The Shining (1980)

R  |   |  Drama, Horror


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A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.


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  • Joe Turkel in The Shining (1980)
  • Stanley Kubrick in The Shining (1980)
  • Stanley Kubrick and Jack Nicholson in The Shining (1980)
  • Jack Nicholson in The Shining (1980)
  • Stanley Kubrick and Garrett Brown in The Shining (1980)

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Trivia

Much like the casting of the character Jack, Stephen King also disliked the casting of Shelley Duvall as Wendy. King said that he envisioned Wendy as being a blond former cheerleader type who never had to deal with any true problems in her life making her experience in the ... ...


Quotes

Jack Torrance: Hi, I've got an appointment with Mr. Ullman. My name is Jack Torrance.


Goofs

When Jack enters Mr. Ullman's office for the interview, you can see Kubrick's head and a crew member reflected in the window.


Crazy Credits

After the 146 minute version of the film was met with poor reviews and weak box office in the US, Stanley Kubrick re-edited the film for European release, removing 24 minutes of footage. Included in the removed footage were the entire performances of Anne Jackson as the Doctor and Tony Burton as Larry. However, both Jackson and Burton's names were still listed in the opening credits despite them no longer appearing in the film.

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Genres

Drama | Horror

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