A Clockwork Orange

Visible crew/equipment: The shadow of the camera can be seen many times on Alex and Miss Weathers during the fight scene in the clinic.

Continuity mistake: When Alex goes home in the night, he turns on his cassette player, takes out a cassette from the player, then after a few seconds a closeup is shown of the slot with a cassette inside that he removes again. (00:18:25)


Continuity mistake: When Frank first pours the wine for Alex he fills it all the way to the top. The shot changes and he is still pouring the wine however the level of the glass has dropped to half full and he fills it up again.


Chief Guard Barnes: Violence makes violence.

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Trivia: According to actor Malcolm McDowell, director Stanley Kubrick was concerned that the Droog attack on F. Alexander and his wife would become just another dark, cruel and violent scene in a movie that was already full of dark, cruel and violent scenes. Kubrick wanted the Alexander home invasion to stand out as genuinely horrifying, but he was at a creative impasse. After Kubrick shut down production for several days to ponder the problem, he thought of Alex dancing during the attack. Malcolm McDowell suggested dancing (and singing) along to "Singin' in the Rain," as it was the only song to which he knew all the words.

Charles Austin Miller

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Question: I don't understand why Alex waits until Mrs. Alexander has unchained the opened front door and fully opened it, before he and his droogs break in. I'm sure the four of them could easily have broken the chain off with a bit of force. Is it simply part of Alex's nature to be invited in, before he starts his attack?

Gavin Jackson

Chosen answer: It's part of the "fun element" of the crime to get the victim to open the door themselves.

Captain Defenestrator

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