Maverick Poster Original Daybill 1994 Mel Gibson Jodie Foster
Daybill Poster.Maverick is a 1994 American Western comedy film directed by Richard Donner (Lethal Weapon), written by William Goldman (Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid), and starring Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and James Garner. Based on the 1957–1962 television series of the same name and originally starring James Garner, the film stars Gibson as Bret Maverick, a card player and con artist who collects money in order to enter a high-stakes poker game. He is joined in his adventure by Annabelle Bransford (Foster), another con artist, and Marshal Zane Cooper (Garner), a lawman. The supporting cast features Graham Greene, James Coburn, Alfred Molina and many cameo appearances by Western film actors such as Doug McClure (The Virginian), country music stars and other actors. Released theatrically by Warner Bros. on May 20, 1994, the film was both a critical and commercial success.It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Costume Design.