The Best Stanley Kubrick Films Films

The Best Stanley Kubrick Films

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Stanley Kubrick is considered one of the greatest and most influential directors of all time. And with good reason. His films are some of the most memorable and feature intelligent plot lines, exquisite camera work, special effects and other groundbreaking innovations that cemented his legacy. Born in New York, Kubrick spent most his life living and working in England. Not only did Kubrick direct, he also held titles of producer, screenwriter, cinematographer and editor, which help mold his films with his unique vision. Filmbuffs have long debated what is the best Stanley Kubrick film. With a filmography has extensive and iconic as Kubrick's, you really can't go wrong.

Dr Strangelove, A Clockwork Orange, Lolita Full Metal Jacket, The Shining and 2001: A Space Odyssey are all classics that have stood the test of time. They are considered some of the best films in history. This is what makes Kubrick such an important director. His best films are in multiple genres and his stories can swing back and forth between striking black comedy and terrifying potential realities. The best Kubrick movies are thought provoking and make you dig deep as a viewer to see what the underlying message of the film is.

Vote the movie you think is Stanley Kubrick's best.
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    2001: A Space Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Stanley Kubrick Films

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    2001: A Space Odyssey Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter, Ed Bishop

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    A Clockwork Orange is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Stanley Kubrick Films

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    A Clockwork Orange Malcolm McDowell, Warren Clarke, Steven Berkoff

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    The Shining is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Stanley Kubrick Films


    The Shining Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers

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    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Lear... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Stanley Kubrick Films


    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb James Earl Jones, Peter Sellers, George C. Scott

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    Full Metal Jacket is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Stanley Kubrick Films


    Full Metal Jacket Stanley Kubrick, Vincent D'Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey

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    Paths of Glory is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Stanley Kubrick Films


    Paths of Glory Kirk Douglas, Adolphe Menjou, Richard Anderson

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    Barry Lyndon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Stanley Kubrick Films


    Barry Lyndon Ryan O'Neal, Leonard Rossiter, Hardy Krüger

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    The Killing is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Stanley Kubrick Films


    The Killing Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards

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    Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Stanley Kubrick

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    Lolita is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Stanley Kubrick Films


    Lolita Christopher Lee, Peter Sellers, Shelley Winters

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    Spartacus is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Stanley Kubrick Films


    Spartacus Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Tony Curtis

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    Frank Silvera, Ruth Sobotka, Felice Orlandi

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    Paul Mazursky, Frank Silvera, Kenneth Harp

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    Don Hollenbeck

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    Walter Cartier

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