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Max Payne (2008)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Drama | 17 October 2008 (USA)
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Coming together to solve a series of murders in New York City are a police detective and an assassin, who will be hunted by the police, the mob, and a ruthless corporation.

Director:

John Moore

Writers:

Beau Thorne (screenplay), Sam Lake (video game by Remedy Entertainment and 3-D Realms Entertainment)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Wahlberg ... Max Payne
Mila Kunis ... Mona Sax
Beau Bridges ... BB Hensley
Ludacris ... Jim Bravura (as Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges)
Chris O'Donnell ... Jason Colvin
Donal Logue ... Alex Balder
Amaury Nolasco ... Jack Lupino
Kate Burton ... Nicole Horne
Olga Kurylenko ... Natasha
Rothaford Gray ... Joe Salle
Joel Gordon Joel Gordon ... Owen Green
Jamie Hector ... Lincoln Deneuf
Andrew Friedman ... Trevor
Marianthi Evans ... Michelle Payne
Nelly Furtado ... Christa Balder
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Storyline

Three years ago, NYPD detective Max Payne's wife and baby were murdered. Max gets himself transferred to the cold case office where he can continue searching for the killer who got away. He's a loner, but two people reach out to him during a fateful week: Alex, his ex-partner who may have found a clue, and BB, the security chief at the pharmaceutical company where Max's wife worked. Meanwhile, bodies are piling up, some as a result of a drug on the street that is highly addictive and, for many who take it, brings hideous hallucinations. When one of the bodies is a woman Payne was the last to see alive, her sister comes looking for him armed to the teeth; Max must move fast. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence including intense shooting sequences, drug content, some sexuality and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English | Russian | Spanish

Release Date:

17 October 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Max Payne See more »

Filming Locations:

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,639,849, 19 October 2008

Gross USA:

$40,689,393

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$87,066,930
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The role of Jason Colvin was originally offered to Tobey Maguire. See more »

Goofs

(at around 46 mins) Max is driving through the city (supposedly New York City) when behind him through the windows of the car, there is a "Tim Horton's" neon sign. There are no Tim Horton's in NYC (the nearest is in Syracuse, according to the company website), but they're all over the place in Toronto (where the film was shot.) See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Max Payne: I don't believe in heaven. I believe in pain. I believe in fear. I believe in death.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits is an extra scene, in which Max is reunited with Mona at a bar to be shown further developments involving Aesir, implying both have more to do (setting the scene for a possible sequel). See more »

Alternate Versions

An unrated version was released on Region 1 DVD and Region A Blu-Ray. See more »

Connections

References Show Them No Mercy! (1935) See more »

Soundtracks

Room 405
Written by Paul Stoney & Stephen French
Performed by Metsuo
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User Reviews

 
Unrealistic
29 October 2019 | by haakonphelanSee all my reviews

Are we supposed to really believe this film?? I have not played the game, I admit, but when a girl that rocks it like that and is so slender spreads it on your bed itching to be penetrated which man would say no? Is that even remotely believable? For those who have not watched the film the girl is slender and has no tattoo or trashy elements (but has boyish hair sadly) and the man does not do her!?!?!?!?


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