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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.

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12k
Directed by

Stanley Kubrick

Written by

Stephen King (Novel)
Stanley Kubrick (Screenplay)
Diane Johnson (Screenplay)

Runtime

144 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

A masterpiece of modern horror.

Cast

Keywords

snow hotel alcoholic cult film vision writer isolation loneliness oregon delusion ax caretaker montana bartender colorado hotelier maze snowed in off season

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Lists

#61 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#94 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#52 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#285 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss