Paramount Pictures | Release Date: February 5, 1999
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SpunkyMonkeySep 24, 2012
Never a classic, Payback is just a nice mix of black comedy and action which does it's job well. It includes certain noir elements, such as a grey layering to the visuals and horn layden soundtrack, that help make it different and refreshingNever a classic, Payback is just a nice mix of black comedy and action which does it's job well. It includes certain noir elements, such as a grey layering to the visuals and horn layden soundtrack, that help make it different and refreshing enough to stand out, and you also never know quite what to expect throughout the film either. Not one to have at the top of the viewing list, but one that's worthy of your time. Expand
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KaprawiecSep 5, 2016
This is the story about manhood. Yes, Porter is mean, tough and uterly bad motherf...er. Not in a grotesque steroid Vin Diesel or Dwayne "Rock" Johnson style. You know and they know he would kick both of their buts. Its a shame, that nowadaysThis is the story about manhood. Yes, Porter is mean, tough and uterly bad motherf...er. Not in a grotesque steroid Vin Diesel or Dwayne "Rock" Johnson style. You know and they know he would kick both of their buts. Its a shame, that nowadays we have this awfull global metrosexual trend.
Oh well, back to the movie - story is nice, if not a little bit too predictable, performances are excellent, there is some dark comedy. Great noir movie, instant classic in my book.
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