In the film Demolition Man (1993), the police officer played by Benjamin Bratt is called Alfredo Garcia in reference to the film. [9], Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia went into production in late September 1973, and Peckinpah was quoted in an October issue of Variety magazine as saying, "For me, Hollywood no longer exists. She tersely urges Bennie to kill her father. But even this gratuitous garbage can't prevent the movie from dragging. Elita admits to having cheated on Bennie with Garcia, who had professed his love for her, something Bennie refuses to do. He takes a business card from the desk with El Jefe's address on it. Bennie is ambushed by members of Garcia's family. He rips off her shirt, lets her slap him twice, slaps her back, then walks away; she follows. The demo of "Jerry Garcia" is available through guitarist George Tabb's website.[29]. You brought me the head of Alfredo Garcia", in reference to the film. [8] Peckinpah finally discovered a place in the Plaza Garibaldi known as "Tlaque-Paque". Feigning willingness to surrender the head for his $10,000, Bennie reveals he is no longer motivated by money; he says Alfredo was a friend of his and demands to know why Max and the others want his head so badly. Teresa, the pregnant teenage daughter of a powerful Mexican crime lord known only as El Jefe (Spanish for ''The Boss''), is summoned before her father and interrogated as to the identity of her unborn child's father. [11], As principal photography continued into the month of December, the demands—both physical and mental—were taking their toll on the cast and crew. An American bar room pianist and his prostitute girlfriend go on a trip through the Mexican underworld to collect a bounty on the head of a dead gigolo. It's past history. In the TV series House (Season four, episode eight), House issues the contest objective: to "bring me the thong of Lisa Cuddy". The hit men pretend to ask for directions. They bonded over a dislike for wide-angle lenses, an admiration for zooms and multiple camera setups. I shoot with editing in the back of my mind". The men ask about Garcia, believing they will have more luck getting answers out of a fellow American. Janine Maldonado, Actress: Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia. Bennie plays dumb, saying the name is familiar but he doesn't know who Garcia is. They also threatened Alfredo Garcia with union boycotts upon its release, labeling it a "runaway" production. He spent a lot of time searching for the right bar that would be Bennie's workplace. Cinematographer Roger Deakins cited Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia as a visual inspiration for No Country for Old Men, among other Peckinpah films.[27]. Fast, free delivery. Bennie seems unsure how to react. Bring Me the Head of Light Entertainment was a British comedy panel game which ran on Channel 5 between 1999 and 2003. Champlin, Charles (August 7, 1974). English space rock band Hawkwind released a 1985 live album entitled Bring Me the Head of Yuri Gagarin, referencing both the film and the famed Soviet cosmonaut. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (Spanish: Tráiganme la cabeza de Alfredo García) is a 1974 Mexican-American neo-Western[4] film directed by Sam Peckinpah, co-written by Peckinpah and Gordon Dawson from a story by Peckinpah and Frank Kowalski, and starring Warren Oates and Isela Vega, with Robert Webber, Gig Young, Helmut Dantine, Emilio Fernández and Kris Kristofferson in supporting roles. Baum read it and liked it. Stopping at a roadside restaurant, he packs the sack containing the head with ice to preserve it for the journey home. Peckinpah is also effective in portraying present-day Mexico as a place of wild contrasts; seedy bars and modern airports, peasants in rags and streamlined tour buses. , Optimus Productions, and the director took a week off before supervising editing! 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