The Shining (1980) Movie Poster
  • Released
  • May 23, 1980
  • R, 1 hr 59 min
  • Drama
  • Horror
  • 4,310 Fan Ratings

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The Shining (1980) Synopsis

THE SHINING. Jack Nicholson takes a job as winter caretaker at an enormous mountain hotel, where he goes with wife Shelley Duvall and son Danny Lloyd in the hope that snow and solitude will bring him peace of mind. He finds just the opposite, however, as the hotel’s horrific past quickly overtakes him.

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Rated R | For violent scenes

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Kubrick's suspenseful horror classic is violent and dark.

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