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Old 04-17-2007, 10:27 AM
 
Location: Riverdale, Ga
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Ok so i don't know anybody that hasn't either seen or read something by Stephen King? So with that noted............

What is your Favorite Stephen King Movie or Book?

I think mine personally is either Pet Cematary or The Shawshank Redemption!!!!!
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Old 04-17-2007, 11:29 AM
 
Location: Marion, IN
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The Dark Tower series. Unlike any other King work, and totally engrossing.
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Old 04-17-2007, 01:16 PM
 
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I think the Dark Tower series is probably my favorite, too. The Talisman is a close second (Wolf!! Here and Now!). It's neat how they're intertwined.

Stephen King's books have two factors that keep me reading:

The WHN factor - What Happens Next

The TYSE factor - Takes You Somewhere Else.

Good stuff.
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Old 04-17-2007, 01:29 PM
 
Location: Utah
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I find SK very interesting...

His OLD stuff (Running Man) seems to me more of a study in human nature than horror/thriller. Even if it's slightly (or more!) cheezy, it leaves you thinking.

Didn't like Christine, Cujo era stuff, though Carrie made a FANTASTIC movie.

The Stand is one of my all time favorite books. LOVE IT, read it every few years. Movie sucked. Same with the Tommyknockers, but don't think there was a movie.

His new stuff... not too into. Kingdom Hospital mini-series...can't decide if I like it or not (definately cheezy!!), but get sucked into it whenever it's on!!

I love how he mixes sick humor into the horror.
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Old 04-17-2007, 01:57 PM
 
Location: in the southwest
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Either his The Body (which became Stand By Me) or Shawshank Redemption.
As much as I liked the movie of Shawshank, I especially enjoyed the original written version.
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Old 04-17-2007, 02:04 PM
 
Location: The Bronx
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Default The Dead Zone

I think it's his most human book, though I also liked "The Stand."
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Old 04-17-2007, 08:02 PM
 
Location: Maine
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His best novels are 'Salem's Lot and The Stand. Both are modern American classics. In fact, 'Salem's Lot is probably the best vampire story ever done.
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Old 04-17-2007, 08:03 PM
 
Location: Maine
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I love how he mixes sick humor into the horror.
CREEPSHOW. Totally campy. Totally awesome.
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Old 04-18-2007, 03:13 AM
 
Location: Old Town Alexandria
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Ok so i don't know anybody that hasn't either seen or read something by Stephen King? So with that noted............

What is your Favorite Stephen King Movie or Book?

I think mine personally is either Pet Cematary or The Shawshank Redemption!!!!!

Dolores Claiborne. (lol-please read my thread on War of the Roses).

Shawshank was also good and The Shining (book)

misery (movie)
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Old 04-18-2007, 04:24 AM
 
Location: FL
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I like the Talisman, and a story titled "The Long Walk". That was in a book that had 4 stories in it-I don't remember if it was written under King or his fake name of Richard Bachman.
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