icon Film Profile: Payback - (1998)
IMDb Score
Payback (1998) on IMDb
NextFilm Score:
6.6/10 Stars
theMovieDB Score:
3.5/10 Stars
Share This Film:
    

"No More Mr. Nice Guy."

18

  • Director: Brian Helgeland
  • Genre: Crime
  • Studio: Icon Productions
  • Duration: 120 Mins

Overview:
The source material that provided Lee Marvin with an unforgettable role in John Boorman's critically acclaimed Point Blank (Donald E Westlake's The Hunter, written under the pseudonym Richard Stark) is here expertly recycled for the solid directing debut of LA Confidential writer Brian Helgeland. Mel Gibson stars as violent antihero Porter, a professional thief who seeks revenge when his wife and crime partner double-cross him during a hold-up of some Chinese gangsters and leave him for dead. Things get messy when his quest to retrieve his share of the loot puts him in contact with high-ranking crime bosses and bent cops. Helgeland handles the high-octane action with flair, intelligence and lethal doses of sardonic wit to deliver a cool-as-ice thriller with a very dark and violent centre.
The MovieDB Overview   (Click to view)
 
Cast List:
Porter : Mel Gibson
Val : Gregg Henry
Rosie : Maria Bello
Stegman : David Paymer
Detective Hicks : Bill Duke
Lynn : Deborah Kara Unger
Phil : John Glover
Carter : William Devane
Pearl : Lucy Alexis Liu
Bronson : Kris Kristofferson
Fairfax : James Coburn

icon Payback - Trailer:



icon Payback - Upcoming Showings:

Sorry, No showings coming up in the next 10 days.

email Alert Me - we'll send you an email when this film next appears on the schedule.


icon Similar Movies:
        

The Basketball Diarie... (1995)




15 Minutes (2001)




Trainspotting (1995)




T2 Trainspotting (2016)




Serpico (1973)




You Were Never Really... (2016)




Fargo (0)




The French Connection (1971)





icon This movie on other sites:

IMDb Logo https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120784/

 


This product uses the TMDb API but is not endorsed or certified by TMDb.