A Clockwork Orange | Full Movie

A Clockwork Orange
  • UR
  • 2h 17m
  • 1972
Certified Fresh90%
Common Sense Media Iconage 17+
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Being the adventures of a young man...who loved a bit of the old ultra-violence...went to jail, was brain washed...and came out cured...or was he? In a futuristic welfare state, Alex (Malcolm McDowell), a vicious young hoodlum, sleeps all day and spends his nights roaming the city with his droogs (friends), assaulting innocent people in the streets and in their homes. Finally captured by the police, Alex undergoes rehabilitation in the form of aversion therapy as brutal and horrifying as any of his offenses.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Certified Fresh90%
Critics Consensus: Disturbing and thought-provoking, A Clockwork Orange is a cold, dystopian nightmare with a very dark sense of humor.
New York Daily News

A mind shattering experience with its exaggerated violence and outrageous vulgarity.

June 25, 2017
Chicago Tribune
Gene Siskel

Kubrick's contributions are his wit and his eye. The wit, too much at times, is as biting as in Dr...

June 22, 2017
TIME Magazine

A merciless, demoniac satire in the future imperfect.

June 21, 2017
A.D. Murphy

Stanley Kubrick's latest film takes the heavy realities of the 'do-your-thing' and 'law-and-order'...

June 21, 2017
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Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media Iconage 17+
Common Sense Says
A violent meditation on violence; graphic and disturbing.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this is an extremely violent film. Within the first 13 minutes there is a violent beating of a homeless man, an attempted rape, a gang fight, another beating, and a rape. Sex and violence are paired. Hope for a "cure" for violence is scuttled. Profanity includes "f--k." There is full-frontal female nudity, sexual innuendo, male nudity, and explicit sex scenes. Characters are frequently surrounded by sexual images: paintings of naked women, sculptures of penises, naked women mannequins who produce milk for consumption out of their nipples. A male social worker engages in inappropriate touching with a young man under his jurisdiction; he eventually reaches down and grabs the young man's penis as he sits next to him in his underwear. For mature viewers, the messages about violence and cultural decay are present, but these may be lost on younger viewers amid the sensationalism.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Sci-Fi, Drama, Classics, Cult
  • Release Date:February 9, 1972
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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