Steven Spielberg vs. Stanley Kubrick - Who's the better director?

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Who's the better director?

  1. Steven Spielberg

  2. Stanley Kubrick

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  1. MXZT

    MXZT Brown Belt Platinum Member

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    Both legendary directors. I guess both are different in their own ways, but who's better?



     
  2. Sonny Qc

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    Not a Kubrick fan....

    Not huge on Spielberg either,
    But I'll chose him anyway.
     
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  3. Not A Theist

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    Not a huge fan of either, but Spielberg has done more in a more broad range.
     
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  4. LaYLa & SaDiE

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    Spielberg is best director of all time easily imo

    1. Saving private Ryan
    2. Indiana Jones TRILOGY
    3. Jaws
    4. Jurassic Park
    5. Catch me if you can
     
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  6. phoenixikki

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    Come on, that's not even debatable. Spielberg it's good with cheap sentimentalism and that's it.
    Kubrick has created masterpiece after masterpiece.
     
  7. Drain Bamage

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    Apples/Oranges and Kubrick died, making this a tough call.

    Spielberg is more audience friendly whereas Kubrick was more of an auteur.

    I don't think Spielberg would have done as good of a job with 2001, A Clockwork Orange etc. and Kubrick could never have made Raiders of the Lost Ark or Jurassic Park.
     
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    I wanna throw an Eyes Wide Shut party at my house.

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  10. Happy Man

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    Correct answer.

    It’s not a debate.
     
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  11. Anung Un Rama

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    Spike Lee
    next question
     
  13. Streeter

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    QT wins any director contest imo.

    U may not like him but Caneron is pretty Greta too
     
  14. A.A. Riggs

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    2 of my favorites actually. Kubrick put out some true masterpieces, but Spielberg put out so much more and it was also high quality stuff.
     
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    In that context you can argue Kubrick's premature death keeps him from battling Spielberg's output fairly
     
  17. A.A. Riggs

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    I dunno. Usually I feel that Kubrick mastered one film, and just kept doing that. I prefer Spielberg's overall theme of Family Foibles, particularly Fathers and Sons, over Kubrick's monotonous Civilization on the Brink of Chaos.
     
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  18. Dinotective

    Dinotective Twitch.tv/Dinotective

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    This can only be settled by rap battle.

     
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    Kubrick tapped out to AI and Spielberg finished that shit!
     
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  20. Rex Luger

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    Spielberg is a pedo
     

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