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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:
... Franklin Hatchett
... James Russell
... Grace Cipriani
... Paula
... Guy Cipriani
... Ticket Customers
Vic Ferreira ... Car Wash Employe (as Victor Ferrerira)
Gary Briggs ... Car Wash Employe
... Roland
... News Cameraman
... Carmine
Richard Noyce ... Arresting Officer
... Cellmate
Gérard Ismaël ... Raymond Villard (as Gerard Ismael)
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 »


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

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22 August 1997 (USA)  »

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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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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

Franklin purports to be Vic Damone Jr when meeting Guy. Guy deduces he's from Damone's marriage to Diahann Carroll. Damone married Carroll in 1987. If they had had any children, the oldest would have been 9 years old and Guy, who claimed to know Vic well would have realized Franklin was much to old to be Vic Damone Jr. See more »

Quotes

James Russell: I want some answers!
Franklin Hatchett: Hey man, me and Guy just down here, checkin' out some fly rides, and mackin' some hos and chillin'.
James Russell: Imagine that. It's like a G-Dog on a fly tip. Flossin' wit da posse. Cuttin' in da crib. WHAT THE FUCK DOES THAT MEAN?
Franklin Hatchett: Man, I don't wanna have to beat yo ass, but I will *beat* *yo* *ass*!
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References Entertainment Tonight (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You
Written by James Cavanaugh, Russ Morgan and Larry Stock
Performed by Dean Martin
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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Hilarious
2 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

Chris Tucker and Charlie Sheen are excellent and hilarious in this great movie. Almost all of the jokes that Chris Tucker made I laughed at. He proved once again, after Friday fame, that he is a great comic. Charlie sheen does really good in this one, too.

Overall the whole movie is a great comedic flick and I definitely, definitely recommend this to the average person. Rating 10 out of 10.


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