Definitions for "The Shining"
The Shining (1977) is a horror novel by American author Stephen King. King's third published novel, the success of the book firmly established King as a pre-eminent author in the genre. A film based upon the book, The Shining directed by Stanley Kubrick, was released in 1980.
The Shining is a 1980 horror film by Stanley Kubrick based on Stephen King's novel of the same name. The film stars Jack Nicholson as tormented writer Jack Torrance and Shelley Duvall as his wife Wendy.
The Shining is a three part television miniseries chronicling the events and actions that transpire as a family watches over a large and imposing Colorado hotel during the building's closed off season.