History Main / MoneyToThrowAway

25th Sep '17 11:20:11 PM Lanes17B
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*''Film/RaceToWitchMountain'' has a variation. When Jack Bruno, Dr. Friedman, Sara, and Seth are cornered by agents in the casino where the UFO convention is taking place, Sara makes every slot machine a jackpot winner. The group then uses this confusion to make their escape from the agents.
26th Aug '17 5:24:36 PM JackG
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* ''Series/BlakesSeven''. In "Gold", our heroes discover that the BriefcaseFullOfMoney that they risked their lives for (10 billion in Zerok currency) has been rendered invalid thanks to the machinations of the BigBad. They toss the now useless notes in Avon's face, and the episode ends on him [[LaughingMad laughing maniacally]].
26th Aug '17 5:15:34 PM JackG
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* ''Film/DrMabuseTheGambler''. The eponymous villain hands a huge amount of money to a grateful beggar, who doesn't know that the cash is virtually worthless thanks to Dr Mabuse's manipulation of the stock market.
2nd Jul '17 2:02:55 PM VicGeorge2011
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* In ''Film/BatmanForever'', when Two-Face makes his final toss of the coin to determine whether or not to kill Batman near the end, Batman throws a handful of coins in Two-Face's direction to cause him to fall to his doom down the long shaft.
2nd Jul '17 2:00:37 PM VicGeorge2011
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* In ''ComicBook/TheSmurfs'' comic book story "The Finance Smurf", the Smurfs near the end when they decide to leave the village to found another one elsewhere toss all their money back to the titular character, leaving him with a sizable amount of wealth, but [[LonelyAtTheTop with nobody to share his good fortune with]].
2nd Jul '17 1:57:21 PM VicGeorge2011
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* In the [[Literature/TheBible book of Zechariah]], the titular prophet is given his wages for being a shepherd, and God tells him to throw it to the potter, which serves as a prophecy for when Judas Iscariot in the New Testament, after he betrays Jesus for thirty pieces of silver, throws it back to the priests he conspired with to do the job, and they use it to buy a potter's field to bury strangers in.
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30th Jun '17 3:21:18 PM WillKeaton
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* In ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'', when Aladdin becomes a prince, he throws out gold coins to the poor, since he was poor up until this point. He does this again at the beginning of Return of Jafar, though that wasn't his own money, he had just stolen it from a bunch of thieves.

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* In ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'', when Aladdin becomes a prince, he throws out gold coins to the poor, since he was poor up until this point. He does this again at the beginning of Return ''Return of Jafar, Jafar'', though that wasn't his own money, he had just stolen it from a bunch of thieves.
2nd Apr '17 3:36:29 PM foxley
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* ''Series/MajorCrimes'': In "Moral Hazard", a spree killer uses an air cannon to fire thousands of dollars into the courtyard of a hotel, hoping to lure in victims so he can shoot them.
19th Mar '17 8:24:30 PM TheTropper
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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'', Steven decides to change his wrestling persona to Tiger Philanthropist, who gives all of Tiger Millionaire's money away. This often takes the form of showering his opponents in money, [[BondOneLiner telling them to use it to pay their medical bills.]]



* In Disney/{{Aladdin}}, when Aladdin becomes a prince, he throws out gold coins to the poor, since he was poor up until this point. He does this again at the beginning of Return of Jafar, though that wasn't his own money, he had just stolen it from a bunch of thieves.

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* In Disney/{{Aladdin}}, ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'', when Aladdin becomes a prince, he throws out gold coins to the poor, since he was poor up until this point. He does this again at the beginning of Return of Jafar, though that wasn't his own money, he had just stolen it from a bunch of thieves.
24th Dec '16 7:12:14 AM LtFedora
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* ''Series/{{Sliders}}''. One episode opens with the group arriving in a San Francisco that's just struck black gold. One man is walking around throwing money into the air by the wadful, which the group grabs as much as they can of before sliding.
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