Rent The Shining (1980)

4.2 of 5 from 396 ratings
1h 55min
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Synopsis:
Writer Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson), a former alcoholic, accepts a job as the winter caretaker for a hotel high in the Rocky Mountains, isolating him, his wife (Shelley Duvall) and their psychic young son until spring. But when the first blizzard blocks the only road out, the hotel's stored energy from evil past deeds begins to drive Jack insane...a and there may be no escape for his family in this haunting story of madness, memory and violence.
Actors:
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Directors:
Producers:
Stanley Kubrick
Writers:
Stephen King, Stanley Kubrick
Studio:
Warner
Genres:
Drama, Horror, New Releases, Thrillers
BBFC:
Release Date:
10/09/2001
Run Time:
115 minutes
Languages:
English, French
Subtitles:
Arabic, Dutch, English, English Hard of Hearing, French, German, Italian, Spanish
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Interactive menu
  • Scene access
  • Trailer
  • Vivian Kubic's Behind The Scenes Documentary
BBFC:
Release Date:
02/03/2008
Run Time:
119 minutes
Languages:
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Subtitles:
Brazilian, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, English Hard of Hearing, Finnish, French, German, German Hard of Hearing, Italian, Italian Hard of Hearing, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Commentary By Steadicam Inventor/Operator Garrett Brown and Historian John Baxter
  • Vivian Kubrick's Documentary: The Making Of The Shining With Optional Commentary
  • 3 Mesmerizing New Featurettes: View From The Overlook: Crafting The Shining, The Visions Of Stanley Kubrick And Wendy Carlos, Composer
  • Theatrical Trailer
BBFC:
Release Date:
30/09/2019
Run Time:
144 minutes
Languages:
English, French, German, Italian, Latin American Spanish, Polish
Subtitles:
Arabic, Chinese, Complex Mandarin, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English Hard of Hearing, Finnish, French, German Hard of Hearing, Hungarian, Italian Hard of Hearing, Korean, Latin American Spanish, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Swedish, Thai
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour
BLU-RAY Regions:
B

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Reviews (3) of The Shining

A horror classic - The Shining review by JD

Spoiler Alert
25/05/2010

The picture of Jack Nicholson pushing his face through a smashed door panel must be one of the most famous film covers ever. The film itself has got to be in the best known horror top 10. Don't let this build up the film too much, because although it is a good horror film, it is not as horrific as many others and not to my mind either well scripted or well filmed. I did like some of the scenes particularly the young lad pedalling around the empty hotel the noise of the wheels on the rugs alternating with the parquet floor, and the best moment of tension is of the boy running through a snowy maze trying to cover his tracks. If I hadn't been expecting so much it would have been better.

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