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A Clockwork Orange (1971) | Details

Plot Summary

Protagonist Alex DeLarge is an "ultraviolent" youth in futuristic Britain. As with all luck, his eventually runs out and he's arrested and convicted of murder. While in prison, Alex learns of an experimental program in which convicts are programmed to detest violence. If he goes through the program, his sentence will be reduced and he will be back on the streets sooner than expected. But Alex's ordeals are far from over once he hits the streets of Britain..

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Release Date

Canada
(toronto)
1971-12-19
USA
(los angeles, california) (premiere)
1971-12-19
USA
(new york city, new york)
1971-12-19
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Also Known As (A.K.A.)

A Clockwork Orange
(Original title)
La naranja mecánica
Argentina
A Clockwork Orange
Australia
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Certification

Argentina
(re-rating)
18
Argentina
(original rating)
X
Austria
No data
16
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Sensitive content guide

Sex & Nudity

Severe

Violence & Gore

Severe

Profanity

Moderate

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

Moderate

Frightening & Intense Scenes

Severe

Awards

BAFTA Awards (1973)
Best Cinematography
Best Art Direction
Best Film
Best Film Editing
Best Screenplay
Golden Globes, USA (1972)
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Academy Awards, USA (1972)
Nominated
Best Film Editing
Nominated
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Nominated
Best Picture
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