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Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis (1997)

R | | Comedy | 16 January 1998 (UK)
Marla Darland is blessed with the voice of an angel, a singing legend. But when her agent, Marty Starr, finds his agency in trouble, he concocts a sinister plot to bring up her record sales... See full summary »

Director:

John Henderson

Writers:

Joanne Reay (original idea), Craig Strachan (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Daniel Abineri ... Bruce
Danny Aiello ... Mr. Rathbone
Justin Avoth Justin Avoth ... Ponytail Man
Nick Bartlett ... Roadie #2
Caspar Berry Caspar Berry ... Young Man
Ross Boatman Ross Boatman ... Rock Star
Anna Brecon Anna Brecon ... Reporter
Philip Martin Brown ... Inspector Furse
Stuart Bunge Stuart Bunge ... Aspirant
Nick Burnell Nick Burnell ... Maitre D'
Hamish Clark ... John
Jonathan Copestake Jonathan Copestake ... Roadie #3
Joanne Farrell ... Kirsty (as Jo Farrell)
Mem Ferda ... Mr. S Bon
Nick Fletcher ... Reporter
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Storyline

Marla Darland is blessed with the voice of an angel, a singing legend. But when her agent, Marty Starr, finds his agency in trouble, he concocts a sinister plot to bring up her record sales. Amazed at the posthumous record sales of Elvis and Jimi Hendrix, Marty 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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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 January 1998 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Bring mir den Kopf von Mavis Davis See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£46,244 (United Kingdom), 18 January 1998, Limited Release
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Color
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Connections

Spoofs Pulp Fiction (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Alright
Composed by Kenny Loggins
Lyrics by Kenny Loggins
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Great Madonna Spoof.
21 January 2001 | by paulcreedenSee all my reviews

Rik Mayall won my sense of humor in the wonderful 80s Britcom, "The Young Ones", which I highly recommend to the uninitiated. Jane Horrocks is extremely talented and does a great job. Danny Aiello plays a wonderfully smart and silly Mafia don. The film is silly. But, I still think silly is funny, when it is done with some intelligence. The best part of this film for me was the sprinkling of fabulously absurd character roles throughout the story. Aiello's bodyguards, the puerile hit man, the insecure security supervisor. All very clever. Ronald Pickup as Mayall's competition is also very funny. If you like the slappy end of Brit comedy, I think this film will satisfy you quite nicely.


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