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.
The Shawshank Redemption
Based on 20 critics

An innocent man (Tim Robbins) goes to a Maine penitentiary for life in 1947. Read More

The Shining
Based on 10 critics

Writer (Jack Nicholson) goes mad with wife (Shelley Duvall), son (Danny Lloyd) at snowbound hotel. Read More

October 21, 2016
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