IMDb Rating
Needful Things
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Directed By
Fraser Clarke Heston
Produced By
Jack Cummins
Written By
Stephen King (book)
W.D. Richter (screenplay)
Max von Sydow
Ed Harris
Bonnie Bedella
Amanda Plummer
Music By
Patrick Doyle
Tony Westman
Editing By
Rob Kobrin

Produced By
Castle Rock Entertainment
New Line Cinema
Distributed By
Columbia Pictures
Release Date(s)
27 August 1993
120 min.
Flag of the United States United States
Needful Things is a 1993 horror movie and an adaptation of the 1991 novel of the same name.

Plot Edit

Cast Edit

  • Max von Sydow as Leland Gaunt
  • Ed Harris as Sheriff Alan J. Pangborn
  • Bonnie Bedelia as Polly Chalmers
  • Amanda Plummer as Netitia Cobb
  • J. T. Walsh as Danforth „Buster“ Keeton III
  • Ray McKinnon as Deputy Norris Ridgewick
  • Duncan Fraser as Hugh Albert Priest
  • Valri Bromfield as Wilma Wadlowski Jerzyck
  • Shane Meier as Brian Rusk
  • William Morgan Sheppard as Pater Meehan
  • Don S. Davis as Reverend Willie Rose
  • Gillian Barber as Myrtle Keeton

Reception Edit

Needful Things received generally negative reviews from critics. Still it was nominated at the 1993 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films Awards for three Saturn Awards and won one: Amanda Plummer for best supporting actress.

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