Stephen King is one of the most popular and successful horror writers of all time. You'd think Hollywood wouldn't have such a hard time translating his many novels and short stories to film, but for every "The Shining" there seem to be five "Maximum Overdrives" or "Silver Bullets."

Still, King's work has spawned some legitimate Hollywood classics. As Hulu's "11/22/63" is about to launch, and as we wait to see the long-gestating adaptation of his "Dark Tower" saga, here are the top five Stephen King adaptations of all-time, on both the small and big screens.
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The Shawshank Redemption
R1994
Based on 20 critics

Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins) is sentenced to two consecutive life terms in prison for the murders of his... Read More

April 4, 2017
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The Shining
R1980
Based on 10 critics

Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) becomes winter caretaker at the isolated Overlook Hotel in Colorado, hoping... Read More