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Money Talks (1997)

R  |   |  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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ticket Customers
Car Wash Employe (as Victor Ferrerira)
Gary Briggs ...
Car Wash Employe
News Cameraman
Richard Noyce ...
Arresting Officer
Gérard Ismaël ...
Raymond Villard (as Gerard Ismael)
Ralph W. Odum ...
Prison Bus Guard


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)  »

Also Known As:

Argent comptant  »

Box Office


$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Although the only screen time Charlie Sheen and Paul Gleason share together is during the scene when Chris Tucker and Sheen's characters are being shot at by Gleason and Daniel Roebuck's characters, Gleason did appear with Sheen's brother, Emilio Estevez, in "The Breakfast Club" (1985) and had plenty of scenes with him. See more »


The Jaguar's windshield repairs itself after being shot. See more »


Barclay: Who gives a rat's ass about some two bit hustler?
James Russell: The people getting ripped off by this two bit hustler give a rat's ass.
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Features Rich, Young and Pretty (1951) See more »


By Curtis Mayfield
Performed by Curtis Mayfield
Courtesy of Curtom Classics Inc.
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Chris Tucker + Charlie Sheen = Brilliant
24 June 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

A Classic Action Comedy. This in my opinion is Chris Tucker at his best. From the opening scene to the end, Chris Tucker is hilarious. From the funny looking hair cut to the cussing and singing, he reminds you of Eddie Murphy in Beverly Hills Cop. Charlie Sheen also does an impressive job. The action scenes are not spectacular, but it does a good job.

Money talks is a good blend of Guns/Explosions and laughter. If your a fan of 48 Hours, Nothing To Lose or any other Action Comedy, Money talks is a must see.


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