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Stephen King

Stephen King headshot

IMDb:https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000175/

Date of Birth:21 September 1947, Portland, Maine, USA

Height:6' 4" (1.93 m)

Trademarks:Usually sets stories in Maine, particularly (until "Needful Things") in the small town of Castle Rock, which he created. Most of his lead male characters are writers Almost always has a cameo in the movies or mini-series based on his novels Makes references to his previous novels in his books Horror and fantasy themes Supernatural events happening to everyday people Indian burial grounds Uses single words or phrases as foreshadowing ("Redrum" in The Shining) Children in his books often are killed such as Tad in "Cujo", Gage in "Pet Sematary", Ray Brauer in "The Body") Many of his earlier works gave life to inanimate objects, turning them into homicidal monsters. Often depicts small-town life, particularly in the fictional Castle Rock, as having a dark and dangerous underside to it. Stories about small town communities facing a supernatural force. Common theme is characters being isolated or trapped from the outside world.

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Cell

4.3 / 13877 votes

UK Cinema Release Date

Friday 26th August 2016
Cell poster
Contains strong violence, gory images and strong language. Suitable for 15 years and over.
Current Status:released

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Genres:

Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Language:

English

Runtime:

1 hour 35 minutes (approx.)

Movie Synopsis:

When a strange signal pulsates through all cell phone networks worldwide, it starts a murderous epidemic of epic proportions when users become bloodthirsty creatures, and a group of people in New England are among the survivors to deal with the ensuing chaos after.

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The Dark Tower

6.0 / 9721 votes

UK Cinema Release Date

Friday 18th August 2017
The Dark Tower poster
Contains moderate threat, violence and horror. Suitable for 12 years and over.
Current Status:released

Next Showing:

None. Last shown in UK cinemas on 9th January 2020.
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Genres:

Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Western

Language:

English

Runtime:

1 hour 34 minutes (approx.)

Movie Synopsis:

Gunslinger Roland Deschain roams an Old West-like landscape in search of the dark tower, in the hopes that reaching it will preserve his dying world.

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It

7.5 / 265158 votes

UK Cinema Release Date

Friday 8th September 2017
It poster
Contains strong horror, violence and language. Suitable for 15 years and over.
Current Status:released

Next Showing:

None. Last shown in UK cinemas on 1st November 2020.
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Genres:

Drama, Horror, Thriller

Language:

English

Runtime:

2 hours 14 minutes (approx.)

Movie Synopsis:

In the Town of Derry, the local kids are disappearing one by one, leaving behind torn body parts/remains. In a place known as 'The Barrens', a group of seven kids are united by their horrifying and strange encounters with a clown called Pennywise. Bill Denborough has a personal vendetta with the clown. 27 years after their last encounter with Pennywise, the 'Losers Club' has regrouped from their successful lives and businesses because IT has returned and kids are disappearing again. The only problem is that they have all forgotten what occurred that summer. It's up to The Losers Club to regain their memories, to think of the key to killing Pennywise, and to stay alive long enough to end his tyranny but to also realise what brought them together in the first place.

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Gerald's Game

6.7 / 39160 votes

UK Cinema Release Date

Tuesday 19th September 2017
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Age rating / classification to be confirmed.
Current Status:released

Next Showing:

None. Last shown in UK cinemas on 19th September 2017.
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Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Language:

English

Runtime:

1 hour 43 minutes (approx.)

Movie Synopsis:

When a harmless game between a married couple in a remote retreat suddenly becomes a harrowing fight for survival, wife Jessie must confront long-buried demons within her own mind - and possibly lurking in the shadows of her seemingly empty house.

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The Shining

8.4 / 684341 votes

UK Cinema Release Date

Tuesday 31st October 2017
The Shining poster
Contains strong violence and strong language. Suitable for 15 years and over.
Current Status:re-release

Next Showing:

None. Last shown in UK cinemas on 18th February 2022.
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Genres:

Drama, Horror

Language:

English

Runtime:

1 hour 55 minutes (approx.)

Movie Synopsis:

Signing a contract, Jack Torrance, a normal writer and former teacher agrees to take care of a hotel which has a long, violent past that puts everyone in the hotel in a nervous situation. While Jack slowly gets more violent and angry of his life, his son, Danny, tries to use a special talent, the "Shining", to inform the people outside about whatever that is going on in the hotel.

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