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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Glenn Gers (screenplay)
John Mister (earlier screenplay)
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Release Date:
18 January 2008 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
They're having the crime of their lives... See more »
Plot:
Three female employees of the Federal Reserve plot to steal money that is about to be destroyed. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Needs to be Remade Again See more (49 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Diane Keaton ... Bridget Cardigan

Ted Danson ... Don Cardigan

Katie Holmes ... Jackie Truman

Adam Rothenberg ... Bob Truman

Queen Latifah ... Nina Brewster
Peyton 'Alex' Smith ... Older Dante (as Peyton Smith)
Charlie Caldwell ... Cop #1

Richard F Law ... Cop #2 (as Richard Law)

Meagen Fay ... Mindy Arbogast

Christopher McDonald ... Bryce Arbogast (as Chris McDonald)

Denise Lee ... Counselor

Sylvia Castro Galan ... Selina

Morgana Shaw ... Molly

Roger R. Cross ... Barry (as Roger Cross)

Stephen Root ... Glover

Marc Macaulay ... Agent Wayne

Andrew Sensenig ... Cart Guy

Finesse Mitchell ... Shaun
Maliek Golden ... Young Dante
Khari King ... Young Jimmy
Mathew Greer ... Junior
Jim Cramer ... Himself
John McIntosh ... Headmaster

Bill Jenkins ... Jeweler

Michael P. Flannigan ... Foreman

Drew Waters ... Fed Guy #1

Tron Kendrick ... Fed Guy #2
Ginnie Randall ... Ms. Cobb
Joe Nemmers ... Detective Smith

Julius Washington ... Detective Jones

J.C. MacKenzie ... Richard Mandelbrot
Cliff Fleming ... Helicopter Pilot (as Clifford Fleming)
Jennifer Wilkerson ... Hotel Clerk

Bryan McMahon ... District Attorney
Richard Folmer ... IRS Man
Duke W. Scott Jr. ... Detective Scott

Clay Chamberlin ... Waiter

Bryan Massey ... Detective Brinkley
Sterling Blackmon ... Older Jimmy
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
McIntyre Bridges ... Federal Reserve Employee (uncredited)

Ron Fagan ... Garden Party Attendee (uncredited)
Travis Fontenot ... Federal Reserve Employee (uncredited)

Shun Hagins ... Extra (uncredited)
Michael J. Hebert ... Federal Reserve Officer (uncredited)

Jimmy Lee Jr. ... Federal Reserve Officer (uncredited)
Amy McGee ... Co-Worker (uncredited)

Darcel White Moreno ... Criminal (uncredited)
Desi Page ... Girl Scout (uncredited)

James Paul ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
Jeannie Perrin ... Federal Reserve Officer (uncredited)
Arnold John Popa III ... Federal Reserve Tech (uncredited)

Cynthia Riser ... Federal Reserve Employee (uncredited)
Michael Showers ... Detective (uncredited)

Cassidy Smith ... Girl Scout (uncredited)

Bill Stinchcomb ... Cop (uncredited)

Directed by
Callie Khouri 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Glenn Gers (screenplay)

John Mister (earlier screenplay)

Neil McKay (screenplay "Hot Money") and
Terry Winsor (screenplay "Hot Money")

Produced by
James Acheson .... producer
Jay Cohen .... producer
Boaz Davidson .... executive producer
Frank DeMartini .... producer
Danny Dimbort .... executive producer
Michael P. Flannigan .... producer (as Michael Flannigan)
Robert O. Green .... executive producer (as Robert Green)
Wendy Kram .... executive producer
Avi Lerner .... executive producer
Trevor Short .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Martin Davich 
James Newton Howard 
 
Cinematography by
John Bailey (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Wendy Greene Bricmont 
 
