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Stephen King On Screen Quiz

A quiz on King's (usually) decent books, (usually) ruined by making them into (usually) terrible films/mini-series. 12 Questions.

 
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All of these films based on Stephen King works have been milked for sequels but which one has had 6 sequels and a remake (to date)?

  • Pet Sematary
  • Children of the Corn
  • The Mangler
  • Firestarter

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Frank Darabont directed adaptations of Stephen King's, 'The Shawshank Redemption', 'The Green Mile' and which other film version of a King story?

  • The Mist
  • Stand By Me
  • Apt Pupil
  • 1408

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These British actors all starred in film adaptations of Stephen King stories. Can you match the actor to the film?

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Left

  • Ian McKellen
  • Anthony Hopkins
  • Damian Lewis
  • Toby Jones

Right

  • Apt Pupil
  • The Mist
  • Hearts in Atlantis
  • Dreamcatcher

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Which of the following is NOT an adaptation of a Stephen King book/story but an original screenplay by King?

  • Maximum Overdrive
  • Sleepwalkers
  • Thinner
  • The Night Flier

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Which of these Stephen King adaptations did not appear first as one of the novellas in his 'Different Seasons' book?

  • Stand By Me
  • The Shawshank Redemption
  • 1408
  • Apt Pupil

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Everyone knows that Morgan Freeman starred in 'The Shawshank Redemption' but which of these other Stephen King adaptations did he also star in?

  • Dreamatcher
  • Secret Window
  • Delores Claiborne
  • The Green Mile

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It's no secret that some Stephen King film adaptations are terrible. Can you match the messy movie to the it's useless director?

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  • Maximum Overdrive
  • The Mangler
  • Secret Window
  • Dreamcatcher

Right

  • Lawrence Kasdain
  • David Koepp
  • Tobe Hooper
  • Stephen King

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'1408' star John Cusack also has a small role in which of the following Stephen King adaptations?

  • Carrie
  • The Running Man
  • Stand By Me
  • Misery

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In the massively mis-judged (or crap if you prefer) mini-series adaptation of Stephen King's, 'The Stand', which of the following saved face by NOT starring in it?

  • Rob Lowe
  • Molly Ringwald
  • Ed Harris
  • Gary Sinese

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Which of the following famous actors has NOT appeared in a Stephen King movie adaptation?

  • John Travolta
  • Denzel Washington
  • Martin Sheen
  • Samuel L Jackson

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Which major Hollywood director is currently preparing to bring the first of Stephen Kings epic 'Dark Tower' series to the big screen?

  • Ron Howard
  • Peter Jackson
  • Stephen Spielberg
  • James Cameron

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Who is convincingly creepy playing 'Pennywise the clown' in the otherwise massively disappointing mini-series adaptation of Stephen King's 'It'?

  • John Ritter
  • Dean Stockwell
  • Tim Curry
  • Ron Pearlman

 

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