The Shining

Movie • 1980 • Horror  

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Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.
This movie contains 47 potentially triggering events.
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Does the dog die?
209 supporters
Yes
4
No
121
9
csbyron1
No dogs in the film.
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Abandonment
Yes
2
No
9
Yes
2
No
19
4
burntheworm
i mean. the mother does what she can but she shoves her kid out a window and tells him to run on his own
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Is an animal abandoned?
54 supporters
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Yes
0
No
11
Abuse
Yes
21
No
0
5
IoriSylvor
As the movie progresses, you watch as the father slowly goes insane/possessed. His actions toward his child would be considered abusive.

Plus, there was mentioned history of the father's abusive behavior toward the child off screen.
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2
Smash22
The mother tells a story about her intoxicated husband breaking her son's arm and rationalizes his behaviour.
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Is someone stalked?
20 supporters
Yes
33
No
47
5
Anonymous
An insane father stalked his young son through a maze outside
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12
JohnCena
Jack tries to kill his wife and son. He also gaslights his wife and manipulates her.
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Is a woman brutalized for spectacle?
47 supporters
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Yes
1
No
8
Yes
1
No
18
Yes
121
No
1
20
JohnCena
Jack gaslights and starts being incredibly cruel to his wife as he looses his sanity
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Is someone abused with a belt?
10 supporters
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Yes
0
No
15
Is a child abused?
71 supporters
Yes
125
No
0
17
mememan69
It's mentioned that Jack once broke Danny's arm when he was drunk, but the act isn't shown.
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Addiction
15
csbyron1
Cigarettes but nothing else
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Is there addiction?
9 supporters
Yes
121
No
0
20
Anonymous
Jack Torrance is an alcoholic.
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Yes
128
No
0
17
Anonymous
Jack is an alcoholic and does appear to get drunk later in the film. However, while we do see him drinking, it is unclear whether this is just an illusion.
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Animal
Were animals harmed in the making?
70 supporters
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Yes
0
No
11
Does a horse die?
57 supporters
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Yes
1
No
93
Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
101 supporters
Yes
3
No
95
3
gazoomba22
There are no animal characters in this film.
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Are animals abused?
117 supporters
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Yes
4
No
85
Yes
2
No
78
Yes
4
No
72
5
A freezer full of meat
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Is an animal sad?
46 supporters
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Yes
0
No
12
Are rabbits harmed?
41 supporters
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Yes
0
No
14
Does a cat die?
103 supporters
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Yes
0
No
93
Does a pet die?
91 supporters
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Yes
0
No
24
Does a dragon die?
17 supporters
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Yes
2
No
88
Are there spiders?
30 supporters
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Yes
0
No
86
Are there alligators/crocodiles??
3 supporters
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Yes
0
No
13
Are there snakes?
11 supporters
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Yes
0
No
85
Are there sharks?
5 supporters
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Yes
0
No
14
Are there bugs?
18 supporters
Yes
2
No
90
1
TheCassandraComplex
No bugs in this adaption.
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Assault
Does a woman get slapped?
10 supporters
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Yes
1
No
11
Is someone drugged?
17 supporters
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Yes
0
No
18
Is there pedophilia?
67 supporters
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Yes
0
No
16
Yes
0
No
15
3
burntheworm
no, but there is a (un)dead woman lying in a bath
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Is rape mentioned?
44 supporters
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Yes
0
No
15
Is someone beaten up by a bully?
13 supporters
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Yes
0
No
13
Is someone restrained?
13 supporters
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Yes
0
No
25
Yes
11
No
64
11
cassandrasaurus
One could say that Jack was sexually assaulted by the ghost in #237… he consented to the pretty lady illusion, not so much the rotting corpse.
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Is someone's mouth covered?
7 supporters
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Yes
1
No
6
Yes
0
No
14
Bodily Harm
Yes
79
No
4
4
Anonymous
The wife cuts the main character’s hand with a large kitchen knife as he reaches through the door to unlock it from the outside.
