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Money Talks (1997)

 -  Action | Comedy | Crime  -  22 August 1997 (USA)
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Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.

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Paula
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Ticket Customers
Vic Ferreira ...
Car Wash Employe (as Victor Ferrerira)
Gary Briggs ...
Car Wash Employe
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Roland
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Gérard Ismaël ...
Raymond Villard (as Gerard Ismael)
Ralph W. Odum ...
Prison Bus Guard
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Storyline

Chris Tucker is a small time con man who instantly becomes famous after a murder, wanted dead or alive, his only hope is a journalist named James Russell (Sheen). Written by Jerome Hotman

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They're getting the lowdown on the high price of living. See more »


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Rated R for graphic violence and pervasive strong language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

22 August 1997 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,654,369 (USA) (22 August 1997)

Gross:

$41,067,398 (USA) (12 December 1997)
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Trivia

Chris Tucker wears a Styrofoam hair piece for the entirety of the film. See more »

Goofs

Damage on the left side of the Jaguar's windshield appears and disappears between shots. Likewise, the security car shows damage including bullet holes in the windshield, damage to the front left corner, broken headlights - all of which is absent moments later. See more »

Quotes

Franklin Hatchett: What you got?
Roland: Dodgers tickets, Lakers tickets and Phantom of the Opera tickets.
Franklin Hatchett: Phantom of the Opera?
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Roland: Franklin, there's money in culture.
Franklin Hatchett: Let me tell you something, Roland, black people don't wanna see that shit. Now I told you to get me some good shit like Luther Vandross tickets or something.
Roland: Luther Vandross ain't culture.
Franklin Hatchett: Fuck culture, give me some ...
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Even better than Rush Hour
2 June 2004 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

Brett Ratner the director of this movie & other movies such as "Red Dragon & Rush hour 1,2 & now also making part 3, delivers his best directing performance i think. Money talks probably didn't get as big as Rush hour because of the fact there is a lot of swearing throughout this movie, which makes it even more hilarious. Chris Tucker & Charlie Sheen make a good team together, If you like Rush Hour, Friday, 48 Hours, Starsky & Hutch & Lethal Weapon 4 then you'll love this movie. Chris Tucker is a crack up throughout the movie, while Charlie Sheen is good in being serious yet still funny. I rate this movie a 9 / 10, i recommend this movie to any Chris Tucker fans or a good movie to watch with a group of friends.


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