Repossession movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant repossession movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever and absurd films and TV shows about / with repossession, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, culture clash, runaway, life philosophy, pornography and destiny plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
repossession movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as repossession: Repo Man (1984), The Full Monty (1997), Zero to Sixty (1978), Dance With Me (2019), The Great Smokey Roadblock (1977), Model Shop (1969), The Delicate Art of Parking (2003), Telstar: The Joe Meek Story (2008), Stripes (1981), Stroszek (1977).

List of repossession movies

Repo Man (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A down and out young punk gets a job working with a seasoned repo man, but what awaits him in his new career is a series of outlandish adventures revolving around aliens, the CIA, and a most wanted '64 Chevy.
Style: cult film, surreal, semi serious, offbeat, clever ...
Plot: ufo, punk, surrealism, chase, repossession, radioactivity, violence, police, save the world, urban, society, obsessive quest ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Full Monty (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sheffield, England. Gaz, a jobless steelworker in need of quick cash persuades his mates to bare it all in a one-night-only strip show.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: suicide attempt, unemployment, striptease, stripper, working class, friendship, audition, rehearsal, homosexual, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), police ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire, london
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Zero to Sixty (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A divorced man hooks up with a street-smart 16-year-old who makes her living by repossessing cars from their owners.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: odd couple, car chase, repossession, crimes, couples, friends, disorder, fall in love, friendship, teenage life, siblings relations, gangsters ...
Time: 70s
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Dance With Me (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After being hypnotized, Shizuka Suzuki has to sing and dance whenever she hears music.
Plot: footbridge, short haired female, slender legs, hotel, magician, auditorium, junk food, leg, schoolgirl, debt collector, stolen car, amusement park ...
Place: hokkaido
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The Great Smokey Roadblock (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Henry Fonda plays Elegant John, an old trucker who steals back his prized rig in California and takes off with almost no money. His Kenworth tractor has the name Eleanor on it. Elegant John once met Eleanor Roosevelt. He pulls a Fruehauf van with a ...
Style: road movie
Plot: truck driver, hitchhiker, smoking, cowboy hat, polaroid photograph, truck stop, breaking and entering, old age, dancing, corrupt cop, brothel madam, driving at night ...
Time: 70s
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Model Shop (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: While trying to raise money to prevent his car from being repossessed, George is attracted to Lola, a Frenchwoman who works in a "model shop" (an establishment which rents out beautiful pin-up models to photographers). George spends his ...
Plot: model, infidelity, architect, unemployment, repossession, actress, extramarital affair, military draft, one day, adultery, jukebox, swimming pool ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: san francisco, los angeles
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The Delicate Art of Parking (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An absurd comedy about a Parking Enforcement Officer, who - despite constant abuse from the public - finds truth, honour and serenity in the act of ticketing. His religious devotion to the work is challenged however, when his best friend and ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, obsession, filmmaking, workplace, escapades, filmmaker, police, interview, rivalry, obsessive quest, car keys, marijuana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Telstar: The Joe Meek Story (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Set against a backdrop of early 60's London, Telstar is the story of the world's first independent record producer, Joe Meek. A maverick genius who enjoyed phenomenal success with Telstar - the biggest selling record of it's time - ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: musician's life, prodigy, lifestyle, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, recording studio, showbiz, creator, ambition, gender, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london
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Stripes (1981)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: John Winger, an indolent sad sack in his 30s, impulsively joins the U.S. Army after losing his job, his girlfriend and his apartment.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: u.s. army, boot camp, friendship, soldier, basic training, military life, disorder, military, sergeant, taxi driver, flirting, obstacle course ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: west germany, milan italy, italy, kentucky, czechoslovakia ...
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Stroszek (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bruno Stroszek is released from prison and warned to stop drinking. He has few skills and fewer expectations: with a glockenspiel and an accordion, he ekes out a living as a street musician. He befriends Eva, a prostitute down on her luck and they ...
Style: surreal, thought provoking, clever, emotional, touching ...
Plot: american dream, german, immigrants, on the road, pimp, bittersweet, culture clash, alcohol abuse, self discovery, cult, down on your luck, fish out of water ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: wisconsin, usa, europe, germany, new york ...
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Repo Men (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the future, medical technology has advanced to the point where people can buy artificial organs to extend their lives. But if they default on payments, an organization known as the Union sends agents to repossess the organs. Remy is one of the ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, surreal, suspense, bloody ...
Plot: cyberpunk, transplant, future dystopia, chase, black market, on the run, social decay, brutality, mercenary, evil corporation, distopia, violence ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
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Melvin and Howard (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of hard-luck Melvin Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: courtroom, wedding, divorce, strip club, stripper, bittersweet, redemption, working class, rich and poor, americana, social differences, hitchhiker ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, nevada, utah, usa, california ...
