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Alex Cox is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter, Producer and Editor British born on 15 december 1954 at Liverpool (United-kingdom)

Alex Cox

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Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 15 december 1954 (67 years) at Liverpool (United-kingdom)

Alex Cox, né le 15 décembre 1954 à Liverpool, est un acteur, réalisateur et scénariste britannique.

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Sy Richardson
Sy Richardson
(8 films)
Dan Wool
Dan Wool
(6 films)
Dick Rude
Dick Rude
(3 films)
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Filmography of Alex Cox (23 films)

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Doc of the Dead, 1h21
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Medical-themed films, Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Disaster films
Actors Simon Pegg, Alex Cox, Bruce Campbell, Fran Kranz, George A. Romero, Tom Savini
Rating63% 3.198673.198673.198673.198673.19867
Doc of the Dead takes a look at the zombie genre in film, literature, and in pop culture as a whole. Several entertainers from various fields such as film and literature are brought in and interviewed on how zombies have changed not only them, but how they entertain others and how the genre has influenced and impacted society at large.
The Oxford Murders, 1h48
Directed by Álex de la Iglesia
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Films about mathematics, Serial killer films
Actors Elijah Wood, John Hurt, Leonor Watling, Julie Cox, Burn Gorman, Dominique Pinon
Roles Kalman
Rating60% 3.04843.04843.04843.04843.0484
In 1993, Martin (Elijah Wood), a US student at the University of Oxford, wants Arthur Seldom (Hurt) as his thesis supervisor. He idolises Seldom and has learned all about him. He takes accommodation in Oxford at the house of Mrs. Eagleton (Anna Massey), an old friend of Seldom. Also in the house is her daughter, Beth (Julie Cox), who is her full-time caregiver — which she resents bitterly — and a musician by occupation.
Searchers 2.0, 1h36
Directed by Alex Cox
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Sy Richardson, Leonard Maltin, Roger Corman, Alex Cox, Zahn McClarnon
Rating58% 2.906652.906652.906652.906652.90665
The story follows two out of work actors, Mel and Fred. Mel works part-time as a day laborer. They learn that screenwriter Fritz Frobisher, who had violently abused the two actors with a whip during a childhood acting job, will be appearing at a screening of one of his films that will take place in Monument Valley. The two decide to travel from Los Angeles to the screening, but neither owns a car, so they convince Mel's daughter, Delilah, to drive them on their revenge journey.
Rosario Tijeras, 2h6
Origin Colombie
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about prostitution, Erotic thriller films, Fictional prostitutes
Actors Flora Martínez, Manolo Cardona, Unax Ugalde, Helios Fernández, Alex Cox, Juan David Restrepo
Roles Donovan
Rating62% 3.148333.148333.148333.148333.14833
The movie, based on a book by Jorge Franco, deals with the life of a beautiful woman involved with the subculture of sicarios, the motorcycle-riding hitmen of the slums of Medellín, Colombia, in the late 1980s-early 1990s. Rosario, a dangerous woman who was molested and raped as a child, and now claiming to be owned by no man, lives a life on the edge while trying to come to terms with her past and the men in her life, not making the best choices along the way.
In His Life: The John Lennon Story, 1h25
Directed by David Carson
Origin USA
Genres Historical, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Blair Brown, Christine Cavanaugh, Gillian Kearney, Lee Williams, Christine Kavanagh, Jamie Glover
Roles Bruno Koschmider
Rating59% 2.952762.952762.952762.952762.95276
Beginning in Liverpool in the 1950s, the film concentrates on the early life of John Lennon (Philip McQuillen) as he struggles to become a successful musician in the embryonic stages of British rock and roll. Lennon goes on to form a number of bands, widening his local audience as he develops, before later joining with Stuart Sutcliffe (Lee Williams), George Harrison (Mark Rice-Oxley), Pete Best (Scot Williams) and Paul McCartney (Daniel McGowan) to form the Beatles. The group attract the attention of music promoter Brian Epstein (Jamie Glover) who engineers their success and fame. However, Sutcliffe and Best are both dropped from the band, to be replaced by Ringo Starr (Kristian Ealey).
Herod's Law, 2h
Directed by Luis Estrada
Genres Drama, Comedy, Crime
Actors Damián Alcázar, Pedro Armendáriz (fils), Alex Cox, Delia Casanova, Isela Vega, Ernesto Gómez Cruz
Roles Gringo
