R | | Drama, Horror
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future.
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of The Shining, we take a look back at Stanley Kubrick's critically-acclaimed film.
The outtakes link between this movie and Blade Runner (1982) was not the only element that connected the two. Joe Turkel, who played Lloyd (the bartender who serves Jack), also played Dr. Eldon Tyrell in Blade Runner (1982).
Hi, I've got an appointment with Mr. Ullman. My name is Jack Torrance.
When Danny and Hallorann are discussing "the Shining" over a bowl of ice cream, the shots of Danny change several times throughout the scene to show him having large dark circles under his eyes and ice cream on the sides of his mouth to barely visible circles under his eyes and no ice cream residue.
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.
ABC edited 4 minutes from the film for its 1983 network television premiere.
$622,337 26 May 1980