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Overview

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Director:
Writers:
Stanley Kubrick (screenplay)
Anthony Burgess (novel)
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Release Date:
2 February 1972 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Being the adventures of a young man ... who couldn't resist pretty girls ... or a bit of the old ultra-violence ... went to jail, was re-conditioned ... and came out a different young man ... or was he ? See more »
Plot:
In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 15 nominations See more »

Cast

  (Cast overview, first billed only)

Malcolm McDowell ... Alex

Patrick Magee ... Mr. Alexander

Michael Bates ... Chief Guard

Warren Clarke ... Dim
John Clive ... Stage Actor

Adrienne Corri ... Mrs. Alexander

Carl Duering ... Dr. Brodsky
Paul Farrell ... Tramp

Clive Francis ... Lodger
Michael Gover ... Prison Governor
Miriam Karlin ... Catlady
James Marcus ... Georgie

Aubrey Morris ... Deltoid

Godfrey Quigley ... Prison Chaplain

Sheila Raynor ... Mum
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange" - USA (poster title)
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Runtime:
136 min
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Language:
Color:
Black and White | Color (Warnercolor) (uncredited)
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Dolby Digital (re-issue) | Mono
Certification:
Argentina:X (original rating) | Argentina:18 (re-rating) | Australia:R | Brazil:16 | Canada:R (Alberta/Manitoba/Nova Scotia) | Canada:18A (British Columbia) | Canada:R (Ontario) (original rating) | Canada:16+ (Quebec) | Canada:18A (Ontario) (re-rating) (2007) | Chile:18 | Finland:K-16 (1989) | Finland:K-18 (1972) | France:16 | Greece:K-17 | Hong Kong:III | Hungary:18 | Iceland:16 | Ireland:18 (re-rating) (2000) | Ireland:(Banned) (1971-2000) | Israel:X (original rating) | Israel:18 (video rating) | Italy:VM18 | Italy:VM14 (re-rating on appeal) (1998) | Japan:R-15 | Malaysia:(Banned) | Mexico:C | Netherlands:16 | Netherlands:14 (original rating) | New Zealand:R18 | Norway:18 | Peru:18 | Portugal:M/16 | Russia:18+ | Singapore:(Banned) (original rating) | Singapore:R21 (re-rating) | South Africa:18 (Certificate G/1999/0748 DVD) | South Korea:(Banned) | South Korea:18 (2005) (DVD rating) | South Korea:18 (2004) | Spain:(Banned) (original rating) | Spain:18 (re-rating) (1975) | Sweden:15 | UK:X (original rating) | UK:18 (video) | USA:R (certificate #22962) (edited for re-rating) | USA:X (original rating) | West Germany:16

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Due to the controversy surrounding A Clockwork Orange (1971), it was not released on VHS and DVD in Australia until 2000.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The amount of spaghetti on Alex' plate increases after he has already eaten some of it.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Alex:There was me, that is Alex, and my three droogs, that is Pete, Georgie, and Dim, and we sat in the Korova Milkbar trying to make up our rassoodocks what to do with the evening. The Korova milkbar sold milk-plus, milk plus vellocet or synthemesc or drencrom, which is what we were drinking. This would sharpen you up and make you ready for a bit of the old ultra-violence.
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Soundtrack:
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