The Shining

1980 R 2h 23m Blu-ray / DVD

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The Shining

1980 R 2h 23m Blu-ray / DVD
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Aspiring novelist Jack Torrance accepts a position as the off-season custodian at an elegant but eerie hotel so he can write undisturbed. But shortly after Jack, his wife and his young son settle in, the ominous hotel wields its sinister power.
Format
Blu-ray DVD Streaming
Screen
Full Screen 1.33:1
Subtitles
English, Spanish (Neutral), French
CC
Yes
Audio
English: Dolby Digital Mono
Screen
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1, Full Screen 1.33:1
Subtitles
English SDH, Spanish (Neutral), French
CC
Yes
Audio
English: PCM Stereo, English: Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 5.1
CC
No
Rating
R - Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. Contains some adult material. Parents are urged to learn more about the film before taking their young children with them.
age 17+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 17+
  • Jack Nicholson
  • Shelley Duvall
  • Danny Lloyd
  • Scatman Crothers
  • Barry Nelson
  • Philip Stone
  • Joe Turkel
  • Anne Jackson
  • Tony Burton
  • Lia Beldam
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age 17+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that blood flows throughout this film -- literally -- in several notorious scenes. There are axe murders and decomposed bodies. The main character, a recovering alcoholic, slowly goes insane and aims to kill his family. He verbally abuses his wife throughout most of the film. There is some alcohol and cigarette use.

Sexual Content

Full frontal nudity.

Violence

Several axe murders, decomposed bodies; a child draws with blood.

Language

Very strong.

Social Behavior

Main character aims to murder his family.

Consumerism

Not applicable

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Cigarettes and alcohol.

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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