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The Shining

Rating:R
Genre:Drama, Horror, Suspense/Thriller
Release Date:May 23, 1980
Running time:119 minutes
Cast:Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers, Barry Nelson
Director:Stanley Kubrick
Producer:Stanley Kubrick
Writer:Stanley Kubrick, Diane Johnson, Stephen King
Distributor:Warner Bros. Pictures

Description: Frustrated writer Jack Torrance takes a job as the winter caretaker at the ominous, mountain-locked Overlook Hotel so that he can write in peace. When he arrives there with his wife and son, they learn that the previous caretaker had gone mad. Slowly Jack becomes possessed by the evil, demonic presence in the hotel.

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