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The Shining

CastJack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers, Barry Nelson, Philip Stone, Joe Turkel, Anne Jackson, Tony Burton, Lia Beldam
Year released1980
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Hotel manager Stuart tells writer Jack, referring to former caretaker Charles, “... at some point during the Winter he must’ve suffered some kind of complete mental breakdown. He ran amok, and, eh, he killed his family with an axe... then he put both barrels of a shotgun in his mouth. What the old timers used to call cabin fever, a kind of claustrophobic reaction which can occur when people are shut in together over long periods of time.”
Jack, referring to his wife Wendy: ”She’s a confirmed ghost story and horror film addict.” (0:08)

The doctor tells Wendy, referring to her son Danny’s episode, “They’re more akin to autohypnosis, a kind of self-induced trance.”
Wendy, referring to Jack: ”... he wasn’t exactly in the greatest mood that night... he said, ‘Wendy, I’m never gonna touch another drop...’ and he hasn’t had any alcohol in five months.” (0:15)

Jack tells Danny, referring to the “Donner party,”
“They had to resort to cannibalism in order to stay alive.”
Danny tells Wendy, “I know all about cannibalism.” (0:18)

Danny sees the twin girls who were murdered. (0:21, 0:42)

Jack tells Stuart, referring to himself and Wendy, “We don’t drink.” (0:24)

Jack tells Wendy, “I mean, we all have moments of déjà vu, but this was ridiculous.” (0:37)

Wendy tells Jack, “Don’t be so grouchy.”
Jack: “I’m not being grouchy.” (0:44)

Danny sees the twin girls, and they talk to him. (0:49)

Jack tells Wendy, “I must be losing my mind.” (1:00)

Jack: “God, I’d give anything for a drink.”
He tells imaginary bartender Lloyd, “Here’s to five miserable months on the wagon...” (1:04)

Wendy tells Jack, “There’s a crazy woman in one of the rooms.”
Jack: “Are you out of your... mind?”
Wendy: “Danny... saw the crazy woman in one of the bathtubs.” (1:09)

Jack sees a woman in a bathtub. (1:12)

Jack, in an imaginary conversation, tells waiter Delbert, “You chopped your wife and daughter up into little bits, and then you blew your brains out.” (1:27)

Wendy tells Jack, “I’m very confused...”
She knocks him out with a blow to the head using a baseball bat. (1:47)

Wendy sees a costumed person with Lloyd. (2:09)

Wendy sees Delbert, a room full of dressed skeletons and blood pouring from the elevator shaft. (1:12)

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