Best Movies of Stanley Kubrick

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

Aggregate Rating: 281 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 96 | Earnings: null

An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.


2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Aggregate Rating: 269 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 86 | Earnings: $56.72M

Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.


A Clockwork Orange (1971)

Aggregate Rating: 261 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 78 | Earnings: null

In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned.


Full Metal Jacket (1987)

Aggregate Rating: 259 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $46.36M

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


The Shining (1980)

Aggregate Rating: 218 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 61 | Earnings: null

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.


Spartacus (1960)

Aggregate Rating: 188 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 87 | Earnings: null

The slave Spartacus leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman Republic.


Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 157 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $55.64M

A New York City 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.


Lolita (1962)

Aggregate Rating: 107 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A middle-aged college professor becomes infatuated with a fourteen-year-old nymphet.


Barry Lyndon (1975)

Aggregate Rating: 96 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England.