The Shining

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Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Tomatometer 84% Audience Score 93%

Release Date: May 23, 1980

2h 22m | Drama, Horror, Thriller


A married couple (Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall) with a small son are employed to look after a resort hotel high in the Colorado mountains. As a result they are the sole occupants during the long winter. The hotel manager warns them not to accept the job because of a tragedy that occurred during the winter of 1970.

Based on the book by Stephen King.

Director: Stanley Kubrick
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
Producer(s): Robert Fryer, Stanley Kubrick
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers, Barry Nelson, Philip Stone, Joe Turkel, Joseph Turkel, Anne Jackson, Lia Beldam, Billie Gibson
Writer(s): Stanley Kubrick, Diane Johnson


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