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The Shining (1980)

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This post has the most up-to-date information on The Shining as we continuously monitor the news. Below you will find everything you need to know, including cast, release date, rating, runtime, movie budget and, box office results.

The Shining is an horror movie directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd and Scatman Crothers and Barry Nelson. The movie was written by Stephen King (novel), Stanley Kubrick (screenplay). The film has a $19 million budget with a 144-minute running time. The Shining currently has a 8.4 IMDb rating, based on 741777 and 63 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated R.

release date for The Shining

The Shining release date

When does The Shining come out in theaters?

The official theatrical release date for The Shining (1980) is May 23, 1980.

When will The Shining be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

The Shining DVD/Blu-ray release date is N/A. The estimated DVD release date is N/A. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in N/A. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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The Shining budget

How much did The Shining cost to make?

$19,000,000 budget

The movie cost $19 million to make.

The Shining movie poster

The Shining rating

R Rated

The Shining is rated R. R stands for ‘Restricted’, which means children under 17 require accompanying parent or adult guardian. The movie contains some adult material and parents are urged to learn more about the movie.

The Shining reviews

8.4 IMDb 63 Metascore

The movie currently has a 8.4 of out 10 IMDb rating and 63 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.

The Shining trailer

The Shining plot summary

What is The Shining about?

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.

Synopsis from IMDb A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.

The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.

The Shining cast

Who is in The Shining?

Jack Nicholson in The Shining Jack Nicholson as Jack Torrance
Shelley Duvall in The Shining Shelley Duvall as Wendy Torrance
Danny Lloyd in The Shining Danny Lloyd as Danny Torrance
Scatman Crothers in The Shining Scatman Crothers as Dick Hallorann
Barry Nelson in The Shining Barry Nelson as Stuart Ullman

The Shining box Office

How much did The Shining make?

$44,017,374 worldwide

The film has made over $44 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.

The Shining details

Theatrical Release Date: May 23, 1980
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: N/A
Film Budget: $19 million
Box Office: $44 million
Length: 144 minutes
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Language: English

The Shining facts

How long is The Shining?

The movie is 144 minutes long (2 hours and 24 minutes).

What year did The Shining come out?

The movie is out on May 23, 1980. The movie has been out for .

Who is the lead actor in the movie?

Jack Nicholson plays as Jack Torrance.

Who is the director of The Shining?

Stanley Kubrick directed the movie.

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Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei, a writer and avid entertainment fan, has been actively involved in the film industry for the past 4 years. His particular interest lies in sci-fi and action movies.


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