Stephen King's The Stand Movie Review 1994

Information and Film Reviews for Stephen King's The Stand the Movie

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Ghoulish made for TV adaptation of the King novel about a superflu/plague that decimates the U.S. population. The few survivors are soon divided into two camps--those dreaming of a godly old black woman known as Mother Abigail and others of the satanic Randall Flagg, the Walkin' Dude. Boulder, Colorado (where King was living when he wrote the novel) serves as headquarters for Abigail's brood while Las Vegas (where else) is Flagg territory. It all comes down to a battle of good vs. evil, with the future of mankind at stake. Religious allegory can get tedious but it's a varied cast with some scenes not for those with queasy stomachs. On four cassettes.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 360 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Books to Film: Stephen King, Devils, Emerging Viruses, Post-Apocalypse
Stephen King
Jamey Sheridan, Ruby Dee, Gary Sinise, Molly Ringwald, Miguel Ferrer, Laura San Giacomo, Rob Lowe, Adam Storke, Matt Frewer, Corin "Corky" Nemec, Ray Walston, Bill Fagerbakke, Ossie Davis, Shawnee Smith, Rick Aviles, John (Joe Bob Briggs) Bloom, Michael (Mike) Lookinland, Ed Harris, Kathy Bates, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Stephen King, Sam Raimi
Edward Pei
Mick Garris
W.G. Snuffy Walden
Mitchell Galin, Stephen King, Richard H. Rubinstein, Laurel Entertainment, Greengrass Productions

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