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
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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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22 November 1995 (USA)  »

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Asalto al tren del dinero  »

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Budget:

$68,000,000 (estimated)

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$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 »

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When John and Grace talk after their boxing exercise, Grace's gold crossdisappears and reappears between shots. See more »

Quotes

Grace Santiago: [to Charlie] Should we break this up? They're tuggin' at his collar for dear life over there.
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References Little Women (1994) See more »

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Oh Baby
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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4 April 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is mediocre at best.. My biggest point here is that it seems like they were trying to "cash in" on the Lethal Weapon format, buddy cop, white guy / black guy, straight shooter, crazy guy.. Plot is paper thin and seems like a total rip off of the success of this format that worked almost 10 years prior. Just a thought.. They also seem to have tried to opt for the same soundtrack feel. It actually took me a minute to realize that it really is Jennifer Lopez in the movie. I recognized her voice immediately but she looks so much different than she does now or in movies that followed this one. AMC has it as part of "the new classics" but I have to disagree. Think there are plenty of other films that would be much better suited for this category. Overall its not unwatchable but, not really sold on watching it again..


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