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A criminal bides his time at a seedy motel, waiting for his boss after killing several men and making away with a mystery bag.

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A criminal bides his time at a seedy motel, waiting for his boss after killing several men and making away with a mystery bag.

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The cat's in the bag.

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Rated R for violence, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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20 March 2014 (Macedonia)  »

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Motel  »

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$29,231 (USA) (28 February 2014)

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$48,817 (USA) (7 March 2014)
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The paintings of Robert DeNiro Sr. (the actor's father) are shown at the end of the film, as Dragna walks around and explains his plan to Rivka. See more »

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The broccoli on Robert DeNiro's plate (on the plane) changes positions several times. See more »

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[first lines]
Jack: You want to tell me what this is all about? I mean, if you want me to protect this, don't you want me to know what it is?
Dragna: No, I don't.
Jack: Okay. Can I ask you a question?
Dragna: Go ahead.
Jack: In all due respect, why don't you just hire FedEx?
Dragna: Because I'm hiring you, Jack.
Jack: So, you want me to pick up this bag and bring it to you, and that's it?
Dragna: I want to pay you an exorbitant amount of money to get the bag and bring it to me.
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Chopin-Waltz
Arranged by Barry Joseph
Performed by Barry Joseph
Courtesy of Manhattan Production Music
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Good movie, would recommend
13 March 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It was pretty good, reminded me of a Quentin Tarantino movie with John Cusack instead of Travolta. Thought he was really believable as Jack, the bag man who gets in over his head and has to change the rules and turn the game around.

Robert De Niro was great as usual, this part was totally in his wheelhouse, playing the eccentric crime boss. Oh and Rebecca Da Costa was smoking hot! But seriously, she's also a really good actress and I could see her becoming a really big star after this. And it doesn't hurt that she's hot.

Maybe not an instant classic, but I'd probably recommend "The Bag Man" to friends.


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