Stanley Kubrick (1928–1999)

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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 »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 45 wins & 64 nominations. See more awards »


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  Napoleon (TV Mini Series) (original screenplay) (announced)
 2015 God Fearing Man (TV Series) (based on a screenplay by - 1 episode) (pre-production)
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 1999 Eyes Wide Shut (screenplay)
 1987 Full Metal Jacket (screenplay by)
 1980 The Shining (screenplay by)
 1975 Barry Lyndon (written for the screen by)
 1971 A Clockwork Orange (screenplay)
 1968 2001: A Space Odyssey (screenplay by)
 1962 Lolita (uncredited)
 1957 Paths of Glory (screenplay)
 1956 The Killing (screenplay by)
 1955 Killer's Kiss (story)
 1951 Flying Padre (Documentary short) (uncredited)
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Former staff photographer for Look Magazine.

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4 Biographical Movies | 38 Print Biographies | 7 Portrayals | 6 Interviews | 58 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Stanley Kubric


5' 6½" (1.69 m)


Christiane Kubrick  (his death)  (2 children) | See more »


Anya Kubrick | See more »


Kubrick, Jacob Leonard | Perveler, Sadie Gertrude


Martin Perveler (aunt or uncle)

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In making a film, I start with an emotion, a feeling, a sense of a subject or a person or a situation. The theme and technique come as a result of the material passing, as it were, through myself and coming out of the projector lens. It seems to me that simply striving for a genuinely personal approach, whatever it may be, is the goal--Ingmar Bergman and Federico Fellini, for example, although ... See more »


His favorite films included The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974), An American Werewolf In London (1981), Metropolis (1927), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), White Men Can't Jump (1992), Citizen Kane (1941), One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (1975) and The Silence of The Lambs (1991). See more »


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