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repo man

(ˈripo ˈmæn)
n. a man who repossesses cars for a living. I’d rather beg than get a job as a repo man.
See also: man, repo
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Thursday with R-rated "Repo Man," directed by Alex Cox, in which young punk Otto (Emilio Estevez) becomes a repo man after helping Bud (Harry Dean Stanton) steal a car and stumbles into a world of wackiness as a result.
Meanwhile MPs sit in their lofty towers milking the insolvency and foreclosures debate, not caring that their lack of action over the past nine months under the guise of saving 'vulnerable groups from the repo man has done more harm to vulnerable groups by their failure to act on a measure designed to help normalise the banking system and ultimately the economy.
REPO MAN Model poses as a debt collector reclaiming goods
Flatpack Film Festival converts Edible Eastside's canalside garden into an al fresco cinema, serving hot dogs and beer, and screening one of the finest - and strangest - movies of the 1980s: Alex Cox's LA punk 18-certificate sci-fi classic Repo Man (8.
Flatpack Film Festival converts Edible Eastside's canalside garden into an al fresco cinema, serving hot dogs and beer during a screening of Alex Cox's 1980s' LA punk sci-fi classic Repo Man (18) 8.
At the movies AMERICAN science fiction crime comedy Repo Man was out this week.
Meanwhile, Franklin is hustling on the streets as a repo man for an unsavory car dealership owner.
So all that glitters may not be gold - except to the repo man.
THE REPO MAN (9pm Channel 4) MEET Sean James - tough-nut bailiff by night, and painter of children's bedroom murals by day.
THURSDAY The Repo Man Channel 4, 9pm Sean James isn't a man you want to risk getting on the wrong side of.
Franklin works as a repo man for a luxury car dealership that seeks to scam the young and wealthy with new money.
The man behind Repo Man, Sid and Nancy, and The Revenger's Tragedy, was born in Wirral but currently lives in the US, teaching film production and scriptwriting at the University of Colorado.
It's a sort-of sequel to the cult comedy Repo Man, following the antics of spoilt rich girl Pixxi de la Chasse, who leads a celebrity lifestyle - until her parents cut her off without a penny.
does little to alter the formula that's done him proud 'til now, opening track Repo Man being a shuffling slice of loose-limbed Little Feat-style, white boy country funk.
Jude Law is the repo man who defaults on payments on his new heart - so his former partner comes after him to repossess it.