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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Cusack ... Jack
Rebecca Da Costa ... Rivka
Robert De Niro ... Dragna
Crispin Glover ... Ned
Dominic Purcell ... Larson
Martin Klebba ... Guano
Sticky Fingaz ... Lizard (as Kirk 'Sticky Fingaz' Jones)
David Shumbris ... Pike
Chazz Menendez ... Man in Suit #1
Ian Mclaughlin ... Man in Suit #2
Theodus Crane ... Goose
Mike Mayhall ... Deputy Jones
Danny Cosmo ... Bishop
John Wilmot ... Teller
J. Todd Anderson J. Todd Anderson ... Harvey
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Storyline

A professional shooter gets a new job from his boss. The job is simple to bring him a bag without opening it. But everyone on this town wants that bag. So Jack has to protect the bag and try to carry out his mission. In this city he will meet a lot of people and he will seduced by mysterious woman. Written by Chris Zoumpos

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The cat's in the bag.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

Bahamas | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 March 2014 (Republic of Macedonia) See more »

Also Known As:

The Bag Man See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$29,231, 2 March 2014

Gross USA:

$56,574

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$461,780
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The paintings of Robert De Niro, Sr. (Robert De Niro's father) are shown at the end of the film, as Dragna walks around and explains his plan to Rivka. See more »

Goofs

When John Cusack checks into room 13, the desk clerk tells him that it is NOT an interconnecting room. When they're hiding in room 14, Robert De Niro crashes through a door and tells him "Lucky there are interconnecting rooms".. 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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Connections

References Kojak (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

The Day Is Done
Written by Nick Drake
Performed by Nick Drake
Published by BMG Platinum Songs (BMI) o/b/o Warlock Music Ltd (PRS)
Courtesy of Island Records Ltd. under license Universal Music Enterprises
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I Actually Guessed What Was in the Bag
2 April 2014 | by larrys3See all my reviews

As this B-movie noir opens, head mobster Dragna (Robert De Niro), is telling his henchman Jack (John Cusack) that this is a simple job. He just has to pick up a bag from one location and bring it directly to a designated motel (Room 13) and wait for him to come pick it up. However, under no circumstances is Jack to look inside the bag, and at the end he'll be paid handsomely for his efforts.

Of course, you and I both know it's not going to be that easy. They'll be plenty of strange and violent characters along the way, some sadistic cops (led by Dominic Purcell), and a mysterious woman (Rebecca Da Costa) at the motel, who'll play a crucial role in the whole affair.

It won't be long before the bloodshed and the body counts will escalate dramatically. They'll be some surprises along the way, as well as some intrigue being maintained, despite all the wooden dialogue and acting. A lot of the intrigue is to know what's actually is in the bag, and I'll pat myself on the back for actually guessing right.

In summary, I thought this rather grim and violent noir had its' moments from time to time, but overall it's quite easily forgettable.


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