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
Vic Ferreira ...
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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


This ain't no buddy movie. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Did You Know?


When Franklin (Chris Tucker) is in the jail cell, he shows his cell mate (Faizon Love) how the cops grabbed him the same way as in Friday (1995), also starring Tucker and Love. See more »


Franklin purports to be Vic Damone Jr when meeting Guy. Guy deduces he's from Damone's marriage to Diahann Carroll. Damone married Carroll in 1987. If they had had any children, the oldest would have been 9 years old and Guy, who claimed to know Vic well would have realized Franklin was much to old to be Vic Damone Jr. See more »


Paula: You better not be over at no girl's house.
Franklin Hatchett: Hell no I ain't at no goddamn girl's house. I'm wanted for muder. I ain't got time to get no pussy.
Paula: What?
Franklin Hatchett: I ain't fucking nobody but you.
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References Scarface (1983) See more »


Car Wash
By Norman Whitfield
Performed by Rose Royce
Courtesy of MCA Records by Arrangement with Universal Special Markets
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2 June 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Chris Tucker and Charlie Sheen are excellent and hilarious in this great movie. Almost all of the jokes that Chris Tucker made I laughed at. He proved once again, after Friday fame, that he is a great comic. Charlie sheen does really good in this one, too.

Overall the whole movie is a great comedic flick and I definitely, definitely recommend this to the average person. Rating 10 out of 10.

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