The Shining

The Shining
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Synopsis

Frustrated writer Jack Torrance takes a job as the winter caretaker at the ominous, mountain-locked Overlook Hotel so that he can write in peace. When he arrives there with his wife and son, they learn that the previous caretaker had gone mad. Slowly Jack becomes possessed by the evil, demonic presence in the hotel.

Starring

Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers, Barry Nelson

Production Details

  • Certificate & Consumer Advice:
    (R)
  • Run Time:
    1 hr. 59 min.
  • Format(s):
    2D

Synopsis

Frustrated writer Jack Torrance takes a job as the winter caretaker at the ominous, mountain-locked Overlook Hotel so that he can write in peace. When he arrives there with his wife and son, they learn that the previous caretaker had gone mad. Slowly Jack becomes possessed by the evil, demonic presence in the hotel.

Production Details

  • Run Time
    1 hr. 59 min.
  • In Theaters
    Friday, May 23, 1980
  • Certificate & Consumer Advice
    (R)
  • Genre
    Drama
  • Producer(s)
    Stanley Kubrick
  • Director(s)
    Stanley Kubrick
  • Writer(s)
    Stanley Kubrick, Diane Johnson, Stephen King
  • Studio
    Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Format(s)
    2D

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