The Shining

May 22, 1980 | R | 144 Minutes

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 r...

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9 / 10 Verdict: Great
Avg. Rating: 9 # of Ratings: 10 # of Reviews: 3

Overall Rating

9 / 10 Verdict: Great
Avg. Rating: 9 # of Ratings: 10 # of Reviews: 3

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Director: Stanley Kubrick

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  • The Shining is one of the most iconic psychological horror films of all time. Some even regard it as the scariest film of all time. Is it? It's definitely up there with the best. The plot involves a family looking after a hotel during the winter s... Read the full review »
  • WHAT I DIDN'T LIKE: Now normally I start reviewing a film by talking about what I like about it, but in order to do that with 'The Shining,' I firstly need to highlight my problems with it. Yes as much as there are many great elements that I'll ge... Read the full review »
  • This in my opinion, is the greatest horror movie of all time. Instead of just having a slasher film with a natural born killer, The Shining shows a man's descent into pure insanity. This movie is so simple but so complicated, with a lot of symboli... Read the full review »

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