About

Demonic gang-leader Alex goes on the spree of rape, mugging and murder with his pack of "droogs". But he's a boy who also likes Beethoven's Ninth and a bit of "the old in-out, in-out". He later finds himself at the mercy of the state and its brainwashing experiment designed to take violence off the streets.

8.3
11k
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 prison violence based on novel or book rape sexuality cult film society satire adolescence dystopia street gang great britain controversy beethoven controversial social worker living together futuristic society

Photos

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