In future Britain, charismatic delinquent Alex DeLarge is jailed and volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government in an effort to solve society's crime problem - but not all goes according to plan.
Genre: Classics, Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Sci-fi is already the most "out there" genre, so what happens when experimental directors take its themes and run with them? Check out this collection of the very best boundary pushing science-fiction films and find out for yourself. Just don't say we didn't warn you!
A director who brought the world some of the most visually stunning and instantly recognizable films of all time, including 'A Clockwork Orange' and 'The Shining'. And also the man responsible for a 50% drop in rural Maine hotel bookings in 1980.
'The Godfather', 'Apocalypse Now', 'The Last Picture Show' - has cinema reached these heights since? Make up your own mind, but only after you check out this collection of films nominated for the Oscars best-picture award during the 1970s.
What is evil? The question has haunted theologians for millennia, but seems to make modern people uncomfortable. This eclectic collection of films eschews cartoonish tropes, delving into the real nature of evil as a psychological, spiritual, and social phenomenon.
Watch 'Clockwork Orange' legend Malcom McDowell play a variety of evil leading roles (to be honest, finding any of his films that DIDN'T satisfy this criterion was the tricky part). A man born with eyebrows like that was never going to be the hero!
After the fall of fascism and the growth of communism, Hollywood was inundated with speculative sci-fi imagining how the future might look if 'The Man' got his way. Having passed many of the years these films were set in (e.g. 1984), all we can say is : 'Thank God it's not THAT bad!'
Movies based on the dystopian visions of George Orwell, Ray Bradbury, Anthony Burgess, and others. You will find only the most critically-acclaimed films in this collection, guaranteed to make you think twice about who you vote for!
Gilliam, Lynch, and Cronenburg collide in this list of dystopian nightmares that lean on Kafka's aesthetic; difficult to sum it up without resorting to the circular adjective 'Kafkaesque', but you'll know it when you see it!