Jack Torrance: Creepy Maniac With An Axe

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It’s a great idea to try out this simple yet creepy Jack Torrance costume at a Halloween party. The Shining is so famous horror film. Not just for its unforgettable shots, but because it upended the conventions of the genre. Jack Torrance and his family became winter caretakers of the Overlook Hotel on a mountain. It’s haunted there, causing some bad things to happen and putting his family in dire danger.


You’ll Need:

  1. Jack Torrance Red Corduroy Jacket
  2. Relaxed Fit Jean
  3. Long Sleeve Flannel Shirt
  4. Eureka Walking Shoe
  5. Leather Belt
  6. Foam Axe

DIY Jack Torrance Costume Guide

Jack Torrance is an author and also was a teacher at one point. He takes a job as a caretaker at a hotel with his family. As the hotel’s secrets are revealed, it comes with tons of twists and turns and many horror moments. 

The outfit he wears when he gets creepy and crazy in the movie is impressive.  

You’ll need Jack Torrance Red Corduroy Jacket, Long Sleeve Flannel Shirt, Relaxed Fit Jean, Eureka Walking Shoe, and Leather Belt to get his look. Of course, remember to bring Foam Axe with you. Putting all these items together, you are ready to recreate the movie’s famous “Here’s Johnny” scene.


Jack Torrance Cosplay Costume

The Jack Torrance costume is one of the iconic options from that movie since he is the main antagonist of the horror novel. While the Jack Torrance costume is not overly complex, it’s so iconic that people will immediately know what you are interested in. You always want to push the boundaries and create a great costume, and this one certainly stands out.

It’s vital to ensure that you have a very traditional, unique look to this. You don’t want it to be very complex or appear too shiny. The ruggedness of the costume is what makes it stand out, and it’s something to focus on in a situation like this. That alone will make it well worth it.

Let your partner dress like Wendy Torrance with you to take your cosplay to the next level. And you can keep up the Shining theme at Halloween or any cosplay event.


Jack Torrance: Creepy Maniac With An Axe

About Jack Torrance From The Shining

The scariest scenes in the film are not the ghosts and ghouls but the scenes depicting the cruel nature of the characters when they are pushed to their limits. In The Shining, evil exists in the most unassuming people, such as former teacher and now caretaker Jack Torrance.

He is a recovering alcoholic who struggles with his inadequacies as a writer and father. He gradually becomes a victim of the evil supernatural forces lurking in the hotel. As his civilized exterior wears thin, his capacity for violence grows, and the Overlook Hotel’s horrible place mutates his wife into a twisted likeness of his core self.

The film shows us a horror that is chillingly close at hand. We see that it is not the haunted house that we should fear but the horror within us.


Here’s Johnny! The Shining – Scene Recreation | Jack Torrance


What is the most famous quote from Jack Torrance?

1. “Little pigs, little pigs, let me come in. Not by the hair of your chiny-chin-chin? Well then I’ll huff and I’ll puff, and I’ll blow your house in.”

2. “Darling, I’m not gonna hurt you. I’m just gonna bash your brains in.”

3. “God, I’d give anything for a drink. I’d give my goddamned soul for just a glass of beer.”

4. “He’s the little boy that lives in his mouth.”

5. “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.”

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