PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Drama
Coming together to solve a series of murders in New York City are a police detective whose family was slain as part of a conspiracy and an assassin out to avenge her sister's death. The duo will be hunted by the police, the mob, and a ruthless corporation.
Due to the PG-13 rating that the studio wanted, John Moore filmed two versions of the two biggest action sequences in the film, a) The Aesir Swat Building Shoot-out, and b) Max Payne's attack on the Aesir building starting from the parking garage scene. John ... ...
I don't believe in heaven. I believe in pain. I believe in fear. I believe in death.
When Gunnery Sergeant. Jack Lupino is shown on video during his interview, his Gunnery Sergeant lapel pins are pointing in the wrong direction. The top should be placed vertically, with the single point up and the center of the insignia on a line bisecting the angle of the collar's point. Also, he is referred to as "Sergeant", as a Marine he would be addressed as "Gunnery Sergeant".
After the credits is an extra scene, in which Max is reunited with Mona at a bar to be shown further developments involving Aesir, implying both have more to do (setting the scene for a possible sequel).
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$17,639,849 (USA) (17 October 2008)
$40,689,393 (USA) (3 June 2013)