What's the Difference between The Shining the Book and The Shining the Movie?


The Shining

Released: 1977
Author: Stephen King

The Shining

Released: 1980
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Add/Edit a Character
Enter the Characters Name:

In the Book In the Movie
Jack Torrance
Jack Torrance
Portrayed by: Jack Nicholson
Wendy Torrance
Wendy Torrance
Portrayed by: Shelley Duvall
Portrayed by: Danny Lloyd
The Shining Book vs Movie
Add/Edit a Difference
This Spoils the Ending
In the Book In the Movie
   Jack gives danny an empty bee hive as a present, which end up full of bees when it was supposed to be empty.( NOTE- This was also used for the remake 2007 shining movie, where instead of a bee hive it's a different insect nest which fills up that night when it was suppose to be empty. This part wasn't in the 1980 movie version.
   Jack has a sludge hammer Jack has an ax.
   The cover above show a picture of dannny as if he's a murder or trouble maker,or just evil. Danny in the movie looks like an average kid.
   The boiler must be dumped several times a day or it will explode. The boiler is not mentioned or touched or dangerous in anyway
   The hotel room number is 217. The hotel room number is 237.
Prev  1 2 3 4   Next  |  View All

Login or Register
You'll Need to be logged in to do that!
Login to your Account or Create an Account
User Name:   Username:
Password:   Password:
Verify Password:
Email Address:
(Not Required)

Featured Comparison


26 differences