“8 Heads in a Duffel Bag” quotes

Movie 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag
Title 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag
Year 1997
Director Tom Schulman
Genre Comedy, Crime
Plot – In an American city, the Mafia has just murdered eight people but the boss, who's in another city, doesn't trust his henchmen. To be certain the job has been done, he wants to see the deads' heads. His handyman Tommy Spinelli is tasked to find the bodies: he encloses the heads in a bulky bag, but he cannot even transport it as a hand luggage. At the airport troubles begin when the plane lands as Tommy's blue navy bag is confused with the one of Charlie, a med student who's going to Mexico to visit his girlfriend's parents. Charlie's family reunion will be quite lively.
All actors – Joe Pesci, Andy Comeau, Kristy Swanson, George Hamilton, Dyan Cannon, David Spade, Todd Louiso, Anthony Mangano, Joe Basile, Ernestine Mercer, Frank Roman, Howard George
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  • “- Steve: 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.”

    Todd Louiso - Steve
    Joe Pesci - Tommy
  • “Don't do anything stupid and nothing stupid will happen.”
    Anthony Mangano - Rico
  • “- Annette: I can't stand it! I'm losing my mind! Everywhere I look, there are heads!
    - Tommy Spinelli: Shut up lady, Jesus Christ! You're not the only person on the planet with problems, OK? Shut it! Jesus, what a head case.
    - Fern: Is that supposed to be a joke? Killer humor?”

    Dyan Cannon - Annette Bennett
    Joe Pesci - Tommy
    Ernestine Mercer - Fern
    [Tag:head, humor, problems]
  • “- Tommy Spinelli: I thought I told that little son of a bitch to stay put!
    - Fern: So who are you? God? Why the hell should he listen to you?”

    Joe Pesci - Tommy
    Ernestine Mercer - Fern
    [Tag:commanding, power]
  • “- Charlie: We're in Mexico, Laurie. A third world country. You don't just call the police in a third world country and tell them you found eight human heads in your luggage.
    - Laurie: Why not?
    - Charlie: Because they have no laws here. They'll turn me into a taco.”

    Andy Comeau - Charlie
    Kristy Swanson - Laurie Bennett
    [Tag:mexico, police, risk]
  • “- Ernie: I think we better pull over, 'cause we need some gas soon.
    - Tommy Spinelli: Keep fucking driving.
    - Fern: Didn't I tell you to watch your fucking language?”

    David Spade - Ernie
    Joe Pesci - Tommy
  • “- Steve: This is like grave robbing - grave robbing. Or worse.
    - Ernie: I don't see any graves. Do you see any graves?
    - Tommy Spinelli: There's going to be two fresh ones right now if you don't start looking for heads.”

    Todd Louiso - Steve
    David Spade - Ernie
    Joe Pesci - Tommy
  • “- 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?”

    Joe Pesci - Tommy
    Ernestine Mercer - Fern
  • “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.”
    Joe Pesci - Tommy
  • Show me the law on bringing a head out of the country, ah? It ain't a fruit, it ain't a vegetable, it ain't even a plant, goddamm it!”
    Anthony Mangano - Rico
    [Tag:head, law]