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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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Riley
Scott Sowers ...
Mr. Brown
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Kowalski
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Subway Robber
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Subway Robber
Vincent Patrick ...
Frank the Bartender
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Gambler
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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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$68,000,000 (estimated)

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$35,324,232 (USA)
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Trivia

While there are scenes that show R30 class subway trains running on the IRT Lexington Avenue Line, this would be physically impossible in reality. Due to NYC's subway having been constructed by competing companies, trains for the lettered lines would not fit on the numbered lines as they are too wide. IRT trains are narrower and shorter than BMT/IND trains. See more »

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For a man being punched by two others to be thrown into the air and backwards away from them, they would have to be thrust down and away from him with equal momentum. 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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Featured in Bad Movie Beatdown: New Year Special: Money Train (2010) See more »

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Dance Without Sleeping
Written by Melissa Etheridge, Mauricus 'Fritz' Lewak (as Mauricio Fritz Lewak) & Kevin McCormick
Performed by Melissa Etheridge
Courtesy of Island Records, Inc.
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
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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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