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Money Train (1995)

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A vengeful New York transit cop decides to steal a trainload of subway fares; his foster brother, a fellow cop, tries to protect him.

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Torch
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Riley
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Mr. Brown
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Kowalski
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Subway Robber
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Subway Robber
Vincent Patrick ...
Frank the Bartender
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Woman on Platform
Alvaleta Guess ...
Woman on Platform
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Gambler
David Tawil ...
Gambler
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Storyline

Two foster brothers work as transit cops. While one's life is as good as it gets, the other's is a pit. After losing his job, getting dumped by his brother, and getting the crap kicked out of him by a loan shark for the umpteenth time, He implements his plan to steal the "money train," a train carrying the New York Subway's weekly revenue. But when things go awry, will his brother be able to save him in time? Written by A CIA operative

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong language, violence and a sex scene | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

22 November 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Asalto al tren del dinero  »

Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$35,324,232 (USA)
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Trivia

Originally, the movie was developed by director Tony Scott and writer Doug Richardson. After some time Scott left the project and was replaced by Joseph Ruben, who fired Richardson and had the script rewritten. See more »

Goofs

Trip arms on the New York subway are painted yellow, not striped orange and white. Their shape is also not as depicted, and they are designed not to snap off when struck by a train. See more »

Quotes

John: No, you ain't gonna hit him.
Charlie: Why not?
John: Because I'm gonna hit him!
[smacks a transit cop in the face]
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Referenced in The Hamster Factor and Other Tales of Twelve Monkeys (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Show You the Way to Go
Written by Kenny Gamble (as Kenneth Gamble) and Leon Huff
Produced by Teddy Riley
Performed by Men of Vizion
Courtesy of MJJ Music
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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We're not going to steal the money we were hired to protect!
11 June 2002 | by (Montgomery, Alabama) – See all my reviews

This is certainly an action movie that deserves alot of credit. Instead, everyone brings it down like it's the worst one ever made. If you're interested in seeing a shallow, meaningless action film, rent Tango & Cash. That trash should've never been made. This is way better than that. Money Train has a marvelous cast, applausable action, and sizzling music. 8 out of 10.


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