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Repo Man (Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray] (1984)

Harry Dean Stanton , Emilio Estevez , Alex Cox  |  R |  Blu-ray
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (257 customer reviews)

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Product Details

  • Actors: Harry Dean Stanton, Emilio Estevez
  • Directors: Alex Cox
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Blu-ray, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: Region A/1 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.77:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: R (Restricted)
  • Studio: Criterion Collection
  • DVD Release Date: April 16, 2013
  • Run Time: 92 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (257 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00B2BYXTK
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #25,715 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

Special Features

  • New high-definition digital restoration, approved by director Alex Cox
  • Audio commentary featuring Cox and other cast
  • Interviews with Cox, Richardson, and Zamora and more cast
  • Deleted scenes
  • The complete "cleaned-up" television version of the film, prepared by Cox
  • Trailers
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by critic Sam McPheeters and more

  • Editorial Reviews

    A quintessential cult film of the 1980s, Alex Cox's singular sci-fi comedy stars the always captivating Harry Dean Stanton (Paris, Texas) as a weathered repo man in desolate downtown Los Angeles, and Emilio Estevez (The Breakfast Club) 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 reclaiming 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 a politically trenchant take on President Reagan's domestic and foreign policy.

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    131 of 141 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars 18 years later, still my favorite movie December 16, 2002
    Format:VHS Tape|Verified Purchase
    Repo Man is completely unclassifiable. Funny, dark, biting, thrilling, confusing, action, adventure, it's all there. Emilio Estevez plays Otto, a "white suburban punk" living in LA's sprawl, with a nowhere job that he loses in the film's second scene. When his hippie parents admit they sent his college fund to a TV preacher (We're sending Bibles to El Salvador!), Otto meets Bud (Harry Dean Stanton), a cocaine-driven Repo Man who needs an extra driver. Otto joins the firm and soon learns the Repo Code; Bud's version (You see, a Repo Man gets himself INTO tense situations), and the other regulars at Helping Hand Auto share their philosophies too. Light finds Bud's view tedious but is willing to handle shoot-outs when he's not reading parodies of Scientology (Diuretix), Miller seems completely neuron-fried (The more you drive, the less intelligent you are), and Oly is along to make a four-pack. (Did you notice the four experienced Repo Men are named after beers?) Let's go get a drink, kid!
    Multiple plot strands at first seem unrelated, but bind together closer and tighter as the film moves along. Otto and the other Repo Men are on the lookout for a 1964 Chevy Malibu, with a $25,000 bounty. So are some creepy FBI agents, who stalk and kidnap Otto. And so are Helping Hand's arch-rivals, who careen into the plot whenever things are getting dull. The car's driven by a nuclear physicist in from Los Alamos, who warned a CHP officer not to look in the trunk (with deadly results). Otto's punk friends find the car while breaking into a pharmaceutical factory, but they're too stupid to keep it.
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    62 of 67 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars A Proud One Among Many August 23, 2001
    Format:DVD
    Every decade, there seems to be a movie that defines the angst of the culture and the subculture, the collective feeling that something is wrong with the establishment. To call this zeitgeist is misleading; these films don't reflect the spirit of the times as much as they somehow tap into the opposite - they manage to create an all-around sense of unease about the state of the world. In the 1960s, it was The Graduate and the bombshell look at the end. For the 1990s, Fight Club identified many things wrong both with pop culture and those acting in rebellion against it. For the Reagan-saturated 1980s, the distinction falls squarely on Alex Cox's debut film Repo Man. In one of his first roles, Emilio Estevez plays Otto, a street punk who loses his job and college savings in the same day due to misunderstandings and television preachers. At the end of his rope financially and mentally, he agrees to make a quick 20 bucks by helping experienced repo man Bud (Harry Dean Stanton). Realizing the potential to make a good living, and an "intense" life in his new job, Otto signs up with the crew and becomes a repo man. On the way, he meets an unusual woman (Olivia Barash) whom he rapidly falls in lust with. When word comes down the wire that there's an enormous commission out on a 1964 Chevy Malibu, Otto and all the other repo men set out to look for the car with the huge score. What they find in the trunk is so unusual, it will change everything - EVERYTHING.
    What makes Repo Man so unique is the obvious satirization not only of regular, and in this case conservative Reagean-esque, culture, from the "John Wayne was [gay]" speech to Bud's trashing of Russia, but the send-ups of punk culture (Let's go do some crimes! Yeah, let's get sushi and not pay!
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    31 of 34 people found the following review helpful
    Format:DVD
    Alex Cox sends up the Reagan era in a black comedy about car reposession. With a stellar soundtrack and lots of quotables, Cox is the precursor to the Coens and Tarantino. Cox sends up everything but the kitchen sink-suburban life, televangelism, nuclear fear, UFO conspiracies, commercialism, self help cults, and more I'm sure I missed here. Straight up lo-budget classic if you have a taste for irony and absurdity.
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    103 of 127 people found the following review helpful
    2.0 out of 5 stars Great Movie, Lousy DVD June 16, 2005
    Format:DVD
    First off, let me say that I LOVE this movie. There is nothing else out there like it. It is the first movie about Nothing, long before Seinfeld and Napoleon Dynamite came along.

