Top 10 Stanley Kubrick Movies




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27 Comments

  1. Casey Glover
    November 6, 2017
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    All of these are good and I love them all, but here is my list anyway:
    13.) Killer's Kiss
    12.) Fear and Desire
    11.) Eyes Wide Shut
    10.) Spartacus
    9.) The Killing
    8.) Lolita
    7.) Full Metal Jacket
    6.) Paths of Glory
    5.) Dr. Strangelove
    4.) The Shining
    3.) Barry Lyndon
    These top 2 are my number 1 and number 2 favourite films of all time and I hate ranking them, but here goes:
    2.) 2001: A Space Odyssey
    1.) A Clockwork Orange

  2. Jason Voorhees channel
    November 7, 2017
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    Oh the shining not number 1 I’m out a here!

  3. Paula Harris Baca
    November 7, 2017
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    "Barry Lyndon" was a lovely surprise when I finally saw it about 6 years ago. I used to hate costume dramas, but I really liked this one. (When I was little I loved costume dramas, then all through my teens and up to my 30's I hated them. Like 'em again, though). I recall VIVIDLY how only my best friend and me and her brother seemed to love "The Shining" when the early HBO was showing it around the clock for about a month–the way HBO did in their early days and there were only about 4 pricey cable channels, HBO and SHOWTIME being the primary ones. (anyone remember the sexy yoga exercise short subjects between films on HBO? My best friend's 50 something dad loved to see the shaved female pudendum in a tight camel-toe revealing leotard, standing over the camera in a white background…there was no talking outside of things like "exercise 1. Inner thigh stretch. Repeat 15 times" and "do not attempt these exercises without warming up first" The camera would roam all over these young women's arses and armpits and their feet and every other angle they could slink about with a restless steadicam….)

  4. AG
    November 7, 2017
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    I know I'm in the minority but, 2001: A Space Odyssey is by far the worst film I've ever seen.

  5. Worldwide Wyatt
    November 11, 2017
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    2001 is without a doubt Kubrick's finest film, and probably the best film of the 60s.

    However, I would have put Strangelove #2 with the Shining #3. Those are some of the best films in their respective genres.

  6. Sam J
    November 11, 2017
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    He was an intellectual, or even a genius but he wasn't an elitist. One of his favorite movies ever was White Men Can't Jump lol.

  7. AngryBirdAlex700YT
    November 13, 2017
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    Isn't the shining Stephen King s movie

  8. Brayan Argandona Florentino
    November 15, 2017
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    1:36 The Last Samurai

  9. Fabio Poli
    November 15, 2017
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    Love shining

  10. Fabio Poli
    November 15, 2017
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    1 dr. Strangelove
    2 the Shining
    3 clockwork orange
    4 2001
    5 Full metal Jacket
    6 Paths of glory
    8 Spartacus
    9 Lolita
    10 eyes wide shut

  11. Laurie Morgan
    November 15, 2017
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    The shining should be number 1, 2001 number 2 and clockwork Apple (I know) number 3

  12. JM Productions
    November 15, 2017
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    Now… Dimitri. We always talked about with something going wrong with the bomb. XD Best Kubrick Film ever

  13. Joseph Brock
    November 16, 2017
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    Dr Strange love my shizit

  14. TES eshwar
    November 16, 2017
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    This guy is just a fucking psycho who uses violence for story, screenplay and everything for the movie. I fucking hate stanley kubrick.

  15. subzeromr69er
    November 16, 2017
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    I disagree clockwork orange is no.1

  16. drakeequation521
    November 19, 2017
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    2001 opened April4, 1968 at the Michael Todd Cinestage at Lake and Dearborn, the east side of a north-south street. I knew someone who worked on the set and he told me to see it three weeks after that night since the director predicted it would take off to become popular that night for subtle reasons. As I entered the theater on that 3rd week, it was New Moon so at sunset the Sun was setting while in the film it was rising and the Moon was between the audience and the Sun both behind us in the real world and in front of us in the opening scene of the film. As an astronomer I could recognize the crater Grimaldi and Mare Humorum in the film, knowing that meant the north pole in the film was to the right, opposite of what was in reality to the audience. This is a violation of mirror symmetry and, since the Big Bang Theory came out just 3 years prior as the film was being made Kubrick began the film as one would begin a universe, with a violation of mirror symmetry.It is difficult to put them into order by just seeing them put in front of your face. 2001 was my favorite for very many reasons. It demanded that the audience play Sherlock Holmes, leaving them clues that, while existing in his previous films like Strangelove, were obviously subtle. It had an extreme number of levels that are very basic to humanity. We all come into the world holding the fear of falling and must breathe and eat to survive. No other film in history so emphasized these aspects as 2001 did. The last part of that film leaned right on that during the space walks and in other scenes, sending chills right into an audience willing to let it in. The first part was like a silent movie that was able to draw in the audience and the smashing of the bones scene was so cleverly crafted with the perfect build up. It was like watching a poem instead of listening to one. The film did not tell a story like we are used to receiving stories and Kubrick recognized that. SK was like a modern artist who climb to the top of a ladder and throws a bucket of paint onto a waiting canvass below, knowing perfectly well that the human brain will always take a bunch of dots or pixels and turn them into an image. If we couldn't do that we wouldn't be able to make sense of computer screens. When I watch "Paths of Glory" I don't sleep well that night. "Clockwork Orange" is like an opera. "Barry Lyndon" was like a painting. "The Shining" gave a lot left to the imagination. If one perceives from the start that the only real ghosts were the black and white photos right from the beginning, one gets the sense that there were two Jacks, the one that had fear of his dreams and the one who emerged from the photos in the scene with his shadow right behind Wendy as he says, "How do you like it?" I really miss his artwork with images and his selection of music. Yet I was lucky to have seen his films right through my life as they first came to theaters.

  17. Mboh Karep
    November 19, 2017
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    HEEREEES JHONNY

  18. jorge alvarez
    November 19, 2017
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    LMAO a citi bank commercial came on right before this and singing in the rain was playing

  19. Oliver Ham
    November 21, 2017
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    HOW IS THE SHINING NUMBER FUCKING 4??

  20. sanityisinsanity
    November 23, 2017
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    this guy films to this day haven't been defined

  21. skipgap
    November 25, 2017
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    Shock value…and my pick for the guy who did the moon hoax at Lookout Mountain Labratories which was decommissioned at least a full year beforehand.

  22. Comrade Vladimir Lenin
    November 26, 2017
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    1. Full Metal Jacket
    2. Dr Strangelove
    3. Dr Strangelove
    4. Dr Strangelove
    5. Dr Strangelove
    6. Dr Strangelove
    7. Dr Strangelove
    8. Dr Strangelove
    9. Dr Strangelove
    10. 2001: A Space Odyssey

  23. Lameka Harris
    November 29, 2017
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    let's jus hire people like so.fautha*

    STANLEY KUBRICK MOVES

  24. Ahmed360
    November 30, 2017
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    2001 is a very long movie, had to skip too much of it. But
    It was a Masterpiece!

  25. Blake Fowler
    December 2, 2017
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    Eyes wide shut is super underrated in my opinion. a great movie, about repressed sexual desires and fantasies in a monogamous untrusting relationship. Only time iv liked cruz.

  26. Tyler Cooper
    December 3, 2017
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    This dude had fuckin problems

  27. Seth Williams
    December 3, 2017
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    Love his movies

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