Money for Nothing is a 1993 comedy/crime film directed by Ramón Menéndez. It is based on the life of Joey Coyle, an unemployed longshoreman in Philadelphia who, in February 1981, found $1.2 million in the middle of the street after it had fallen out of the back of an armored car. The screenplay, written by Menéndez, Tom Musca and Carol Sobieski, is based on an article by Mark Bowden. The film stars John Cusack as Coyle, and features a supporting cast that includes Debi Mazar, Michael Madsen, Benicio del Toro, Michael Rapaport, James Gandolfini, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Maury Chaykin, Currie Graham and Fionnula Flanagan.
Joey, played by John Cusack, found a bag full of money out of the back of an armored car. Joey forced his friend, Kenny Kozlowski, played by Michael Rapaport, to drive Kenny 's car in the lake to hide the tire tracks. Unknown to them that a local boy witness them doing the crime. Joey tells Kenny that he's not going to turn the money in and decides to keep it for himself. Joey refuses to tell his family about it. The police are investigating the missing money and the local boy tells them about the car. The police found the car in the lake and trace it back to Kenny