To celebrate the release of Doctor Sleep on digital download, Blu-ray™ & DVD, we’ve pulled together a list of the top five most thrilling, spine-chilling quotes from Stephen King’s film adaptations.
In the latest Stephen King adaptation to hit our screens, director Mike Flanagan continues the story of Danny Torrance, 40 years after his terrifying stay at the Overlook Hotel in “The Shining”. Ewan McGregor stars as Dan Torrance and Rebecca Ferguson as Rose the Hat.
Still irrevocably scarred by the trauma he endured as a child at the Overlook, Dan Torrance has fought to find some semblance of peace. But that peace is shattered when he encounters Abra, a courageous teenager with her own powerful extrasensory gift, known as the “shine.” Instinctively recognizing that Dan shares her power, Abra has sought him out, desperate for his help against the merciless Rose the Hat . The pair form an unlikely alliance and engage in a brutal life-or-death battle with Rose.
Andy, a successful banker, is arrested for the murders of his wife and her lover – sentenced to life imprisonment in Shawshank prison. Andy forms a growing bond with fellow prisoner Ellis, who both find solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency – a unique way of dealing with his new, torturous life.
Jack Torrance, a writer and former teacher, agrees to take care of a hotel which has a long, violent past. While Jack slowly gets more violent and angry of his life, his son, Danny, tries to use a special talent, the “Shining”, to inform the people outside about what is going on in the hotel.
High school senior Carrie White is a social outcast, her mother Margaret is a religious fanatic, her extreme views primarily targeted against sex, which she believes is a sin. An impromptu event that happens among Carrie’s physical education classmates against her leads to her classmates being punished.
This film follows Death Row guard Paul Edgecomb, after he is affected by his new charge John Coffey, a massive black man convicted of brutally killing a pair of young sisters. Coffey had the size and strength to kill anyone, but not the demeanor. However, Coffey seems to possess a prodigious, supernatural gift.
Doctor Sleep is available on Digital Download now, and arrives onto 4K UHD, Blu-Ray™ & DVD March 9.