Top Ten Movies Directed by Stanley Kubrick

The Top Ten

1 A Clockwork Orange

This film is one of the strangest, yet beautiful films in cinema history. All the mentioning of sex, violence, and murder provide one of the most fascinating trips of all time, even when one is not on drugs. - c0mf0rta61ynum6

so many themes, such a great performance, such a bizzarre world, and so strange how you come to feel sorry for such a monster. magically weird and brilliant

Psychologically trippy, this divisive Kubrick yarn spins a nasty web of emotions that goes into the darkness and lets you try to find your own way out. Not for the mainstream, this thought provoking film goes deep. And, for that, we thank him.

Whenever I hear "Singing in the rain", I can't help but think about rape because of this. That's the least of why I love it. Kubrick is love, Kubrick is life.

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2 2001: A Space Odyssey

Such an amazing film. One of the most thought-provoking films of all time. Excellent special effects, originality. Everything about it is perfect.

Better than the moon landing... Wink wink

Great effects and score, I admire it for that but... He was on drugs when making this!

Great Visuals, Kubrick Masterpiece.

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3 The Shining

So what if it's not true to the story, he made it better than the book.

Slow, vivid, grand, frightening, penetrating & disturbing in a deep, unexplainable way. Do not let this movie swallow you like it did to so many viewers. Regret I watched it.

Not only one of the greatest movies of all time, it's hands down the greatest horror movie of all time!

I loved this movie and the Stephen King book at the same time.

I gets more dramatic at first but when Danny talks to his finger Tony it gets more horrifying imagery.

Still, one of the best horror films you must watch or read.

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4 Full Metal Jacket

This should be first, this is one of the greatest war movies of all time - robertoantonioortuso

Screw A Clockwork Orange and don't get me wrong I like the shining, but this is my favorite Kubrick film.

Such an interesting movie, it changes moods about halfway through

Give the second act another chance!

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5 Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

You can't fight here! This is the war room!

This is so much better than 2001. Seriosuly this is the best movie ever

Even the greatest ever
So funny

6 Barry Lyndon

Probably the most beautiful movie I have ever seen. Gives a true insight into the time period, absolutely unique from any other period piece about the eighteenth century.

I would build a wall around the movie

- Donald trump

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7 Paths of Glory

This is one of the best anti-war movies I've ever watched, it's surely the first great movie made by Stanley Kubrick, and deserves to be in this top 10. - andreymoutelik

This is the best (anti) war movie of all time

8 Eyes Wide Shut

Mind blowing in its subtleties and its extremities, Kubrick invites us into a world he and very few others of the elite may have known about.

9 Spartacus

Spartacus would make a much better president than obama.

10 The Killing

The Contenders

11 Lolita

Intensely Erotic Movie

12 Killer's Kiss
13 Fear and Desire
14 The Seafarers
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1. 2001: A Space Odyssey
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3. The Shining
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