About

In a near-future Britain, young Alexander DeLarge and his pals get their kicks beating and raping anyone they please. When not destroying the lives of others, Alex swoons to the music of Beethoven. The state, eager to crack down on juvenile crime, gives an incarcerated Alex the option to undergo an invasive procedure that'll rob him of all personal agency. In a time when conscience is a commodity,...

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Directed by

Stanley Kubrick

Written by

Stanley Kubrick (Screenplay)
Anthony Burgess (Novel)

Runtime

136 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

Being the adventures of a young man whose principal interests are rape, ultra-violence and Beethoven.

Cast

Keywords

parent child relationship violence based on novel or book sexuality cult film society satire dystopia street gang great britain controversial social worker futuristic society

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Lists

#85 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#82 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#70 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition AFI

#37 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Picture Stanley Kubrick

Oscar nomination for Best Director Stanley Kubrick

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium Stanley Kubrick

Oscar nomination for Best Film Editing Bill Butler