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A Clockwork Orange

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    85
    from 4 reviewers
  • A Clockwork Orange
    1971
    136 min
    X
    True 4K
    HDR10

    Director: Stanley Kubrick

    Actors: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates

    Plot: In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned.

    Disc Release Date: 21 September 2021

    • Video
      93
    • Audio
      83
    • Extra
      80
    • Movie
      91

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      90
    • A Clockwork Orange was shot on 35mm film using Mitchell BNC and Arriflex 35 IIC cameras and has benefited from a 4K restoration, producing a new 4K DI, and from which from which it appears this UHD is...

    • Audio
      70
    • There's something really harsh with the DTS-HD MA 5.1 track. First the good; the track is well separated, giving rise to a fairly wide surround field, and some decent layering within the mix, albeit very...

    • Extra
      60
    • UHD...

    • Movie
      90
    • What a year 1971 was for boundary pushing cinema. Peckinpah had shocked audiences with that ‘did she or didn’t she enjoy’ scene in Straw Dogs, Ken Russell had shocked decency with his depiction of sexuality...

    • Total
      80
    • Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange, like Anthony Burgess’s novel before it, is controversial. Because it is so well made, and touches on such hefty themes, there are conflicting emotions when watching,...

    Blu-ray.com review by Randy Miller III
    • Video
      90
    • NOTE: "A beautiful transfer of an ugly film." That's the best way to describe this new 4K edition of A Clockwork Orange, which was likely sourced from a restoration created around the time of the 2011...

    • Audio
      50
    • Sadly, most of that visual excitement goes right out the window when listening to the 4K's new DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio track, which is unfortunately not a direct port of the older Blu-ray's mix. Much like...

    • Extra
      70
    • This two-disc release ships in a standard keepcase with hypnotic cover artwork, a matching reflective slipcover, and a Digital Copy redemption slip. The bonus features (listed below in name only) are identical...

    • Movie
      80
    • Oof, right in the yarbles.Stanley Kubrick's extremely polarizing 1971 film A Clockwork Orange finally makes its debut on 4K UHD courtesy of Warner Bros., which follows their earlier 4K releases of Kubrick's...

    • Total
      60
    • Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange is a harsh, harrowing, visceral, beast of a film that's often celebrated but I wouldn't blame anyone for being completely repulsed by it. Yet even its most die-hard...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      90
    • Alex and his droogs kick Ultra HD right in the yarbles, volunteering, our dear and loyal brothers, a remarkable upgrade over previous Blu-ray releases, which were notoriously mediocre and disappointing....

    • Audio
      80
    • The cult dystopian classic enjoys a bit of the old ultra-violence with the same DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack as its predecessors. Personally, I've always enjoyed this lossless iteration of the audio...

    • Extra
      50
    • The same set of bonus features from the previous release are ported over for this UHD edition and housed in the accompanying Blu-ray disc.Audio Commentary with Malcolm McDowell and filmmaker Nick RedmanStill...

    • Movie
      100
    • Let's take a minute to revel in the sheer genius of the title A Clockwork Orange, taken from Anthony Burgess's novel on which this film is based. At first odd and rather quirky sounding, the seemingly...

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      80
    • Fifty years later, Stanley Kubrick's cult dystopian classic A Clockwork Orange is a sci-fi masterpiece and brilliant social satire that remains just as relevant as ever. The still shocking and visceral...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      94
    • Whites are snappy and stand out nicely against darkened backgrounds (the scene in bizarre pub/hangout for example). Brightly lit sequences, such as the one in the prison chapel or lobby of the medical...

    • Audio
      84
    • The soundtrack is presented in a front oriented mix that is highlighted by the wonderfully engaging music score. The orchestrated elements are spread across the front of the room with subtle articulation...

    • Extra
      80
    • Disc 1: A Clockwork Orange Ultra HD Blu-rayDisc 2: A Clockwork Orange Blu-ray• Commentary by Malcolm McDowell and Nick Redman• Still Tickin': The Return of Clockwork Orange [2000 Channel 4 Documentary]•...

    • Movie
      80
    • Wow, I can only imagine how this film must have been received upon its release back in 1971. It isn’t the kind of film that can be easily summed up...

    • Total
      85
    • Home Entertainment featuring veil lifting Ultra HD video and legacy bonus material. If you’re a fan and are equipped to take advantage of the Ultra HD upgrade this is simply a must have....