10 Magnificently Minimal Stephen King Movie Posters


You know we love our movie poster illustrations here on theMET! This set by Nicholas Tassone (or Bee Combs on Flickr) is some of the best we've seen yet. He's recently created ten Stephen King minimal movie posters that will knock your socks off. Love the simplicity and cleverness. Stephen King fans, you're in for a real treat!

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Comment by Ogge Oggelitto on August 29, 2010 at 12:20pm
Nice, but serious spoiler on the Shawshank Redemption one. If i saw this poster (before seeing the movie) and guessed the ending because of it....I'd be pissed.
Comment by Martin on March 2, 2010 at 1:42am
It's a shame that Stephen King didn't like Kubrick's version. To me, It's still one of the best film adaptation of a King horror - along with Misery (that poster just evokes one of the most effective horror scenes ever!). So many of the other films have been awful.
Comment by Conor Campbell on March 1, 2010 at 8:10pm
should be noted that stephen king wanted nothing to do with Kubrick's version of the shining, who felt it was way too artistic to be considered an effective horror film. hence "Stabley Kubrick's: The Shining" not King's. unless its in reference to his TV movie version, which gave King a chance to change it back to the way he wanted

Stephen King:

"There's a lot to like about it. But it's a great big beautiful Cadillac with no motor inside, you can sit in it and you can enjoy the smell of the leather upholstery - the only thing you can't do is drive it anywhere. So I would do every thing different. The real problem is that Kubrick set out to make a horror picture with no apparent understanding of the genre. Everything about it screams that from beginning to end, from plot decision to the final scene - which has been used before on the Twilight Zone"
Comment by Amy Wong on March 1, 2010 at 4:30pm
Hehe, good answer Alice. I actually watched The Shawshank Redemption but halfway through I fell asleep cause I was too tired. :P
Comment by alice on March 1, 2010 at 4:24pm
You have to watch or read his books to know what they mean...that's the beauty of it! (Plus, if I try and explain certain ones (like the Shawshank Redemption) it'll spoil everything. :)
Comment by Amy Wong on March 1, 2010 at 4:21pm
Minimalistic indeed! I never watched the Shawshank Redemption(or most of Stephen King's movies), so I don't know what that poster's supposed to represent. What does it mean?
Comment by sAm on March 1, 2010 at 3:36pm
I like the shining poster the best. Really cool!
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