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All About the Money (2017)

TV-14 | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 2 June 2017 (USA)
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A guy gets his 2 friends on a plane to Colombia making them believe it's vacation. However, he plans on catching a drug lord and collect the $25M reward. They don't speak Spanish and think Colombia is a city in Mexico.

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Blake Freeman

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Blake Freeman (screenplay by), Danny West (story by) | 3 more credits »
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Eddie Griffin ... Chris
Blake Freeman ... Vincent
Casper Van Dien ... Kurt
Danny Trejo ... Luis Diego
Jon Gries ... John Waters
Lin Shaye ... Mrs. Womack
Richard Speight Jr. ... Rick
Stephen Stanton ... Voice Over (voice)
Jose Yenque ... Juan Garcia
Allison McAtee ... Bethany Vanderbilt
Jonathan Slavin ... Dr. Chadwell
Ashley A. Thomas Ashley A. Thomas ... Maria Garcia (as Ashley Thomas)
Aja Brown Aja Brown ... Maria's Bodyguard
Michael Gregory ... Airline Pilot
Carlos Sanz ... Felix Santos
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Two "down on their luck" buddies are convinced by a third to take a vacation. Only after landing in Colombia, South America, do they realize that they are there to attempt to capture the United States most wanted criminal - with no military training. Written by Production

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Brainless, but at least it keeps its direction
22 July 2018 | by feyipukSee all my reviews

The first scene of the movie has the three main characters cowering for their lives, while being shot at by attractive, leather clad lady, holding two silenced machine guns. The film then goes into a flashback and about twenty minutes (all the bits before they get off the plane) later I'm wishing they been shot and the film had ended there. The plot is far fetched; an average guy, whose life is not going anywhere, takes his two best friends to Colombia and convinces them to take on a drug boss , without much of a second thought besides the Money.

OK, they did a lot with a small budget. I can't imagine a well known actor like Danny Trejo came cheap, the location shots are well put together and the action scenes do flow well. The supporting cast make this film: Ashley A. Thomas (Maria Garcia) and Jose Yenque (Juan Garcia) play the roles of a sadistic drug family well, while Gabriel Pimentel and his Hotel associates add a touch of surrealism that seemed to be improvised in parts. The manic Marine - which all films where Americans looking for support in foreign countries need to go - is suitably crazy, with a satirical edge.

For me, the constant swearing and racism did get dull, to the degree it got batted away as tourettes at one stage. The main characters keep thinking they're in Mexico, not Colombia and half expected one of them to echo Johnny Depps line from Once Upon A Time In Mexico to Trejo: "Are you a Mexican or a Mexicant". He probably would have pinned them to the wall with a massive knife for saying it!

I watched this on my phone, while heading to work, and it helped pass the time, but I doubt I'd sit down with friends to watch it again.


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