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8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  18 April 1997 (USA)
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A mob bagman finds that his luggage, containing the proof of his latest hit, has been switched.

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Storyline

This is a very black comedy. A mob courier is hired to transport the heads of eight murder victims to a mob boss. However, the duffel bag gets mixed up with the bag of a college student who is off on a vacation in Mexico with his girlfriend and her parents. However, the mother is a recovering alcoholic whom everyone believes is delusional when she claims to have found heads. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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1 mafiozos, 8 kefalia, 1 sakos  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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$2,024,516 (USA) (18 April 1997)

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$3,559,990 (USA) (2 May 1997)
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Quotes

Tommy Spinelli: Where's Charlie?
Fern: Who are you?
Tommy Spinelli: I asked you a question, where the fuck is Charlie?
Fern: And I asked you a question, who the *fuck* are you?
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Spoofs Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

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Mr. Sandman
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Music by Pat Ballard
Parody lyrics by Tom Schulman
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You'll laugh your head off!
28 November 2002 | by (Central PA) – See all my reviews

Sure, there's nothing funny about a bagman carrying the heads of eight murdered men across the country, but this movie is a scream. Pesci is wonderful. The story is obvious--swapped luggage--but it's never been done like this before. You won't believe that you could laugh so hard at something this unfunny, but you will!


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