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The Shining is a gripping, unique horror film that holds up extremely well and still looks incredible, but watching it now, one can’t help but notice that the famous climactic “Here’s Johnny!” line — which is also the DVD cover — ends up being a really minor part of the film’s explosive final sequence. The Jack character painstakingly axes his way through the bathroom door while his wife screams, then he sticks his face through the door, delivers the line, and instantly gets stabbed in the hand then hears someone at the front door and leaves.

It’s still a super-awesome and terrifying scene, it’s just slightly amusing how instantly-defeated he gets. Then he gets outsmarted by his son and freezes to death. It’s a pretty rough twenty minutes for that dude.

Finish reading 10 Famous Movie Moments That Were Actually Really Anticlimactic

Most Menacing Gaze [Click to see TOP 5]
There’s only one way to tell people you mean business and that’s staring them down. You could also verbally tell them, but peering through their souls is so much more intense. 

Most Menacing Gaze [Click to see TOP 5]

There’s only one way to tell people you mean business and that’s staring them down. You could also verbally tell them, but peering through their souls is so much more intense. 

20 Scarier Things Jack Could Have Been Typing at the End of “The Shining”

We all remember the terror we felt during The Shining when Wendy Torrance discovers the typewriter where her husband had been working on his novel, only to discover he had gone completely mad. While “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” is an eerie statement to find written over and over on multiple sheets of paper, there are much worse things to find. Here are 20 creepier things Jack could have been typing at the end of The Shining.

If H&R Block Directed Famous Movies [Click for more]
We’ve all seen these H&R Block commercials replayed hundreds of times. Are we simply being annoyed during tax season, or are we witnessing the next breakthrough in cinematography? You be the judge!

If H&R Block Directed Famous Movies [Click for more]

We’ve all seen these H&R Block commercials replayed hundreds of times. Are we simply being annoyed during tax season, or are we witnessing the next breakthrough in cinematography? You be the judge!

The Frank Ocean Formula [Click to animate]
Odd Future WFGKTES (Wolf Gang Kill Them Energetic Songs).

The Frank Ocean Formula [Click to animate]

Odd Future WFGKTES (Wolf Gang Kill Them Energetic Songs).

Jack Nicholson in Les Miserables 
All work and no food makes the poor rise up 

Jack Nicholson in Les Miserables

All work and no food makes the poor rise up 

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Spongebob’s The Shining 
Come play with us Patrick, forever and ever and ever. 

Spongebob’s The Shining

Come play with us Patrick, forever and ever and ever. 

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The Shining: Gangnam Style

More like The PSYning.

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Kool-Aid Man Crashes Into The Shining
His delivery of “Oh Yeah!” is exactly like Jack Nicholson’s “Here’s Johnny.”

Kool-Aid Man Crashes Into The Shining

His delivery of “Oh Yeah!” is exactly like Jack Nicholson’s “Here’s Johnny.”

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