Vous voulez voir cette page en français ? Cliquez ici.


or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
or
Amazon Prime Free Trial required. Sign up when you check out. Learn More
More Buying Choices
Amazon.ca Add to Cart
CDN$ 33.50
Have one to sell? Sell yours here

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

 R (Restricted)   Blu-ray
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (97 customer reviews)
List Price: CDN$ 42.99
Price: CDN$ 33.50 & FREE Shipping. Details
You Save: CDN$ 9.49 (22%)
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
Only 2 left in stock.
Sold by Genuine Goodies and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Want it delivered Tuesday, April 22? Choose One-Day Shipping at checkout.
Today Only: Ice Age Collection for $31.99
Today only: The "Ice Age Giftset" is at a one-day special price, featuring Ice Age, Ice Age: The Meltdown, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Ice Age: Continental Drift, and Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas Special. Offer valid on April 19th, 2014, applies only to purchases of products sold by Amazon.ca, and does not apply to products sold by third-party merchants and other sellers through the Amazon.ca site. Learn more

Frequently Bought Together

Repo Man (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray] + Naked Lunch (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-Ray] [Import] + Gate of Hell (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]
Price For All Three: CDN$ 91.72

Show availability and shipping details


What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Product Details


Product Description

Amazon.ca

A volatile, toxic potion of satire and nihilism, road movie and science fiction, violence and comedy, the unclassifiable sensibility of Alex Cox's Repo Man is the model and inspiration for a potent strain of post-punk American comedy that includes not only Quentin Tarantino (Pulp Fiction), but also early Coen brothers (Raising Arizona, in particular), Men in Black, and even (in a weird way) The X-Files. Otto, a baby-face punk played by Emilio Estevez, becomes an apprentice to Bud (Harry Dean Stanton), a coke-snorting, veteran repo-man-of-honor prowling the streets of a Los Angeles wasteland populated by hoods, wackos, burnouts, conspiracy theorists, and aliens of every stripe. It may seem chaotic at first glance, but there's a "latticework of coincidence" (as Tracey Walter puts it) underlying everything. Repo Man is a key American movie of the 1980s--just as Taxi Driver, Nashville, and Chinatown are key American movies of the '70s. With a scorching soundtrack that features Iggy Pop, Fear, Black Flag, Circle Jerks, and Suicidal Tendencies. --Jim Emerson

Product Description

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. DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES � New high-definition digital restoration, 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 � Interviews with Cox, Richardson, and Zamora, producers Peter McCarthy and Jonathan Wacks, actors Olivia Barash, Dick Rude, Miguel Sandoval, and Harry Dean Stanton, musicians Keith Morris and Iggy Pop, and Sam Cohen, the inventor of the neutron bomb � 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, an illustrated production history by Cox, with his original comic and film proposal, and a 1987 interview with real-life repo man Mark Lewis

