Odd writing credit on Lawnmower Man
First, a little history. Stephen King sued to have his name removed from the title of the movie because the movie has no relationship to his short story of the same name. New Line defied a court order and still released it as "Stephen King's The Lawnmower Man". They were found in contempt and King's name was eventually removed.
However, just being billed as "Stephen King's The Lawnmower Man" doesn't seem to be enough for a writing credit. If this was his only billing in the movie, I would think that this credit should be removed as it isn't valid. However, I suspect he received and additional credit of the form "based on the short story by". This has been removed and doesn't exist in any form that we can see today. Does anyone know if he was credited in the movie before they were removed? Or should this credit be removed and moved in to the trivia section (it may already be there)?