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Mr. Payback: An Interactive Movie (1995)

Mr. Payback is a killer cyborg sent to punish rude and selfish bullies throughout society. Audiences vote on what types of sadistic punishments Mr. Payback inflicts.

Director:

Bob Gale

Writer:

Bob Gale
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Billy Warlock ... Payton Bach (Mr. Payback)
Holly Fields ... Gwen
Bruce McGill ... James Konklin
Christopher Lloyd ... Ed Jarvis
Leslie Easterbrook ... Diane Wyatt
David Correia David Correia ... Raoul Alvarez
Victor Love ... Lloyd Braxton
Carol-Ann Merrill ... Cara Cook (as Carol-Ann Plante)
Michael Talbott ... Car Jerk
Brendan Ford ... Park Vandal
Gilbert Rosales Gilbert Rosales ... Bike Thief
Robby Sutton Robby Sutton ... Moe
Sasha Jenson ... Larry
Joseph D. Reitman ... Dick
Barbara Anne Klein ... Waitress
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Mr. Payback is a killer cyborg sent to punish rude and selfish bullies throughout society. Audiences vote on what types of sadistic punishments Mr. Payback inflicts.

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Genres:

Adventure | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for an optional range of crude humor and sexual innuendo | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 February 1995 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$79,059, 20 February 1995, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$241,157
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Interfilm Technologies See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Audiences were given electronic keypads that allowed them, when prompted during the movie, to make choices about the plot. Audiences were allowed to see the movie several times in order to see the different plot iterations. See more »


Soundtracks

Don't Gimme No Attitude
Written by Stevie Mac, Patrick Dollaghan, and Karen Mayo-Chandler
Performed by Carol-Ann
Courtesy of Magic Records
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I had forgotten about this...
27 April 2005 | by preppy-3See all my reviews

An interactive movie. Basically each theatre had to be specially equipped with different video monitors and such. Each seat had a sort of device where you could pick an option. Like when someone is being tortured--you have three options to pick from on HOW he was to be tortured. The one that most people "vote" for is shown. Sounds interesting...but it wore thin fast.

Basically each movie is the same--just the various options are slight detours that end up going back to the main story. I did see it once and was mildly amused but had completely forgotten about it the next day.

From what I remember it was a pretty stupid movie full of crude humor with lousy acting. Billy Warlock was the only one that gave a halfway decent performance. He was also easy on the eyes which helped:) Still, this was supposed to usher in a new era of interactive movies. Considering this was the only one made and it's been 10 years since we've seen another one, chances are it's not gonna happen again.

Worth a look maybe for curiosity's sake--but it's totally pointless to see without the options. Skip it.


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