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

18 Mind-Blowing Theories About A Shared Universe In Stanley Kubrick Movies Famous People Named Brooke

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A Clockwork Orange is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Stanley Kubrick Films
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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Barry Lyndon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Stanley Kubrick Films
Barry Lyndon Ryan O'Neal, Leonard Rossiter, Hardy Kr├╝ger

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Paths of Glory is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Stanley Kubrick Films
Paths of Glory Kirk Douglas, Adolphe Menjou, Richard Anderson

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Eyes Wide Shut is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Stanley Kubrick Films
Eyes Wide Shut Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Stanley Kubrick

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The Killing is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Stanley Kubrick Films
The Killing Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards

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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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Killer's Kiss is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Stanley Kubrick Films
Killer's Kiss Frank Silvera, Ruth Sobotka, Felice Orlandi

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Fear and Desire is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Stanley Kubrick Films
Fear and Desire Paul Mazursky, Frank Silvera, Kenneth Harp

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The Seafarers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Stanley Kubrick Films
The Seafarers Don Hollenbeck

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Day of the Fight is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Stanley Kubrick Films
Day of the Fight Walter Cartier