STARmeter
Top 5000
Down 105 this week

Stanley Kubrick (1928–1999)


Stanley Kubrick was born in New York, and was considered intelligent despite poor grades at school. Hoping that a change of scenery would produce better academic performance, Kubrick's father Jack (a physician) sent him in 1940 to Pasadena, California, to stay with his uncle Martin Perveler. Returning to the Bronx in 1941 for his last year of ... See full bio »

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 people
created 02 Nov 2011
 
a list of 29 people
created 16 Feb 2012
 
a list of 40 people
created 10 Jun 2012
 
a list of 25 people
created 17 Feb 2013
 
a list of 26 people
created 4 weeks ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Stanley Kubrick.

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. Another 39 wins & 52 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (16 credits)
Show Show Writer (12 credits)
Show Show Producer (11 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (5 credits)
Show Show Editor (4 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (4 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (3 credits)
Show Show Sound department (3 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Visual effects (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (34 credits)
Show Show Self (8 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (27 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Former staff photographer for Look Magazine.

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 38 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 6 Interviews | 53 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Stanley Kubric

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The destruction of this planet would have no significance on a cosmic scale. See more »

Trivia:

Kubrick and his partner James B. Harris, during the development of Lolita (1962), hired Marlon Brando's friend Carlo Fiore -- whom Kubrick had worked with on the development of One-Eyed Jacks (1961) -- to write a screenplay of Vladimir Nabokov's novel "Kamera obskura," which Fiore had optioned himself. Written in Russian in 1932, "Kamera obskura" was first translated into English around 1938 as "... See more »

Trademark:

Often uses music to work against on-screen images to create a sense of irony. In A Clockwork Orange (1971), Alex sings "Singin' in the Rain" while raping Mrs. Alexander. In Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964), images of nuclear holocaust are accompanied by the song "We'll Meet Again". The final scene in Full Metal Jacket (1987) has the battle hardened ... See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Kubrick Fans, What Are Your Thoughts On These Filmmakers? TravisChaplin
What Was His Best Ending? TravisChaplin
I need confirmation that he's not overrated. micahdexter
For someone new to Kubrick what film should I watch first? greenfairways
Kubrick Movie Elimination Game lukester2310
Rank Stanley Kubrick's Films markmaille-647-361733
Discuss Stanley Kubrick on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page