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Cox, Alex 1954-

Overview
Works: 181 works in 639 publications in 7 languages and 8,250 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Punk films  Surrealist films  Rock films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Dark comedy films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Actor, Commentator, Film editor, Editor, Scenarist, Performer, fmd, Restager
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alex Cox
Repo man by Alex Cox( Visual )

57 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two ace "Repo Men" are out to beat ruthless government agents, UFO cultists, hired thugs, a lobotomized nuclear scientist and the infamous Rodriguez Brothers to an incredibly valuable '64 Chevy containing a secret that can change the course of civilization overnight
Sid and Nancy by Alex Cox( Visual )

71 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sid & Nancy chronicles the brief, intense attachment of two of Punk's most notorious poster children, Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious and his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen
Fear and loathing in Las Vegas( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fueled by a suitcase full of pharmaceuticals, journalist Raoul Duke and his sidekick Dr. Gonzo set off on a fast and furious ride through nonstop neon, surreal surroundings and a crew of crazy characters
Fear and loathing in Las Vegas by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fueled by a suitcase full of pharmaceuticals, journalist Raoul Duke and his sidekick Dr. Gonzo set off on a fast and furious ride through nonstop neon, surreal surroundings and a crew of the craziest characters ever. But no matter where misadventure leads them, Duke and Gonzo discover that sometimes going too far is the only way to go."--Back of container
The Oxford murders by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dos hombres que se acaban de conocer, un prestigioso profesor de Lógica, y un joven estudiante que acaba de llegar a la universidad con la intención de hacer su tesis con Seldom, descubren el cadáver de una anciana. Pronto queda claro que éste es el primero de una serie de asesinatos, todos anunciados por el culpable a través de extraños símbolos. El profesor y el estudiante unen sus esfuerzos para desentrañar el código, convirtiéndose todo en un elaborado puzzle en el que nada es lo que parece
Walker by Alex Cox( Visual )

36 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of William Walker, a 19th century adventurer who abandoned his career in law and politics to become a soldier of fortune and dictator of Nicaragua. Includes commentary; documentary; a booklet; and more
La ley de Herodes = Herod's law by Luis Estrada( Visual )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tiny town of San Pedro de los Saguaros needs a new Mayor, as the populace has assassinated several. As a reward for his party loyalty, the ruling governor gives hapless junk dealer Damián Alcázar the post. An honest if idealistic man, Vargas arrives with his beautiful, ambitious wife Gloria. Picked for his stupidity, he quickly discovers that bribes, blackmail, gratuitous fines, and other abuses of authority are the only way to get things done, and soon transforms himself from ineffectual stooge to paragon of corruption--or, a successful politician. Along the way, he encounters a surly madam, a moralizing doctor, a mercenary priest, and an opportunistic gringo. He justifies his actions with a motto learned from his party leader, who quotes Herod's Law, which is (if somewhat reworded), "Either you screw them or you get screwed."
Repo man( Visual )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About a weathered repo man in desolate downtown Los Angeles, and 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 other worldly, 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
10,000 ways to die : a director's take on the spaghetti western by Alex Cox( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A completely new chronological history of the Spaghetti Western, beginning with Corbucci's 'Red Pastures', as seen through the eyes of a fine director
The president and the provocateur by Alex Cox( )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film director Alex Cox reflects on the strange archetypes haunting his life's obsession: the Kennedy assassination
Sid and Nancy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sid and Nancy: Chronicles the brief, intense attachment of two of Punk rock's most notorious poster children, Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious and his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen
Revengers tragedy by Alex Cox( Visual )

28 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Great men were gods, if beggars couldn't kill 'em!" exclaims Vindici, the (anti)hero of Revengers Tragedy. This modern dress Jacobean tragedy is set in a post-apocalyptic Britain, where southern England lies underwater, and center of power is Liverpool--ruled by media magnate The Duke. Ten years after his wife was murdered on their wedding day, exiled Vindici returns, to exact his revenge against the Duke--her killer--and his son and heir, Lussurioso, who lusts after Vindici's innocent sister, Castiza. Vindici re-unites with his estranged family, ingratiates himself with Lussurioso, and brings down The Duke and his entire corrupt political dynasty
Todo el poder = Gimme power : La ley de herodes = Herod's law( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Todo el poder (105 min.): Mexico City filmmaker Gabriel grabs his camera and sets off in search of the thieves who stole his ex-wife's new car while it was in his care. La ley de Herodes (123 min.): Junkyard operator Juan Vargas is named Temporary Municipal President after the mayor is lynched, and the power goes to his head
Searchers 2.0( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As child actors, Mel and Fred were beaten and whipped by an imperious screenwriter, Fritz Frobisher. Now the elderly Fritz is to appear at a tee-shirt signing ceremony in Monument Valley, AZ, where his great films were made. Still living in LA and seeking work as actors, Mel and Fred decide to go to Monument Valley and give Fritz a drubbing. Since niether of them has a working car, they invite Mel's estranged daughter, Delilah, to give them a ride"--Container
Repo man by Alex Cox( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sid and Nancy : love kills by Alex Cox( Book )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex Cox's Introduction to film : a director's perspective by Alex Cox( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emerging filmmakers need to know the basics of their art form: the language of the camera, and lenses, the different crew roles, the formats, the aspect ratios. They also need to know some bare-bones theory: what an auteur is, what montage is, what genres are. Most important, all filmmakers require serious grounding in film. You cannot be a great artist if you aren't versed in great art. An Introduction to Film covers all these aspects, from director and filmmaker Alex Cox's perspective
Repo man( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About a weathered repo man in desolate downtown Los Angeles, and 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 other worldly, 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 Reagan₂s domestic and foreign policy
The great silence by Sergio Corbucci( Visual )

4 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widow hires a gunslinger to avenge the death of her husband, an outlaw who was killed by bounty hunters
Death & the compass by Alex Cox( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant detective investigates a series of strange murders in a totalitarian city of the future. But when bizarre crimes point to a labyrinth of occult conspiracy, the inspector discovers that his unorthodox methods may be leading to his own equally dark destruction
 
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Fear and loathing in Las Vegas10,000 ways to die : a director's take on the spaghetti westernAlex Cox : film anarchistAlex Cox X films : true confessions of a radical filmmaker
Alternative Names
Alex Cox Brits acteur

Alex Cox britský režisér

Alex Cox comédien, réalisateur et scénariste britannique

Alex Cox comédien, réalisateur, scénariste

Alex Cox director de cine británico

Alex Cox regista, sceneggiatore e attore britannico

Cox Alexander 1954-....

Алекс Кокс

Ալեքս Քոկս բրիտանացի կինոխմբագիր

אלכס קוקס

אלכס קוקס במאי קולנוע בריטי

أليكس كوكس مخرج أفلام بريطاني

الکس کاکس فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان بریتانیایی

콕스, 알렉스 1954-

アレックス・コックス

コックス, アレックス

亞歷·卡斯

亚历克斯·考克斯

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