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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.

Director:

Brett Ratner
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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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They're getting the lowdown on the high price of living. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Antwone Fisher did script doctoring work for this film. See more »

Goofs

When Franklin is having breakfast with the Cipriani's, Franklins napkin changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

Barclay: That was some hard hitting stuff. John Tesh School of Journalism.
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Connections

Referenced in Decker: Sonrise (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

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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User Reviews

 
Entertaining but hardly worthwhile
17 February 2005 | by MovieAddict2016See all my reviews

The only thing that can be said for "Money Talks" is that it held my interest. No, it's not a great film, but then again few comedies of this sort are. For what it is, the film entertained me enough to recommend it. Tucker and Sheen have rather good chemistry together, albeit it in a less-than-spectacular way.

Essentially the plot is a bunch of nonsense, it's just an excuse to see another white man/black man buddy comedy in the vein of "Lethal Weapon," "Running Scared," etc.

This is not a "good" movie but if it's on TV you might as well give it a go, it's hardly awful and certainly better than it could have turned out to be.

3/5


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

22 August 1997 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,654,369, 24 August 1997

Gross USA:

$40,922,619

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$48,407,611
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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