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Free Money (1998)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  3 December 1998 (Singapore)
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Walrus-like warden, Sven "Swede" Sorenson, a cross between Bluto and Wimpy, runs the prison, murders convicts who escape, and has the FBI on his trail in the form of agent Karen Polarski, ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Warden Sven 'The Swede' Sorenson
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Judge Rolf Rausenberger
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Larry
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Bud Dyerson (as Charles Sheen)
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Agent Karen Polarski
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New Warden
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Ned Jebee
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Lauter (as JP Bergeron)
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Louis
Roc LaFortune ...
Dwayne
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The Turk
Christin Watson ...
Inga Sorenson
Holly Watson ...
Liv Sorenson
James Hyndman ...
Mack
Frank Fontaine ...
Sheriff Earl Knudsen
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Walrus-like warden, Sven "Swede" Sorenson, a cross between Bluto and Wimpy, runs the prison, murders convicts who escape, and has the FBI on his trail in the form of agent Karen Polarski, the daughter of the town's corrupt judge. Swede's twins tell their father they're pregnant (they aren't), so he pushes their dim boyfriends, Bud and Larry, into shotgun marriages. He also turns his sons-in-law into slave labor, so Bud hatches an escape plan: to rob a train carrying old bills to the mint for burning. Larry's his reluctant accomplice. When Bud is captured and railroaded into Swede's jail, his death looks certain, until he hatches yet another plan that requires Larry's help. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Right scheme, wrong guys!

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated R for some violence, language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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3 December 1998 (Singapore)  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)
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Prior to this film, Charlie Sheen and Donald Sutherland co-starred in Shadow Conspiracy (1997), which came out a year prior and was on the shelf for a year. Free Money also suffered the same fate before it finally released on video in 1999. See more »

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Features WWF Raw (1993) See more »

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whacked-out, intriguing and hilarious
6 December 2000 | by (San Francisco, CA) – See all my reviews

If you are a Brando fan, you'll love this film. He appears to be improvising throughout the film and takes everyone along for an hilarious ride. Sheen and Church deftly underplay their roles of the town dunces (although an argument could be made that the entire town is full of dunces). Good performances all around but the real treat is Brando. He fills the screen, literally and figuratively, with his presence.


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