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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
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Frank the Bartender
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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)  »

Also Known As:

Asalto al tren del dinero  »

Box Office

Budget:

$68,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$35,324,232 (USA)
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Trivia

Most of the subway scenes were filmed on a 4000-foot-long set built to resemble a typical four-track New York subway trunk line. It included three stations, all of which were built as local stops with the platforms on the outside of the outer tracks. Included were I-beams between each track, spaced five feet apart just as they are in New York. The ceiling, however, was much higher than on any actual New York subway line. See more »

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The real money trains (officially known as "Revenue Collection Trains" of which there are several dozen cars in service, not two) are usually older, grungy, decrepit retired passenger cars with bars on the windows. They are painted yellow with black warning stripes in the front. They are staffed by NYC Transit Authority, a majority of which appear to be middle aged, overweight, and female, oddly enough, and armed with nothing more than .38 revolvers. They are nothing like the automatic weapon-wielding SWAT team cops depicted in the movie. 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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I Remember That Night
Written by Daz Dillinger (as Dillinger) and Juvenile
Performed by Juster
Courtesy of TVT Records
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A fun and entertaining action film. Highly recommended!
27 November 2000 | by (Little Rock, AR) – See all my reviews

Money Train is a great popcorn movie and Snipes and Harrison once again show the chemistry that makes a good buddy movie. The script is fast-paced and clever and Jennifer Lopez is as beautiful and sexy as always. This film is a true "sleeper hit" and is well worth the effort to catch-up with if you missed it the first time around.


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