The Shining (1980)


The Shining (1980)

Movie Summary

Stephen King’s The Shining

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.

The Shining was originally released in theaters May 23, 1980.

Is The Shining available to purchase or rent?

Yes, The Shining is available to stream on the following platforms:

Watch on Amazon

Is The Shining available to buy on DVD?


When will The Shining air on TV in 2023?

9/28/23 – 7:00pm on AMC
9/29/23 – 2:15pm on AMC

This movie normally airs throughout October on AMC FearFest. For a complete schedule of dates and times, view AMC FearFest schedule.

Year Released


Cast Includes

Jack Nicholson (Jack Torrance), Shelley Duvall (Wendy Torrance), Danny Lloyd (Danny), Scatman Crothers (Dick Hallorann), Barry Nelson (Stuart Ullman), Philip Stone (Charles Grady), Joe Turkel (Lloyd), Anne Jackson (Doctor), Tony Burton (Durkin)

Rate Movie:

4.8/5 - (234 votes)

The Shining Movie Trailer

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