Alex Cox

Repo Man

Repo Man

A quintessential cult film of the 1980s, Alex Cox’s singular sci-fi comedy stars the always captivating Harry Dean Stanton as a weathered repo man in a desolate Los Angeles, and Emilio Estevez as the nihilistic middle-class punk he takes under his wing. The job becomes more than either of them bargained for when they get involved in repossessing a mysterious—and otherworldly—Chevy Malibu with a hefty reward attached to it. Featuring the ultimate early eighties L.A. punk soundtrack, this grungily hilarious odyssey is also a politically trenchant take on President Reagan’s domestic and foreign policies.

Film Info

  • Alex Cox
  • United States
  • 1984
  • 92 minutes
  • Color
  • 1.78:1
  • English
  • Spine #654

Special Features

DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION

  • New, restored 2K digital transfer, approved by director Alex Cox, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
  • Audio commentary featuring Cox, executive producer Michael Nesmith, casting director Victoria Thomas, and actors Sy Richardson, Zander Schloss, and Del Zamora
  • New interviews with musicians Iggy Pop and Keith Morris and actors Dick Rude, Olivia Barash, and Miguel Sandoval
  • Deleted scenes and trailers
  • Roundtable discussion about the making of the film, featuring Cox, producers Peter McCarthy and Jonathan Wacks, Zamora, Richardson, and Rude
  • Conversation between actor Harry Dean Stanton and McCarthy
  • Cox’s “cleaned-up” television version of the film
  • Trailers
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay by critic Sam McPheeters, an illustrated production history by Cox (Blu-ray only), and a 1987 interview with real-life repo man Mark Lewis (Blu-ray only)

New cover illustrations by Jay Shaw and Tyler Stout, design by Rob Jones

Purchase Options

Special Features

DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION

  • New, restored 2K digital transfer, approved by director Alex Cox, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
  • Audio commentary featuring Cox, executive producer Michael Nesmith, casting director Victoria Thomas, and actors Sy Richardson, Zander Schloss, and Del Zamora
  • New interviews with musicians Iggy Pop and Keith Morris and actors Dick Rude, Olivia Barash, and Miguel Sandoval
  • Deleted scenes and trailers
  • Roundtable discussion about the making of the film, featuring Cox, producers Peter McCarthy and Jonathan Wacks, Zamora, Richardson, and Rude
  • Conversation between actor Harry Dean Stanton and McCarthy
  • Cox’s “cleaned-up” television version of the film
  • Trailers
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay by critic Sam McPheeters, an illustrated production history by Cox (Blu-ray only), and a 1987 interview with real-life repo man Mark Lewis (Blu-ray only)

New cover illustrations by Jay Shaw and Tyler Stout, design by Rob Jones

Repo Man
Cast
Harry Dean Stanton
Bud
Emilio Estevez
Otto
Tracey Walter
Miller
Olivia Barash
Leila
Sy Richardson
Lite
Susan Barnes
Agent Rogersz
Fox Harris
J. Frank Parnell
Tim Finnegan
Oly
Del Zamora
Lagarto
Eddie Velez
Napo
Zander Schloss
Kevin
Jennifer Balgobin
Debbi
Dick Rude
Duke
Miguel Sandoval
Archie
Vonetta McGee
Marlene
Richard Foronjy
Plettschner
Bruce White
Reverend Larry
Biff Yeager
Agent B
Ed Pansullo
Agent E
Steve Mattson
Agent S
Thomas Boyd
Agent T
Circle Jerks
Night Club Band
The Untouchables
Scooter Guys
Credits
Director
Alex Cox
Written by
Alex Cox
Produced by
Jonathan Wacks
Produced by
Peter McCarthy
Executive producer
Michael Nesmith
Director of photography
Robby Müller
Music
Tito Larriva
Music
Steven Hufsteter
Repo Man theme
Iggy Pop
Editor
Dennis Dolan
Art design
J. Rae Fox
Art design
Lynda Burbank
Casting
Victoria Thomas
Creative consultants
Dick Rude
Creative consultants
Brant Reiter
Technical adviser
Mark Lewis
Title design
Robert Dawson

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