- The Shining
- 148 total number
- Not Applicable ()
The most retakes for one scene with dialogue is 148, and was achieved by the ‘shine’ scene during the filming of The Shining (USA, 1980) by Stanley Kubrick (USA).
The total was first reported by the film's Steadicam operator Garrett Brown (USA).
The scene involved Dick Hallorann - portrayed by Scatman Crothers (USA) - in conversation with Danny Torrance - portrayed by Danny Lloyd (USA) - with the two discussing the ability to 'shine'.