Kubrick Multimedia Film Guide

Kubrick Print References:
Novels Kubrick Adapted to Film



The Killing
Based on the novel Clean Break by Lionel White.

Paths of Glory
Based on the novel Paths of Glory by Humphrey Cobb.

Spartacus
Based on the novel Spartacus by Howard Fast.

Lolita 
Based on the novel Lolita by Vladimir Nabakov. Nabakov also wrote the screenplay which is also in print. Kubrick ended up re-writing it.

Dr. Strangelove
Based on the novel Red Alert by Peter George

2001: A Space Odyssey
Originally spawned from a short story, The Sentinel by Arthur C. Clarke. Screenplay was developed by Kubrick and Clarke. Clarke wrote the novel 2001: A Space Odyssey in conjuction with Kubrick after/during the filming. 

A Clockwork Orange
Based on the novel A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess.

Barry Lyndon
Based on the novel Barry Lyndon by William Makepeace Thackeray

The Shining
Based on the novel The Shining by Stephen King.

Full Metal Jacket
Based on the novel Short-Timers by Gustav Hasford.

Eyes Wide Shut
Based on the novella Traumnovelle byArthur Schnitzler.

(Also known as Rhapsody, Rhapsody: A Dream Novel, and Dream Novel.)