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A Clockwork Orange (1971)

  • One of Stanley Kubrick's best films
  • Based on a novel by Anthony Burgess
  • Malcolm McDowell plays the lead role: Alex, a teenage punk, whose two main interests are Beethoven and ultra-violence.

Though the film hardly shows the exterior of the car (only a brief glimpse from the front), it has a longish scene of Alex and his three mates driving it over country lanes. But it's really dark and you can't see much... The registration number may be DAV 485Q.

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The car scene

Alex and his gang escape crammed in a stolen sports car - a Durango 95, a low-slung, fast car - disappearing into the black night of the countryside. Driving at reckless speed in a rush toward the camera (with the sides of the road receding behind them), they play 'chicken' with other vehicles, exhilarated by the panic and excitement of forcing other cars and drivers off the road:
Alex (voice-over): "The Durango-95 purred away real horrorshow - a nice, warm, vibraty feeling all through your guttiwuts. Soon, it was trees and dark, my brothers, with real country dark.
We fillied around for a while with other travellers of the night, playing hogs of the road. Then we headed west, what we were after now was the old surprise visit. That was a real kick and good for laughs and lashings of the old ultra-violence."

the droogs in the Durango Alex behind the wheel

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