Casting by
Junie Lowry-Johnson 
 
Production Design by
Brent Thomas 
 
Art Direction by
Kevin Hardison 
 
Set Decoration by
Vera Mills 
 
Costume Design by
Susie DeSanto 
 
Makeup Department
Kimberly Amacker .... additional makeup artist
Fríða Aradóttir .... hair stylist: Ms. Keaton (as Frida Aradottir)
Julie Baker .... hair stylist: Ms. Latifah
Nanci Cascio .... additional hair stylist (as Nancy Cascio)
LaToya Henderson .... makeup artist (as LaToya Green)
Krystal Kershaw .... makeup artist
Julie Kristy .... key makeup artist
Adruitha Lee .... hair stylist: Ms. Holmes
Ebony Star Parson .... makeup artist
Michelle Vittone .... makeup department head (as Michelle Vittone-McNeil)
Tony Ward .... key hair stylist
Crystal Woodford .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Gina Fortunato .... unit production manager
Jerry Gilbert .... post-production supervisor
Joseph Lobato .... post-production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Scott August .... second second assistant director
Elie Cohn .... first assistant director: second unit
Boaz Davidson .... second unit director
Nicholas Fitzgerald .... second assistant director
Seth Hansen .... additional second assistant director
George Parra .... first assistant director
Isaac Meisenheimer .... second unit director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Irwin Ainsworth .... toolman
A. Russell Amdal .... foreman
Jack Ballance .... set designer
John Berger .... set designer
John Blanchard .... construction general foreman
William Burck .... plasterer
Gloria Hardison Clark .... art department coordinator
Daniel Coulthard .... set dresser
Ken Deubel III .... lead scenic
Terry Deubel .... paint foreman
Tommy Gilbert .... set dresser
Kristine Grippo .... props
Marco Guerrero .... swing
Shannon Harrelson .... set designer
Frank Hendrick .... set dresser
Michael Hendrick .... leadman
J.D. Jacoby .... props model builder
Jerod Johnson .... painter
Thomas V. Johnson .... paint foreman
Troy A. Johnson .... construction buyer
Ellen Lampl .... graphic designer
Ernerst J. Levron Jr. .... swing
Andy Lovell .... props p.a
Myron Meek .... props builder
Dave Merry .... lead greensman
Katherine Miller .... buyer
Johnny Rasmussen .... swing
Scott A. Reeder .... property master
Sonda L. Rowland .... props
Sondra Rowland .... props
George Sanchez .... plasterer
John Eric Seay .... carpenter
Tim J. Smith .... set dresser
Suzanne Stover .... buyer
Chuck Stringer .... construction coordinator
Tim Tillman .... gang boss
Keith Wall .... set dresser
Joe Walsh .... set dresser
Koen Wooten .... assistant property master
James R. Hall .... additional graphics (uncredited)
Carter Mitchell .... props (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Steve C. Aaron .... sound mixer
Joshua Adeniji .... foley editor
Jeremy Balko .... adr mixer
Robert Dehn .... assistant sound editor
Brent Findley .... sound effects editor
Judah Getz .... foley mixer
Scott Hinkley .... sound re-recording mixer
Richard Kitting .... sound recordist
Chris Main .... boom operator
Zach Michaelis .... foley artist
Jay Nierenberg .... supervising sound editor
Todd Niesen .... dialogue editor
Angelo Palazzo .... sound effects editor
Stuart Provine .... sound effects editor
Jonathan Wales .... sound re-recording mixer
Jared Watt .... utility sound
Roy Machado .... adr mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Steve Frusher .... special effects technician
Jack Lynch .... special effects coordinator
Richard E. Perry .... special effects technician
Bob Trevino .... special effects foreman
 
