R | | Drama, Horror
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.
Denver media was used twice in the film. While driving up to Sidewinder in a blinding snowstorm, Scatman Crothers is listening to AM disc jockeys Hal Moore and Charley Martin. Denver's KHOW was top 40 pop music at that time and Hal and Charley were actually morning... ...
Hi, I've got an appointment with Mr. Ullman. My name is Jack Torrance.
When Wendy is explaining Danny's injury to the doctor, she says that at the time of the incident, Jack promised never to drink again and he's been sober for five months. Later, when Jack is describing the incident to the bartender, he says it happened "three goddamn years ago!"
The party music plays over the closing credits. After it ends, we hear the Overlook Hotel ghosts applaud. They then talk amongst themselves until their voices fade away.
$622,337 (USA) (26 May 1980)
$44,017,374 (USA) (31 December 1980)
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