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The Shining

23rd May 1980
2h 26m
Stanley Kubrick
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The Shining is a 1980 Drama Horror film released on 23rd May; Stanley Kubrick directed the film which stars Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, and Danny Lloyd. A sequel, Doctor Sleep, was released in 2019. It was later remade/rebooted as The Shining in 1997. The film was a box office success, earning a profit of $25,781,695 on its budget.

9.5
MetaCritic
66
Rotten Tomatoes
85%
IMDb
8.4

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 1:02am.

Cast (31)

Jack Nicholson's profile Jack Nicholson Jack Torrance
Age at Filming ≈ 42
Shelley Duvall's profile Shelley Duvall Wendy Torrance
Age at Filming ≈ 30
Danny Lloyd's profile Danny Lloyd Danny Torrance
Age at Filming ≈ 6
Scatman Crothers's profile Scatman Crothers Dick Hallorann
Age at Filming ≈ 69
Barry Nelson's profile Barry Nelson Bill Watson
Age at Filming ≈ 62
Philip Stone's profile Philip Stone Delbert Grady
Age at Filming ≈ 55
Joe Turkel's profile Joe Turkel Lloyd
Age at Filming ≈ 52
Guy Standeven's profile Guy Standeven
Age at Filming ≈ 51
Tony Burton's profile Tony Burton Durkin
Age at Filming ≈ 42
Barry Dennen
Age at Filming ≈ 41
Derek Lyons's profile Derek Lyons
Age at Filming ≈ 21
Burnell Tucker's profile Burnell Tucker
Age at Filming ≈ 45
Alan Harris's profile Alan Harris
Age at Filming ≈ 41
Reg Thomason
Age at Filming ≈ 61
Manning Redwood's profile Manning Redwood
Age at Filming ≈ 50
Anne Jackson Doctor
Age at Filming ≈ 53
Jana Shelden
Age at Filming ≈ 34
Vivian Kubrick
Age at Filming ≈ 19

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Updated: 19th Jan 2024, 10:07am

Production Companies

Warner Bros. Hawk Films Peregrine Producers Circle

Connected Films

The Shining poster
Remade/Rebooted As
Doctor Sleep poster
Followed By

Part of the Boxsets

Shining Universe
Stephen King

The Shining Content Advisories

The Shining Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

3% 0-12
3% 13-19
3% 20-29
6% 30-39
16% 40-49
16% 50-59
10% 60-69
42% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

35% Female
65% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

6% Good
3% Neutral
90% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

3% Author
3% Chef
3% Bartender
90% Unknown

The Shining FAQ

When was The Shining released?

The Shining was released on Friday May 23rd, 1980.

Who plays the lead role(s) in The Shining?

The lead roles are played by Jack Nicholson in the role of Jack Torrance and Shelley Duvall in the role of Wendy Torrance.

How much did The Shining cost to make?

The budget was $19,000,000.

How much money did The Shining make?

The worldwide revenue was $44,781,695.

Is The Shining on Netflix?

No, The Shining is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is The Shining on Amazon Prime?

No, The Shining is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is The Shining on Disney Plus?

No, The Shining is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States