It might not seem obvious but there are already 73 films that are based on Stephen King’s books. Some of the movies are simply based on short stories but people were able to make it into full movies. King has always said that there are some movies that he liked a lot while there are also others that may be too far from what he has written.
It is best for fans to always read his books first before they watch the movies so that they can also compare what they have read with what is being presented through the movies. Take note that other stories have been made into mini-series and television stories too.
Stephen King is a famous author with an enormous amount of published books. These books have been turned into several different movies and even remakes of those movies. To date at least 73 of Stephen King's novels have been turned into movies, and some of them have even become hit movies.
The latest movie was a remake of the movie It which was remade in 2017. A wildly popular and one of the most quoted and referenced movies is The Shining which starred Jack Nicholson in 1980. The Shawshank Redemption was another hit movie and is considered one of the greatest movies of all time.