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Yes
13
No
1
2
HoppipHarvest
A hand is cut with a knife.
1 comment | Add comment
Yes
3
No
9
4
Smash22
No onscreen, but a character tells a story that implies that her son's arm was broken or dislocated.
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Is there throat mutilation?
16 supporters
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Yes
0
No
7
Yes
10
No
51
6
Anonymous
Characters have anxiety and Danny is choked offscreen but no ones breathing is physically restricted onscreen
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Is there decapitation?
18 supporters
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Yes
0
No
9
Is there cannibalism?
25 supporters
Yes
9
No
57
18
csbyron1
No; brief discussion of it in the car on the way to the hotel as Jack tells his son a legend
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Is someone crushed to death?
17 supporters
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Yes
0
No
24
Is someone choked?
12 supporters
Yes
13
No
1
2
Anonymous
Not shown but the marks on Danny's neck could be similar to those of a choking mark
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Is someone burned alive?
25 supporters
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Yes
0
No
74
Is someone buried alive?
15 supporters
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Yes
0
No
62
Is there body horror?
29 supporters
Yes
6
No
11
1
LuckyFox
A woman, presumably a ghost, is rotting / disfigured. It's fairly disgusting and the camera lingers on it.
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Is there amputation?
16 supporters
Yes
34
No
36
2
Anonymous
It's easy to get confused, but as someone said above, it's just a bad angle and a glove that looks like an arm has been severed
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Does a head get squashed?
38 supporters
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Yes
0
No
76
Is there Achilles Tendon injury?
12 supporters
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Yes
0
No
21
Is there a hanging?
26 supporters
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Yes
0
No
64
Does someone asphyxiate?
15 supporters
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Yes
0
No
20
Are any teeth damaged?
27 supporters
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Yes
0
No
77
3
Anonymous
Wendy hits Jack in the head and he becomes unconscious
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Yes
69
No
25
9
twitchywitchygirl
^jack DISLOCATED danny's shoulder, he did not break his arm
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Yes
85
No
4
19
JohnCena
Danny looks like he’s having a seizure.
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Is there genital trauma/mutilation?
46 supporters
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Yes
0
No
43
Yes
1
No
72
7
OJAndToothpaste
No finger or toe mutilation, however Wendy does defend herself against jack by cutting the back of his hand with a knife.
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Is someone tortured?
57 supporters
Yes
32
No
46
11
One could argue that living in isolation is unintentional torture
3 comments | Add comment
Yes
40
No
0
2
Anonymous
The main character is hit on the head with a baseball bat and falls backward down a flight of stairs.
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Does someone fall to their death?
8 supporters
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Yes
0
No
63
Is there eye mutilation?
62 supporters
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Yes
1
No
76
Is someone stabbed?
7 supporters
Yes
13
No
1
4
burntheworm
there is no stabbing with a knife but there is an axe that pierces into a chest
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Yes
15
No
28
4
twitchywitchygirl
Idk why people voted yes, there is hardly any gore in the movie. there are a few bodies with some blood, the "goriest" part would be the scene with the blood flooding out of the elevator, shown twice.
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Children
Is an infant abducted?
12 supporters
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Yes
1
No
17
Does a kid die?
31 supporters
Yes
110
No
13
24
Anonymous
*SPOILERS*
The main kid, Danny, survives. Technically, no child deaths happen during the events of the movie.
I still marked yes just because we learn about the murders of two young girls, and although this happened before the events of the movie it's mentioned a lot and we see visions of the gorey aftermath.
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Is a minor sexualized?
63 supporters
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Yes
0
No
16
Creepy Crawly
Are there bedbugs?
8 supporters
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Yes
0
No
7
Death
Does someone sacrifice themselves?
8 supporters
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Yes
0
No
17
Does a major character die?
14 supporters
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Yes
16
No
0
Does a non-human character die?
16 supporters
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Yes
0
No
16
Does someone die?
11 supporters
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Yes
16
No
0
Disability
Is the r-slur used?
