Movies like 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag

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8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997)
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8 Heads in a Duffel Bag
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mafia hitman Tommy Spinelli (Joe Pesci) is flying to San Diego with a bag that holds eight severed heads, which he's bringing to his superiors to prove that some troublesome rival mobsters are permanently out of the picture. When his bag gets accidentally switched at the airport, Tommy must track down his duffel bag and the 8 heads it contains.
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, offbeat, realistic, funny, dark humor, witty, surreal, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, farce, murder, hitman, mafia, gangster, comedy of errors, airport, unlikely partners, crime, crime gone awry, chase, college, on the run, dumb, track down, lame, sarcasm, dysfunctional family, vacation, mentor, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, dialogue, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: mexico, latin america, new jersey, san diego california
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, melancholic and funny films with plots about dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, adaptation, storytelling, crimes and fantasy world mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag: Screwed (2000), The Crew (2000), The Jerky Boys (1995), Lucky Numbers (2000), Gone Fishin' (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Story: Four retired mobsters plan one last crime to save their retirement home.
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