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.
Jack was supposed to mow the lawns (and trim the topiary in the novel) as part of his job.
Hi, I've got an appointment with Mr. Ullman. My name is Jack Torrance.
Jack's typewriter changes from a white manual Alder to black model of the same make.
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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