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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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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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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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Release Date:

22 November 1995 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$35,324,232 (USA)
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Trivia

The subway car used as the money train in the film is a modified R21 subway car. The car was modified by the Metropolitan Transit Authority and film crew in a way that looks absolutely nothing like the actual revenue collection trains used in the system. After production, the car was donated to the New York City Transit Museum. It currently is stored at the Coney Island Yard in Brooklyn as part of the museum car fleet and was briefly on display at the New York City Transit Museum. See more »

Goofs

In the next shot from on board the money train after we hear it has passed 59th Street, it is running on the left. (Specifically on the second track from the left: the express track going the wrong way.) See more »

Quotes

Donald Patterson: Did I say that? I didn't say that! All I said was... bad things tend to happen around you two. Some money got lost and I think you two can help me find it.
Charlie: How so?
Donald Patterson: You look for it!
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References Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous (1984) See more »

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Nuevo Dia
Written by Kike Santander
Performed by Gloria Estefan
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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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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