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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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head | vacation | mexico | murder | duffel bag | See more »

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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)  »

Also Known As:

1 mafiozos, 8 kefalia, 1 sakos  »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$3,559,990 (USA) (2 May 1997)
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Toward the end of the movie, when Tommy has the conversation with Rico and Benny in the restaurant, the guns in Rico and Benny's waistbands disappear and reappear between shots. See more »

Quotes

Tommy Spinelli: Look, I don't want to have to put you kids through hell so let me tell you what's going to happen. First I'm gonna hurt you. Then you're gonna try to be brave. Then I'm gonna hurt you again, then you're gonna tell me everything.
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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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Performed by The Contours
Written by Berry Gordy
Courtesy of Motown Record Company, L.P.
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & T.V. Licensing
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Hilarious entertainment from Pesci once again
18 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

A thoroughly enjoyable comedy with Joe Pesci again proving why he is my favourite actor with this hilarious performance as Tommy Spinelli.David Spade and Kristy Swanson are also very funny in their roles and some moments are so funny that you will not be able to control yourself with laughter. I would seriously recommend this film to anyone who loves a good laugh.


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