Top 10 Songs Which Would've Been More Appropriate In a Clockwork Orange Than Singing In the RainMontyPython Tip your hat to Britgirl for this idea guys.
We had a discussion about the "Singing In the Rain" scene from A Clockwork Orange. Being one of her favorite musicals, I asked her what she thought of the film and scene. She replied that she hated how such an innocent song was used for such a disgusting scene. And guess what?
I know it's my favorite movie and all, but I slightly agree.
It does example that this is nothing special and the Droogs do this any other average night, but couldn't Malcom McDowell use a more fitting tune? I know it was the first thing to pop in his head, but still.
Why Singing in the Rain?
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Bum bum bum bum. Yeah, Alex could've hummed this tune to show his love for Beethoven more maybe. - MontyPython
Well, obviously. Alex loves Beethoven. - jack2244
I think the innocence of "Singing in the Rain" was what made that scene truly horrifying.
Fun fact: Cary Grant also whistles Singing in the Rain in North by Northwest. - PetSounds
Both rather dark. - MontyPython
Personally, this pops into my head all the time. It is a catchy and rather fun tune, so why wouldn't he use it? - MontyPython
Both rather perverted. - MontyPython
Definitely more appropriate! Haha wow MontyPython, I was kidding! Bravo on your choice of songs! - Britgirl
This song wasn't even out when A Clockwork Orange was released - jack2244
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2. Ode to Joy: Symphony No. 9 - Beethoven
3. Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles