Straight to Hell (1987)

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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.

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A gang of bank robbers with a suitcase full of money go to the desert to hide out. After burying the loot... (source:


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Full cast list for the movie Straight to Hell.
Dick Rude



Gloria Miralles Ruiz

Juan Uribe

Joe Cashman
Dead Man in Car

Jose Pomedio Monedero

Jennifer Balgobin

Frank McMahon

Bruno McMahon

Spider Stacy
Angel Eyes McMahon

Frank Murray
Biff McMahon

Terry Woods
Tom McMahon

Jimmy McMahon

Andrew Ranken
Lance McMahon

Philip Chevron
Ed McMahon

Ed Pansullo
Mac McMahon


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List of Straight to Hell quotes.

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...


Trailer for the movie Straight to Hell.
Straight to Hell (1987) - Official Movie Trailer

Release Date26 June 1987
TaglineA story of blood, money, guns, coffee, and sexual tension.
GenreAction, Comedy, Western, Adventure, Crime
Filming LocationsAlmería, Andalucía, Spain
Sound MixMono
Film TypeFeature
Film ClassAbsurd Comedy, Farce, Parody/Spoof
ThemesBank Robbery, Crime Gone Awry
TonesSatirical, Campy, Enigmatic, Humorous, Quirky

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