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Stephen King was the Inspiration

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"Whether they were movies, made for T.V. movies, or T.V. mini-series, they were all inspired by the works of Stephen King. If you like this quiz, try my other Stephen King quiz, just click on my name to find it ."

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1. (1979) Going back to the place you grew up is always strange, things are never quite the way you remember them. But the changes that Ben Mears finds are a little more bizarre than the one's you'd expect, and with good reason. It seems that Ben's home town has become infested with vampires, in this T.V. mini-series.
    Creepshow
    Gerald's Game
    Salem's Lot
    Needful Things


2. (1990) Thirty years ago seven school friends banded together to beat back an ancient evil that was murdering children in their small town. Now a fresh wave of murders is making them fear that the monster is back at it, and those of the group that are still able, band together again, to see if they can stop it for good.
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3. (1994) Captain Trips, a man-made plague, has wiped out life as we know it. The few survivors find that they are drawn by dreams of either a mystical old woman, or a sinister, scary man. Soon lines are drawn, and the battle between good and evil begins.
    The Stand
    Storm of the Century
    The Shining
    Stand By Me


4. (1999) There's a storm coming, the likes of which hasn't been seen in many years. But before they can prepare to weather the storm, they have to deal with the devil, in the form of Andre Linoge. Of course they don't really believe he's the devil, but he does know things he has no logical way of knowing, and he does have a way of driving people to murder and suicide.
    Storm of the Century
    The Tommyknockers
    The Langoliers
    The Dead Zone


5. (1998) Young Todd finds out that his neighbour is a Nazi War Criminal, but he's far from repulsed by the discovery. Instead of turning him in, Todd blackmails him into telling horror stories about the war. In fact, Tom even helps his older neighbour conceal a murder.
    Children of the Corn
    Misery
    Creepshow
    Apt Pupil


6. (1984) A powerful boy preacher, by the name of Isaac, has managed to convince the children of Gaitlin, a small town in Nebraska, to kill every adult in town. When a young couple come looking for the law, they find the town deserted, at first. Soon they realize that they're trapped, and haven't got much of a chance of getting out alive.
    Children of the Corn
    Needful Things
    The Dead Zone
    Cujo


7. (1985) The town of Tarker's Mill has been experiencing a chain of bizzarre and brutal murders, that seem to happen once a month. Thinking them the work of a madman, the townspeople lock themselves up during the time when the next one is due. But Marty and his sister suspect otherwise. They're convinced that the murders are the work of a werewolf, and they're determined to find out who it is.
    Salem's Lot
    Creepshow
    Needful Things
    Silver Bullet


8. (1987) It's the future, and criminals convicted of murder are often sentenced to compete in a game show where the audience can participate in their capital punishment. Such was the case for Ben Richards, a former cop who is innocent of the crimes he's been sentenced for.
    The Long Walk
    Creepshow
    Apt Pupil
    The Running Man


9. (1982) This film showcases five tales of horror from the master. There are stories about a meteor that turns everything into plants, an old man who returns from the grave to get his Father's Day cake, a bizarre creature that lives under the steps of a college, a businessman who gets what's coming to him from some cockroaches, and a husband who buries his wife and her lover up to their necks in the sand.
    Silver Bullet
    Needful Things
    Salem's Lot
    Creepshow


10. (2003) Friends since high school, four guys reunite every year for a hunting trip. This year is a little different from most though, and before they know it, they're saving the world from an alien invasion, and using their old friend Duddits as a secret weapon.
    Firestarter
    Dreamcatcher
    The Dead Zone
    Misery


11. (1993) When he was a kid Thad Beaumont had an operation to remove a tumour from his brain. When they got in there, doctors found that the tumour was really the remains of what had been a twin. Years later, when Beaumont is a successful author, this mysterious twin manages to somehow take on a life of his own. Before long Beaumont finds himself the prime suspect in a string of gruesome murders, that he knows he didn't commit.
    The Dark Half
    It
    The Regulators
    The Dead Zone


12. (1989) The Creeds buy their dream home, in Ludlow Maine, unaware that a path from their property leads to an ancient Micmac burial ground. When their cat Church is killed on the road, Louis Creed buries it there, and is amazed when it comes back to life. Unfortunately Church is not the same as he was before, in fact he's decidedly different. When their son Gage is also killed on the road, Louis can't resist the urge to bury him there as well. Before long Gage is back, but he too is so horribly changed and incredibly evil.
    Pet Sematary
    The Shining
    Cat's Eye
    Misery


13. (1992) A mother and son are shapeshifters, creatures who can change their appearance at will. They need the life force of young women to do so though, and that requires a fair bit of moving around to avoid suspicions. The only way they can be killed is by being scratched by a cat.
    Cat's Eye
    Golden Years
    Sleepwalkers
    The Tommyknockers


14. (1990) There are a lot of bizarre deaths at the newly re-opened textile mill, and they all seem to occur between the hours of 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. So the owner decides to send a crew down to clean out the basements, which haven't been cleaned in decades. What they find is a subterranean maze of tunnels, all infested with rats. And the deeper they go, the more mutated the rats become.
    Night Crew
    Graveyard Shift
    The Tommyknockers
    Salem's Lot


15. (1995) Imagine waking up on a plane and finding that most of the passengers, and all of the crew have disappeared. And when you finally land, you find that there doesn't seem to be anyone else alive anywhere. That's what happens to this handful of souls, when their flight somehow manages to pass through a time warp, and they find themselves in the past. They have to find a way to get back to the future, and they don't have long to do it, because these little creatures are erasing all of the places and moments that have passed their spot in history.
    Golden Years
    The Dead Zone
    The Langoliers
    Needful Things


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