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.
Although she was already transitioning, Wendy Carlos was credited as Walter Carlos on Kubrick's previous film, A Clockwork Orange. For this film, she is credited by her female name, having already gone public with her transition.
Hi, I've got an appointment with Mr. Ullman. My name is Jack Torrance.
The small painting above Jack and Wendy's bed is missing as Jack is talking to Danny.
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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