The fifth ‘best horror film of all time.’—The Guardian
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.
2 hours, 22 minutes
Ranked 29th on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Thrills list
Stephen King, Stanley Kubrick, Diane Johnson
Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers
Stanley Kubrick’s cold and frightening The Shining challenges us to decide: Who is the reliable observer? Whose idea of events can we trust? … It is this elusive open-endedness that makes Kubrick’s film so strangely disturbing.—Roger Ebert