R | | Drama, Horror
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
To get Jack Nicholson in the right agitated mood, he was only fed cheese sandwiches for two weeks, which he hates.
Hi, I've got an appointment with Mr. Ullman. My name is Jack Torrance.
Jack orders a "bottle of bourbon" from Lloyd - however, Lloyd gives a bottle of whiskey. Jack Daniels is not a bourbon.
The movie's opening titles are also the only instance in any Kubrick film where scrolling credits, rather than title cards, are used.
$622,337 (USA) (26 May 1980)
$44,017,374 (USA) (31 December 1980)
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