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Seen on: 05/16/2013

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Pain & Gain (2013)

Directed by Michael Bay

Crime | Comedy | Thriller

Most recently watched by Maniac, schofizzy, sensoria, vivalaserdisc, zombiefreak, Drew73, ashe5k, themarc, seanCduregger, Javitron

Overview

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.

Rated R | Length 130 minutes

Actors

Peter Stormare | Ed Harris | Tony Shalhoub | Larry Hankin | Mark Wahlberg | Michael Rispoli | Dwayne Johnson | Tony Plana | Bill Kelly | Wladimir Klitschko | Rob Corddry | Anthony Mackie | Ken Jeong | Keili Lefkovitz | Yolanthe Sneijder-Cabau | Brian Stepanek | Rebel Wilson | Vivi Pineda | Bar Paly | Christopher Jestin Langstaff | Gustavo Quiroz Jr. | Corinne Ferrer | Zack Moore | Kory Getman | Emily Rutherfurd | Persei Caputo | Anthony 'Ace' Thomas

Viewing Notes

Hmm, tough rating for me. 8+ for the superb acting esp. Johnson and Wahlberg and Shalhoub. But just not interested in this story about dumb people doing dumb things. But it’s very well made and looks great. I suppose it’s worth viewing for those reasons but just not the movie for me.

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