8 Heads in a Duffel Bag is a 1997 black comedy film starring Joe Pesci and David Spade. It was the directorial debut of screenwriter Tom Schulman. In 1998 the film won the Brussels International Festival of Fantastic Film's Silver Raven award.
Paramedic: What? What are you... Don't kick it! For God's sake, those are live human organs!
Tommy Spinelli: Trust me, pal, they don't feel it.
Ernie: Are you telling us that you're gonna find a replacement for the head Charlie lost?
Tommy Spinelli: (looking through a year book) Yeah. We got some time to kill before we go to the airport.
Steve: But these are human beings. Innocent people. You can't just kill innocent people because they look like somebody else.
Tommy Spinelli: Let me tell you something, college boy, nobody is innocent. Now who is he?
Steve: He's my anatomy professor. He almost flunked me.
Tommy Spinelli: Good. Here's your chance to get even with the prick. Get me his address.
Laurie: Charlie, I've got it: Fed Ex! Fed Ex them to Steve.
Charlie: We're in Mexico, Laurie. There is no Fed Ex.
Laurie: Well Mex Ex them. I don't care.
|Release Date||18 April 1997|
|US Box Office||$4,000,000|
|Tagline||Meet Tommy Spinelli. He's got two days to deliver this bag, or more heads are gonna roll.|
|Sound Mix||Dolby Digital|
|Film Class||Black Comedy, Crime Comedy, Comedy of Errors|
|Mood||Comedy on the Edge|
|Themes||Nothing Goes Right, Hired Killers, Crime Gone Awry|
|Tones||Wry, Humorous, Quirky, Easygoing, Cynical|