The Shining

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"He came as the caretaker, but this hotel had its own guardians - who'd been there a long time"
  • R
  • 1980
  • 2 hr 26 min
  • 8.4  (914,386)
  • 66

In this horror film, a family spends the winter in an abandoned hotel when the patriarch takes a job as the hotel's caretaker. Things get ugly when the spirits haunting the hotel turn the man into a menacing monster. Adapted from a novel by Stephen King, the film is directed by Stanley Kubrick, who allegedly abused star Shelley Duvall during filming.

The Shining
The Shining (Presented by TCM)
The Shining (Presented by TCM)

Trailer - 30 sec

The Shining (40th Anniversary Fathom Events Trailer)
The Shining (40th Anniversary Fathom Events Trailer)

Trailer - 32 sec

The Shining
The Shining

Trailer - 1 min 31 sec

Description
In this horror film, a family spends the winter in an abandoned hotel when the patriarch takes a job as the hotel's caretaker. Things get ugly when the spirits haunting the hotel turn the man into a menacing monster. Adapted from a novel by Stephen King, the film is directed by Stanley Kubrick, who allegedly abused star Shelley Duvall during filming.

The Shining is a 1980 horror movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 26 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.4 and a MetaScore of 66.

Where to Watch The Shining

The Shining is available to watch free on The Roku Channel Free. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at HBO Max, Amazon, Google Play, Microsoft Movies & TV, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent The Shining for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1980
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    2 hr 26 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    8.4  (914,386)
  • Metascore
    66