Labyrinth - in Popular Culture

In Popular Culture

  • In 1980, the film The Shining was released, directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Jack Nicholson. The film depicted a large labyrinth at The Overlook Hotel, in the form of a hedge maze. There was also a scale model of this hedge maze in the lobby of the hotel.
  • In 1986, the film Labyrinth was released, directed by Jim Henson, and starring David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly.
  • In 2006, the film Pan's Labyrinth was released, directed by Guillermo del Toro.
  • Daedalus's Labyrinth served as a central plot element in Rick Riordan's 2008 novel, The Battle of the Labyrinth.
  • In George Lucas`s film Electronic_Labyrinth:_THX_1138_4EB, THX is escaping an electronic labyrinth

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