DVD 146 mins IMDB 8.4
R (Restricted)
The Shining
Warner Bros. (1980)
In Collection
#22

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Horror, Thriller
USA  /  English

Jack Nicholson Jack Torrance
Shelley Duvall Wendy Torrance
Danny Lloyd Danny Torrance
Scatman Crothers Dick Hallorann
Barry Nelson Stuart Ullman
Philip Stone Delbert Grady
Anne Jackson Doctor
Tony Burton Larry Durkin
Joe Turkel Lloyd
Barry Dennen Bill Watson
Lia Beldam Young Woman in Bath

Director Stanley Kubrick
Producer Robert Fryer; Mary Lea Johnson; Jan Harlan
Writer Stanley Kubrick; Stephen King

Basically unemployable, Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) is thrilled to get a job as caretaker of the Overlook Hotel. He, his wife, Wendy (Shelly Duvall), and his son, Danny (Danny Lloyd), move there for the winter. Before leaving, summer chef Dick Hallorann (Scatman Crothers) warns Danny that he may see scary things in the hotel but that he shouldn't worry, because they aren't real. It doesn't take long before Jack's mental health starts deteriorating and Danny starts seeing ghosts of what has taken place in the past in the hotel. Jack starts drinking with ball guests at a New Year's Eve party back in the 1920s. He becomes angry, and his newfound "friends" convince him that he needs to get rid of his wife and son. Danny is frightened of everything he sees and telepathically sends a message to Dick who leaves his southern vacation to go back to Colorado and help him.

Edition Details
Barcode 085392115624
Region Region 1
Release Date 6/12/2001
Packaging Snap Case
Screen Ratio Fullscreen (4:3)
Subtitles English; English (Closed Captioned); French
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital 5.1 [English]
Dolby Digital Mono [English]
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Personal Details
Links IMDB

Storage Device
Disc 1 CD/DVD Case: 45a

Features
"The Making of..." Documentary Bonus Feature Interactive Menus Scene Selection Theatrical Trailers