Search results for "Alex Cox"


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 • Crime • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Emilio Estevez  •  Tracey Walter  •  Olivia Barash

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 • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Christopher Eccleston  •  Eddie Izzard  •  Derek Jacobi  •  Diana Quick

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

DVD release: Dec 2000

Following their breakout success in England, flagship punk rock band the Sex Pistols venture out on their first U.S. tour. Temperamental bassist Sid Vicious takes his troubled ...  (more)

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

Straight to Hell (1987) 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

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

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

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

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

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




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

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

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

Kurosawa: The Last Emperor (1999)

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

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

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  •  Jaclyn Jonet

Bill the Galactic Hero (2014)

Bill is a reluctant astronaut in a fascist society.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  James Miller  •  Devon Wycoff  •  Jesse Lee Pacheco  •  Kaitlin McManus

Emmanuelle: A Hard Look (2001)

Documentary about the Emmanuelle movies, looking at their making as well as their social and cultural impact.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Sylvia Kristel  •  Alex Cox  •  Laura Gemser  •  Just Jaeckin

Tombstone-Rashomon (2017)

The Gunfight at the OK Corral only happened once, but has been tirelessly recreated in films, television shows and western towns ever since. No one has a monopoly on truth, ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Adam Newberry  •  Jesse Lee Pacheco  •  Christine Doidge  •  Eric Schumacher

Catchfire (1990)

A witness to a mob assassination flees for her life from town to town, switching identities, but cannot seem to elude Milo, the chief killer out to get her.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Dennis Hopper
CAST:  Dennis Hopper  •  Jodie Foster  •  Dean Stockwell  •  Vincent Price