It is 1984 in Los Angeles, and a young punk named Otto Maddox (Emilio Estevez) is outraged to learn his dopey, doper parents have given his entire life savings away to a televangelist. Desperate for cash, Otto signs on with the Helping Hand Acceptance Corporation as a repo man. He is mentored by Bud (Harry Dean Stanton), a boundlessly cynical husk of a man ("Look at 'em: ordinary fuckin' people. I hate 'em"). Together, they explore LA's mean streets, encountering rambling street prophets, CIA agents and creatures from outer space, as Otto learns the shocking truth about shrimp, John Wayne and tree-shaped air fresheners. While almost everybody is familiar with... More >>>