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Money Train (1995)

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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Scott Sowers ...
Mr. Brown
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Subway Robber
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Subway Robber
Vincent Patrick ...
Frank the Bartender
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Alvaleta Guess ...
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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)  »

Also Known As:

Asalto al tren del dinero  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$68,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$35,324,232

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$77,224,232
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The prop train used for the Money Train was an actual retired NYC subway train that was destined to be scrapped. After the film was completed, it was donated to the NYC Transit Authority and currently resides in the Coney Island Rapid Transit Yard. See more »

Goofs

Although nobody is changing the power settings on either train (the B train's driver is maintaining full speed and nobody is at the controls of the money train), for no reason the money train surges forward to collide forcefully with the B train six separate times, artificially creating the need for a device to stop the repeated collisions. Also, they occur at varying time intervals, artificially allowing time for the solution to be carried out. 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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Connections

References Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

The Train Is Coming
Written by Ken Boothe and Shaggy (as Orville Burrell)
Produced by Robert Livingston and Shaun Pizzonia (as Shaun 'Sting Int'l' Pizzonia)
Performed by Shaggy featuring Ken Boothe
Courtesy of Virgin Records Ltd.
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4 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

The movie doesn't have much of a plot but it's still a pretty entertaining movie. Which features great performances from the cast. It's nice for a Saturday night at the movies.

3(***)out of 4(****)stars


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