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The Shining vs. The Shawshank Redemption: Which Stephen King Adaption Is Better?


Cover picture for the articleArguably, two of the best Stephen King movie adaptions are The Shining and Shawshank Redemption. However, both films are a tale of two stories when it comes to public reception. The Shining, starring Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall, is about a writer who becomes isolated at the Overlook Hotel with his wife and son to cure his writer’s block. The Problem? Jack’s writing simply goes nowhere and the writer slowly descends into a madness that puts his wife and son in serious danger.

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