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A Life Less Ordinary (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A couple of angels, O'Reilly and Jackson, are sent to Earth to make sure that their next supervised love-connection succeeds. They follow Celine, a spoiled rich girl who has just accidentally shot a suitor and, due to a misunderstanding, is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: stockholm syndrome, kidnapping, hostage, ransom, angel, fall in love, destiny, robbery, romance, murder, love, screwball ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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King of California (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Charlie gets released from an insane asylum and moves in with Miranda, the young daughter he left behind. Charlie believes that there is treasure hidden beneath the local Costco, so he puts together a plan to unearth the loot. By convincing Miranda ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, emotional, inspirational ...
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, mental illness, mental institution, insanity, child as adult, musician, father daughter relationship, obsessive quest, escapades, family relations, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, southern california, los angeles, new jersey
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John Q (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: John Quincy Archibald is a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out he cannot receive a transplant because HMO insurance will not cover it. Therefore, he decides to take a hospital full of patients hostage ...
Style: twists and turns, thought provoking, emotional, tense, sincere ...
Plot: hostage, hospital, injustice, financial problem, fighting the system, life is a bitch, society, crimes, crime, family in crisis, doctors and patients, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
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House of Sand and Fog (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Behrani, an Iranian immigrant buys a California bungalow, thinking he can fix it up, sell it again, and make enough money to send his son to college. However, the house is the legal property of former drug addict Kathy. After losing the house in an ...
Style: psychological, tense, bleak, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: depression, eviction, immigrants, loss of son, tragic event, down on your luck, human nature, life is a bitch, tragedy, compassion, anger, debt ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: california, san francisco, usa, iran
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Hollywood Homicide (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Joe Gavilan (Harrison Ford) and his new partner K. C. Calden (Josh Hartnett), are detectives on the beat in Tinseltown. Neither one of them really wants to be a cop, Gavilan moonlights as a real estate broker, and Calden is an aspiring actor ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, murder, hollywood, crimes, hip hop, reluctant partners, partners against crime, law enforcement, odd couple, chase, foot chase, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, united states
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Fun with Dick and Jane (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an upwardly mobile couple find themselves unemployed and in debt, they turn to armed robbery in desperation.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, satirical, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, unemployment, unlikely criminals, husband wife relationship, cons and scams, bankruptcy, couples, romance, couple relations, survival, bank robbery, kids and family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Folks! (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A slightly self absorbed yuppie takes in his parents including his senile father, after their home burns down. But his personal and professional life fall apart soon after.
Style: semi serious, dark humor, humorous, witty
Plot: family relations, hospital, world war two, father son relationship, old age, misfit, aging, elderly, silly humor, suburbs, family life, couple relations ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
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Does This Mean We're Married? (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's a green-card marriage romance. Deena, an American standup comic living in Paris, has an expired visa. So, she marries Nick Foulliet, a struggling musician with a different woman for every day of the week. First the immigration ...
Plot: green card, gambler, womanizer, interracial friendship, american abroad, con artists, immigration, marriage of convenience, repossession
Place: paris france
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Brassed Off (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A small Yorkshire mining town is threatened with being shut down and the only hope is for the men to enter their Grimley Colliery Brass Band into a national competition. They believe they have no hope until Gloria appears carrying her Flugelhorn. At ...
Style: feel good, touching, emotional, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: music band, working class, labor union, unemployment, brass band, small town, romance, childhood sweetheart, fall in love, human spirit, workplace situations, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s, 18th century
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london ...
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$9.99 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Israel, Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Have you ever wondered "What is the meaning of life? Why do we exist?" The answer to this vexing question is now within your reach! You'll find it in a small yet amazing booklet, which will explain, in easy to follow, simple terms ...
Style: adult animation, surreal, humorous, touching, contemplative ...
Audience: teens
Plot: self discovery, society, social misfits, hopes, introspection, human nature, loneliness, meaning of life, apartment building, life philosophy, female director, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, san francisco, israel, new orleans, california
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Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
Genre: Horror, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A worldwide epidemic encourages a bio-tech company to launch an organ-financing program similar in nature to a standard car loan. The repossession clause is a killer, however.
Style: gothic, cult film, bloody, futuristic, macabre ...
Plot: opera, therapy, surgery, support group, goth, life is a bitch, against humanity, future dystopia, powerful corporation, terminal illness, hiding place, grudge ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: venice, paris france
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Happy Ever Afters (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two weddings collide when both receptions are held at one hotel.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, social differences, fall in love, true love, opposites attract, society, love and romance, nothing goes right, immigrants, disorder, screwball, chance meeting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
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