Hawk Films

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Hawk Films
Industry Film production
Founded 1964
Founder Stanley Kubrick
Headquarters United Kingdom
Products Motion pictures

Hawk Films was a British film production company formed by Stanley Kubrick for his 1964 film Dr. Strangelove.[1] He also used it as production company for A Clockwork Orange (1971), Barry Lyndon (1975), The Shining (1980) and Full Metal Jacket.[1]

He later formed two subsidiaries that were also named after birds of prey:[2] In addition to Hawk Films, Peregrine Productions was involved in the production of Barry Lyndon and The Shining;[1] while Harrier Films was involved in the production of Full Metal Jacket (1987)[1][3] together with his main production company Stanley Kubrick Productions, which he set up for 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) and which was also the main production company for Eyes Wide Shut (1999).[4]

Noted American environmentalist Roger A. Caras served as vice president of Hawk Films from 1965 to 1969, and was heavily involved in the promotion of 2001: A Space Odyssey.[5]


  1. ^ a b c d Baxter, John (1997). Stanley Kubrick: A Biography. Basic Books. p. 174. ISBN 0-7867-0485-3. 
  2. ^ Cocks, Geoffery (2004). The Wolf at the Door: Stanley Kubrick, History, & the Holocaust. Peter Lang. p. 6. ISBN 978-0-8204-7115-0. 
  3. ^ Ciment, Michel; Adair, Gilbert; Bononno, Robert (2003). Kubrick: The Definitive Edition. Macmillan. p. 223. ISBN 978-0-571-21108-1. 
  4. ^ IMDb: Stanley Kubrick Productions (gb) Retrieved 2012-04-20
  5. ^ Cevasco, George A.; Harmond, Richard P.; Mendelsohn, Everett (2009). Modern American Environmentalists: A Biographical Encyclopedia. JHU Press. ISBN 978-0-8018-9152-6. 

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