22 supporters
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Yes
0
No
26
Yes
0
No
9
Drugs/Alcohol
Does someone overdose?
10 supporters
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Yes
0
No
24
Family
Is someone kidnapped?
5 supporters
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Yes
2
No
56
Does a parent die?
10 supporters
Yes
116
No
1
9
finnlocke76
SPOILER the dad who is the main antagonist freezes to death after Danny his kid and his wife escape.
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Does someone cheat?
13 supporters
Yes
80
No
3
13
averyanderson2018
Kind of? Jack makes out with a woman who is not Wendy but it is somewhat of a hallucination.
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Yes
4
No
42
1
linn1537
2 childs toys are in the movie - danny’s firetruck - which he asks for but never receives which is a very minor detail, and his bike which isn’t destroyed.
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Yes
14
No
1
1
Anonymous
One of the parents dies and the murder of a woman and her two daughters by his husband is mentioned
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Fear
Are there jumpscares?
32 supporters
Yes
98
No
2
15
mememan69
Some, but not nearly as bad as the jump-scare-heavy modern horror movies. It's more about atmosphere and suspense.
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Yes
101
No
2
9
mememan69
*SPOILER*
Not by a demon, but the hotel does control Jack and his behavior.
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Are there ghosts?
5 supporters
Yes
121
No
0
9
Tchotchke
There are ghosts throughout the movie. There is a ballroom filled with ghosts, two little girls that haunt the hallways and a goul/ghost in a haunted room.
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Are there clowns?
9 supporters
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Yes
0
No
82
1
burntheworm
as the camera goes through the mountains there is a lot of scenery, but there are no scenes set on bodies of water
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Yes
1
No
7
2
Anonymous
There isn't, as far as I know, but there's a scene where a woman has scars and marks on her body that can be a little disgusting and they look like dots and repetitive patterns (it's a decomposing body)
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Are there razors?
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7 supporters
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Yes
0
No
16
Yes
104
No
2
10
finnlocke76
the dad goes into the room that his kid wants him to check out and he sees naked women in the shower and the makes out with her
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Are there mannequins?
4 supporters
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Yes
0
No
15
Gross
Does someone wet/soil themselves?
12 supporters
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Yes
0
No
34
Does someone vomit?
59 supporters
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Yes
0
No
83
Is someone eaten?
19 supporters
Yes
1
No
12
2
No but cannibalism is mentioned and briefly talked about referencing a group of people that had been trapped in a snow storm. It happens in the beginning scene during the car ride to the hotel.
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Is there on-screen pooping?
22 supporters
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Yes
0
No
9
Does someone spit?
10 supporters
Yes
79
No
7
12
Cory Corynn
Jack wakes up from a nightmare and drools a significant amount of saliva
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Is there audio gore?
30 supporters
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Yes
5
No
39
Is there farting?
6 supporters
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Yes
0
No
11
Large-scale Violence
Are there 9/11 depictions?
4 supporters
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Yes
0
No
24
Law Enforcement
Is there copaganda?
16 supporters
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Yes
0
No
39
Is there incarceration?
5 supporters
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Yes
1
No
9
LGBTQ+
Is there deadnaming or birthnaming?
25 supporters
Add comment
Yes
0
No
12
Are there transphobic slurs?
30 supporters
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Yes
0
No
12
0
LuckyFox
No trans person in the film.
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Is an LGBT+ person outed?
15 supporters
Add comment
Yes
0
No
6
Yes
0
No
15
0
LuckyFox
No queer person in the film.
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Loss
Is a priceless artifact destroyed?
3 supporters
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Yes
0
No
10
Medical
Is electro-therapy used?
15 supporters
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Yes
0
No
63
Are needles/syringes used?
21 supporters
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Yes
0
No
68
Is there a mental institution scene?
18 supporters
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Yes
0
No
62
Is there a hospital scene?
10 supporters
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Yes
0
No
60
Is there menstruation?
4 supporters
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Yes
0
No
9
Does someone have cancer?
