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Where the Money Is (2000)

PG-13 | | Drama, Comedy, Crime | 14 April 2000 (USA)
Carol Ann MacKay is a fine, popular nurse at a retirement home, and spends her free time with her hunky athletic husband Wayne MacKay, who was the star of her school's football team when ... See full summary »

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Henry
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Carol
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Wayne
Susan Barnes ...
Mrs. Foster
Anne Pitoniak ...
Mrs. Tetlow
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Karl
Irma St. Paule ...
Mrs. Galer (as Irma St. Paul)
Michel Perron ...
Guard
Dorothy Gordon ...
Mrs. Norton
Rita Tuckett ...
Mrs. Weiler (as Rita Tucket)
Diane Amos ...
Kitty
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Cheryl - Wife #2
T.J. Kenneally ...
Farwell Welk
Rod McLachlan ...
Lloyd the Cop (as Roderick McLachlan)
Bill Corday ...
Grounds Worker
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Carol Ann MacKay is a fine, popular nurse at a retirement home, and spends her free time with her hunky athletic husband Wayne MacKay, who was the star of her school's football team when she was high school prom queen; he still would do anything for her, including cleaning up the messes her ideas get them in. When legendary bank robber Henry Manning, who had a major stroke in prison, is placed in the home, supposedly having lost all control over his body, she notices he must be in far better condition then he lets appear, and tries everything to find out- when she pushes his wheelchair in a canal at a picnic, Henry gives up. The McKays keep his secret and Henry doesn't actually run in Waynes car as his first impulse was; soon Carol gets his confidence and the two start planning how they three can commit another robbery on an armored money transport, which brings them together. It doesn't go quite according to plan, but they get the loot; however, before the money can be split some big... Written by KGF Vissers

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They make their money the old-fashioned way. They steal it. See more »

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Drama | Comedy | Crime

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual content | See all certifications »
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14 April 2000 (USA)  »

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Ein heißer Coup  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,513,530 (USA) (14 April 2000)

Gross:

$5,658,940 (USA) (19 May 2000)
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The film was originally set to be a vehicle for Sean Connery, but he ended up dropping out to focus on Entrapment (1999). See more »

Quotes

Police forces surrounding the house: Put your hands above your heads!
Henry Manning: You haven't lived until you heard someone say that to you.
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Referenced in Eisai to tairi mou: Episode #1.1 (2001) See more »

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Lie To Me
Performed by Johnny Lang
Written by Bruce McCabe and David Z.
Courtesy of A&M Records
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets
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glad i found it
9 April 2001 | by (north carolina) – See all my reviews

At the time of it's short theatrical release, "Where the Money Is" just didn't seem like a very appealing film. And due to it hitting video store shelves within only a matter of months, I had decided that this film just wouldn't be that great. But, I decided to check it out anyway and I am very happy I did. What we are given with "Where the Money Is" is a classy caper flick with some good performances. Although not a classic, WTMI is definately good wholesome entertainment. The script focuses more on intrigue and comedy, rather than the profanity and violence that most caper flicks are centered around. This one is a rare gem, and I'm glad I found it. 8.5/10


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