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The Bag Man (2014)

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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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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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

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20 March 2014 (Republic of Macedonia)  »

Also Known As:

Motel  »

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Opening Weekend:

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

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$48,817 (USA) (7 March 2014)
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

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

Quotes

[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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Beacon
Written by David Frost
Performed by Fellow Bohemian
Published by Songs Music Publishing LLC
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Dark and Gritty
13 March 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you like films like Pulp Fiction or Reservoir Dogs than you'll love the Bag Man. Really good neo noir film with dark humor and a gritty, hip, edgy factor. John Cusack is great as "Jack" the hit-man assigned by Robert De Niro to look after a mysterious bag with unknown contents. Most of the film takes place at a seedy motel that's the perfect setting for an offbeat crime thriller like this. Very cool, and a lot of fun. Also, look for Rebecca Da Costa the film's mysterious heroine to become a big star. She's not only stunning, but also a very good actress. As a big fan of the mysterious Tarantino-esque films, I would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a fun flick.


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