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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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Ticket Customers
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Car Wash Employe (as Victor Ferrerira)
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Roland
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Raymond Villard (as Gerard Ismael)
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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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Rated R for graphic violence and pervasive strong language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

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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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The film opens with Barry White's 1974 hit single You're the First, the Last, My Everything. Throughout the film, Chris Tucker's character makes references to the song - including the scene where he proposes a toast and recites the lyrics. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Franklin Hatchett: What you got?
Roland: Dodgers tickets, Lakers tickets and Phantom of the Opera tickets.
Franklin Hatchett: Phantom of the Opera?
Roland: Yeah it's theater, man, you ever been to the theater?
Franklin Hatchett: Man what the hell wrong with you, nobody gonna give a damn about no Phantom of the Opera!
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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The Real Thing
By Lisa Stansfield and Ian Devaney
Performed by Lisa Stansfield
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Chris Tucker is a joy to see
26 January 2002 | by (Florida, US) – See all my reviews

Chris Tucker is brilliant in Money Talks. He is definitely a crowd pleaser and has made a name for himself. His fast talking clever ways of getting him in and out of trouble are very amusing. In this movie he manages to outsmart the bad guys, which I love to see. He is just hilarious, and the funniest man in the world! I love his movies, and in this movie people get to see what they love, pure Tucker at his best of high-pitched motor mouth ways. I love his Scarface impression, it shows his comedic talents. It is definitely time for Tucker to take over where Eddie Murphy left off. Hail the new King of Comedy!!


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