The Shining (1980)

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  • The Shining (1980)

    Movie Plot

    Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) gets a job as the custodian of the Overlook Hotel, in the mountains of Colorado. The place is closed down during winter, and Torrance and his family will be the only occupants of the hotel for a long while. When the snow storms block the Torrance family in the hotel, Jack's son Danny - who has some clairvoyance and telepathy powers - discovers that the hotel is haunted and that the spirits are slowly driving Jack crazy. When Jack meets the ghost of Mr. Grady, the former custodian of the hotel who murdered his wife and his two daughters, things begin to get really nasty...

    Director : Stanley Kubrick

    Genre : Horror / Thriller

    Character : Jack Torrance

    Cast : Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers

    More info : imdb



(8506 views / 22 replies)
stijn - Friday, 21st Oct 2005 @ 12:53

All time favo...

Perfect casting with Jack Nicholson in a memorable role. From the first moment on, you can see the evil in his eyes...

Here's Johnny!!!

kurt - Tuesday, 13th Sep 2005 @ 00:06

A classic in the horror genre.
One of the few Stephen King movies that's worth watching and will get you screaming for more.

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