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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Scott Sowers ...
Mr. Brown
Subway Robber
Subway Robber
Vincent Patrick ...
Frank the Bartender
Alvaleta Guess ...
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


$68,000,000 (estimated)

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Did You Know?


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 buildings lying side by side. The original plan was to film in the real New York subway but the logistics proved too problematic. See more »


In a collision between a train car and columns, the columns would tear the train car apart. This has occurred numerous times in the past decade, most infamously in the Union Square wreck in '91, in which columns installed nearly 90 years earlier tore in half a runaway 6 year old train car. 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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References Little Women (1994) See more »


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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