Johnny Ringo
Michael Biehn as "Johnny Ringo" in Tombstone (1993):
I want your blood. And I want your souls. And I want them both right now!
The Shining (1980)
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The Shining - Theatrical release poster
Theatrical release poster
Tagline: A masterpiece of modern horror.
Genres: Horror | Thriller
Released: 23 May 1980 (USA)
Length: 142 min
Rating: 9 out of 10 9 /10
  • We watched this film when we were "way too young", and it was the 1st film to really scare the crap out of us!
  • Jack Nicholson goes absolutely bloody mental!
  • Red-Rum spells "Murder" backwards, and it freaked us out!

Think of the greatest terror imaginable. Is it a monstrous alien? A lethal epidemic? Or, as in this harrowing masterpiece from Stanley Kubrick, is it fear of murder by someone who should love and protect you - a member of your own family?

From a script he co-adapted from the Stephen King novel, Kubrick melds vivid performances, menacing settings, dreamlike tracking shots and shock after shock into a milestone of the macabre. In a signature role, Jack Nicholson plays Jack Torrance, who's come to the elegant, isolated Overlook Hotel as off-season caretaker with his wife (Shelley Duvall) and son (Danny Lloyd). Torrance has never been there before - or has he? The answer lies in a ghostly time warp of madness and murder.

Danny Torrance
Redrum. Redrum. Redrum.
Jack Torrance


All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
Jack Torrance
Heeere's Johnny!
Jack Torrance
Little pigs, little pigs, let me come in. Not by the hair of your chiny-chin-chin? Well then I'll huff and I'll puff, and I'll blow your house in.

[axes the door]

Danny Torrance

[as Tony]

Danny isn't here, Mrs. Torrance.
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