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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

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Ticket Customers
Vic Ferreira ...
Car Wash Employe (as Victor Ferrerira)
Gary Briggs ...
Car Wash Employe
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News Cameraman
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Carmine
Richard Noyce ...
Arresting Officer
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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

Chris Tucker wears a Styrofoam hair piece for the entirety of the film. See more »

Goofs

The scene in the Colosseum, Arron raises an AT4 (rocket launcher) to blow up the control booth, as he raises it, you can see through the tube. Obviously no rocket in the launcher. Also, AT-4s are not re-loadable, the launchers have one shot and then are discarded. See more »

Quotes

Raymond Vilard: Long Beach Airport. 3 AM. Hangar Number seven. Keep the diamonds in a plastic bag. They will be weighed.
Franklin Hatchett: Kiss my ass, we meet when I say we meet, you French motherfucker.
[Hangs up phone]
Franklin Hatchett: He'll call back.
[Phone rings]
Franklin Hatchett: Alright, motherfucker, here's the deal...
Mother: Watch your mouth!
Franklin Hatchett: Mama! Mama! I didn't know it was you!
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Features Rich, Young and Pretty (1951) See more »

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Pusherman
Written by Curtis Mayfield
Performed by Curtis Mayfield
Courtesy of Curtom Classics, Inc.
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Mindless crap
17 January 2002 | by See all my reviews

Meh. The combo of Tucker & Sheen as the uptight reporter & loud mouth ex-con don't make for a very entertaining duo. Sheen is useless & Tucker is just a young wanna be Eddie Murphy. Had this been done in the 80s with Murphy & a good actor as the straight man, it might have worked. (Didn't Murphy & Nick Nolte do a cop/ex con duo in the 80s?) Same differance here, except little to no talent involved.


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