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Money Talks (1997)

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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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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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

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

In the helicopter scene, the two French actors have all the conversation in French, except for the words "fifteen million". It would make no sense for them to say only that part in English, but that's the only way Franklin can understand that part of the conversation. See more »

Quotes

Guy Supriani: No wedding!
Connie Supriani: We got 300 people coming here.
Guy Supriani: Good, they come here, they eat, they drink, they sing, they go the fuck home! Sorry!
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References The Geraldo Rivera Show (1987) See more »

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Maybe Your Baby
Written by Stevie Wonder
Performed by Stevie Wonder
Courtesy of Motown Record Company, L.P.
By arrangement with Polygram Film & TV Licensing
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Hilarious
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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