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This movie is one of the best films ever made that is based on a Stephen King book.
If you feel that I just bashed one of your favorite movies, feel free to click "NO", but really, this is a good movie and I DID like it.
For me, that one horror film was this masterpiece, Stanley Kubrick's "THE SHINING".
I wouldn't even give this one star. This film adaptation was AWFUL! The book was barely better. This film was nothing like the book whatsoever. Read morePublished 12 hours ago by LizzLove
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While it certainly loses some of the intricate details that make the book so appealing, Stanley Kubrik's adaptation of Stephen King's incredible novella is nonetheless an enjoyment... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Daylight Films
Sorry, Stephen, I loved this version. Jack Nicholson conveyed the horror in the character he portrayed. In the other version, the guy was just not as convincing.Published 3 days ago by Jim Pinkoski
I thought for a while that I was the only one who doesn't like his movie. why does it cause such a fuss? I read the book first when it came out-fabulous. Read morePublished 5 days ago by D. Laidlaw
Lots of laughs and one gorgeous naked woman; could have used more of the latter.Published 7 days ago by Joseph A. Rehyansky
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|The USA release is 144 minutes!||
I wish there was a way to see the first version that was released in the states that includes a scene in the hospital with Wendy, Danny and Ullman. I remember seeing the movie in the theaters with my dad, but we must have gone after Kubrick pulled the movie and cut that scene out.
Nov 5, 2009 by Ivan Samuelson | See all 5 posts
he's a biology teacher. Just google his name(Images) to see his pic of a couple of years ago.
Feb 24, 2009 by Tony Kelly | See all 3 posts
|US commentary vs UK?||
I can confirm since I bought both U.S. 144min. version on DVD , then Blu-Ray , and U.K. 119min. version on DVD that the commentary track is the same one on both
Mar 27, 2011 by Gerry | See all 5 posts
According to http://www.dvdbeaver.com/film/d
Oct 20, 2007 by Raymond Benson | See all 4 posts
|Like Kubrick's version better than the 1997 longer tv version? I...||
I do like both, but I like the 1980 version better. While Stephen King is a better storyteller (imho), Stanley Kubrick is a better filmmaker (imho). In addition to that, the budget and acting talent push the 1980 version over the top. Since we're on it though, Stephen King actually initiated the... Read More
Jul 1, 2011 by Panthalassa | See all 6 posts
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