STARmeter
Top 5000
Down 143 this week

Stanley Kubrick (1928–1999)


Stanley Kubrick was born in Manhattan, New York City, to Sadie Gertrude (Perveler) and Jacob Leonard Kubrick, a physician. His family were Jewish immigrants (from Austria, Romania, and Russia). Stanley was considered intelligent, despite poor grades at school. Hoping that a change of scenery would produce better academic performance, Kubrick's ... See full bio »

Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things From This Week

"Fargo"

IMDb editors highlight the stories, faces, and titles that had us buzzing this week. What caught your eye?

Check out our picks from the week

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 people
created 15 Jan 2011
 
a list of 38 people
created 03 May 2011
 
a list of 32 people
created 22 Oct 2011
 
a list of 27 people
created 07 Feb 2013
 
a list of 22 people
created 22 Dec 2015
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Stanley Kubrick's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. Another 37 wins & 56 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Shining
The Shining Director
(1980)
A Clockwork Orange
(1971)
2001: A Space Odyssey
(1968)
Full Metal Jacket
(1987)

Filmography

To always display TV and movie credits separately, edit your site preferences.

Hide Hide Show Show Director: Movie (13 credits)
Show Show Director: Short (3 credits)
Show Show Writer: Movie (11 credits)
Show Show Writer: Short (1 credit)
Show Show Writer: TV (1 credit)
Show Show Producer: Movie (10 credits)
Show Show Producer: Short (1 credit)
Show Show Cinematographer: Short (3 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer: Movie (2 credits)
Show Show Camera department: Movie (4 credits)
Show Show Editor: Movie (2 credits)
Show Show Editor: Short (2 credits)
Show Show Sound department: Movie (2 credits)
Show Show Sound department: Short (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous: Video (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous: Documentary (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Actor: Movie (3 credits)
Show Show Visual effects: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Assistant director: TV (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks: Short (19 credits)
Show Show Thanks: Movie (12 credits)
Show Show Thanks: TV (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks: Video (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks: Documentary (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks: Video Game (1 credit)
Show Show Self: TV (4 credits)
Show Show Self: Short (3 credits)
Show Show Self: Documentary (1 credit)
Show Show Self: Video (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (29 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Former staff photographer for Look Magazine.

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 38 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 6 Interviews | 57 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:


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:

In interviews upon with the release of his highly controversial A Clockwork Orange (1971), Kubrick cited The Ox-Bow Incident (1943) as the kind of movie he did NOT want to make when defending the use of an "evil" protagonist (Alex). Kubrick reasoned that The Ox-Bow Incident (1943) was bad art, as it took the stand that lynching was evil because innocent people might be lynched, not the stand that... 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 »

Nickname:

SK

Star Sign:

Leo

Contribute to This Page