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.
There was no air conditioning on the sets, meaning it would often become very hot. The hedge maze set was stifling. Actor, actress, and crew would often strip off as much of the heavy clothing they were wearing as quickly as they could once a shot ... ...
Hi, I've got an appointment with Mr. Ullman. My name is Jack Torrance.
Obviously empty boxes fall on Jack when he gets up and stumbles into them after Wendy locks him in the storage room.
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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