Hoping to overcome a serious writer’s block, Jack (Jack Nicholson) and wife Wendy (Shelley Duvall) settle in to a remote hotel in Colorado with their son Danny. The young boy is quickly overcome with psychic premonitions that become more and more frightening the longer they stay at the hotel. Jack decides to do a little research, uncovering the dark past of the Overlook Hotel. This discovery causes him to start losing his mind, terrorizing the very people he loves. WARNING: This film may cause you to develop a fear of hotels, sleepy mountains and anyone named "Jack."