Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis
|Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||John Henderson|
|Produced by||Stephen Colegrave
David M. Thompson
|Written by||Joanne Reay (story), Craig Strachan (screenplay)|
|Music by||Christopher Tyng|
|Edited by||Paul Endacott|
|Running time||100 minutes|
Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis is a British comedy film directed by John Henderson, originally released in 1997. The film stars Rik Mayall, Jane Horrocks, Danny Aiello and Ross Boatman. The title and plot reference Peckinpah's Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia. It was entered into the 20th Moscow International Film Festival.
Record-company owner Marty Starr (Rik Mayall) concludes that Marla Dorland, aka Mavis Davis (Jane Horrocks) is a fading star. Meanwhile he has to meet alimony payments to his ex (Jaclyn Mendoza), while he's forced to promote the untalented son of a mobster, Rathbone (Danny Aiello). To get out from under, Marty decides that the death of Marla/Mavis could jolt record sales by turning her into a legend. He hires hitman Clint (Marc Warren), but eliminating Mavis turns out to be more difficult than they thought.
- Rik Mayall as Marty Starr
- Jane Horrocks as Mavis Davis
- Danny Aiello as Mr. Rathbone
- Paul Keating as Paul, Rathbone's Son
- Ross Boatman as Rock Star
- Marc Warren as Clint
- Mem Ferda as S.Bon
- "20th Moscow International Film Festival (1997)". MIFF. Retrieved 2013-03-22.
- Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis at the Internet Movie Database
- Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis at Rotten Tomatoes
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