Visual Effects by
Simeon Asenov .... visual effects art director
Dilyan Aynadzhiev .... visual effects systems administrator
Lawles Bourque .... digital compositor
Rachel Clement .... digital cleanup artist
Scott Coulter .... visual effects producer
Yasen Denev .... digital matte painter
Konstantin Dimitrov .... digital compositor
Denitsa Dimitrova .... digital compositor
Stanislav Dragiev .... visual effects supervisor
Evan Ghigliotty .... digital artist
Lyubomir Grigorov .... visual effects
Dragomir Kostadinov .... matte painter
Kevin Langley .... digital compositor
Jordan Markov .... visual effects editor
Wolfgang Maschin .... digital compositor
Svetoslav Mitev .... visual effects coordinator
Nick Peshunoff .... visual effects coordinator
Julia Petrova .... digital compositor
Iasen Pisarov .... visual effects
Michael Ross-Lang .... compositor & matchmove artist
Diana Simeonova .... matchmove artist
Raena Singh .... digital artist: Demiurge
Boyan Stoyanov .... vfx td
Stefan Tchakarov .... visual effects production supervisor
David Van Woert .... visual effects producer
 
Stunts
Kevin Ball .... stunt double
Kevin Beard .... stunt performer
Lex D. Geddings .... assistant stunt coordinator
Steven Ritzi .... stunt coordinator (as Steve Ritzi)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Patrick Barnes .... camera loader
Bob Bates .... best boy electric
Giovanni Bommarito .... grip
Graham Bremner .... grip
Clyde E. Bryan .... key first assistant camera
Kevin Carlisle .... b dolly grip
Larry Cottrill .... balloon light tech
Charles Coulter .... generator operator
Scott Crain .... betacam operator
Sean Cruz .... rigging electric
Brandon Dauzat .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Sean Devine .... dolly grip
Tulio Duenas .... second assistant cameraman: "a" camera
Rowland Egerton .... best boy rigging grip
Eli Everhard .... lighting technician
Robert Foster .... camera operator: "b" camera
Robert Foster .... director of photography: second unit
Brouke Franklin .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Dan Furst .... video assist operator
Kevin Gazdik .... rigging best boy electric
Brad 'Mo' Gremillion .... company electric
John Johns .... video playback operator
Franklin Jones II .... key rigging grip
Vic Keatley .... rigging gaffer
Eric Meisner .... lighting technician
Matthew Moriarty .... camera operator: "a" camera
Matthew Moriarty .... steadicam operator
Melissa Moseley .... still photographer
Mike Moyer .... gaffer
Brent Swampy Mullins .... grip
Charlie Nauman .... video camera utility
Robert Owen .... grip
Mike 'Chewie' Pappas .... electrician
Mike 'Chewie' Pappas .... lighting technician
T.J. Sebren .... rigging electrician
Maynard Smith .... rigging electric
Kevin Stevenson .... video assist operator
Tedd Underwood .... lighting technician
Steve Urban .... grip
Ezra Venetos .... best boy grip
Steve Zeiger .... grip
 
Casting Department
Nick Anderson .... casting associate
Jamie Baremore .... casting associate
Tara Duncil .... casting associate
Tara Duncil .... extras casting
Barbara Harris .... adr voice casting
Brinkley A. Maginnis .... background casting
Brinkley A. Maginnis .... local casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Marilyn Brum .... costumer
Donna Chance .... key set costumer
Deborah Hall .... costume supervisor
Heidi Howell .... set costumer
Jennifer Kamrath .... key set costumer
Frances LeCompte .... seamstress
Jane Ryder .... seamstress
 
Editorial Department
Samer Al-Asadi .... supervising on-line editor
Prince Bagdasarian .... film and high definition coordinator
Eric Bryant .... on-line editor
Julius Friede .... digital intermediate colorist
David Graubard .... digital intermediate senior systems engineer
Christopher Kroll .... associate editor
Candice Levy .... post-production coordinator
Dennis Little .... digital intermediate producer
Jon Pehlke .... on-line editor
Sarah Priestnall .... production supervisor: digital intermediate
Lee Wimer .... color timer
 
