Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Stephen King Movies

See what movie managed to beat 'Misery,' 'Carrie' and 'Stand by Me'

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4. 'Stand by Me'

If Stephen King himself had voted in this poll, he would likely have picked Stand by Me, which was based on his 1982 short story "The Body." In a 2014 interview with Rolling Stone, King fondly recalled watching it on Rob Reiner's request in a Beverly Hills screening room. "It was moving," King said. "I think I scared the shit out of Rob Reiner. When the movie was over, I hugged him because I was moved to tears, because it was so autobiographical." 

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