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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mr. Brown
Subway Robber
Subway Robber
Vincent Patrick ...
Frank the Bartender
Woman on Platform
Alvaleta Guess ...
Woman on Platform
David Tawil ...


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)  »

Also Known As:

Asalto al tren del dinero  »

Box Office


$60,000,000 (estimated)


$35,324,232 (USA)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


12 New York subway cars were shipped over to Los Angeles to the film set. They were converted to run on propane so that the rails on the film set did not need to be electrified - a potential health hazard for all the crew. See more »


Chasing the arsonist at Fulton Street, John tries to cross the tracks but is trapped momentarily between trains passing in both directions. At the same time Grace and Charlie are running along a nearby part of the platform, but the trains are not there; in fact, our viewpoint is from the opposite trackway below platform level. See more »


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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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: David Alan Grier/Silverchair (1995) See more »


Oh, How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning
Written by Irving Berlin
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We're not going to steal the money we were hired to protect!
11 June 2002 | by (Montgomery, Alabama) – See all my reviews

This is certainly an action movie that deserves alot of credit. Instead, everyone brings it down like it's the worst one ever made. If you're interested in seeing a shallow, meaningless action film, rent Tango & Cash. That trash should've never been made. This is way better than that. Money Train has a marvelous cast, applausable action, and sizzling music. 8 out of 10.

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