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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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Paula
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Ticket Customers
Vic Ferreira ...
Car Wash Employe (as Victor Ferrerira)
Gary Briggs ...
Car Wash Employe
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Roland
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Richard Noyce ...
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Cellmate
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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This ain't no buddy movie. 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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The role of Aaron was originally meant for Clifton Powell. See more »

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When Villard embraces Debray in the bus after the shootout, Franklin is not on the other end of the handcuffs. See more »

Quotes

James Russell: Quite an operation you've got, tell me what is going on here?
Franklin Hatchett: I'm a business man, Man, what the fuck you think is going on...?
James Russell: Cut! Cut. You can't use that kind of language on TV.
Franklin Hatchett: What language? What you talkin' 'bout?
James Russell: Fuck.
Franklin Hatchett: Fuck what?
James Russell: You cannot say Fuck on television!
Franklin Hatchett: Man, fuck that man, you're the one who came down here so don't tell me how to talk. Hurry this up I got shit to do.
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References 60 Minutes (1968) See more »

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Will You Remember
Written by Sigmund Romberg and Rida Johnson Young
Performed by Vic Damone
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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.

7.4/10


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