    But actually, it's not about Nothing. It's about a quest. A quest to find the Holy Grail of car reposession: A Chevy Malibu.

    So why 2 stars? Because this DVD SUCKED, that's why. The widescreen was pretty good, and the audio was okay. But other than that, where were the captions or subtitles? And more importantly, WHERE WERE ALL THE GREAT SCENES I REMEMBERED?

    I never saw this in the theater. I grew up watching reruns of it on TBS. I got to hear all the repeats of "flip you" and "melonfarmer" in all their dubbed glory. When Leila swears at Otto at the end, my memory is her saying, "You Nerrrrd!" Not that-other-word.

    That's okay. I can deal with more cussing. In fact, I like it. But what makes me want to say "Flip You" to the makers of this DVD is that we are missing all these great scenes:

    1. The crazy guy in the car babbles on and on to Kevin about various things, including Lorna Doone cookies. Kevin's response is, "Lorna Doones? I love Lorna Doones!" From this DVD - GONE!!!

    2. Bud gets pissed at a phone booth for no apparent reason and goes and gets a baseball bat or crowbar or something and beats the thing to smithereens. Otto wants to get in on the action, so he picks up the bat and starts doing some smashing of his own, with some nice maniacal laughter. Bud has to make him quit and leave. This scene - GONE!!!

    3. Otto goes home again to see his hippy parents. The Good Reverend on TV is going on and on of course. I remember him saying these specific very cool lines, "Suffer the fires of eternal damnation! Now these are the end times...
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    2.0 out of 5 stars Two Stars
    The dvd did not play properly and skipped scenes.
    Published 1 day ago by Rachel
    4.0 out of 5 stars Repo Man(Criterion Collection) 2-disc w/booklet
    This review will focus more on the 'Criterion Collection' set. This is my first experience purchasing a DVD movie from Criterion Collection and I am impressed with the way they... Read more
    Published 12 days ago by CreateEnergy
    5.0 out of 5 stars It's intense
    I fell in love with this movie the first time I saw it. I caught it by chance at a friend's house and thought about it most of the next day. Read more
    Published 18 days ago by Damian P. Gadal
    5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
    Great!
    Published 26 days ago by Scott P Stevenson
    2.0 out of 5 stars Its the Code of the Repo Man!
    A very strange but under rated movie, the ending could have been a little bit better but how do you end something like this anyway!
    Published 1 month ago by Tom Madigan
    5.0 out of 5 stars classic
    no deeper meaning to search for here although some might disagree. i really liked this movie when it came out and have only good memories of it now.
    Published 1 month ago by will crow
    5.0 out of 5 stars A classic
    Not the most polished film ever made but it is still a nostalgia fest for those of us who remember the 80s and how much they sucked in so many ways.
    Published 1 month ago by Tim Cullen
    5.0 out of 5 stars The best movie ever made
    The best movie ever made. Great movie great acting great music great story. The more you drive the less intelligent you are.
    Published 3 months ago by courtney mini
    5.0 out of 5 stars A new member of the cult
    It's fun to see a weird 1980's cult film like REPO MAN get the full Criterion treatment. The bonus features on this disc and the beautiful presentation of this wacky, punk-rock,... Read more
    Published 4 months ago by J. Ott
    3.0 out of 5 stars My brother-in-law swears by it, but I don't see the attraction
    Its not the worst film I've ever seen, but you have to have a taste for colorful losers doing colorful loser things, and I guess I don't.
    Published 4 months ago by H. Ewert
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