What are the best Stanley Kubrick movies?

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    #1The Shining

    The Shining

    The Shining is a 1980 horror film directed by Stanley Kubrick, based on the book with the same title. The story is about a family that goes to a remote hotel during winter where an evil and paranormal presence influences the father into violence.

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    Lisa Green
    Written on July 16, 2018
    "A Stephen King novel which was made into a movie adaptation was beautifully done by Stanley Kubrick. I still feel creepy about Jack Torrance whenever I watch it. "
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    #2Lolita

    Lolita

    Lolita is a crime drama movie directed by Stanley Kubrick. Released in 1962, Lolita was distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and features James Mason, Shelley Winters and Sue Lyon in the lead roles.

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    Alice Spencer
    Written on July 16, 2018
    "I think this is where anime about Lolita started. A classic film that is definitely worth watching. It gave justice to the novel. "
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    #3Full Metal Jacket

    Full Metal Jacket

    Full Metal Jacket is a war film directed by Stanley Kubrick. Released in 1987, the movie focuses on the life of a platoon of U.S. Marines going through their training. It starred Matthew Modine, Adam Baldwin, and Vincent D'Onofrio.

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    Hemant Trivedi
    Written on July 16, 2018
    "Out of all the war films that I watched, it became part of my list. "
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    #4Dr. Strangelove

    Dr. Strangelove

    Dr. Strangelove is a satire comedy movie directed by Stanley Kubrick. Released in 1964, it starred Peter Sellers and George C. Scott which won a BAFTA award for Best British Film and Best Art Direction. 

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    Carol Armstrong
    Written on July 16, 2018
    "The sarcasm of the main character here is funny to me. Recommended for big fans of black humor. "
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    #5A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange

    Alex is the leader of a small gang of thugs who enjoy doing illegal and violent felonies. One day, he gets captured, and with the main goal of his rehabilitation into society, he is forced to undergo some controversial techniques to change his behavior. 

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    Sarah Armstrong
    Written on July 16, 2018
    "A weird film for me but I discovered that this is a book. I'll try to read the novel this weekend and so far, the film is good. ;)"
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    #62001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey is a sci-fi film by Stanley Kubrick. The film follows a team of scientists in a space expedition to Jupiter, seeking signs of extraterrestrial life. They are guided by the artificial intelligence HAL 9000 who gains sentience. 

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    Justin Morris
    Written on July 16, 2018
    "A mystery and sci-fi film. Stanley Kubrick really did his job in catching the audience attention. "
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    #7Spartacus

    Spartacus

    Spartacus is a historical movie directed by Stanley Kubrick starring Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier and Jean Simmons in  1960. This film won four Academy Awards including Best Actor in a Supporting Role and Best Cinematography. 

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    Steven Butler
    Written on July 16, 2018
    "I was looking for a good historical movie and found this. Spartacus deserved its awards. Good job to the director!"
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    #8Eyes Wide Shut

    Eyes Wide Shut

    Eyes Wide Shut is a film released in 1999 and directed by Stanley Kubrick and featured Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, and Todd Field. It is a story of a cheating New York City doctor who is married to an art curator.

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    Iris Bai
    Written on July 16, 2018
    "Out of all Kubrick's movies, this is my least favorite. Maybe because I'm not a fan of adultery? But the cinematography is good so there's still that to consider. "

Summary

Best What are the best Stanley Kubrick movies
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The ShiningMovies 12 Paid
2LolitaMovies 9 Paid
3Full Metal JacketMovies 8 Paid
4Dr. StrangeloveMovies 6 Paid
5A Clockwork OrangeMovies 5 Paid
62001: A Space OdysseyMovies 3 Paid
7SpartacusMovies 3 Paid
8Eyes Wide ShutMovies 1 Paid
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