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Money Talks (1997)

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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 USA:

$10,654,369, 24 August 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$41,067,398, 14 December 1997
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Antwone Fisher did script doctoring work for this film. See more »


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 »


Franklin Hatchett: James had a lot of women. Actually, he had all the women.
James Russell: All the women, all the guys, I fucked 'em all!
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Will You Remember
Written by Sigmund Romberg and Rida Johnson Young
Performed by Vic Damone
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2 June 2002 | by 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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