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Pain & Gain


Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie, Tony Shalhoub View All


Michael Bay (Director), Christopher Markus (Screenplay), Stephen McFeely (Screenplay) View All

Release: Apr. 18th, 2013
Runtime: 2 hours, 10 minutes
Daniel Lugo, manager of the Sun Gym in 1990s Miami, decides that there is only one way to achieve his version of the American dream: extortion. To achieve his goal, he recruits musclemen Paul and Adrian as accomplices. After several failed attempts, they abduct rich businessman Victor Kershaw and convince him to sign over all his assets to them. But when Kershaw makes it out alive, authorities are reluctant to believe his story.
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The Gunslinger45
It is shot in Miami just like his Bad Boys movies, the movie cant hold a shot for more than a few seconds, pointless female characters who are there to be hot (more on that later), has a final chase sequence that involves cars, boats, AND helicopters; and finally it is the genre where he is at his m....
I find it hard to imagine that the story happened the way the movie portrays it, but it is Michael Bay so you should expect nothing less.
Watching these guys get away with everything that they do is all the more aggravating because these guys are idiots and not very likable, though Johnson's character, Paul Doyle, does possess some very engaging qualities and caring about this character is initially very easy; unfortunately, the scree....
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