Rating77% 3.899443.899443.899443.899443.89944
After the mayor of the fictional village San Pedro de los Saguaros is lynched by angry villagers, a petty PRI party member named Juan Vargas (Damián Alcázar) is appointed temporary mayor by the state governor. At first the new mayor attempts to do good but a lack of funds cripples his efforts, and the bribe of a brothel owner sets him on the path to corruption. Seeking help from his superior, the secretary to the PRI governor, he is given a copy of the constitution of Mexico and a revolver and is told that the only law is Herod's law: literally translated: "either you get screwed or you get fucked." (O te chingas o te jodes).
Lust for Frankenstein, 1h28
Directed by Jesús Franco
Genres Erotic, Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, LGBT-related films, Films based on science fiction novels, Frankenstein films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Lina Romay, Michelle Bauer, Analia Ivars, Amber Newman, Alex Cox
Roles Le gardien
Rating30% 1.516051.516051.516051.516051.51605
Moira Frankenstein (Lina Romay), la fille du défunt professeur, découvre la "déesse" (Michelle Bauer), une créature féminine créée par son père. Fascinée, elle n'a plus qu'une idée en tête : trouver de jeunes filles pour contenter la créature.
Dance with the Devil, 2h6
Directed by Álex de la Iglesia
Origin Mexique
Genres Thriller, Horror comedy, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies, Comedy horror films
Actors Rosie Perez, Javier Bardem, Harley Cross, Aimee Graham, James Gandolfini, Demián Bichir
Roles Doyle
Rating63% 3.1516953.1516953.1516953.1516953.151695
Perdita (Rosie Perez) is a tough, no-nonsense lady clad in a Tura Satana-style black outfit. She meets Romeo Dolorosa (Javier Bardem), a maniacal criminal who also happens to be an even more maniacal witch doctor. Romeo robs a bank but risks getting caught in order to force the Bank Teller to strip her shirt and reveal her large breasts. Once in the street, he hides his face from the cops by grabbing and french kissing a random woman on the street. Crossing the border into Mexico together, Perdita and Romeo become lovers and partners in crime as they kidnap a random Anglo-Saxon teenage couple in order to sacrifice them. Along the way they also hijack a truckload of human fetuses and try to evade a determined Drug Enforcement Administration officer (James Gandolfini).
The Winner
The Winner (1996)
, 1h32
Directed by Alex Cox
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Actors Rebecca De Mornay, Vincent D'Onofrio, Sy Richardson, Richard Edson, Alex Cox, Delroy Lindo
Rating47% 2.3617552.3617552.3617552.3617552.361755
Phillip is a naive nobody with an uncanny knack for winning in a casino. Not much caring if he wins or loses, Phillip goes on a weeks-long hot streak in Las Vegas that ultimately comes to the attention of a lot of people who want his money.
Floundering, 1h36
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors James LeGros, John Cusack, Ethan Hawke, Jeremy Piven, Lisa Zane, Steve Buscemi
Roles Photographer
Rating58% 2.948172.948172.948172.948172.94817
John (James LeGros) is an unemployed young man, living alone and trying to pay hospital bills for his brother and only family. The film is told as a narrative delivered by John under the pessimism of the early 1990s. A misanthropic shut-in, he deals with his personal issues through a series of disjointed and sometimes imaginary encounters with television personalities, dead relatives, a former liberal turned investment banker, drug users and the unemployment office. Each chapter is bears a varying degree of social commentary. The film climaxes as John loses hope, and his search for meaning turns to self-destruction. John is finally rescued by the charity of an old friend, then resolving to leave Los Angeles and start his life anew.
The Queen of the Night, 1h57
Directed by Arturo Ripstein
Origin Mexique
Genres Biography
Themes Films about sexuality, Bisexuality-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Patricia Reyes Spíndola, Alberto Estrella, Ana Ofelia Murguia, Alex Cox, Socorro Avelar, Odiseo Bichir
Roles Klaus Eder
Rating69% 3.456393.456393.456393.456393.45639
En 1939, Lucha Reyes, chanteuse en vogue revenue d'Allemagne où elle avait eu des problèmes de voix, se produit dans un cabaret de Mexico. Là elle fréquente son ami Oñate un peintre politiquement de gauche, un allemand, Klaus Eder militant aussi à gauche qui a fui le fascisme hitlérien et surtout son amie, sa confidente et même davantage, Jaïra, qui vit de ses charmes. Elle retrouve aussi sa mère, Doña Victoria, très possessive, auprès de qui elle ne trouve guère d'affection ce dont elle a précisément bien besoin au point d'en être parfois extravagante.