Search results for "Alex Cox"


Straight to Hell Returns (2010)

The story of Straight to Hell Returns revolves around a group of hapless bank robbers (Sy Richardson, Joe Strummer, Dick Rude) who bury their loot and attempt to hide out in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Sy Richardson  •  Kathy Burke  •  Elvis Costello  •  Graham Fletcher-Cook

Repo Chick (2009) RT 40% / Audience 14%

DVD release: Feb 2011

As a repo chick, wealthy bad-girl Pixxi and her entourage get mixed up in a devious kidnapping plot that threatens to wipe out the city of Los Angeles. Sequel to Alex Cox's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Jaclyn Jonet  •  Miguel Sandoval  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Alex Feldman

Searchers 2.0 (2007) RT Audience 31%

DVD release: Oct 2010

Comedy drama in which two actors who owe their entire careers to the Western genre seek revenge against a legendary screenwriter who once mistreated them on the set of an ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Del Zamora  •  Ed Pansullo  •  Sy Richardson

Revengers Tragedy (2002) RT 60% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Revengers Tragedy is a film adaptation of the 1606 play The Revenger's Tragedy It was directed by Alex Cox and adapted for the screen by Cox's fellow Liverpudlian, Frank ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Christopher Eccleston  •  Eddie Izzard  •  Derek Jacobi  •  Kevin Knapman

Three Businessmen (1998) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Mar 2005

An American art dealer (Miguel Sandoval), who specializes in southwestern topaz, arrives by train in Liverpool. Similarly, a very proper British art dealer (Alex Cox), who ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Miguel Sandoval  •  Alex Cox  •  Robert Wisdom  •  Isabel Ampudia

The Winner (1996) RT 17% / Audience 11%

DVD release: Oct 1997

A long lucky streak makes a nice guy the target of opportunists like his brother, his girlfriend, and some guys from New Jersey.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Rebecca De Mornay  •  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Richard Edson  •  Delroy Lindo

Death and the Compass (1992) RT 17% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Mar 2005

In a nightmare city inhabited only by criminals and police... a mystic detective finds a tool to catch a villainous outlaw. Death and the Compass is British director Alex ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Peter Boyle  •  Christopher Eccleston  •  Miguel Sandoval  •  Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez

El Patrullero (1991)

A naïve rookie in the Mexican highway patrol has to adapt to survive as he contends with dangerous drug-runners and widespread corruption.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Roberto Sosa  •  Bruno Bichir  •  Vanessa Bauche  •  Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez

Walker (1987) RT 40% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Feb 2008

William Walker and his mercenary corps enter Nicaragua in the middle of the 19th century in order to install a new government by a coup d'etat  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Western
DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Ed Harris  •  Richard Masur  •  Rene Assa  •  Rene Auberjonois

Straight to Hell (1986) RT 38% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Apr 2001

A gang of bank robbers with a suitcase full of money go to the desert to hide out. After burying the loot, they find their way to a surreal town full of cowboys who drink an ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Western
DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Dick Rude  •  Sy Richardson  •  Courtney Love  •  Joe Strummer




Sid and Nancy (1986) RT 88% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Dec 2000

A lacerating love story, 'Sid & Nancy' chronicles the brief, intense attachment of two of punk's most notorious poster children, Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious and his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  Chloe Webb  •  David Hayman  •  Debby Bishop

Kurosawa: The Last Emperor (1999)

A profile and history of film director Akira Kurosawa.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  Francis Ford Coppola  •  Mike Hodges  •  Andrei Konchalovsky

Sleep Is for Sissies (1980)

A broke Brit tries to pick-up girls, earn some money and navigate Los Angeles.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Greg Alarcon  •  Christine Burton  •  Alex Cox  •  Shaun Madigian

Repo Man (1984) RT 98% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Aug 2000

A down and out young punk gets a job working with a seasoned repo man, but what awaits him in his new career is a series of outlandish adventures revolving around aliens, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Emilio Estevez  •  Tracey Walter  •  Olivia Barash

I'm a Juvenile Delinquent – Jail Me! (2004)

This is a forty-minute drama for schoolkids, broadcast by the BBC in Britain. There was an epidemic of Liverpool kids blowing up public telephone boxes with fireworks at the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  James Stone  •  Gary Molyneux  •  Ben Molyneux  •  Nicholas McGrane

Doc of the Dead (2014) RT 89% / Audience 55%

The definitive zombie culture documentary, brought to the screen by the makers of THE PEOPLE vs. GEORGE LUCAS.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alexandre O. Philippe
CAST:  Alex Cox  •  Simon Pegg  •  Bruce Campbell  •  Fran Kranz

Herod's Law (1999)

Mexico, 1949. The fable of a janitor turned Mayor on a little town lost in the Mexican desert, who gradually realizes how far his new acquainted power and corruption can get him.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Luis Estrada
CAST:  Damián Alcázar  •  Pedro Armendáriz, Jr.  •  Delia Casanova  •  Juan Carlos Colombo

Gimme Power (1999)

Gabriel is a filmmaker in Mexico City, where he is a victim of crime and violence sometimes even three times a day. This is a black comedy that shows the extreme situation ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Fernando Sarinana
CAST:  Demián Bichir  •  Cecilia Suárez  •  Ximena Sariñana  •  Diego Luna

Perdita Durango (1997) RT 33% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Dec 1999

A psychotic criminal couple kidnaps a random teenage couple. The woman rapes the male captive, and lets him watch his lover being raped by the man. They then plan to sacrifice ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Álex de la Iglesia
CAST:  Rosie Perez  •  Javier Bardem  •  Harley Cross  •  Aimee Graham

Dominator (2003) RT Audience 11%

After a civil war in Hell, Lucifer has been defeated and the Key to Hell is in Lord Desecrater's grasp. However, the rebellious Dominator has his own thoughts and keeps the ...  (more)

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DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Doug Bradley  •  Dani Filth  •  Ingrid Pitt  •  Alex Cox