New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.


Stanley Kubrick

1928 - 1999

Photo of Stanley Kubrick

Icon of person Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick (; July 26, 1928 – March 7, 1999) was an American filmmaker and photographer. Widely considered one of the greatest filmmakers of all time, his films were nearly all adaptations of novels or short stories, spanning a number of genres and gaining recognition for their intense attention to detail, innovative cinematography, extensive set design, and dark humor. Born and raised in New York City, Kubrick was an average school student but displayed a keen interest in literature, photography, and film from a young age; he began to teach himself all aspects of film producing and directing after graduating from high school. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stanley Kubrick has received more than 19,784,897 page views. His biography is available in 118 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 114 in 2019). Stanley Kubrick is the 6th most popular film director (down from 4th in 2019), the 49th most popular biography from United States (down from 42nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular American Film Director.

Stanley Kubrick is most famous for directing and producing a number of notable films, including "2001: A Space Odyssey" (1968), "A Clockwork Orange" (1971), "The Shining" (1980), and "Eyes Wide Shut" (1999).

Memorability Metrics

  • 20M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 79.07

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 118

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.66

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.01

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Stanley Kubricks by language


Among film directors, Stanley Kubrick ranks 6 out of 1,581Before him are Steven Spielberg, Alfred Hitchcock, Martin Scorsese, Akira Kurosawa, and Federico Fellini. After him are Ingmar Bergman, Hayao Miyazaki, Woody Allen, Ridley Scott, Sergei Eisenstein, and Roman Polanski.

Most Popular Film Directors in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1928, Stanley Kubrick ranks 3Before him are Che Guevara and Andy Warhol. After him are John Forbes Nash Jr., Ennio Morricone, Hosni Mubarak, Noam Chomsky, Ariel Sharon, Eduard Shevardnadze, James Watson, Chinghiz Aitmatov, and Serge Gainsbourg. Among people deceased in 1999, Stanley Kubrick ranks 1After him are Scatman John, Franjo Tuđman, Hussein of Jordan, Hassan II of Morocco, Mario Puzo, Joaquín Rodrigo, Pete Conrad, Gertrude B. Elion, Amália Rodrigues, Yehudi Menuhin, and Raisa Gorbacheva.

Others Born in 1928

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1999

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Stanley Kubrick ranks 49 out of 18,182Before him are George W. Bush (1946), Andy Warhol (1928), Harry S. Truman (1884), Wallis Simpson (1896), John Wilkes Booth (1838), and Abraham Maslow (1908). After him are Richard Nixon (1913), Marlon Brando (1924), Clint Eastwood (1930), Jack London (1876), Charles Manson (1934), and John Forbes Nash Jr. (1928).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Stanley Kubrick ranks 3Before him are Steven Spielberg (1946) and Martin Scorsese (1942). After him are Woody Allen (1935), Francis Ford Coppola (1939), David Lynch (1946), George Lucas (1944), Quentin Tarantino (1963), John Ford (1894), Tim Burton (1958), Brian De Palma (1940), and Sydney Pollack (1934).