5.8/10
1,930
47 user 14 critic

Straight to Hell (1987)

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 awful lot of ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

,
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Walker (1987)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

An unconventional retelling of the life of William Walker, a 19th century American mercenary leader who became the president of Nicaragua.

Director: Alex Cox
Stars: Ed Harris, Richard Masur, Rene Auberjonois
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A digital remastering and recut version of the 1987 film, Straight to Hell Returns revolves around a group of hapless bank robbers who bury their loot and attempt to hide out in what they ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Cox
Stars: Kathy Burke, Elvis Costello, Graham Fletcher-Cook
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An episodic look at a young man's life in Mexico's national highway patrol. We follow Pedro Rojas from cadet training and his rookie assignment in a northern border area, to his quick ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Cox
Stars: Roberto Sosa, Bruno Bichir, Vanessa Bauche
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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 specializes in ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Cox
Stars: Miguel Sandoval, Robert Wisdom, Alex Cox
Searchers 2.0 (2007)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The 'has-been' Hollywood Western actors, Mel Torres and Fred Fletcher, hear Fritz Frobisher will attend a screening of one of his movies in Arizona. They decide to go exact revenge on him ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Cox
Stars: Del Zamora, Andres Carranza, Jason Norquist
Repo Chick (2009)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

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.

Director: Alex Cox
Stars: Jaclyn Jonet, Miguel Sandoval, Del Zamora
Sid and Nancy (1986)
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The relationship between Sid Vicious, bassist for British punk group The Sex Pistols, and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen is portrayed.

Director: Alex Cox
Stars: Gary Oldman, Chloe Webb, David Hayman
Repo Man (1984)
Comedy | Crime | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Young punk Otto becomes a repo man after helping to steal a car, and stumbles into a world of wackiness as a result.

Director: Alex Cox
Stars: Harry Dean Stanton, Emilio Estevez, Tracey Walter
The Winner (1996)
Comedy | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

When it is discovered that a man is having luck in the casinos in Las Vegas, people start attempting to take his money.

Director: Alex Cox
Stars: Rebecca De Mornay, Vincent D'Onofrio, Richard Edson
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

From cult director Alex Cox (Repo Man; Sid and Nancy) comes this modernised adaptation of Thomas Middleton's celebrated play from 1607. It tells the story of a man whose wife is murdered on... See full summary »

Director: Alex Cox
Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Kevin Knapman, Michael Ryan
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Directors: Alex Cox, Danny Beard, and 5 more credits »
Stars: James Miller, Devon Wycoff, Jesse Lee Pacheco
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The Tombstone story told in the style of the Japanese classic Rashomon where we see history from several perspectives including that of Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, Kate, Ike Clanton, Colonel Hafford and Johnny Behan

Director: Alex Cox
Stars: Adam Newberry, Jesse Lee Pacheco, Christine Doidge
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dick Rude ...
...
...
...
Gloria Miralles Ruiz ...
Maid
Juan Uribe ...
Policeman
Joe Cashman ...
Dead Man in Car
Jose Pomedio Monedero ...
Gomez
...
...
George
Jennifer Balgobin ...
...
...
Bruno McMahon
Spider Stacy ...
Frank Murray ...
Biff McMahon
Edit

Storyline

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 awful lot of coffee. The townspeople are hostile to the outsiders at first, but seem to accept them once they've killed a couple of people. After a while, a mysterious man named Dade arrives, who seems to have unpleasant business to settle with the robbers. A free-for-all shoot-em-up ensues. Written by George S. Davis <mgeorges@prodigy.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A story of blood, money, guns, coffee, and sexual tension.

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Western

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 June 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Caminho do Inferno  »

Filming Locations:


Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$210,200
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The film's premiere was a disaster, as many people left midway through the film. See more »

Quotes

Karl: Salsa y ketchup, you tell me and I'll fetch up, K A R L S Disco Wiener Haven, salsa y ketchup, salsa y ketchup
See more »

Crazy Credits

Karl's Disco-Wieners now for sale in the foyer See more »

Connections

Featured in Completely Pogued (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

3 Deadly Cars
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Hellishly boring western...thing!
12 February 2007 | by See all my reviews

Apparently this film was made because a bunch of musicians realised that it would be more profitable to make a film than to hold a big tour. I'm not a fan of any of the artists in this film; but to be honest, I'd rather them have done the show - because at least then I wouldn't have had to suffer it! Quite what this film is supposed to be is anyone's guess - the humour isn't funny, and the Leone spoofs aren't very well worked. The violence isn't shocking and the story isn't interesting - so what's the point? It's a shame really because the idea of a bunch of punks getting together and making a film has 'cult' written all over it, but unfortunately this lot couldn't deliver something worthy of the name. There's barely anything good I can say about this movie - not even the desert setting looks nice. There's a small role for Dennis Hopper, which is always nice; but the rest of the performers are all pretty dire. It would seem that the cast and crew thought that their mere presence would lead to a good film so the story isn't important. They were wrong, Straight to Hell is a sprawling, boring mess of a film and it's one that I don't recommend sitting through.


11 of 18 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?
Review this title | See all 47 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Best of 2017: Our Favorite Movie and TV Stills

Take a look at our favorite movie and TV stills from the past year. Spot any of your faves?

Browse the Best of 2017