Barry Lyndon

Barry Lyndon

  • PG
  • 1975
  • 184 min
  • UK, USA
  • adventure, drama, history

An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England.

Director: Stanley Kubrick

Screenwriter: Stanley Kubrick

Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Hardy Krüger

Cynical, ironic, and suffused with seductive natural lighting, Barry Lyndon is a complex character piece of a hapless man doomed by Georgian society.


  • Stanley Kubrick
    Stanley Kubrick

    Stanley Kubrick (July 26, 1928 - March 7, 1999) was an American film director, writer, producer, and photographer who lived in England during most of the last four decades of his career. Kubrick was noted for the scrupulous care with which he chose his subjects, his slow method of working, the variety of genres he worked in, his technical perfectionism, and his reclusiveness about...

Main Cast


Producer: Stanley Kubrick, Bernard Williams

Editor: Tony Lawson

Director Of Photography: John Alcott

Original Music Composer: Leonard Rosenman

Costume Design: Milena Canonero, Ulla-Britt Söderlund

Executive Producer: Jan Harlan


Source: based on the novel by William Makepeace Thackeray

Tagline: At long last Redmond Barry became a gentleman - and that was his tragedy.

Genres: adventure, drama, history, war

Certificate: PG

Categories: rise and fall, seven years' war, social climber, nobility, card playing, prussia, debt, fencing, gambler, 1760s, pistol duel, ireland, cheating at cards, 1700s, unhappy marriage, british army, epic, british soldier


Year: 1975

Runtime: 184 min

Country: UK, USA

Language: English, German, French

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 1.66 : 1

Sound Mix: Mono


  • Kate Muir (New York Times)

    There are few films so sumptuous that you almost require fabric swatches while watching -- peachy moiré silks, red brocades, eau de nil satins, lilac-grey velvets -- and that's just the menswear and the furniture.