25 best money movies ever

It’s the root of all evil, but cash has also inspired some of the greatest movies ever to hit the silver screen. We pony up the best of 'em

It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963)

Stanley Kramer's caper movie sees Sid Caesar, Jonathan Winters, Mickey Rooney, Buddy Hackett and Milton Berle trying to track down $350,000 buried near the Mexican border while police detective Spencer Tracy tails them. It's a monument to comedic excess, as a succession of comedy stars parade across the gigantic Cinerama-format screen. Bloated it may be, but the sheer number of comedians packed into its 210 minutes guarantees you'll laugh somewhere.

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