Pain & Gain

Release April 26, 2013 (Wide)
Cast Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson
Director Michael Bay
Writer Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely
Genres Comedy, Drama
Studio Paramount Pictures
Length 130 mins.
Website PainAndGainMovie.com

Synopsis

The Sun Gym Gang, consisting of bodybuilders Daniel Lugo (Mark Wahlberg) and Adrian Doorbal (Anthony Mackie), plot to kidnap Victor Kershaw, a wealthy businessman. Enlisting the help of newly-released criminal Paul Doyle (Dwayne Johnson), the gang tortures Kershaw and successfully get him to sign over all his assets.

But things take a major twist when Kershaw recruits Detective Ed Du Bois (Ed Harris) to catch the criminals. Now, the Sun Gym Gang must find a way to silence Kershaw.


Based on a 1999 three-part Miami New Times article by writer Pete Collins.

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