserve A Remake

  1. 8). Cujo (1983)

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    Cujo (1983)

    Official Synopsis: Donna Trenton is a frustrated suburban housewife whose life is a turmoil after her husband learns about her having an affair. Brett Camber is a young boy whose only companion is a Saint-Bernard named "Cujo",…

    Tagline: Now there's a new name for terror...

    Cast: Dee Wallace, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Ed Lauter, Robert Craighead, Christopher Stone, Kaiulani Lee, Billy Jayne, Jerry Hardin, Daniel H. Blatt,…

  2. 7). The Dark Half (1993)

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    The Dark Half (1993)

    Official Synopsis: When Thad Beaumont was a child, he had an operation to remove a tumour from his brain. during the operation, it was discovered that far from being a tumor, the growth was a twin brother…

    Tagline: Iconic terror from the No 1 bestselling writer.

    Cast: Michael Rooker, Robert Joy, David Early, Rutanya Alda, Bruce Kirkpatrick, Beth Grant, Rik Billock, Christine Forrest, David W. Butler, William…

  3. 6). Secret Window (2004)

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    Secret Window (2004)

    Official Synopsis: Mort Rainey is a successful writer going through a rather unfriendly divorce from his wife of ten years, Amy. Alone and bitter in his cabin, he continues to work on his writing when a stranger…

    Tagline: The most important part of a story is the ending.

    Cast: Johnny Depp, Charles S. Dutton, Maria Bello, Vlasta Vrana, John Turturro, Len Cariou, Isabelle Champeau, Matt Holland, Timothy Hutton, Vito…

  4. 5). The Running Man (1987)

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    The Running Man (1987)

    Official Synopsis: In the year 2017, the world economy has collapsed. The great freedoms of the United States are no longer, as the once great nation has sealed off its borders and become a militarized police state,…

    Tagline: The year is 2019. The finest men in America don't run for President. They run for their lives.

    Cast: Lin Shaye, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Thomas Rosales Jr., Sven-Ole Thorsen, George P. Wilbur, Maria Conchita Alonso, Joel Kramer, Kurt Fuller, Rodger…

  5. 4). Salem's Lot (1979)

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    Salem's Lot (1979)

    Official Synopsis: The successful writer Benjamin "Ben" Mears returns to his hometown Salem's Lot, Maine, expecting to write a new novel about the Marsten House. Ben believes that the manor is an evil house that attracts evil…

    Tagline: Iconic terror from the No 1 bestselling writer.

    Cast: Geoffrey Lewis, Fred Willard, Elisha Cook Jr., Kenneth McMillan, Robert Lussier, George Dzundza, Ed Flanders, Lance Kerwin, Barbara Babcock, Bonnie…

  6. 3). Dreamcatcher (2003)

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    Dreamcatcher (2003)

    Official Synopsis: Four childhood friends, Jonesy, Beaver, Pete and Henry all share a special secret. Each year, they take a trip into Maine woods. This year is different. A blizzard occurs, and they recover a man found…

    Tagline: Based on the book by Stephen King

    Cast: Ty Olsson, Morgan Freeman, Thomas Jane, C. Ernst Harth, Colin Lawrence, Kevan Ohtsji, John Moore, Victor Formosa, Rosemary Dunsmore, Eric…

  7. 2). Pet Sematary (1989)

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    Pet Sematary (1989)

    Official Synopsis: With dreams of a better life, the young doctor, Louis Creed, and his family--his wife, Rachel, their daughter, Ellie, and their three-year-old toddler, Gage--move to their new home in the small rural town of Ludlow,…

    Tagline: Iconic terror from the No 1 bestselling writer.

    Cast: Stephen King, Brad Greenquist, Dale Midkiff, Susan Blommaert, Richard Collier, Miko Hughes, Denise Crosby, Michael Lombard, Liz Davies, Matthew August…

  8. 1). The Dark Tower (2017)

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    The Dark Tower (2017)

    Official Synopsis: 11-year-old Jake Chambers experiences visions involving a Man in Black who seeks to destroy a Tower and bring ruin to the Universe while a Gunslinger opposes him. However, Jake's mother, stepfather and psychiatrists dismiss these…

    Tagline: There are other worlds than these

    Cast: Idris Elba, Jackie Earle Haley, Matthew McConaughey, José Zúñiga, Jose Zuniga, Stephen Stanton, Fran Kranz, Abbey Lee, Paul Riley Fox,…