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The Shining (1980)

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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.

Director: Stanley Kubrick
Writers: Stanley Kubrick, Diane Johnson.

Release Date: 1980-05-22
Status: Released
Run time: 144 min / 2:24
Budget: $19,000,000
Revenue: $44,017,374
Production Companies : Hawk Films, Peregrine, Warner Bros. Pictures, Producers Circle
Production Countries: United Kingdom, United States of America
Release Date: 1980-05-22
Status: Released
Run time: 144 min / 2:24
Budget: $19,000,000
Revenue: $44,017,374

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Casts

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)

Crew

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

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