R | | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned.
In the mid-1960s, Brad Dexter, best known as one of The Magnificent Seven (1960), and who later became a producer for Frank Sinatra, wanted to breathe new life into Sinatra's film career by helping him display the same professional pride in his films as he did in his recordings. He gave Sinatra the ... ...
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 ...
When Alex is licking the stage man's shoe, it's supposed to be filthy but is visibly clean.
There are no opening credits after the title, which is followed by the opening shot of Alex the Droog. Although it is now commonplace for major films to not have opening credits, in 1971 it was considered rather unusual and was considered a trademark of director Stanley Kubrick.
In the 1971 X version, when Alex is smashed with the milk bottle, it is in slow-motion. In the edited R version, it is at normal speed.
£618,615 (UK) (19 March 2000)
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