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Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis (1997)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  16 January 1998 (UK)
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SHE IS BLESSED WITH THE VOICE OF AN ANGEL-MARLA DARLAND, A LEGEND BUT WHEN HER AGENT MARTY STARR FINDS HIS AGENCY IN TROUBLE HE CONCOCTS A SINISTER PLOT TO BRING UP RECORD SALES. AMAZED AT ... See full summary »

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SHE IS BLESSED WITH THE VOICE OF AN ANGEL-MARLA DARLAND, A LEGEND BUT WHEN HER AGENT MARTY STARR FINDS HIS AGENCY IN TROUBLE HE CONCOCTS A SINISTER PLOT TO BRING UP RECORD SALES. AMAZED AT THE POSTHUMOUS RECORD SALES OF ELVIS, JIMI HENDRIX BECOMES DETERMINED TO ARRANGE A SIMILAR FATE FOR MARLA, STAGING THE PERFECT TRAGIC DEMISE. BUT HE DIDN'T COUNT ON MARLA NOT BEING QUITE READY TO GO. Written by ANONYMOUS

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Marty's about to make a killing in the music business

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£46,244 (UK) (16 January 1998)

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Mayall at his scheming Best!
19 August 2000 | by (London, England.) – See all my reviews

It's true the Critics (both UK and US) hated this movie.

Why? I dont know. I agree with another user's comments, that you have to be a Mayall fan to have enjoyed this film. Jane Horrocks once again proves what an all-round entertainer she is. Not only does she sing, but she also plays a convincing Bitch, and (in the flashbacks of the film) the Shy Mavis Davis before Stardom hits in. But I feel I have to mention Clint. Clint the hitman is hilarious in the movie. He comes highly recommended to Mayall, but its later discovered this is his first ever hit. Danny Aiello is also at his best in the movie. The film is full of visual humour too. Very good film.


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