Stephen King: Could you watch 13 movies for money?


Stephen King fans, has a contest for you, if you are up to the challenge. Could you watch 13 movies by Halloween to win $1300?

Stephen King is America’s favorite spooky storyteller. He is also one of the authors who has had quite a few of his novels adapted for the silver screen. The most recent one being IT: Chapter 2 which is currently in theaters everywhere.

Several of his films are horror classics and every time Halloween rolls around, it is a sure bet that at any given time you turn on the television, you can catch one. What if you got paid for tuning in?

Well, is holding a contest to give some lucky viewer $1300 to watch 13 of King’s movies by Halloween. Yes, this is not a drill. This is reality.

According to First Coast News, the event is being held to promote Doctor Sleep, the sequel to The Shining prior to its release. Now, that is a gimmick we can get behind!

Unfortunately, in order to take part in the contest, you have to be 18 years of age or older and a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Once that box is ticked, then wants to know why you want to participate and besides the dough, what do you want out of your involvement?

Sounds fairly straightforward, right? So, if you are lucky here are the 13 Stephen King films that will be awaiting your viewing pleasure:

  • Carrie (the original or the 2013 remake)
  • Children of the Corn
  • Christine
  • Creepshow
  • Cujo
  • Dreamcatcher
  • It (the original or the 2017 remake)
  • The Mist
  • Pet Sematary (the original or the 2019 remake)
  • Salem’s Lot
  • The Shining
  • Thinner
  • Misery

Now, here is where the “work” begins. You will be expected to track your experiences. will provide you with a spreadsheet that will help you on your journey. If you are the easily scared type, you don’t have to watch alone, you can recruit friends! You can even talk about them in your report. wants to know what flick got your heart racing, how you felt before and after watching the films and your sleep hours. We guess they want to know if you are able to catch some peaceful z’s after their lineup!

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The company will give you a Fitbit so that you can provide them with data on your heart rate during scenes that are particularly intense like in The Shining where Wendy is in the bathroom and Jack is chopping down the door. For your troubles, you will also get more sweet swag!

Movie night wouldn’t be complete without popcorn, correct? Well, has thought of that as well! They will give you some buttery goodness along with candy, a flashlight, a blanket and some other Stephen King themed items to get you in the mood for the task at hand.

Not only will you have the chance to win $1300 but you will also get if you are chosen, a movie theater gift card that can be used for Doctor Sleep or It: Chapter 2. This is definitely a dream (or nightmare) come true for Stephen King fans.

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If you are interested, fill out the form located here. Jump on this opportunity as soon as possible. You have until Oct. 15 at 5:00 p.m. MST to enter. Good luck!

Do you think you can tackle this Stephen King challenge? Will that $1300 be yours? Let us know in the comments.