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Cox, Alex 1954-

Overview
Works: 142 works in 448 publications in 6 languages and 6,602 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Interviews  Satire  Fiction  Allegories 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Actor, Commentator, Film editor, Scenarist, Editor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alex Cox
Repo man by Alex Cox ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,324 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 )
46 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 759 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 by Terry Gilliam ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and French and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychadelic escapades
The Oxford murders by Alex de la Iglesia ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and French and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman is murdered in Oxford. Her body is discovered by two men who meet for the first time at that moment: Arthur Seldom, a prestigious professor of logic, and Martin, a young graduate student who has just arrived at the University hoping to study with Seldom. It quickly becomes clear that this is the first in a series of murders, all of which are announced by the murderer with strange mathematical symbols. Professor and student join forces to try and crack the code
Walker by Alex Cox ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 389 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
10,000 ways to die : a director's take on the spaghetti western by Alex Cox ( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 341 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
La ley de Herodes Herod's law ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 308 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."
Revengers tragedy by Alex Cox ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 166 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
The president and the provocateur by Alex Cox ( )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film director Alex Cox reflects on the strange archetypes haunting his life's obsession: the Kennedy assassination
Searchers 2.0 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 131 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
Todo el poder Gimme power : La ley de herodes = Herod's law ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 123 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
Repo man by Alex Cox ( Book )
15 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sid and Nancy : love kills by Alex Cox ( Book )
12 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deer hunting in Texas by Alex Cox ( Book )
3 editions published between 1947 and 1977 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Death & the compass ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 85 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
La muerte y la brujula ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the short story by Jorge Luis Borges. This mystery revolves around a series of three identical assassinations, each committed on the third day of the month, for three consecutive months, in three different locations. Following the clues, a clever detective stumbles into the perfect trap
The great silence ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A widow hires a gunslinger to avenge the death of her husband, an outlaw who was killed by bounty hunters
Straight to hell by Alex Cox ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three hard-drinking killers find themeselves in the remote desert town of El Blanco, dominated by the savage McMahon clan. With two gangs in tow, it isn't long before the tension is thick as desert dust
Herod's law La ley de Herodes ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When in San Pedro de los Saguaros, the mayor is lynched by a group of indigenous people, the old junkyard operator Juan Vargas is named the Temporary Municipal President. This makes him believe that his dream of power is going to come true; but when confronted with the problems of the place, he decides to resign. However, his boss obliges him to stay by telling him that he's been touched by Herodes Law and gives to him the constitution as an aid and a gun. He soon discovers the delights of power applying the law along the way and provoking reactions that get out of control
Alex Cox's Highway patrolman = El patrullero ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A top graduate of Mexico's National Highway Patrol Academy, Pedro Rojas, is sent to patrol a desolate highway. He soon succumbs to bribe-taking and corruption, and his life spins dangerously out of control. When his fellow patrolman and friend Anibal is killed by drug smugglers, Pedro becomes hell-bent on revenge. Edge City is a short drama from 1980, the other short films are about Alex Cox and his films
 
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Alternative Names
Cox Alexander 1954-....
コックス, アレックス
Languages
English (214)
Spanish (22)
German (5)
French (4)
Japanese (2)
Italian (1)
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