The Shining (1980)

The Shining

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The Shining (1980)

The Shining (1980)

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The Shining is a 1980 psychological horror film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick, co-written with novelist Diane Johnson, and starring Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers, and Danny Lloyd. Wikipedia

Release date: May 23, 1980 (initial release)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
MPAA rating: R
Screenplay: Diane Johnson, Stanley Kubrick
Awards: Saturn Award for Best DVD Collection, Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor


Jack Nicholson (Jack Torrance)

Jack Nicholson

Jack Torrance
Shelley Duvall (Wendy Torrance)

Shelley Duvall

Wendy Torrance
Danny Lloyd (Danny Torrance)

Danny Lloyd

Danny Torrance
Scatman Crothers (Dick Hallorann)

Scatman Crothers

Dick Hallorann
Joe Turkel (Lloyd the Bartender)

Joe Turkel

Lloyd the Bartender


The story of misfit high-school girl, Carrie White (played by Sissy Spacek), who gradually discovers that she has telekinetic powers. Repressed by a domineering, ultra-religious mother (played by Piper Laurie) and tormented by her peers at school, her efforts to fit in lead to a dramatic confrontation during the senior prom. (C) – Official website