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.
Shelley Duvall is the only actor or actress who played a member of the Torrance family, whose character name is not the same as his or her real-life name. Jack Nicholson played a character named Jack, and Danny Lloyd played a character named Danny.
Hi, I've got an appointment with Mr. Ullman. My name is Jack Torrance.
In the game room, a US flag is hung vertically on the wall, but with the blue corner at the top right, instead of the proper top left position.
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.
$622,337 (USA) (26 May 1980)
$44,017,374 (USA) (31 December 1980)
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