Kubrick, of course, is a director unto himself. However, there are many other films which have that Kubrickian blend of intellect, humanity, depth, philosophical perspective, and (sometimes suppressed) emotion, as well other films which have that "on the edge" or "over the top" Kubrickian quality. Perhaps the most prominent feature of Kubrick's films, internal congruence, is also present in these films. Here is a short, incomplete, and very eclectic list of other excellent more or less Kubrick-like films. Many of these films belong in more than one category, so use these categories just as a temporary reference point: "I SMELL THE AIR OF ANOTHER PLANET" (2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY) AGUIRRE: THE WRATH OF GOD ERASERHEAD BLUE VELVET THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH THE EXTERMINATING ANGEL MARAT/SADE FILMS WHERE DIALOGUE IS PROMINENT (FULL METAL JACKET, DR. STRANGELOVE, BARRY LYNDON) WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? A RAISIN IN THE SUN SWEPT AWAY MINDWALK MY DINNER WITH ANDRE DYSTOPIA (A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, FULL METAL JACKET) 1984 BRAZIL BLADE RUNNER (DIRECTOR'S CUT) POSTMODERN COMEDIES (DR. STRANGELOVE) LOST IN AMERICA KING OF COMEDY THE HUDSUCKER PROXY RAISING ARIZONA MONTHY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL PLAN NINE FROM OUTER SPACE THE YOUNG AMERICANS DOCUMENTARIES (DAY OF THE FIGHT, FLYING PADRE) TITICUT FOLLIES THE THIN BLUE LINE VERNON, FLORIDA THE ATOMIC CAFE ROGER AND ME HOOP DREAMS FILMS THAT SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES CITIZEN KANE DREAMS (Kurosawa) MIDNIGHT COWBOY FIVE EASY PIECES STRAW DOGS OBSESSION THE LAST PICTURE SHOW HAIR BLOW-UP THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS THE SEVEN SAMURAI RAN KOYAANISQAATSI BARAKA BADLANDS (G.A) IF . . . (G.A.) O LUCKY MAN! (G.A.)
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