After his wife Alice (Nicole Kidman) admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she saw briefly while the two were vactioning in Cape Cod, Dr. Bill Harford (Tom Cruise) is haunted by the idea of his wife being with another man. Pushed to an emotional brink, Bill finds himself in increasingly sexually charged situations as he succombs to an obsession with living out his fantasies. Eventually, Bill finds himself at a mysterious party at a huge mansion where masked participants engage in group sex. After being discovered as an outsider, Bill realizes that he is in over his head and that his life and marriage are in grave danger. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. With Sydney Pollack and Todd Field. Categories: Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 1999.
Stanley Kubrick in Eyes Wide Shut
Independent-minded marine Pvt. Joker (Matthew Modine) learns about the horrors of war before he even gets to Vietnam when Pvt. Pyle (Vincent D'Onofrio) cracks under the pressure of basic training and the constant insults of an aggressive drill sergeant (R. Lee Ermey). Once overseas, Joker works as a correspondent for Stars and Stripes, focusing on the Tet offensive. After spending much of the war a safe distance from the frontlines writing puff pieces, Joker gets a taste of real action when he is sent to cover the combat taking place near Phu Bai. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. With Kevyn Major Howard and Dorian Harewood. Categories: Drama, War. Year: 1987.
Stanley Kubrick in Full Metal Jacket
Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson), a frustrated writer and recovering alcoholic, takes a job as the caretaker of an isolated hotel in order to do some writing. Accompanied by his wife, Wendy (Shelley Duvall), and clairvoyant son, Danny (Danny Lloyd), Jack comes to learn the hotel's sinister history as he slips slowly into madness. When a storm cuts off communication with the outside world, Wendy tries to protect herself and Danny from a maniacal Jack, while Danny contends with horrific visions of a bloody slaughter. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. With Scatman Crothers. Categories: Horror, Thriller, Based on a Novel. Year: 1980.
Stanley Kubrick in The Shining
Redmond Barry (Ryan O'Neal) is a roguish Irishman whose quest for fame and glory leads him across the battlefields of Europe, at various times operating as soldier, spy and con artist. After seducing the powerful Lady Lyndon (Marisa Berenson), he changes his name to Barry Lyndon and begins a spectacular fall from grace after a lifetime right out of legend. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. With Patrick Magee and Steven Berkoff. Categories: Drama, Romance, War. Year: 1975.
Stanley Kubrick in Barry Lyndon
In a futuristic and violent Britain, Alex (Malcolm McDowell), a maniacal young killer, and his gang of thugs rape and murder at will, terrorizing anyone unfortuante enough to cross their path. But, when his gang turns on him, Alex is captured by the police and forced to undergo a powerful brainwashing treatment in exchange for shortened jail time. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. With Patrick Magee. Categories: Politics, Cult Classics, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 1971.
Stanley Kubrick in A Clockwork Orange
At the dawn of man, a group of apes discovers a mysterious monolith that gives them the knowledge and ability to make and use tools. After a similar object is found buried on the moon, Captains David Bowman (Keir Dullea) and Frank Poole (Gary Lockwood) set off into space to find its origin with the aid of a super-intelligent computer named HAL. As they travel further towards the stars, questions of time, space, humanity and artificial intelligence come to the forefront as HAL and the crew struggle for existence. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. Categories: Sci-Fi, Adventure. Year: 1968.
Stanley Kubrick in 2001: A Space Odyssey
A fatalistic American general (Sterling Hayden), convinced that Russia is trying to corrupt the American people, begins a countdown to nuclear holocaust that a council of politicians and generals, including Peter Sellers and George C. Scott, frantically tries to stop. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. With Keenan Wynn, Slim Pickens and James Earl Jones. Categories: Politics, Cult Classics, Comedy, War. Year: 1964.
Stanley Kubrick in Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Humbert Humbert (James Mason), a troubled professor of French literature in his mid-forties, rents a room from sex-starved widow Charlotte Haze (Shelley Winters) and falls in love with her teenage daughter, Lolita (Sue Lyon). After Charlotte is hit by a car and killed, Humbert and Lolita take their disturbing affair on the road, posing as father and daughter to escape suspicion. But, their forbidden love is threatened when they realize they are being followed by a stranger (Peter Sellers) intent on taking Lolita for his own. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. With Gary Cockrell and Shirley Douglas. Categories: Cult Classics, Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 1962.
Stanley Kubrick in Lolita
In the French trenches during WWI, three privates are court-martialed for cowardice and made an example of after their unit refuses to continue an impossible attack. But, their regiment's commander (Kirk Douglas) stands behind them, acting as their defense attorney. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. With Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou and George Macready. Categories: Drama, War, Based on a Novel, Classic. Year: 1957.
Stanley Kubrick in Paths of Glory
After getting out of prison, Johnny Clay (Sterling Hayden) and his cohorts mastermind a complex race-track heist. Clay plans on settling down to a respectable life with Fay (Coleen Gray) when the job is finished, but inner tensions and bad luck lead to a disastrous failure. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. With Vince Edwards and Jay C. Flippen. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 1956.
Stanley Kubrick in The Killing