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The Shining ()


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Season: 1 Year: 1997

A recovering alcoholic must wrestle with demons within and without when he and his family move into a haunted hotel as caretakers.

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  • Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 13 wins & 10 nominations.
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  Winifred Torrance (3 episodes, 1997)
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  John Torrance (3 episodes, 1997)
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  Tony (3 episodes, 1997)
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  Daniel Anthony Torrance (3 episodes, 1997)
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  217 Woman (3 episodes, 1997)
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  2nd Waiter (3 episodes, 1997)
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  Richard Hallorann (2 episodes, 1997)
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  TV Weatherman (1 episode, 1997)
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  George Hatfield (1 episode, 1997)
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Bertha Lynn ...
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  Basketball Player (1 episode, 1997)
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  AA Gene (1 episode, 1997)
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  Al Shockley (1 episode, 1997)
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  AA Mitch (1 episode, 1997)
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  AA Hartwell (1 episode, 1997)
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  Car Rental Clerk (1 episode, 1997)
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  Gage Creed (1 episode, 1997)
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  Principal (1 episode, 1997)
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  Rover the Dogman (1 episode, 1997)
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  Mark James Torrance (uncredited) (1 episode, 1997)
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  Dr. Daniel Edwards (uncredited) (1 episode, 1997)

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Plot Summary

Television adaptation of Stephen King novel that follows a recovering alcoholic professor. He ends up taking a job as a winter caretaker for a remote Colorado hotel which he seeks as an opportunity to finish a piece of work. With his wife and son with him, the caretaker settles in, only to see visions of the hotel's long deceased employees and guests. With evil intentions, they manipulate him into his dark side which takes a toll on him and his family. Written by MonkeyKingMA

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Taglines 110 empty hotel rooms - filled with horror! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Stephen King's The Shining (United States)
  • Shining (France)
  • Shining, les couloirs de la peur (France)
  • El resplandor (Spain)
  • Сяйво (Ukraine)
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  • 273 min
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Budget $25,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Author Stephen King plays Gage Creed, the band conductor. Gage Creed is also the name of the 2-year-old boy played by Miko Hughes in Pet Sematary (1989), also based on a book written by King. King also had a cameo in Pet Sematary. See more »
Goofs Reflected in the Overlook's main doors, behind Watson. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Room 237 (2012). See more »
Soundtracks Heartbreak Hotel See more »
Quotes Jack Torrance: Love means never having to say you're sober.
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