The Stand

Trivia: In the scene where the judge is killed by the two sentries, one of the sentries is played by director Sam Raimi (of Spider-man fame).

Trivia: Normally Stephen King only has cameos in movies based of his books but in this one he plays an actual character.

Trivia: Toward the end of the movie when Stu and Tom are driving back to Boulder in the snowcat, there are two sentry's on duty. One is Stephen King himself, and the other is Mike Lookinland who played Bobby Brady on the Brady Bunch television show. In fact, when they are hugging the Stu and Tom, you can even hear Stu call him "Bobby".

Trivia: In the scene where Tom Cullen is sneaking by the sentries on his way back to Boulder, one of them (beard and glasses) is played by director John Landis, of An American Werewolf in London fame.

Revealing mistake: When Harold Lauder crashes his motorcycle through the guardrail on the mountain road, the stuntman is ejected from the bike before the actual crash.

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Mother Abigail: "Once in every generation, the plague shall fall among them." That's what is says in the book... Seems you might have went a little far this time.

Kyle G.

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Question: At the beginning of the movie, what is the name of the song playing during the opening credits and who is the artist?


Chosen answer: The song is "Don't Fear The Reaper" by Blue Oyster Cult.

Damian Torres

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