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The Battle of Mary Kay (2002)

Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay (original title)
The film is about two companies who are battling it out for customers, Mary Kay, and one of her workers Lexi Wilcox are fighting it out with Jinger Heath. Who will win? You will have to see.

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Ed Gernon
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shirley MacLaine ... Mary Kay
R.H. Thomson ... Richard Rogers
Barry Flatman ... Dick Heath
Rachael Crawford ... Annika Kern
Dean McKenzie Dean McKenzie ... Clifton Sanders (as Dean Monroe McKenzie)
Marnie McPhail ... Brooke
Shannen Doherty ... Lexi Wilcox
Parker Posey ... Jinger Heath
Rebecca Gibson ... Tanya
Catherine Fitch Catherine Fitch ... Beverly
Maggie Butterfield Maggie Butterfield ... Doris
Terri Cherniak Terri Cherniak ... Liz
Marina Stephenson Kerr ... Chris
Rhiannon Benedict Rhiannon Benedict ... Haley (as Valerie Wynne)
Paul Christie Paul Christie ... Lexy's Husband
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The film is about two companies who are battling it out for customers, Mary Kay, and one of her workers Lexi Wilcox are fighting it out with Jinger Heath. Who will win? You will have to see.

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Challenging the queen of makeup isn't pretty.


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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

L'empire de Mary Kay See more »

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Runtime:

(TV)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

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Quotes

Mary Kay: All it takes is heat and pressure to turn a rock into a diamond.
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References Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) See more »

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Wicked, but one-note comedic showdown
19 August 2007 | by moonspinner55See all my reviews

Mary Kay Cosmetics founder Mary Kay Ash (Shirley MacLaine, well-cast) sees her empire challenged seriously for the first time with the Jinger Heath-fronted BeautiControl; but the new competitor, helmed by greedy upstarts, neglects to take into consideration the longevity in Mary Kay's cut-rate homilies and fiercely devoted sales-team, and the showdown begins. Jazzy, cynically-comic behind-the-scenes glimpse at big business--powder puff style--though the most interesting scenes are the more subtle ones in which Jinger Heath (the fabulous Parker Posey) is shown, unintentionally or not, aping her competitor's flossy social business style and manners, giving facile beauty tips with a beaming smile that belies an ignorance of the big picture. This TV-movie offers MacLaine in particular one of the best roles she's had in years; a cunning shark dolled up to look like an accidentally-on-purpose corporate czar, MacLaine nails this headstrong, stubborn lady who never lets anything slip passed her. The two leads (and Shannen Doherty as Mary Kay's most fervent saleswoman) approach this winking material with such moxie and self-assurance that it's a far more entertaining gossip-monger than it has any right to be. The handling is knowing and clever, but surface-cute. It scores points by not making the main ensemble out to be either saints or devils, yet its satire occasionally teeters toward self-parody.


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