Music Department
Selena Arizanovic .... music coordinator
Marc Bonilla .... composer: additional music
Budd Carr .... music supervisor
Nora Felder .... music supervisor
Timothy Huling .... orchestrator
Michael Mason .... music editor
Michael Mason .... score producer
Robert Puff .... music preparation
Bart Samolis .... musician
Brian Sapp .... additional music clearances
Stuart Michael Thomas .... composer: additional music
Ashley Waldron .... executive in charge of music: Millennium Films (as Ashley Miller)
Marc Bonilla .... musician: electric guitar (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Annette Ansley .... mini-van driver
Joe Comeaux .... driver
Charles Coulter .... generator operator/driver
Sam Craytor .... driver: honeywagon
Kenneth Crenshaw .... mini-van driver
Randy Duplechine .... truck driver
Greg Faucett .... transportation coordinator
Connie Herring .... transportation co-captain
Robert Jepson .... driver
Dwight Lindsey .... driver
Randy Long .... driver
Aaron D. Moore .... driver: construction department
Henry Payne .... driver
Joe Pelliccio .... fuel truck driver
Beverly Reeves .... driver
Ronnie Reeves .... driver
Dan Tarter .... driver
Hank Van Apeldoorn .... driver
Marti Wells .... transportation captain
Charles Whitaker .... driver
James Yeates .... driver
Tommy Young .... driver
 
Other crew
Cheryl Andryco .... production assistant
Lamonte Bell .... payroll accountant
LaWanda Black .... assistant: Ms. Latifah (as LaWanda 'LB' Black)
Lucie Bourgeau .... production secretary
Ursula Brauner .... animal trainer
Danielle Bryce .... production assistant
Robert C. Campion .... production accountant
Alexandre Coscas .... assistant: Mr. Lerner
Mona Coulter .... travel agent
Joshua Creech .... production assistant
Rick Eyler .... director of business and legal affairs
Claude Forest .... insurance broker
Sylvia Frantom .... first assistant accountant
Sean Furst .... production executive
James L. Gowdy .... first assistant accountant
Warren T. Goz .... financial consultant
Eric Green .... marketing and publicity
Daphne A. Guichard .... set medic
Winston A. Hall .... production assistant
Lucia Hallett .... production assistant
Seth William Hansen .... production assistant
Stephanie Heaton .... assistant: Ms. Keaton
Letitia Hoaas .... set teacher
Shawn Hueston .... assistant location manager
Matthew Keim .... production assistant
Michael Klastorin .... unit publicist
Todd Korody .... systems engineer
Ashley Kravitz .... clearance coordinator
Alan J. Lam .... production controller
Liz Landers .... key craft service
Andrew Lovell .... production assistant
Joan Mao .... assistant: Mr. Davidson
K. Lynn Martin .... script supervisor
Stewart McMichael .... financial consultant
Isaac Meisenheimer .... assistant: Mr. Flannigan
John A. Metoyer .... location assistant
Terry Ostrow .... production resource
Rouslan Ovtcharoff .... production associate
Gerson Paz .... set production assistant
Alejandra Pedemonte .... assistant: Ms. Khouri
Lonnie Ramati .... production business affairs
Kay Redstone .... stand-in: Diane Keaton
Michael Riley .... title designer
Tina Rosen .... senior v.p. finance
Ned R. Shapiro .... location manager
Laura Sherman .... assistant production coordinator
Laura Sherman .... travel coordinator
Sherrill Smith .... key assistant location manager
Tim J. Smith .... stand-in: Roger Cross
Ray Tamayo .... staff accountant
Tanya Thanadpojanamart .... director: distribution services
Amy Louise Tripodi .... assistant: Ms. Holmes (as Amy Tripodi)
Arturo Lopez Uscanga .... scanning manager
Roman Viaris-de-Lesegno .... vice president finance
Lisa Vijitchanton .... production coordinator
Dana Wilkey .... product placement
Jared Pendergrass .... accounting staff (uncredited)
Nicholas Rich .... dog handler (uncredited)
Cynthia Riser .... stand-in (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Peter Adee .... special thanks
Kathleen Blanco .... special thanks (as Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco)
T Bone Burnett .... special thanks
Elizabeth Cantillon .... special thanks
Electra Churchill .... special thanks
JoAnne Colonna .... special thanks (as JoAnne Acheson)
Emily Cummins .... special thanks
Cedric B. Glover .... special thanks (as Mayor Cedric B. Glover)
Goldie Hawn .... special thanks
Bradford S. Lovette .... special thanks
Bruce Markoe .... special thanks
Terri Pitts .... very special thanks
Antony Root .... special thanks
Danny Rosett .... special thanks
Bradley Stanley .... very special thanks
 

