Top Ten Movies Directed by Stanley Kubrick

The Top Ten

1 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!

Amazing FX, the way it was shot is so iconic for it's day and popularity.

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2 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.

For me the best Kubrick movie.

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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 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

5 Full Metal Jacket

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

Such an interesting movie, it changes moods about halfway through

My favourite war film with best lines.

"This is my rifle, there are many like it but this one is mine. My rifle is my best friend. I must master it as I must master my life. Without me, my rifle is useless. Without my rifle I am useless. I must fire my rifle true. I must shoot straighter than my enemy, who is trying to kill me. I must shoot him before he shoots me. I will. Before God I swear this creed: my rifle and myself are defenders of my country, we are the masters of my enemy, we are the saviors of my life. So be it, until there is no enemy, but peace. Amen.

I wish they would re-release it again as a 30th Anniversary.

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

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 The Seafarers
13 Fear and Desire
14 Killer's Kiss
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1. 2001: A Space Odyssey
2. Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
3. The Shining
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1. 2001: A Space Odyssey
2. A Clockwork Orange
3. Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
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1. A Clockwork Orange
2. Barry Lyndon
3. 2001: A Space Odyssey
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