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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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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
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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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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  »

Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$35,324,232 (USA)
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This boasts the distinction of having one of the longest sets ever constructed for a film. At over 3000 feet long, 20 feet high and four railway tracks wide, the set was roughly the same size as two Empire State building lying side by side. The original plan was to film in the real New York subway but the logistics proved too problematic. See more »

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A radio message dispatches emergency services to "Fort Hamilton" station, but there are three different Fort Hamilton Parkway stations on different lines (F, N, and B and M), so they would not know where to go. See more »

Quotes

John: Patterson!
Charlie: came as soon as we could
John: hey, we heard over the scanners. WOO, what a mess. Look, if there's anything we could do to help
Charlie: all you gotta do is ask
Donald Patterson: What are you two bags of shit doing here? You aren't cops no more
John: look man, we here trying to help
Donald Patterson: Hey, sweet pie. How's your cock working now that you ain't got a badge no more?
John: WHAT?
Donald Patterson: Here's what I think of *you fuck-up*
[spits in John's face]
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Soundtracks

The Train Is Coming
Written by Ken Boothe and Shaggy (as Orville Burrell)
Produced by Robert Livingston and Shaun 'Sting Int'l' Pizzonia
Performed by Shaggy featuring Ken Boothe
Courtesy of Virgin Records Ltd.
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Cool film!
25 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't know what's the film critics' problem with that movie. It is cool job. Film stars Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson which also starred in 1993 hit film "White Men Can't Jump", but that one is not just comedy. It is an action/comedy film which also stars Jennifer Lopez. It is true that plot is non-linear and film have not a point but it's cool Christmas movie. Wesley Snipes has some well done fight scenes, Woody Harrelson is the main reason of the film's humor. I guess one critic said right about that movie, it has everything we asked from an action movie, not a great plot or great dialogs but it has some great action/martial arts scenes and some hilarious moment, it's not kind of a Jackie Chan movie but it's still good. If we return to Jennifer Lopez, her acting was awful but she was just hot and let us forget her awful acting job in a scene where Wesley Snipes banged her, but the boxing scene between them was also good. I loved their chemistry.

So, watch these movie! It is a typical action film with some funny moments, great actors (Wesley and Woody), cool action scenes and hot Jennifer Lopez but don't wait any point or even a plot.


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