FAST MONEY, an unexpected diamond in the rough, occasionally floors its accelerator pedal to the max. At its best, it is a wind-in-your-hair highway ride, equal parts outlaw saga and white-collar liberation yarn; IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT (1934) meets SOMETHING WILD (1986).
Having caused a major cop-car pileup, luxury-car-thief Francesca Marsh (Yancy Butler) latches onto journalist Jack (Matt McCoy), who is on his way to cover a karaoke convention.
Desiring a change of wheels, amoral Francesca "borrows" a flashy red sportscar--not realizing the stolen vehicle's trunk contains counterfeit plates and $2.7 million in cash. These ill-gotten gains belong to British c...