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Shining, The

Shining, The(1980)

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Frustrated writer Jack Torrance takes a job as the winter caretaker at the ominous, mountain-locked Overlook Hotel so that he can write in peace. When he arrives there with his wife and son, they learn that the previous caretaker had gone mad. Slowly Jack becomes possessed by the evil, demonic presence in the hotel...

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MPAA Ratings:  R Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1980 Production Date: 
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Duration(mins):  Country:  United Kingdom (GB)
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  • the shining review

    morris 2017-10-31

    a great film MORE>

  • My Take On The Film's Meaning

    DON RILEY 2016-10-24

    Without reading a review on this. I believe this film is about good and evil. Evil in this hotel is kept alive by a vessel (Jack Torrance). He succumbs to... MORE>

  • I Also Saw This in the Fathom Event Big Screen

    DON RILEY 2016-10-24

    Jack Torrance presents the perfect vessel for Evil. He is entirely possessed by the films end. The only problem is that Evil forgot to check his family. ... MORE>