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Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1980-05-23

Runtime 144 minutes

Budget $19m

Revenue $45m


TMDB 8.2


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ian shared a tip "Here’s Johnny!"

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ashmedai_180 shared a tip "It's a good film, but I never found it remotely scary."

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samantha_blizzard shared a tip "The psychological effects of staying in a remote empty hotel. A classic."

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katrice_masters shared a tip "Here's Johnny so classic"

jennifer_johnston_7706 shared a tip "One of the best horror films of all times."

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zach_gallegos shared a tip "Red Rum Red Rum. The top psychological horror film of all time"

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jett_jett shared a tip "This movie will stay in your mind forever"

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nazli_jelveh shared a tip "Still one of the scariest movies I've ever watched"

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elizabeth_sanders_5655 shared a tip "Great movie"

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ohcrap shared a tip "Not as scary as I thought it would be, but still gave me the creeps 😃🪓"

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james_9089 shared a tip "Follow the book fairly well but Nicholson makes it a real character!"

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olivia_anne_4082 shared a tip "Favorite movie EVER."

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vivian_ortiz shared a tip "It's a classic, a must watch"

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alia_thayne shared a tip "So Deliciously creepy! I Love Jack Nicholson in this film adaptation of the book, his acting was on point! Very disturbing lol"

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daisy_ching shared a tip "What Keeps You Alive is SO GOOD"

austin_l_brown shared a tip "******* incredible"

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nicole_graham_-_mor shared a tip "Yes."

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edyta_maziarz-mierzejewski shared a tip "Creepy."

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william_ryals shared a tip "Those creepy twins"

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clara- shared a tip "ONE OF MY FAV SCARY MOVIES"

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MysteryLover shared a tip "It’s a classic Stephen King movie. Directed by Stanley Kubrick it’s a must see!"

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rabbit_corpse. shared a tip "I love horror and thriller movies and this one was pretty good! 8/10"

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mister_monstrosity shared a tip "Doctor Sleep is similar"

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arleisha_strauder shared a tip "Redrum!! Classic"

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brenda_bennett_33 shared a tip "Love it Steven king knows his stuff"

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greg_elder shared a tip "A must see, great acting. Great plot.!"

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rebecca_borkowski shared a tip "I couldn't pick just one. My favorite comedy is Young Frankenstein though."

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Solafide67 shared a tip "Best horror movie ever!!"

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michael_head_2692 shared a tip "Perhaps, my favorite horror film of all time."

jenna_gregory shared a tip "Probably when Danny writes redrum in the bedroom"

jenna_gregory shared a tip "I personally love Jack Nicholson"

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chilidogoroni shared a tip "My favorite horror movie"

olivia_mooney shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️"

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kayla_phillips_1356 shared a tip "My all time favourite horror movie. Jack Nicholson is horrifying and Shelly Duvall's perfomance is great."

sarah_kiefer_5850 shared a tip "One of my favorites of all time 🖤"

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sariblibli_guh shared a tip "Possibly best movie point blank of all time. Watch this and the documentary after!"

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zainab_jamali shared a tip "Its Amazing! Especially if you enjoy cult classic thriller movies. I recommend the sequel as well"

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christa_eversman shared a tip "Stephen King at his best!!!"

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zach_marenchin shared a tip "I like The Big Lebowski and The Blues Brothers. How are you?"

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faith_morefield shared a tip "The Taking of Deborah Logan, Await Further Instructions, and The Ritual are all good."

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zoe_beilfuss shared a tip "Such a great movie, I'd recommend it to anyone looking to experience a classic horror movie"

rylie_martin_9579 shared a tip "This was a really good movie if you like horror/Thrillers you need to watch it or really into Stephen King books or movies"

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casey_smith_5413 shared a tip "The Shining is definitely my favorite movie"

erika_wood shared a tip "The must-watch follow up to the Shining is the making-of documentary called Room 327. Fantastic and creepy and deep."

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mary_dutcher_285 shared a tip "I dont know his name put its the child Redrum"

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alexis_bartman shared a tip "I don't have one what's yours"

amelia_8351 shared a tip "Scary but worth a watch if you like thrillers."

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alexandra_carey shared a tip "⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐"

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Mork shared a tip "I thought it was a great ending :)"

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2020_vision shared a tip "Overrated I rather Dr Sleep the top hat witch was sexy real adrenochrome addict"

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dante. shared a tip "Top 10 for sure."

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cobie_conger shared a tip "My favorite horror film to date!"

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amanda_young_2741 shared a tip "One of the absolute best movies ever made."

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shirley_johnson_5616 shared a tip "Creepy."

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HeidiRee26 shared a tip "A classic!"

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michael_duggan shared a tip "This is one of the best horror movies I have seen."

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miserys_return shared a tip "My favorite movie ever made. The movie's cinematography seals the deal. This movie is a cinematic masterpiece."

bernard_whitson shared a tip "The Shininig"


markyb234 shared a tip "Amazing, great acting and very suspenseful throughout the whole movie!"

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marc-andr_bdard shared a tip "I love to watch around Christmas time, for some reason."

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samuel_l. shared a tip "The Standard by which all horror movies should be judged. CLASSIC"

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fred_s shared a tip "One of the best. A Classic"

jamie_olson shared a tip "The book was different in many ways, and was much better"

glynis_buck shared a tip "For a true horror/thriller with fantastic acting and production instead of tons of gore or CGI this movie can’t be beat."

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deleted_user_1610567579423 shared a tip "One of my favorite movies ever cant get enough of it!"

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lou_stellato shared a tip "Classic"

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jenni_chance shared a tip "Love this movie. Jack Nicholson, they couldn't have pick any other person to play the role."

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daniel_agudelo shared a tip "No, just saw the movie."

elisabeth_derricott shared a tip "Kinds boring"

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nicholep24 shared a tip "One of those movies you never plan to watch but when you see it you GOTTA watch! #crazy"

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bubblegumalaina shared a tip "Its really funny"

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marcus_maddocks shared a tip "One of Kings best creations. A must see for any horror fan."

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mara_auletta shared a tip "i don’t know i really liked it all"

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wendy_schatz shared a tip "I have! Very intense."

ruben_76 shared a tip "Love this book & the movie too!"

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rusty_gentry shared a tip "Kubrick's brilliant foray into the horror genre"

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deleted_user_1616019172686 shared a tip "@caitlin_praskovich it's been years since I watched it but I loved it! Seeing Jack in that photo gave me chills"

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qdog shared a tip "Cult movie!" 's profile image shared a tip "One of my favorites"

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gayla_ber shared a tip "But only the Stanley Kubrick version"

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rachael_e. shared a tip "#classics"

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walter_croft shared a tip "Easily a top 10 or even top 5 horror movie classics. Stephen King and Stanley Kubrick genius."

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