Best Stanley Kubrick Movies
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by Birsen Oray
Born on July 26, 1928, in New York City, New York, United States, Stanley Kubrick was the first child of Jacob Leonard Kubrick and Sadie Gertrude Kubrick. Stanley Kubrick, who became interested in literature and chess at a young age, discovered his true passion with the camera his father gave him. Photography was the driving factor in his life, both during his childhood and school years.
For Stanley Kubrick, who was the official photographer of his school during his high school years, his passion for photography turned into a profession after school years, and he started to make money by selling his photos to Look magazine. Stanley Kubrick, who started working full-time at Look magazine in the following years, has always managed to keep his passion for chess and photography together. It is possible to see the traces of both of these passions in the best Stanley Kubrick movies.
Deciding to make short films in 1951, Stanley Kubrick first focused on making a short film documentary about Walter Cartier, which he had photographed for the magazine before. Stanley Kubrick shot the 16-minute black-and-white documentary “Day of the Fight” with a rented camera. With his first work as a director, he took the first step of his unique career. Stanley Kubrick, who succeeded in completing his second short film with the title “Flying Padre” in the same year, was now ready for productions that would make a bigger impact.
The first production in which we see the world in color through the eyes of Stanley Kubrick is the 1953 short film “The Seafarers”. Stanley Kubrick, who started making his first feature film “Fear and Desire” the same year, became a director known for “The Killing” in 1956. Leaving behind his years of making movies with financial difficulties and small budgets, Stanley Kubrick has become a director invited by famous actors and producers to direct their films.
Stanley Kubrick, who was in the director's chair of the movie “Spartacus” in 1960, became a legend with this masterpiece. As a director, writer and producer, Stanley Kubrick has made movies over five different decades. Despite having directed some of the most successful movies in history during his career, Stanley Kubrick did not win an Oscar as a director, and he won his only career Oscar for visual effects. Stanley Kubrick, who died on March 7, 1999, was productive even in his last year and directed the movie “Eyes Wide Shut”.
Reflecting his unique perspective, creativity, and talent in each of his movies, Stanley Kubrick is not one of the directors who has directed too many movies. It is much more difficult to rank, than to select, the best Stanley Kubrick movies. Stanley Kubrick's every single work inspired the next generation of directors. I've gathered together the best Stanley Kubrick movies, each of which I admired, and listed them for you. Let's take a look at the best Stanley Kubrick movies. If there are movies you haven't watched yet, add them to your must-watch list.