Straight to Hell is a 1987 independent action-comedy film directed by Alex Cox, and starring Sy Richardson, Joe Strummer (frontman of The Clash), Dick Rude, and Courtney Love. The film also features cameos by Dennis Hopper, Grace Jones, Elvis Costello, and Jim Jarmusch. Band members of The Pogues, Amazulu, and The Circle Jerks are also featured in the film. The film's title is based on The Clash's 1982 song of the same name.
Norwood: It's gettin' kinda hot back here.
Norwood: They look like coffee addicts to me, boys.
Chuch: This place is full of bad men who'll kill anyone who crosses their path or even shows their face... know what I mean?
Velma: No. I don't see any bad men.
Chuch: That's 'cause they're all out, but they'll be back...
|Release Date||26 June 1987|
|Tagline||A story of blood, money, guns, coffee, and sexual tension.|
|Genre||Action, Comedy, Western, Adventure, Crime|
|Filming Locations||Almería, Andalucía, Spain|
|Film Class||Absurd Comedy, Farce, Parody/Spoof|
|Themes||Bank Robbery, Crime Gone Awry|
|Tones||Satirical, Campy, Enigmatic, Humorous, Quirky|