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Report this review. Parent of a 15 year old Written by Leofilmer June 30, Perfect movie An amazing suspenseful, psychological horror film. Jack Nicholson plays very nice. Don't miss it. Teen, 15 years old Written by Meow April 16, It was genius!
I thought the acting was amazing also. It does have language though, and there is one scene where it shows a Teen, 16 years old Written by Callie May 6, Traumatized at seven.
I am 16 and i watched this movie when i was 7 at a friend's house because her mom was dumb and the only part that stuck with me was the bathtub scene where What's the story? Is it any good? Talk to your kids about How is music and sound used to heighten the moments of horror and suspense in this movie? How does this classic compare to modern horror movies? Last updated: August 02, Book Characters. Monsters, Ghosts, and Vampires. War in Fiction. Other Publishers. Featured Titles. A Game of Thrones. Illustrated by Jonathan Burton.
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Language: English. Production Co: Warner Bros. Sound Mix: Mono. Color: Color. Edit Did You Know? Trivia The "Making-of" documentary shot by Vivian Kubrick shows that the hedge maze set, while nowhere nearly as large as the maze in the film which was mostly a matte painting , was still large and complex enough to require a detailed map. In the commentary for her documentary, she notes that many crew members really got lost in the maze, dryly noting that it now reminds her of the lost backstage scene in This Is Spinal Tap Goofs Just before Wendy and Danny enter the maze outside the hotel for the first time, they pass a hut near the entrance to the maze.
My name is Jack Torrance. Crazy Credits The party music plays over the closing credits. After it ends, we hear the Overlook Hotel ghosts applaud. They then talk amongst themselves until their voices fade away.
Alternate Versions Early releases featured end credits in the same blue as in the opening titles, instead of the white credits seen today. Frequently Asked Questions Q: Is the miniseries a remake of this movie? Q: What are some of the themes of the film? Q: How did Stephen King feel about the film? Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Report this.