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8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997)

 -  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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Meet Tommy Spinelli. He's got two days to deliver this bag, or more heads are gonna roll. See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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18 April 1997 (USA)  »

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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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Chain latch on hotel door reappears after falling off. See more »

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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Security for Mr. Pesci - Tommy DeVito (Tommy Devito is the character that Pesci played in GoodFellas.) See more »

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Aquellos Dos Que Se Amaban
Performed by Eric Speier, Ismael Gallegos (as Ishmael Gallegas), Nestor Escobar,
Efrain Andrade, Hector Castro
Written by Eric Speier, Ismael Gallegos (as Ishmael Gallegas)
Courtesy of Speier Music Productions
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A crude but funny film
17 May 1999 | by (Wrexham, North Wales) – See all my reviews

I went in to this film with absolutely no expectation at all and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it. It is in some parts so daft that you just can't help but snigger. Joe Pesci is great as a Mafia man assigned to bring back the heads of 8 'hits' he has made on the West coast. Enter a medical student, with a similar looking bag, his girlfriend and her family and you have the recipe for good crude comedy. Worth checking out if you are in the mood for a chuckle.


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