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.
The shot of the tennis ball rolling into Danny's toys took 50 takes to get right.
Hi, I've got an appointment with Mr. Ullman. My name is Jack Torrance.
Shadows from camera equipment are occasionally visible on Danny's back when he is riding through the hotel corridors on his tricycle.
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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