Movies like Money Talks 1997

Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.

If you already watched and love Money Talks, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to Money Talks.

1 Rush Hour 1998

When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the sidelines, Lee and Carter form an unlikely partnership and investigate the case themselves.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Brett Ratner

Writers:

Ross LaManna (story), Jim Kouf (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7

2 Bad Boys 1995

Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate matters, in order to get the assistance of the sole witness to a murder, they have to pretend to be each other.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Michael Bay

Writers:

George Gallo (story), Michael Barrie (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

3 Rush Hour 2 2001

It's vacation time for Carter as he finds himself alongside Lee in Hong Kong wishing for more excitement. While Carter wants to party and meet the ladies, Lee is out to track down a Triad gang lord who may be responsible for killing two men at the American Embassy. Things get complicated as the pair stumble onto a counterfeiting plot. The boys are soon up to their necks in fist fights and life-threatening situations. A trip back to the U.S. may provide the answers about the bombing, the counterfeiting, and the true allegiance of sexy customs agent Isabella.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Brett Ratner

Writers:

Ross LaManna (characters), Jeff Nathanson

Country:

United States of America
6.6

4 Blue Streak 1999

Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to regain his diamond, he poses as an LAPD detective

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Les Mayfield

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.3

5 Rush Hour 3 2007

After an attempted assassination on Ambassador Han, Inspector Lee and Detective Carter are back in action as they head to Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the Triads' secret leaders. Lee also holds secret meetings with a United Nations authority, but his personal struggles with a Chinese criminal mastermind named Kenji, which reveals that it's Lee's long-lost...brother.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Brett Ratner

Writers:

Jeff Nathanson, Ross LaManna (characters)

Country:

United States of America
6.2

6 I Spy 2002

When the Switchblade, the most sophisticated prototype stealth fighter created yet, is stolen from the U.S. government, one of the United States' top spies, Alex Scott, is called to action. What he doesn't expect is to get teamed up with a cocky civilian, World Class Boxing Champion Kelly Robinson, on a dangerous top secret espionage mission. Their assignment: using equal parts skill and humor, catch Arnold Gundars, one of the world's most successful arms dealers.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller

Director:

Betty Thomas

Writers:

Morton S. Fine (characters) (as Morton Fine), David Friedkin (characters) | 6 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.4

7 Soul Plane 2004

Following a ridiculously awful flight that leads to his pet's death, Nashawn Wade files a lawsuit against the airline, and wins a multimillion-dollar settlement. Determined to create a better flying experience, Nashawn starts his own airline, one that caters to an African-American clientele. Going into business with a tricked-out plane piloted by the smooth Capt. Mack, the airline hits a snag when it has to deal with the family of Elvis Hunkee.

Genres:

Romance, Comedy

Director:

Jessy Terrero

Country:

United States of America
4.5

8 Coming To America 1988

Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York, to find his bride? Joined by his loyal servant and friend, Semmi, Akeem attempts to blend in as an ordinary American and begin his search.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

John Landis

Writers:

Eddie Murphy (story), David Sheffield (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7

9 Life 1999

Two men in 1930s Mississippi become friends after being sentenced to life in prison together for a crime they did not commit.

Genres:

Comedy, Crime

Director:

Ted Demme

Country:

United States of America
6.8

10 Norbit 2007

A mild-mannered guy who is engaged to a monstrous woman meets the woman of his dreams, and schemes to find a way to be with her.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Brian Robbins

Writers:

Eddie Murphy (screenplay), Charlie Murphy (screenplay) (as Charles Murphy) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
4

11 Next Friday 2000

Ice Cube returns as Craig Jones, a streetwise man from South Central Los Angeles who has a knack for getting into trouble. This time out, Craig is still trying to outsmart neighborhood bully Debo (Tommy "Tiny" Lister Jr.); after Craig gets the better of Debo in a fist fight, Debo is determined to flatten Craig in a rematch. Looking to stay out of Debo's way, Craig's dad decides that it would be a good idea for Craig to hide out with his Uncle Elroy and cousin Day-Day in Rancho Cucamonga... but trouble seems to find him there also.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Steve Carr

Writers:

Ice Cube (characters), DJ Pooh (characters) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

12 Barbershop 2002

A day in the life of a barbershop on the south side of Chicago. Calvin, who inherited the struggling business from his deceased father, views the shop as nothing but a burden and waste of his time. After selling the shop to a local loan shark, Calvin slowly begins to see his father's vision and legacy and struggles with the notion that he just sold it out.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Tim Story

