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Straight to Hell (1987)

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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:

Alex Cox

Writers:

Alex Cox, Dick Rude
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dick Rude Dick Rude ... Willy
Sy Richardson ... Norwood
Courtney Love ... Velma
Joe Strummer ... Simms
Gloria Miralles Ruiz Gloria Miralles Ruiz ... Maid
Juan Uribe Juan Uribe ... Policeman
Joe Cashman Joe Cashman ... Dead Man in Car
Jose Pomedio Monedero Jose Pomedio Monedero ... Gomez
Sara Sugarman Sara Sugarman ... Chuch
Miguel Sandoval ... George
Jennifer Balgobin Jennifer Balgobin ... Fabienne
Biff Yeager ... Frank McMahon
Shane MacGowan ... Bruno McMahon
Spider Stacy Spider Stacy ... Angel Eyes McMahon
Frank Murray Frank Murray ... Biff McMahon
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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>

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

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Action | Comedy | Western

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Alex Cox

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 June 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Caminho do Inferno See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$210,200
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

According to Alex Cox on his website, the screenplay by him and Dick Rude was written in four days. 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
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Coming Soon... BACK TO HELL See more »

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Spoofs Duck, You Sucker (1971) See more »

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3 Deadly Cars
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fun fun FUN!!!!
10 October 1999 | by L_CELINESee all my reviews

OK, Joe Strummer plays a hit-man, the Pogues are Banditos, Elvis Costello's their butler, and Courtney Love dies a violent death....what more could you ask for?


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