15 Easter Eggs Lurking In Stephen King Movies

15 Easter Eggs Lurking In Stephen King Movies

The Master of Horror. The Deranged Mind of Maine. He Who is Fueled by Cocaine. Stephen King has been responsible for that little fear-shart you’ve made every once in a while since before you were born. When you’ve written one out of every five published horror books for the last 50+ years like he has, you’ll brown a few millionaire pairs of underwear

But not only has King made his (skid)mark in literature — he has made an impact on film, too. Several of his works have been made into movies and TV series of variable quality and success. Since his books have Easter eggs and references to one another within them, it only makes sense that his film and television works refer to one another, too.

Here is a list of some of the fun Easter eggs you’ll find in several of Stephen King's adaptations that refer to other Stephen King adaptations.

Overlook Skateboard

Easter Eggs in stephen King Movies it: chapter TWO Dean's skateboard references The shining. If you look closely, the faded pattern on the bottom of Dean's skateboard is the same one on the carpet at the Overlook Hotel. CRACKED.COM

Source: WhatCulture

Randall Flagg

Easter Eggs in stephen King Movies 87927 The shawshank Redemption Andy Dufresne uses the name of a very bad guy. The adaptation changes Dufresne's fake identity from Peter Stevens to Randall Stevens, as a shout-out to Randall Flagg, a recurring villain in Stephen King's work. CRACKED.COM

Source: /Film

Overlook Hotel

Easter Eggs in stephen King Movies The Dark Tower You can see the overlook Hotel. After an earthquake, we see a vacation photo of the Overlook in the office of Jake's therapist. CRACKED.COM

Source: Variety

The Gunslinger

Easter Eggs in stephen King Movies The Mist There is a Dark Tower painting. David Drayton (Thomas Jane) is painting a picture of a cowboy next to a giant tower and rose. King fans recognize this as a portrait of Roland Deschain, The Dark Tower's main character. CRACKED.COM

Source: /Film

Gerald's Beam

Easter Eggs in stephen King Movies Gerald's Game All things serve The Beam. As a handcuffed Jessie hallucinates her deceased husband Gerald, he quotes this phrase commonly spoken throughout The Dark Tower series. CRACKED.COM

Source: Cinemablend


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