Writers:

Mark Brown (story), Mark Brown (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.3

13 Major Payne 1995

Major Benson Winifred Payne is being discharged from the Marines. Payne is a killin' machine, but the wars of the world are no longer fought on the battlefield. A career Marine, he has no idea what to do as a civilian, so his commander finds him a job - commanding officer of a local school's JROTC program, a bunch of ragtag losers with no hope.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Family

Director:

Nick Castle

Writers:

Joe Connelly (story), Bob Mosher (story) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

14 Don't Be A Menace To South Central While Drinking Your Juice In The Hood 1996

When Ashtray (Shawn Wayans) moves to South Central L.A. to live with his father (who appears to be the same age he is) and grandmother (who likes to talk tough and smoke reefer), he falls in with his gang-banging cousin Loc Dog (Marlon Wayans), who along with the requisite pistols and Uzi carries a thermo-nuclear warhead for self-defense. Will Ashtray be able to keep living the straight life?

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Paris Barclay

Country:

United States of America
6.6

15 Friday 1995

Craig and Smokey are two guys in Los Angeles hanging out on their porch on a Friday afternoon, smoking and drinking, looking for something to do.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

F. Gary Gray

Writers:

Ice Cube, DJ Pooh

Country:

United States of America
7.3

16 Hustle & Flow 2005

With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Craig Brewer

Writer:

Craig Brewer

Country:

United States of America
7.3

17 Bad Boys II 2003

Out-of-control, trash-talking buddy cops Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey of the Miami Narcotics Task Force reunite, and bullets fly, cars crash and laughs explode as they pursue a whacked-out drug lord from the streets of Miami to the barrios of Cuba. But the real fireworks result when Marcus discovers that playboy Mike is secretly romancing Marcus’ sexy sister.

Genres:

Adventure, Action, Comedy, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Michael Bay

Writers:

George Gallo (characters), Marianne Wibberley (story) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

18 National Security 2003

Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Dennis Dugan

Country:

United States of America
5.6

19 One Eight Seven 1997

After surviving a stabbing by a student, teacher Trevor Garfield moves from New York to Los Angeles. There, he resumes teaching as a substitute teacher. The education system, where violent bullies control the classrooms and the administration is afraid of lawsuits, slowly drives Garfield mad.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller

Director:

Kevin Reynolds

Writer:

Scott Yagemann

Country:

United States of America
6.7

20 Tupac: Resurrection 2003

Home movies, photographs, and recited poetry illustrate the life of Tupac Shakur, one of the most beloved, revolutionary, and volatile hip-hop MCs of all time.

Genres:

Music, Documentary

Director:

Lauren Lazin

Country:

United States of America
7.9

21 Boyz N The Hood 1991

Boyz n the Hood is the popular and successful film and social criticism from John Singleton about the conditions in South Central Los Angeles where teenagers are involved in gun fights and drug dealing on a daily basis.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

John Singleton

Writer:

John Singleton

Country:

United States of America
7.7

22 Juice 1992

Four Harlem friends -- Bishop, Q, Steel and Raheem -- dabble in petty crime, but they decide to go big by knocking off a convenience store. Bishop, the magnetic leader of the group, has the gun. But Q has different aspirations. He wants to be a DJ and happens to have a gig the night of the robbery. Unfortunately for him, Bishop isn't willing to take no for answer in a game where everything's for keeps.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Writers:

Ernest R. Dickerson (story), Gerard Brown (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.1

23 Shottas 2002

A raw urban drama about two friends raised on the dangerous streets of Kingston, Jamaica. Biggs and Wayne take on the "Shotta" way of life to survive. As young boys, they begin a life of crime, eventually moving to the US where they begin a ruthless climb from the bottom. They remain bound to each other by their shottas loyalty as they aggressively take control of the Jamaican underworld.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama

Director:

Cess Silvera

Writer:

Cess Silvera

Countries:

Jamaica, United States of America
6.2

24 Blood In Blood Out 1993

Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members of an East L.A. gang known as the "Vatos Locos", and the story focuses on how a violent crime and the influence of narcotics alter their lives. Miklo is incarcerated and sent to San Quentin, where he makes a "home" for himself. Cruz becomes an exceptional artist, but a heroin addiction overcomes him with tragic results. Paco becomes a cop and an enemy to his "carnal", Miklo.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Taylor Hackford

Writers:

Ross Thomas (story), Jimmy Santiago Baca (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
8