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought


Customer Reviews

Most helpful customer reviews
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars strange but ok movie Feb. 22 2003
Format:VHS Tape
a punk becomes a car repossessor and everyone is looking for this mysterious car that supposely has alien body(s) in the trunk. it was ok but i think it could have been better.
Was this review helpful to you?
5.0 out of 5 stars Criterion blu ray's rock!!! Jan. 22 2014
Format:Blu-ray|Verified Purchase
I'm so glad this film got such a five star blu ray release, as it's much deserved! Seeing this film once is not enough which is why I'd recommend strongly this purchase!
Was this review helpful to you?
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Format:DVD
Wow, ummm....interesting. Finally something different. No, I mean this is REALLY different. About time to, cuz lately I've seen a string of bvad movies, so it's nice to see something cool and original every now and then. Otto (Emilio Estevez) is a Los Angeles punk, a loser with no direction and no role models. But he discovers a code of honor and higher purpose when he joins a select group of latter-day knights: the repo men. As a fledging apprentice, Otto slowly learns the ways of these high-caliber, overmedicated auto repossessors. And when a $20,000 bounty is placed on a mysterious missing car, Otto eludes the police, feds, religious cultists, and other repo men in a frantic search for this holy grail. Could one man's destiny lie in the back of a 1964 Chevy Malibu? For some, actually for many, this film will come of as stupid and random, but for those of us who "get" it, this is a breathe of fresh air. Using clever, if somewhat odd, story telling, this film should keep you entertained and amused throughout the entire duration of the film. I say rent first, then but.
Was this review helpful to you?
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars "What about our relationship!?" May 19 2004
By R
Format:DVD
I have to say that this movie was the coolest Emilio Estevez movie ever. I cant think of any of his other movies but this one is plain out awesome. It is one of the most qoutable movies ever. I just love every line of it. It is not as super cleverly written as Quentin Tarantino movies but to me it was just plain awesome. This movie is not for everyone though. Some people may be turned off by the harsh language, themes, and aliens. All three of those made the movie SO much better. The whole alien in the trunk of a car thing was so cool. You never really get to see the aliens kinda like the briefcase in Pulp Fiction. But in this movie you know that it is aliens in the trunk. This movie is whacked out, has a cool soundtrack, awesome dialogue(to my taste), and has one of the most original story lines I ever heard of. B/Cult Classic that is worthy of an A.
Was this review helpful to you?
4.0 out of 5 stars not what i had expected June 25 2004
By chode
Format:DVD
I was thouroughly pleased upon seeing repo man. Though i Admit it was defintitletely not what I had expected. A friend recomended the movie to me saying it was apunk rock thing, and it was actually an acurate portrayal of the punk rock lifestyle of the 80's. WHOA no way, thats the last time i trust that guy. What I did discover was a magical glowing, flying spacecar, which everyone and their mother wanted. It's brilliant, just half way through the movie it takes a twist for the strange. I'd recomend this movie to anyone. This is probably Emelio's only good performance ever so that makes the movie that much more special.
Was this review helpful to you?
5.0 out of 5 stars Watch it twice June 22 2004
Format:DVD
Like most of my reviews, I will try to keep this brief. I say watch it twice because as much as i love low budget movies...I couldn't decide if i loved the movie or thought that it was a waste of my day. After the first viewing, i didnt get a chance to see the movie again until 3 years later when i got a chance to purchase the special edition(before it became an excrutiatingly high price) i picked it up used from the store that i worked at. My first point is the awesome soundtrack. I actually purchased the special edition because of the soundtrack and the packaging. To pay $25 dollars for a soundtrack and a cool case is extreme, but that shows how awesome the sntrk is (as long as you love old-school punk). But after the second viewing I realized how incredible the movie really was, whether it was a for the simple great humor or the incredible satire that it is. You may want to rent it before you buy it, but when you realize that you love it...you wont feel that it was wasted money renting it first.
Was this review helpful to you?
5.0 out of 5 stars The Most Quotable Movie April 10 2004
Format:DVD
Maybe the most quotable movie in history, probably more than any early Hollywood classic, and definitely more than anything in the last fifty years. How else would we know how to call a plate-o-shrimpism?
Was this review helpful to you?
5.0 out of 5 stars Don't Look In the Trunk Feb. 24 2004
Format:DVD
A car with an unknown substance, three punks, and a young kid named Otto. This is Repo Man, Sid and Nancy director Alex Cox's debut film starring Emilio Estavaz.
The film starts with Otto, a young suburban punk, who getss fired by his boss for repeadily showing up late for work. With nowhere to go, Otto runs into a cop who asks Otto to help him get his wife to the hospital. He is tricked and finds out that he just helped out a whole department of repo men. This leads him on a fast-paced ride.
While Otto travels and learns the ropes from the other repo men, a man in a 1964 Chevy Malibu is the subject of a nationwide search because of what he possesses in his trunk.
With a full cast of interesting characters and an amazing soundtrack from the likes of Fear, Black Flag, and a theme song by Iggy Pop, this film is one of the most interesting films of the 1980s. Whether it's Sci-Fi, comedy, or road film, it continues to make fans twenty years later.
Was this review helpful to you?
Want to see more reviews on this item?
ARRAY(0xb2b22760)

Look for similar items by category


Feedback