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THE SHINING (1980) — Stanley Kubrick’s take on
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THE SHINING (1980) — Stanley Kubrick’s take on King’s classic novel of slow-burn insanity counts King himself among its detractors, but the surreal 1980 shocker, starring Jack Nicholson (“Here’s JOHNNY!”) and a genuinely terrified Shelley Duvall, has lost none of its power in 31 years.(Credit: AP )

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Stephen King books and movies

Stephen King isn’t just a bestselling horror and fantasy author — he’s a bona fide pop culture phenomenon, whose stories have reached even wider audiences through some unforgettable film adaptations. Here are the 10 books and movies that every King fan should check off his or her list. — Sam Thielman