Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick

Date of Birth: 26 Jul 1928

Country: USA

Biography: Stanley Kubrick was an influential and acclaimed film director and producer considered among the greatest of the 20th century. He directed a number of highly acclaimed and sometimes controversial films. Kubrick was noted for the scrupulous care with which he chose his subjects, his slow method of working, the variety of genres in his movies and his reclusiveness about his films and personal life.

Total Credits at Criticker: 5 (Actor), 16 (Director), 13 (Writer)

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    A Clockwork Orange
    A savage and satiric morality play centering on Alex, who fights, robs, rapes and kills like any conscienceless predator. Captured and imprisoned, he undergoes treatment to condition him "safe", a "clockwork orange" healthy and whole on the outside - but crippled within by reflex mechanisms beyond his control.
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    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
    An insane general starts a process to nuclear holocaust that a war room of politicians and generals frantically try to stop. (imdb)
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    Eyes Wide Shut
    A doctor, who is married to an art curator, pushes himself on a harrowing and dangerous night-long odyssey of sexual and moral discovery after his wife admits that she once almost cheated on him.
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    Full Metal Jacket
    The story of an 18-year-old marine recruit named Private Joker - from his carnage-and-machismo boot camp to his climactic involvement in the heavy fighting in Hue during the 1968 Tet Offensive. [Warner Bros.]
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    2001: A Space Odyssey
    A unique cinematic journey, "2001: A Space Odyssey" travels across enormous distances of both space and time. The story it tells is on the one hand about the collective adventure of human life on and off this planet. But it is also about something lying beyond the bounds of humanity, something lying in the true realms of the mysterious.
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    The Shining
    A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
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    Paths of Glory
    When soldiers in WW1 refuse to continue with an impossible attack, their superiors decide to make an example of them (imdb)
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    Barry Lyndon
    An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's position in 18th Century aristocracy.
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    The Killing
    After getting out of prison, Johnny Clay masterminds a complex race-track heist, but his scheme is complicated by the intervention of the wife of a teller (George Peatty) in on the scheme, the boyfriend of the wife, airport regulations, and a small dog. (imdb)
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    Lolita
    A middle-aged novelist falls in love with a 16-year-old girl.
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    Spartacus
    The slave Spartacus leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman empire. (imdb)
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    Killer\
    Prize-fighter Davy Gordon intervenes when private dancer Gloria Price is being attacked by her employer and lover Vincent Raphello... (imdb)
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    Flying Padre
    Flying Padre (1951) - Short Film
    Two days in the life of priest Father Fred Stadtmuller whose New Mexico parish is so large he can only spread goodness and light among his flock with the aid of a mono-plane. The priestly pilot is seen dashing from one province to the next at the helm of his trusty Piper Club administering guidance (his plane, the Flying Padre) to unruly children, sermonizing at funerals and flying a sickly child and its mother to a hospital. (imdb)
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    Day of the Fight
    Based on Kubrick's pictorial for Look Magazine (January 18, 1949) entitled "Prizefighter," "Day Of The Fight" tells of a day in the life of a middleweight Irish boxer named Walter Cartier, particularly the day of his bout with black middleweight Bobby James... (imdb)
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    The Seafarers
    The Seafarers (1953) - Short Film
    Stanley Kubrick's first feature made in color. Lost for over 40 years! The documentary extolls the benefits of membership to the Seafarers International Union. (imdb)
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    Fear and Desire
    A ficticious war in an unidentified country provides the setting for this drama. Four soldiers survive the crash-landing of their plane to find themselves in a forest six miles behind enemy lines... (imdb)
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