Live Poll: Favorite Stanley Kubrick Movie Poster

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which Kubrick movie poster is your favorite? https://www.imdb.com/list/ls090911476/

Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/NrvHaWC5ECI/
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2001....
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The Spartacus poster seems to be German; wouldn't it be better to use an original English-language poster?

And the one for Dr. Strangelove looks like a DVD cover, but the original is also on the film's page.
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thanks for the catches.Fixed
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The Shining or Dr. Strangelove
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updated
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2001 or Full Metal Jacket
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I actually really like the poster for A Clockwork Orange, very mysterious and doesn't really communicate much about the film's story except it's going to be one brutal movie!
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Clockwork orange
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My choice

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Paths of Glory and Strangelove are my favorite SK movies, but there's just something about the simple elegance of the Barry Lyndon poster.
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riverotter,

Please update the capitalization of the title of your list.

Please change the title from:
Best movie poster for a Stanley Kubrick Movie

To:
Best Movie Poster for a Stanley Kubrick Movie
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Please also capitalize the w:

Which of these movie posters for a Stanley Kubrick movie is the best?
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I think the most memorable poster for Paths of Glory is the one with Kirk Douglas' face and The Shining should be represented with the "Here's Johnny!" poster, I don't know why this yellow thing with the Roswell-like creature is used as the main poster on the website, it looks scary OK but doesn't evoke anything from the film.
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The yellow one is the original US poster by Saul Bass.
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done
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there are multiple posters for most of his movies, so as others suggested, I tried to stick to the original posters. 
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You missed the title:
Best Movie Poster for a Stanley Kubrick Movie
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I understand that the yellow poster for Shining was the original, I didn't know it, and now I get the Saul Bass vibes from it... but without insisting on replacing it with the "Here's Johnny!" poster, I think some early posters aren't that relevant, the yellow poster was probably made before the audiences saw the film and before the "Here's Johnny!" moment made such an impact on people and became an instantly iconic shot... I personally think that poster, while less creative than Saul Bass', is pretty memorable and catchy for the eye.

A similar example can be made over the original poster of The Godfather Part II, which for more than twenty years, and that's how I knew it, was Michael Corleone wearing a tuxedo, it was meant to imitate the original film's poster but retrospectively, it was an odd choice since he never wore it in the film, though he looked cool as hell in the picture.

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The two images worth the same price. the Tuxedo of Michael was VantaBlack.

https://www.cnet.com/news/mit-unveils-new-blackest-black-material-and-makes-a-diamond-disappear/
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'Good poll(!) and tough choice. My vote is uncertain but maybe 'Barry Lyndon.' Please see Jess' note above about the title. 
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Congratulations, riverotter!


Best movie poster for a Stanley Kubrick Movie
Live Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/NrvHaWC5ECI/

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