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.
2 hr. 24 min.
Opened May, 23rd 1980
CastJack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers
DirectorStanley Kubrick WriterStanley Kubrick, Diane Johnson, Stephen King