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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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In short order, Ruddy goes from repo man to detective, helping Alan solve his own murder.
Starring Harry Dean Stanton and Emilio Estevez, the movie tells of a young punk, Otto, who becomes a repo man after he helps to steal a car, and stumbles into a strange new world as a result.
The week before the repo man showed up, he brought home a blue marlin, a good seven feet long, with a huge glass eye that saw everything.
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.
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.
Set in the not-toodistant future, Jude Law plays Remy, a repo man or debt collector for The Union, a slick company that sells human organs and then brutally retrieves them if the recipient falls behind on their repayments.
Corporate jets targeted by high-end repo man Repo man Ken Cage specializes in repossessing luxury items such as corporate jets, yachts and even racehorses.
Christopher Beeny, who plays repo man Herman Teasdale, aka Morton Beemish, said: "They've got the same characters.
He was just embarking on a life as an independent film-maker, with the highly thought-of Repo Man still in the pipeline.