12 supporters
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Yes
0
No
66
Mental Health
Does someone suffer from PTSD?
28 supporters
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Yes
3
No
20
1
burntheworm
no one has any diagnosed mental illness but none of the main characters are exactly mentally healthy
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Does someone self harm?
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43 supporters
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Yes
2
No
69
Yes
0
No
9
1
LuckyFox
Autism isn't represented or mentioned.
1 comment | Add comment
Yes
53
No
0
7
cassandrasaurusrdr
Will depend on if you consider addiction/alcoholism a mental illness, but I marked “yes” to be safe.
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5
Anonymous
While he's not outright stated to have DID, I honestly feel this movie is quite possibly one of the best representations of DID out there; Danny's alter Tony is mostly shown working to protect him, and a lot of the backstory regarding trauma from his father gives context to his DID.
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Yes
0
No
18
Yes
13
No
0
0
LuckyFox
Several scenes are implied to be hallucinations or otherwise illusions. It's never stated what's truly real and what isn't.
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Does someone have a meltdown?
5 supporters
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Yes
8
No
0
Is there misophonia?
27 supporters
Yes
38
No
2
7
OJAndToothpaste
Early in the movie Danny talks while eating a sandwich, could bother some viewers with misophonia.
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Is there ABA therapy?
14 supporters
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Yes
0
No
11
Is there body dysphoria?
9 supporters
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Yes
0
No
13
Is there body dysmorphia?
18 supporters
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Yes
3
No
61
Yes
0
No
35
Yes
74
No
6
6
Tchotchke
Danny Torrance (the son) becomes panicked and has bouts of attacks.
2 comments | Add comment
Yes
55
No
21
11
alansmithee
The whole movie has a claustrophobic feel, as the family are totally isolated at the hotel.
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Does someone have an eating disorder?
25 supporters
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Yes
0
No
66
Is there autism specific abuse?
30 supporters
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Yes
1
No
58
24
carsonoschnelz
it’s not shown, but characters talk a couple times about a man who committed suicide after killing his own family.
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Noxious
Are there sudden loud noises?
18 supporters
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Yes
12
No
0
Are there underwater scenes?
5 supporters
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Yes
0
No
7
Does a baby cry?
13 supporters
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Yes
1
No
32
Yes
15
No
51
5
Anonymous
Not aggressively shakey but some scenes seem handheld
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Is there screaming?
7 supporters
Yes
10
No
0
0
LuckyFox
A few times, out of fear.
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Is there obscene language/gestures?
5 supporters
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Yes
17
No
0
Are there flashing lights or images?
27 supporters
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Yes
3
No
59
Paranoia
Is someone watched without knowing?
9 supporters
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Yes
8
No
1
Is the fourth wall broken?
6 supporters
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Yes
1
No
26
Pregnancy
Is a baby stillborn?
16 supporters
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Yes
0
No
30
Is there childbirth?
14 supporters
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Yes
0
No
65
Are there abortions?
12 supporters
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Yes
0
No
63
Are there babies or unborn children?
12 supporters
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Yes
0
No
29
Does someone miscarry?
16 supporters
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Yes
0
No
67
Does a pregnant person die?
9 supporters
Add comment
Yes
0
No
63
Prejudice
Are there fat jokes?
31 supporters
Add comment
Yes
0
No
64
Yes
122
No
9
36
UnagioLucio
Sort of. The first dead bodies shown are white, but their deaths occurred before the start of the film. The first character to actually be killed onscreen is a black man.
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Are there homophobic slurs?
31 supporters
Add comment
Yes
0
No
56
Yes
0
No
53
Are there "Man in a dress" jokes?
20 supporters
Add comment
Yes
0
No
39
Is there hate speech?
20 supporters
Yes
99
No
0
23
Anonymous
The n word is used a few times by white characters to refer negatively to a black character.
