The Shining

The Shining (1980)

A masterpiece of modern horror.

  • Genre: Horror, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1980-05-22
  • User Rating: 8.2/10 from 9538 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 24min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Hawk Films
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director: Stanley Kubrick
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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.

The Shining Trailer

  • Jack Nicholson

    as Jack Torrance
  • Shelley Duvall

    as Wendy Torrance
  • Danny Lloyd

    as Danny Torrance
  • Scatman Crothers

    as Dick Hallorann
  • Barry Nelson

    as Stuart Ullman
  • Philip Stone

    as Delbert Grady
  • Joe Turkel

    as Lloyd the Bartender
  • Anne Jackson

    as Doctor
  • Tony Burton

    as Larry Durkin
  • Barry Dennen

    as Bill Watson
  • Lia Beldam

    as Young Woman in Bath
  • Billie Gibson

    as Old Woman in Bath
  • David Baxt

    as Forest Ranger 1
  • Manning Redwood

    as Forest Ranger 2
  • Lisa Burns

    as Grady Daughter
  • Louise Burns

    as Grady Daughter
  • Robin Pappas

    as Nurse
  • Alison Coleridge

    as Secretary
  • Burnell Tucker

    as Policeman
  • Jana Shelden

    as Stewardess
  • Kate Phelps

    as Receptionist
  • Norman Gay

    as Injured Guest
  • Paul Desbois

    as Hotel Porter (uncredited)
  • Vivian Kubrick

    as Smoking Guest on Ballroom Couch (uncredited)
  • Derek Lyons

    as Hotel Bellhop (uncredited)
  • Aileen Lewis

    as Woman in Hotel Lobby (uncredited)
  • Chris Parsons

    as Dinner Guest (uncredited)
Writing Stanley Kubrick Screenplay
Directing Stanley Kubrick Director
Production Stanley Kubrick Producer
Editing Ray Lovejoy Editor
Sound Winston Ryder Sound Editor
Sound Wendy Carlos Original Music Composer
Sound Rachel Elkind Original Music Composer
Camera John Alcott Director of Photography
Production James Liggat Casting
Writing Stephen King Novel
Production Jan Harlan Executive Producer
Art Leslie Tomkins Art Direction
Art Roy Walker Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Milena Canonero Costume Design
Writing Diane Johnson Screenplay
Costume & Make-Up Barbara Daly Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Tom Smith Makeup Artist
Production Douglas Twiddy Production Manager
Sound Jack T. Knight Sound Editor
Sound Dino Di Campo Sound Editor
Crew Les Hillman Special Effects