The Shining poster


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 8.224


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ian shared a tip "Here’s Johnny!"

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annemarie_dupnick shared a tip "⭐️⭐️"

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

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hymtheria shared a tip "Another classic. Such a great film. I encourage the watch of Doctor Sleep. The spiritual sequel to the shining."

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damien_scott shared a tip "Stop swinging the bat."

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claudia_henry_7568 shared a tip "hate to be this person but book is SO MUCH better"

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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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derek_matzek shared a tip "The film that turned me into the cinephile I am today!"

krista_6856 shared a tip "Old school psychological thriller. Try the new sequel doctor sleep too!"

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mlhawkins shared a tip "REDRUM"

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mikebarbre shared a tip "Up there with the best of all time."

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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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shinebox_gallagher shared a tip "Classic horror & thriller. A must see repeatedly."

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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"

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summer_smith_6164 shared a tip "One of my favorites"

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

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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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nicole_graham_-_mor shared a tip "Yes."

morgan_adams_8272 shared a tip "The part where jack Nicholson gets frozen, terrified me. His eyes open just freak me out."

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

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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."

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

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arleisha_strauder shared a tip "Redrum!! Classic"

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

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chaya_maayan shared a tip "It wasn’t that scary but it’s a  classic"

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edyta_maziarz-mierzejewski shared a tip "Creepy."

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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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william_ryals shared a tip "Those creepy twins"

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rileyro99 shared a tip "A CLASSIC, definitely a must watch if you love horror movies :)"

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frank_cruz_3323 shared a tip "Yes when he goes through the door and says here johnny"

andrew_beatty shared a tip "SO GOOD! Keeps you wondering the whole time! (And uncomfortable the whole time)"

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andy_ii shared a tip "YAS!!! we can all identify with Jack can't we? ******' kids ugh."

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bueller_productions shared a tip "Quite easily the forever king of horror movies. Stanley Kubrick's for ever twisting turning masterpiece. A must see for everyone."

cheryl_smith_3803 shared a tip "Awesome movie, just a little less than the book."

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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"

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

olivia_mooney shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️"

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

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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."

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

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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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random_someone shared a tip "Amazing film. 100% Horrifying didn't need to be scary"

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nicole_maciewicz shared a tip "Can't hold a candle to the book, but still good."

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julie_trainor shared a tip ""Allwork and no play...." Makes Jack the"GOAT""

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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grady_was_taken shared a tip "Just finished watching this again... Fantastic film, highly recommend it, but maybe not at 1:30 like me😂 10/10"

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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"

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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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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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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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HeidiRee26 shared a tip "A classic!"

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mister_monstrosity shared a tip "Doctor Sleep is similar"

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

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olivia_anne_4082 shared a tip "Favorite movie EVER."

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

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

adrian_anderson_5845 shared a tip "Legit the first one of the lingering scary movies ever."

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mp11 shared a tip "Love this classic really make you thinks it a great movie more like a psychological thriller then a horror but it’s great"

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gretta_albrecht shared a tip "Definitely a classic"

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christina_williams_7625 shared a tip "Actually good acting"

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kathy_lusby shared a tip "A Stephen King classic"

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kathy_lusby shared a tip "A Stephen King classic"

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stephanie_gray_5340 shared a tip "All time classic"

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thehorrorfinatic shared a tip "Wendy, darling, light of my life!"

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abraham_m_castellon shared a tip "Oh yeah...It's a classic...let me know what you think."

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jack_dunn_1159 shared a tip "It’s guud."

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laurdawg shared a tip "Long film, worth a watch it has a lot of psychopathic moments and thrills and twists."

bernard_whitson shared a tip "The Shininig"

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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"