Search results for "Stanley Kubrick"


2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) RT 94% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Aug 1998

Humanity finds a mysterious object buried beneath the lunar surface and sets off to find its origins with the help of HAL 9000, the world's most advanced super computer.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Keir Dullea  •  Douglas Rain  •  Gary Lockwood  •  William Sylvester

Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

After Dr. Bill Hartford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Madison Eginton  •  Jackie Sawiris

A Clockwork Orange (1971) RT 90% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Jun 1999

The head of a gang of toughs, in an insensitive futuristic society, is conditioned to become physically ill at sex and violence during a prison sentence. When he is released, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Patrick Magee  •  Adrienne Corri  •  Michael Bates

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

An insane general starts a process to nuclear holocaust that a war room of politicians and generals frantically try to stop. A classic black and white war satire from director ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  George C. Scott  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Slim Pickens

Full Metal Jacket (1987) RT 95% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Jun 1999

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Matthew Modine  •  Adam Baldwin  •  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  R. Lee Ermey

The Shining (1980) RT 88% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Jun 1999

Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Shelley Duvall  •  Danny Lloyd  •  Scatman Crothers

Barry Lyndon (1975) RT 97% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Jun 1999

In the Eighteenth Century, in a small village in Ireland, Redmond Barry is a young farm boy in love with his cousin Nora Brady. When Nora engages to the British Captain John ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Ryan O'Neal  •  Marisa Berenson  •  Hardy Krüger  •  Diana Körner

Lolita (1962) RT 95% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Jun 1999

Humbert Humbert, a divorced British professor of French literature, travels to small-town America for a teaching position. He allows himself to be swept into a relationship ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  James Mason  •  Sue Lyon  •  Shelley Winters  •  Peter Sellers

Spartacus (1960) RT 96% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Spartacus is a 1960 American historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick and based on the novel of the same name by Howard Fast about the historical life of Spartacus ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Jean Simmons  •  Charles Laughton

Paths of Glory (1957) RT 94% / Audience 95%

DVD release: May 2001

During World War I, commanding officer General Broulard (Adolphe Menjou) orders his subordinate, General Mireau (George Macready), to attack a German trench position, offering ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Ralph Meeker  •  Adolphe Menjou  •  George Macready




The Killing (1956) RT 97% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Aug 2001

The Killing was Stanley Kubrick’s first film with a professional cast and the first time he achieved public recognition as the unconventional director he’s now known for. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Sterling Hayden  •  Coleen Gray  •  Vince Edwards  •  Jay C. Flippen

Killer's Kiss (1955)

The film revolves around Davey Gordon (Jamie Smith), a 29 year old welterweight New York boxer in the end of his career, and his relationship with a dancer and her violent ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Frank Silvera  •  Jamie Smith  •  Irene Kane  •  Jerry Jarrett

The Seafarers (1953) RT Audience 18%

DVD release: Dec 2008

Acclaimed director Stanley Kubrick's first film made in color. The documentary focuses on the benefits of membership to the Seafarers International Union.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Don Hollenbeck

Fear and Desire (1953) RT 83% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Dec 2013

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Frank Silvera  •  Paul Mazursky  •  Kenneth Harp  •  Stephen Coit

Day of the Fight (1951) RT Audience 63%

American short subject documentary film in black-and-white, which is notable as the first picture directed by Stanley Kubrick. Kubrick financed the film himself, and it is ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Vincent Cartier  •  Walter Cartier  •  Nat Fleischer  •  Bobby James

Flying Padre: An RKO-Pathe Screenliner (1951)

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. ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Bob Hite  •  Fred Stadmueller

Dark Side of the Moon (2002) RT Audience 83%

A French documentary or, one might say more accurately, a mockumentary, by director William Karel which originally aired on Arte in 2002 with the title Opération Lune. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  William Karel
CAST:  Stanley Kubrick  •  Richard Nixon