The Shining (1980) - R

Jack Torrance needs a nice quiet place to finish his latest novel. Agreeing to act as caretaker in exchange for lodging at the Overlook Hotel, Torrance brings his wife and son to accompany him over the winter break. But the Torrances are the only residents during their stay and their son begins to see haunting images throughout the hotel via a telepathic gift called "the shining". Slowly the ghosts haunting Overlook begin to appear to Jack, including the ghost of Mr. Grady. A former custodian who went insane and killed his family, Grady begins to order Jack to keep his family in control. As Jack slowly goes insane, his son and wife are in danger of their lives with only the power of "the shining" to save them.

The cast includes: Shelley Duvall, Jack Nicholson, Danny Lloyd, Barry Nelson, Philip Stone, Scatman Crothers, Tony Burton, Joe Turkel, and Anne Jackson.

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick.

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