The Shining

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The Shining

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The Shining

Release Date: May 23, 1980

Year    :   1980
Slogan    :   «He came as the caretaker, but this hotel had its own guardians - who'd been there a long time»
Genres    :   Horror, Thriller
Production Companies    :   Hawk Films, Peregrine, The Producer Circle Co., Warner Bros. Pictures
Director    :   Stanley Kubrick
Producers    :   Stanley Kubrick, James Liggat, Jan Harlan, Douglas Twiddy, Martin Richards, Paul Hitchcock, Robert Fryer, Emilio D'Alessandro, Marlene Butland, Jo Gregory, Mary Lea Johnson, Pat Pennelegion
Writers    :   Stanley Kubrick, Stephen King, Diane Johnson
RunTime    :   144 mins.
Budget    :   19000000
Revenue    :   44781695

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.

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