DVD365.net
Bring Me The Head Of Alfredo Garcia (1974) artwork

Bring Me The Head Of Alfredo Garcia (1974)

Wednesday 14th December 2016

An American bartender and his prostitute girlfriend go on a road trip through the Mexican underworld to collect a $1 million bounty on the head of a dead gigolo in Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, released on Blu-ray with a new 4K restoration by Arrow Films on 23rd January 2017.
Warren Oates, Gig Young, Isela Vega, Robert Webber, Helmut Dantine, Emilio Fernández
Sam Peckinpah
Martin Baum
Arrow Films
1 hour 52 minutes
23/01/2017

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, released on Blu-ray by Arrow Films on 23rd January 2017, concluded a remarkable period for filmmaker Sam Peckinpah. It brought to an end a seven-year and seven-film run of masterpieces that included the taboo-breaking ultra-violence of The Wild Bunch and Straw Dogs, and the more elegiac tones of The Ballad of Cable Hogue and Junior Bonner. A love story that plays out in a brutal environment, Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia sits somewhere between these moods and may just be Bloody Sam's greatest work, as well as his most autobiographical.

Warren Oates plays Bennie, a piano player in a Mexican bar who gets himself involved in the manhunt for Alfredo Garcia, a man with a million-dollar price-tag on his head having impregnated the daughter of crime boss El Jefe (Emilio Fernández). Sensing an easy pay day, Bennie takes his girlfriend, Elita (Isela Vega) on a trip that ll prove fatalistic for many of those involved.

During a career that was blighted by studio interference, Peckinpah would later say that Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia was the only which ended up exactly as he wanted: I did it exactly the way I wanted to. Good or bad, like it or not, that was my film. And it was. This is as close to Pure Peckinpah as it gets beautiful, violent, troubling, heartbreaking, astonishing.

  • Brand new 4K restoration from the original camera negative produced by Arrow Films exclusively for this release
  • Original 1.0 mono audio
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Brand new audio commentary by Stephen Prince, author of Savage Cinema: Sam Peckinpah and the Rise of Ultraviolent Movies, recorded exclusively for this release
  • Audio commentary by Sam Peckinpah scholars Paul Seydor, Garner Simmons and David Weddle, moderated by Nick Redman
  • Sam Peckinpah: Man of Iron, Paul Joyce s feature-length 1993 documentary featuring interviews with James Coburn, Kris Kristofferson, Monte Hellman, Ali MacGraw, James Robards and others, available on home video in the UK for the first time ever
  • The John Player Lecture: Sam Peckinpah, audio recording of the director's on-stage appearance at the National Film Theatre
  • Four songs by Kris Kristofferson, filmed during the making of Man of Iron
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Peter Strain
  • Extensive collector's booklet containing new writing by Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and numerous reprints including interviews and more [Limited Edition exclusive]

Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.

Starring Hugh Laurie and written by David Hare, Roadkill, released on DVD and Blu-ray 9th November 2020 from Dazzler Media, is a fictional thriller about a self-made, forceful and charismatic ...Read more
The Goonies artwork

The Goonies

UHD
18/07/2020
A decade-defining classic from the imagination of Steven Spielberg and Chris Columbus, celebrating its 35 year anniversary, The Goonies is released on 4K UHD 31st August 2020 from Warner Home Video.
The Undoing artwork

The Undoing

DVDBDTV
22/12/2020
Proxima artwork

Proxima

DVDBD
06/11/2020
Strike artwork

Strike

DVDTV
20/11/2020
Tenet artwork

Tenet

DVDBDUHDDIGITAL
01/12/2020
The Ladykillers artwork

The Ladykillers

UHDBD
23/11/2020
The Secret Garden artwork

The Secret Garden

DVDBD
21/12/2020
An orphaned girl discovers a magical garden hidden at her strict uncle's estate in The Secret Garden, arriving on DVD and Blu-ray 15th February 2021 from Universal Pictures (UK).
It's A Sin artwork

It's A Sin

DVDBDTV
15/01/2021
Bull S4 artwork

Bull S4

DVDTVBoxset
05/01/2021
Breeder artwork

Breeder

BD
16/12/2020
A Perfect Planet artwork

A Perfect Planet

DVDBDUHDTV
13/01/2021
Death in Paradise S10 artwork

Death in Paradise S10

DVDTVBoxset
07/01/2021

Prodigal Son S1

News15/12/2020

In Prodigal Son: Season 1, released on DVD 11th January 2021 from Warner Home Video, criminal psychologist Malcolm Bright knows how killers think and how their minds work. Why? His father is a serial killer who has taken the lives of more than 20 people.

Bedazzled

Review03/09/2016

Elliot is a genuine and eager to please nice guy who sells his soul for seven wishes in order to capture the love of his life.

Anne With an 'E' S3

News03/12/2020

Follow Anne as she learns to navigate her new life on Prince Edward Island, in Anne With an 'E': Season 3, a new take on L.M. Montgomery's classic novels, released on DVD and Blu-ray 7th December 2020 from Dazzler Media.
"Popularity is the slutty little cousin of prestige."
Birdman (2014)

Batman: Death in the Family

BDDIGITAL26/10/2020497

A Suitable Boy

DVDTV26/10/2020484

District 9

UHD19/10/2020275

V for Vendetta

UHD02/11/2020252

A Suitable Boy

DVDTV26/10/2020484

Blue Bloods: Season 10

DVDTVBoxset19/10/2020232

Normal People

DVDTV02/11/2020222

Killing Eve: Season 3

DVDTV02/11/2020182

Radioactive

DVDNOTES24/04/2020143

Fantasy Island

DVDBDNOTES14/02/202084

The Broken Hearts Gallery

DVDDIGITALNOTES18/01/202130

Possessor

DVDBDNOTES08/02/202124
#HappyBirthday #JimCarrey. Help them celebrate their 59th year with #SonicTheHedgehog available on #DVD #Bluray
DVD365.net

Becky

DVDDIGITAL
08/01/2021

Prodigal Son S1

DVDTV
15/12/2020

Jarhead

DVD
13/01/2021
Get a free daily news update. DVD365.net works with the Amazon Alexa flash briefing skill