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Yes
11
No
4
5
burntheworm
this movie has a complicated relationship with the idea of native americans. theres native americans on the food and the hotel is built on an "indian burial ground". the movie intentionally does this representation from a distant perspective, but it can feel like its misrepresentation.
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Does an LGBT person die?
25 supporters
Add comment
Yes
0
No
69
Yes
4
No
54
Are there n-words?
20 supporters
Yes
112
No
1
19
xxlivlovesmusicxx
two white men discuss a black man referring to him as an n word
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Is there aphobia?
12 supporters
Add comment
Yes
1
No
15
Race
Is there blackface?
18 supporters
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Yes
0
No
11
Relationships
Is there a large age gap?
24 supporters
Add comment
Yes
0
No
24
Religious
Is religion discussed?
9 supporters
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Yes
0
No
9
Are there demons or Hell?
8 supporters
Add comment
Yes
0
No
4
Sex
Yes
87
No
0
13
mememan69
Very sexual, but often shown in a creepy, disturbing way.
4 comments | Add comment
Yes
23
No
2
6
linn1537
one of jacks illusions (?) is a fully naked woman getting out of a bathtub which he later makes out with. the woman is never seen again, has no name, and says nothing. in the movie she is only seen as something sexual and i think it’s pretty objectifying. however, it is worth mentioning, this woman is most likely a ghost and not real.
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Yes
30
No
0
6
Anonymous
Full frontal female nudity.
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Is there bestiality?
50 supporters
Yes
1
No
16
1
TECHNICALLY not bestiality, but a man in a bear costume can be seen performing fellatio on a man in a 10 second shot. not really relevant, but is definitely uncomfortable.
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Is there BDSM?
12 supporters
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Yes
1
No
7
Does someone lose their virginity?
9 supporters
Add comment
Yes
0
No
13
Are there incestuous relationships?
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55 supporters
Add comment
Yes
1
No
68
Sexism
Yes
0
No
25
Sickness
Yes
1
No
21
2
Anonymous
I'm making it as a yes because SPOILER the parent that dies seems to have a stroke or heart attack before freezing to death
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Does someone have a chronic illness?
8 supporters
Add comment
Yes
0
No
16
Is there dementia/Alzheimer's?
17 supporters
Add comment
Yes
0
No
16
Is someone terminally ill?
11 supporters
Add comment
Yes
0
No
11
Social
Is someone homeless?
5 supporters
Add comment
Yes
0
No
27
Are there anti-abortion themes?
22 supporters
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Yes
0
No
12
Are there fat suits?
13 supporters
Add comment
Yes
0
No
15
Yes
1
No
8
2
burntheworm
not directly but the surrealist themes of the movie and the idea of being helpless in a situation may be triggering for those adverse to the existential
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Spoiler
Is Santa (et al) spoiled?
2 supporters
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Yes
0
No
64
Are there end credit scenes?
15 supporters
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Yes
0
No
9
Yes
64
No
34
17
anonsleep828
*SPOILERS*
Jack tries to kill his wife and son. he fails and dies of hypothermia. It's a good ending, depending on how you look at it.
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Vehicular
Does a car crash?
11 supporters
Yes
56
No
6
11
JohnCena
We are shown the aftermath of a car crash caused by icy roads, but not really the car crash in action. However, it looks pretty violent
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Does a car honk or tires screech?
9 supporters
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Yes
0
No
25
Does a plane crash?
5 supporters
Add comment
Yes
0
No
63
Is someone hit by a car?
14 supporters
Add comment
Yes
0
No
58
Violence
Is there a nuclear explosion?
2 supporters
Add comment
Yes
0
No
60
Is there blood/gore?
34 supporters
Yes
103
No
0
6
mememan69
An elevator is filled with blood. That's how much blood to expect.
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Does someone drown?
10 supporters
Yes
0
No
62
7
angryguineapig
No but at 57min theres a dead woman in a bathtub who's clearly been lying there for ages. Can definetly be upsetting in relation to drowning/water trauma.
1 comment | Add comment
Yes
0
No
55
0
cherry
not on screen but mentioned
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