Pain & Gain

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Danny Lupo, 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.

  1. Stephen McFeely


  2. Christopher Markus


  3. Michael Bay


Top Billed Cast

  1. Mark Wahlberg

    Mark Wahlberg

    Daniel Lugo

  2. Dwayne Johnson

    Dwayne Johnson

    Paul Doyle

  3. Anthony Mackie

    Anthony Mackie

    Adrian Doorbal

  4. Tony Shalhoub

    Tony Shalhoub

    Victor Kershaw

  5. Ed Harris

    Ed Harris

    Ed DuBois

  6. Rob Corddry

    Rob Corddry

    John Mese

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 10m

Budget $25,000,000.00

Revenue $86,175,291.00


Release Information

  • April 26, 2013
    R, Theatrical



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A review by Andres Gomez

By Andres Gomez

Much better movie than anticipated.

Really hilarious in several moments and with great performances from Wahlberg, Dwayne, Mackie, Shalhoub and Harris.

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