A young stockbroker at a Mob-controlled Wall Street firm gets betrayed and sent to prison for six years. When he gets out, he seeks revenge.

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Joseph Mensch

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Metin Aksoy (co-writer), Joseph Mensch (co-writer)
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Credited cast:
Matt Levett ... Mike Markovich
Toby Leonard Moore ... Ricky Zhukov
Anna Baryshnikov ... Judi Markovich
Lev Gorn ... Alexander Pushka
Rade Serbedzija ... Pappy
Elena Satine ... Kat
Boris Lee Krutonog ... Slava
David Vadim ... Ruslan
Bill Sage ... Randy
Ari Barkan ... Grigory Boone
Mat Vairo ... Lenny
Alice Sophie Malyukova ... Lana Markovich
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vonia Arslanian ... Vania
Marc Alan Austen ... Funeral Rabbi
Joe Cummings ... Ron
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A young stockbroker at a Mob-controlled Wall Street firm gets betrayed and sent to prison for six years. When he gets out, he seeks revenge.

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Thriller

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Cameo: Writer Metin Aksoy has a brief cameo in the film. He is seen walking up a set of subway stairs. See more »

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At the very beginning of the movie it is erroneously stated that Sun Microsysyems created Netscape. See more »

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Alexander Pushka: It was the greatest experience of my life. Knowing the limits of our strength... brings us peace.
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Worth it for Matt Levett
11 February 2021 | by hampersnow-28905See all my reviews

Payback has many great reviews on here and while I only rate it a 5, it is worth seeing, and for one major reason ..........Matt Levett. In the lead role , he brings this film to life. It isn't that the film is bad, but the story is just a bit too simplistic although it is filmed well. There isn't anything here that hasn't been done by bigger budget Hollywood and better, so you can't help but see that this pales by comparison. Since Matt is pretty much the whole movie, someone did a great job with casting. In fact all the roles are well cast and played, but this really is his movie, he makes the character totally believable, he's gorgeous and the camera loves him. For what must be a lower budget indie they did a great job with recreating the feel of the 1990s and the sound recording is excellent, I've seen too many movies lately with garbled dialogue. It's obvious the people behind this knew what they were doing. Just wish they had told the story in a more compelling way.


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Release Date:

5 February 2021 (USA) See more »

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New York, USA See more »

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