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Money Talks (1997)

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Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Tucker ... Franklin Hatchett
Charlie Sheen ... James Russell
Heather Locklear ... Grace Cipriani
Elise Neal ... Paula
Paul Sorvino ... Guy Cipriani
David Lee McLain ... Ticket Customers
Vic Ferreira Vic Ferreira ... Car Wash Employe (as Victor Ferrerira)
Gary Briggs Gary Briggs ... Car Wash Employe
Larry Hankin ... Roland
Nathan Anderson ... News Cameraman
Damian Chapa ... Carmine
Richard Noyce Richard Noyce ... Arresting Officer
Faizon Love ... Cellmate
Gérard Ismaël Gérard Ismaël ... Raymond Villard (as Gerard Ismael)
Ralph W. Odum 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 »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for graphic violence and pervasive strong language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

22 August 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Argent comptant See more »

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Box Office

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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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film opens with Barry White's 1974 hit single You're the First, the Last, My Everything. Throughout the film, Chris Tucker's character makes references to the song - including the scene where he proposes a toast and recites the lyrics. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the movie, when the bad guy gets to the gasoline station to ask Franklin about the money he owes him, the car he drives is a big Mercedes S-Class. However, when the car is shown inside the car wash (only front bumper and headlight are visible) it's another Mercedes - a sporty SL 2 seater. See more »

Quotes

Guy Supriani: No wedding!
Connie Supriani: We got 300 people coming here.
Guy Supriani: Good, they come here, they eat, they drink, they sing, they go the fuck home! Sorry!
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Connections

Referenced in Family Guy: Follow the Money (2017) See more »

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Nel Blu, Dipinto di Blu
Written by Franco Migliacci and Domenico Modugno
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Chris Tucker is a joy to see
26 January 2002 | by lilred_32805See all my reviews

Chris Tucker is brilliant in Money Talks. He is definitely a crowd pleaser and has made a name for himself. His fast talking clever ways of getting him in and out of trouble are very amusing. In this movie he manages to outsmart the bad guys, which I love to see. He is just hilarious, and the funniest man in the world! I love his movies, and in this movie people get to see what they love, pure Tucker at his best of high-pitched motor mouth ways. I love his Scarface impression, it shows his comedic talents. It is definitely time for Tucker to take over where Eddie Murphy left off. Hail the new King of Comedy!!


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