The Shining

Jack is a recovering alcoholic that takes a job as a caretaker for a resort/hotel that shuts down every year for the winter. His son, Danny, has a kind of sixth sense and can "hear" other peoples' thoughts as well as converse with them. He is also able to see bad things from the past. Jack gets cabin fever and goes mad. Tragedy ensues.

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Jack: Wendy, darling, light of my life, I'm not gonna hurt ya. You didn't let me finish my sentence. I said, I'm not gonna hurt ya, I'm just gonna bash your brains in. Gonna bash 'em right the f*ck in!

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In the first scene, when Nicholson is driving to the Overlook, the shadow of a helicopter can be seen at the bottom right. This is only visible in the un-matted VHS print and fullscreen DVD.

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Stephen King has admitted not liking this version of his book.

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