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Money Train (1995)

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A vengeful New York City transit cop decides to steal a trainload of subway fares. His foster brother, a fellow cop, tries to protect him.

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Joseph Ruben

Writers:

Doug Richardson (story), Doug Richardson (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Wesley Snipes ... John
Woody Harrelson ... Charlie Robinson
Jennifer Lopez ... Grace Santiago
Robert Blake ... Donald Patterson
Chris Cooper ... Torch
Joe Grifasi ... Riley
Scott Sowers Scott Sowers ... Mr. Brown
Skipp Sudduth ... Kowalski
Vincent Laresca ... Subway Robber
Nelson Vasquez ... Subway Robber
Vincent Patrick ... Frank the Bartender
Aida Turturro ... Woman on Platform
Alvaleta Guess Alvaleta Guess ... Woman on Platform
Vincent Pastore ... Gambler
David Tawil David Tawil ... Gambler
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Storyline

Two foster brothers work as transit cops. While one's life is as good as it gets, the other's is a pit. After losing his job, getting dumped by his brother, and getting the crap kicked out of him by a loan shark for the umpteenth time, He implements his plan to steal the "money train," a train carrying the New York Subway's weekly revenue. But when things go awry, will his brother be able to save him in time? Written by A CIA operative

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong language, violence and a sex scene | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 November 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$68,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,608,297, 26 November 1995

Gross USA:

$35,431,113

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$35,431,113
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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

R30 trains were retired from passenger service in 1993, these trains along with the IRT sized R33 and R36 trains were among the last in the system to never have air conditioning. The R30 would have become too heavy if air conditioning was added. See more »

Goofs

Trip arms on the New York subway are painted yellow, not striped orange and white. Their shape is also not as depicted, and they are designed not to snap off when struck by a train. See more »

Quotes

Grace Santiago: [to Charlie] Should we break this up? They're tuggin' at his collar for dear life over there.
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Written by Trey Lorenz, Mark C. Rooney and Mark Morales
Produced by Mark C. Rooney and Mark Morales
Performed by Trey Lorenz
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What's with all the bad reviews?
17 March 2002 | by stevewest-1See all my reviews

Reading the reviews below this seems to be a love-it-or-hate-it kind of film. Regardless of whether you 'get' the story and the rapport between Harrelson and Snipes, you can't overlook that this is a well made film.

I've only seen it twice, once when it first came out on video, and again in the past week. I didn't think it was that remarkable when it first came out, but when I watched it the second time around, I found it highly entertaining and well executed. Granted, it's not the best film ever but I don't think it's deserving of a lot of the bad reviews given here.

As a film it succeeds, and if you've never seen it before, it's worth checking out.


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