Stephen King Goes to the Movies
AuthorStephen King
CountryUnited States
GenreShort-story collection
PublisherHodder Staughton
Publication date
January 20, 2009
Media typePrint (paperback)

Stephen King Goes to the Movies is a short-story collection by Stephen King, first published on January 20, 2009. It contains five previously collected pieces of short fiction that have been adapted into films, each with a new introduction by the author.

In an appendix, King lists his ten favorite film adaptations of his work.


Title Previously collected in Filmed as
"1408" Everything's Eventual (2002) 1408 (2007)
"The Mangler" Night Shift (1978) The Mangler (1995)
"Low Men in Yellow Coats" Hearts in Atlantis (1999) Hearts in Atlantis (2001)
"Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption" Different Seasons (1982) The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
"Children of the Corn" Night Shift (1978) Children of the Corn (1984)