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A Clockwork Orange is a 1971 film written and directed by Stanley Kubrick, adapted from the 1962 dystopian novel by Anthony Burgess. It stars Malcolm McDowell as Alex, the ultraviolent leader of a gang of teenaged droogs who drink, listen to classical music, and beat up the elderly - all while sprinkling strange slang into his speech. Although the film was largely censored due to its sexual violence, A Clockwork Orange was nominated for the Oscars for Best Picture, Best Picture, and Best Screenplay.This list includes all the best A Clockwork Orange lines and moments, just as they appeared in the actual movie script. Whether they are funny quotes, sad quotes, quotes about love or death, all the most famous A Clockwork Orange quotes are here.
You Can Rely On Me
Minister: As I was saying, Alex, you can be instrumental in changing the public verdict. Do you understand, Alex? Have I made myself clear?
Alex: As an unmuddied lake, Fred. As clear as an azure sky of deepest summer. You can rely on me, Fred.
It Was the Music
Alex: I woke up. The pain and sickness all over me like an animal. Then I realized what it was. The music coming up from the floor was our old friend, Ludwig Van, and the dreaded Ninth Symphony.
Minister: Punishment means nothing to them, you can see that. They enjoy their so-called punishment.
Alex: You're absolutely right, sir.
Chief Guard Barnes: Shut your bleeding hole!