Top 30 Stephen King Movies, Ranked

From haunted hotels to prison-yard blues, 'Carrie' to 'Christine' – the major adaptations of the iconic author's work, from worst to best

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'Secret Window' (2004)
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22. 'Secret Window' (2004)

If you're a Stephen King character, writer's block can be a beast – and Mort Rainey, the character at the center of King's novella Secret Window, Secret Garden, doesn't fare much better than Jack Torrance. David Koepp's film follows its short-story writer (played by an appealingly twitchy Johnny Depp) as he broods over his recent divorce in a cabin in the woods. When a menacing stranger (John Turturro) shows up claiming that Mort stole his story, the unraveling begins in earnest. It's a tad predictable – though this slow-burn character study is satisfyingly ominous and surprisingly twisted. JS

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