Money for Nothing

Synopsis: When unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle finds $1.2 million that fell off of an armored car, he decides to do the logical thing: take the money and run. After all, he says, finders keepers. He turns to his ex-girlfriend Monica, who works in an investment firm, for advice, before turning to the mob for help laundering the money. While Joey makes plans to leave the country, however, a detective is following his ever-warmer trail in order to recover the cash.
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Director(s): Ramón Menéndez
Production: Buena Vista
100 min

you know what I'm sayin'?

Fuckin' wearin' me out

It's not my fault

if the city don't fix the roads


Things'll get better,Joe

You know?

Things always get better

Before you know it,

we'll be eligible for retirement

Down at Atlantic City

sippin' on margaritas or something


Forty years'll go by in no time

Hey, pull over That thing there

It might make a good toolbox

- It's a piece of crap

- Pull over Stop the car

Come on, stop the car!

Joey, hurry up

and get your little box, all right?

Move it!

Go! Go!

- I thought you wanted that stinkin' box

- The hell with the box

Joey, what the f*ck are you doin'?

- Joey, what the hell you got?

- Somethin' on its way to Trump

TaJ Mahal in Atlantic City

- What is it?

- 12 million

12 million what?


that's my mom's crucifix

- She'd be-

- Aaah

Joey, is that real?

That looks like

it's real,.Joey.!




Don't-Don't touch it,.Joey. You don't

wanna get your fingerprints on it.


Don't touch the money.

It's all- It's all

hundred dollar bills

I think these are unmarked!

- You don't find that kind of

money Just lying on the street

- I Just did

- It don't belong to us

- Finders, keepers, Kenny

Joey, look at the bag It says

"Property of the Federal Reserve"

- That makes this a federal offense.

- Kenny, think about it

- Did we hurt anybody?

- No

Did we steal it

from anybody? No

Are we giving it back?

Hell, no!

Possessin is nine-tenths of the law

You know what I'm sayin'?

It's-It's their negligence

It's their-

Oh, ah, 11:
00, 11:00.!

- Shit,.Joey.

- Drive straight. Drive straight.

We're busted,.Joey.

- If we're caught, we're busted.

- Don't drive slow.

- Don't drive slow

- I'm not,Joe

Joey, I ain't gonna be nobody's

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Ramón Menéndez

Ramón Menéndez is a Cuban–American film director and screenwriter. He is best known for writing and directing the 1988 film Stand and Deliver. His other film directing credits include Money for Nothing (1993) starring John Cusack and the Disney Channel original film Gotta Kick It Up! (2002). He also served as a screenwriter for all of the films he directed. His only film as a screenwriter and not as a director was the 2001 film Tortilla Soup. He has also worked in episodic television, directing episodes Tales from the Crypt and Perversions of Science, in 1994 and 1997, respectively. Menéndez won two Independent Spirit Awards for his work on Stand and Deliver.Menéndez is a native of Cuba and grew up in California. He is an alumnus of San Francisco State University and UCLA Film School. His first credit in film industry was serving as an assistant director on the Oliver Stone-directed film Salvador (1986), he also had a small acting role in the film. He is a frequent collaborator with film producer Tom Musca. more…

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