The Shining Book vs. Movie : booksVmoviesJack already has the job at The Overlook Hotel when he meets Mr Ullman in the book but he gets hired during the interview in the film. In the film he only sees the twins and that famous flood of blood coming out the elevator. Super weird. Stephen makes the hotel creepy by writing about all the creaking and weird noises but Kubrick decided silence was more sinister. Midway through the book Danny goes in , sees his odd double in the mirror and the old lady, and when John enters he sees a dry bath. He only smashes in the bathroom door with it in the book but Jack goes to town with his axe in the film. The dogman threatens Danny in the book but his whole back story is left out of the film, and his costume changed to a bear one, as Wendy walks in on him going down on a one of the former hotel owners we assume.
The movie The Shining, directed by the great Stanley Kubrick and starring the terrifying Jack Nicholson, is VERY different from the Stephen.
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Carl Lumbly will be playing Halloran, by the way. For an illuminating list of additional differences between The Shining book and movie, check out the video below from our friends at WatchMojo. Give it a spin and let us know what you think in the Comments section! WatchMojo ranks the top differences between The Shining book and movie. He settles in along with his wife, Wendy Shelley Duvall , and his son, Danny Danny Lloyd , who is plagued by psychic premonitions.
List of differences between the book and film is just that. A comprehensive list of all differences between the Stephen King novel The Shining and the Stanley Kubrick film adaptation. Stanley Kubrick made quite a few changes to the original Stephen King storyline, keeping only the bare bones plot line of the book. Sign In Don't have an account? Start a Wiki.
A sequel to the novel was published in , titled Doctor Sleep , and focuses on Danny Torrance and his struggles with trauma after the events in the first book, with a movie version to be released this year. In the film, it was changed to This was due to a request from the Timberline Lodge, a hotel in Oregon that was used for the exterior shots of the Overlook Hotel. Ironically, room is the most requested one at the Timberline Lodge. This change has made way for a bunch of conspiracy theories about Kubrick's involvement in the staged moon landing. Whatever you choose to believe on that matter, the room change had nothing to do with it.