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Rated PG-13 for sexual material and language, and brief drug references
Runtime:
104 min
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Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:PG | Brazil:10 | Canada:PG (British Columbia/Ontario) | Malaysia:U | Netherlands:6 | Peru:14 | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:PG | Singapore:NC-16 (DVD rating) | South Korea:15 | Switzerland:10 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:10 (canton of Vaud) | UK:12 | USA:PG-13

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The stock ticker at the bottom of the screen during "Mad Money w/ Jim Cramer" mentions Stark Industries, the fictional company owned by Tony Stark in Iron Man (2008). Iron Man was released four-and-a-half months after Mad Money and also features a segment from "Mad Money w/ Jim Cramer"..See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Jackie Truman (Holmes) is doing the "go gesture" (wiping her eyebrow,) she appears to be doing it with two fingers, but then in the next shot she is doing it with one.See more »
Quotes:
[from trailer]
Nina Brewster:Do you know what it is when you trade sex for money?
Jackie Truman:Advertising!
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Movie Connections:
References Driving Miss Daisy (1989)See more »
Soundtrack:
Money (That's What I Want)See more »

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39 out of 69 people found the following review useful.
Needs to be Remade Again, 27 January 2008
Author: dennis_chiu1 from United States

The overwhelming feeling of disappointment after walking out of this film is that this film could have been much more. The caper at the heart of "Mad Money" most closely resembles "The Inside Man", director Spike Lee's under appreciated masterpiece bank robbery film. However, the films could not be more different. Spike Lee was smart and experienced enough to know that even with a great cast and clever caper, you need a vision to bring out greatness. Mr. Lee also knew that you must choose a style.

Director Kallie Khouri, best known for writing and producing the feminist cult classic "Thelma & Louise" failed in every conceivable way - she demonstrates no eye for cinematography, a tin ear for dialogue, no timing for pacing, no point of view, and no talent for directing actors.

"Mad Money" is based on an British caper television movie "Hot Money", produced by Granada Television. The screenplay translation to America was written by Glenn Gers, whose best known screenplay to date was "Fracture" staring Anthony Hopkins and Ryan Gosling. Mr. Gers failed miserably to take any chances. A more talented writer would have created the characters from whole cloth, rather than substituting American stereotypes; in "Mad Money" there is the head-bopping early twenty-something, the black single mother in the projects, and the upper middle class desperate housewife. There is no excuse for laziness. If Mr. Gers had create real people, then perhaps he wouldn't have created characters that came out of other people's poor imagination. Writing requires an understanding of humanity and cannot be faked. The screenplay for "Mad Money" had not one shred of genuine emotion. Spare me the notion that these characters were suppose to be light and frothy drawbacks to characters like in the caper classic "Ladykillers" with Sir Alec Guinness. There were just about 3 laughs in the entire picture. If I ever was so lucky to have a cast with Queen Latifah and Diane Keaton, I'd be embarrassed that I had put such a blemish on their filmographies, by giving them so little to make great.

No comedy, no drama, no thrills, no real danger, and no romance creates no film worth watching. I wish they could have afforded Carrie Fisher to doctor this screenplay and imbue it with a glint of genuine greed or true wit or anything that would have made this film any more watchable.

I also wish that the studio would have kept Ms. Khouri in the producer's chair, and brought in a director who knew how to fix a script, bring style, rather than shoot from an anywhere goes point of view, and attempt to make something memorable.

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