Two years later, director Brian De Palma directed the film
adaptation, which went on to earn two Academy Award nominations. Since then,
King's expansive body of work has been
adapted into more than 100 films and TV series. While many of them -- The Shawshank Redemption, Stand By Me and Misery, to name a few -- have been commercially successful and critically beloved, there have also have been a number of critically-derided adaptations that didn't exact capture the spirit of the source material.