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Payback: Straight Up (2006)

Video  -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  10 April 2007 (USA)
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Porter is shot by his wife and best friend and is left to die. When he survives he plots revenge.

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Val's Thug (archive footage)
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Justin Fairfax (archive footage)
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Sneaker Lady (archive footage)
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Carter (archive footage)
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Det. Hicks (archive footage)
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Porter (archive footage)
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Phil (archive footage)
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Val Resnick (archive footage)
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Mrs. Bronson (voice) (archive footage)
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Pearl (archive footage) (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
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Arthur Stegman (archive footage)
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Hit Man on 'L' Platform (archive footage)
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Porter is shot by his wife and best friend and is left to die. When he survives he plots revenge.

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He's back with a vengeance.


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Bronson's voice was originally provided by Angie Dickinson, who starred in Point Blank (1967), of which this film is a remake. But her voice was replaced with Sally Kellerman's for the DVD release. See more »

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When Porter sits on the sidewalk to wait for Rosie, the blue backpack is about a foot behind him. Although Porter later says "Backpack, backpack," and Rosie replies, "Got it," when Rosie first comes around the car, the backpack is nowhere to be seen. See more »

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[first lines]
Val Resnick: Oh, I bet you got a lot of questions rattling around in your head.
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Brian Helgeland Directs a fine adaption of Richard Starks, "The hunter."
18 January 2014 | by (Liverpool) – See all my reviews

Double-crossed and left for dead...can you think of anything more cliché? I can, and it's the 1999 version of this film. Director Brian Helgeland's original adaption of Richard Starks "The hunter" is mean, surly, nasty and rude. The added shots to the opening sequence with the redone score sets a dark and serious tone. The right changes where made from the 1999 version to turn an okay film into an excellent one. With the original "blue tint" removed from the film one can truly appreciate the detail that was put into filming each shot. Brian Helgeland directs an original almost neo-noir crime tale with an outstanding cast. Mel Gibson does an outstanding job as porter, as does Gregg Henry as Val, and Lucy Liu in her roll. The rest of the cast does a great job as well. In the end I find this version of payback to be one of the best crime films to ever have been made. I highly recommend this film and hope you enjoy it as much as I have.


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