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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
Vic Ferreira ...
Car Wash Employe (as Victor Ferrerira)
Gary Briggs ...
Car Wash Employe
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News Cameraman
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Carmine
Richard Noyce ...
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Gérard Ismaël ...
Raymond Villard (as Gerard Ismael)
Ralph W. Odum ...
Prison Bus Guard
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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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22 August 1997 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$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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2.35 : 1
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Although the only screen time Charlie Sheen and Paul Gleason share together is during the scene when Chris Tucker and Sheen's characters are being shot at by Gleason and Daniel Roebuck's characters, Gleason did appear with Sheen's brother, Emilio Estevez, in "The Breakfast Club" (1985) and had plenty of scenes with him. See more »

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During the prison bus escape/helicopter scene, the handcuffs shackling the two men together appear both locked and unlocked, depending on the scene. See more »

Quotes

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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References Car Wash (1976) See more »

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You're the First, The Last, My Everything
Written by Barry White, Tony Sepe and P. Sterling Radcliffe
Performed by Barry White
Courtesy of Mercury Records
By arrangement with Polygram Film & TV Licensing
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Well Worth Your Money.
20 November 2003 | by See all my reviews

MONEY TALKS is a good showcase for Chris Tucker, who utterly saves the project from being a disappointment. Here, he plays a street hustler who is wrongly accused of murder. Charlie Sheen is the reporter who risks his engagement to his fiancee (Heather Locklear) to help Tucker out. While the action isn't all that good, Sheen and Tucker's chemistry makes up for it in this above-average comedy.

3 out of 5


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