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Money Train (1995)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  22 November 1995 (USA)
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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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Kowalski
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Subway Robber
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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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Rated R for pervasive strong language, violence and a sex scene | See all certifications »

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22 November 1995 (USA)  »

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Asalto al tren del dinero  »

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$60,000,000 (estimated)

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$35,324,232 (USA)
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In the opening scene where Wesley Snipes hits one of the Money Train cops, there is a Die Hard 2 poster on the wall. Die Hard 2 (1990) was also written by Doug Richardson. See more »

Goofs

Chasing the arsonist at Fulton Street, John tries to cross the tracks but is trapped momentarily between trains passing in both directions. At the same time Grace and Charlie are running along a nearby part of the platform, but the trains are not there; in fact, our viewpoint is from the opposite trackway below platform level. See more »

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Grace Santiago: [to Charlie] Should we break this up? They're tuggin' at his collar for dear life over there.
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Dance Without Sleeping
Written by Melissa Etheridge, Mauricus 'Fritz' Lewak (as Mauricio Fritz Lewak) & Kevin McCormick
Performed by Melissa Etheridge
Courtesy of Island Records, Inc.
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
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A fun and entertaining action film. Highly recommended!
27 November 2000 | by (Little Rock, AR) – See all my reviews

Money Train is a great popcorn movie and Snipes and Harrison once again show the chemistry that makes a good buddy movie. The script is fast-paced and clever and Jennifer Lopez is as beautiful and sexy as always. This film is a true "sleeper hit" and is well worth the effort to catch-up with if you missed it the first time around.


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