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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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Mr. Brown
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Kowalski
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Subway Robber
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Subway Robber
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Frank the Bartender
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Woman on Platform
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Woman on Platform
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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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Rated R for pervasive strong language, violence and a sex scene | See all certifications »

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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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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 »

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Amount of beer in the pitcher when John and Charlie are talking. 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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Written by Alexander Richbourg, McKinley Horton, Tony Hightower, Sammy Crumbley, Jason Sylvain and Ron Jackson
Produced by Richbourg
Executive Producers: Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis
Performed by 4.0
Courtesy of Perspective/Savvy Records
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" I don't care if people die, Nothing stops the Money Train ! "
11 September 2010 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

If you are seeking an exciting, dramatic movie, with everything, including the kitchen sink thrown in, you've found it. This story revolves around a special transit vehicle called the " Money Train. " The armored subway car itself belong to the New York Transit authority and is overseen by Police Chief Donald Paterson (Robert Blake). Although there are many policemen assigned to the Train units, or subway, only two are causing Paterson to become annoyed with their behavior. Officer John and his partner Charlie (Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson) are two disgruntled police officers who have discovered their chief cares more about his train and its on-time schedule, than for the public safety. With their careers all but finished, the two cops plan to rob the train. Both have reasons, but is further complicated when the two half-brothers began squabbling over their beautiful new partner Officer Grace Santiago (Jennifer Lopez). While the two brothers bicker and complain, serious problems like, muggings, pick-pockets and a pyromaniac called 'The Torch" (Chris Cooper) is causing major concerns. The movie is dosed liberally with fists fights, speed chases and explosions of the third kind, enough to called this movie dramatically exciting. Woody Harrelson gives a special tour De force but is equally confronted by Robert Blake's movie presence. This film is guaranteed to produce excitement and an adrenaline rush as audiences are subjected to the glorious trills of a run-away-train. Excellent viewing. ****


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