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.
Wendy, at the breakfast scene in the beginning of the film, is reading "The Catcher In The Rye" by J.D. Salinger.
Hi, I've got an appointment with Mr. Ullman. My name is Jack Torrance.
As Jack is talking to Mr. Grady in the men's room, and Grady puts down the tray, it moves from between the second and third tap to between the third and fourth tap and back again several times during their conversation.
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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