R | | Action, Crime, Drama
After a successful heist, Porter is shot by his wife and his best friend. They leave him there to die but when he recovers, he seeks revenge and wants his share of the money.
Deborah Kara Unger broke two ribs in the scene where Mel Gibson beats the hell out of her, which is now restored in the Director's Cut. She stated that she was having fun flying around and getting slammed into things, and did one too many.
GSW: that's what the hospitals call it: gunshot wound. Doctor has to report it to the police. That makes it hard for guys in my line to get what I call, quality health care.
When Porter is hit by Pearl and her group of thugs' car, he shatters the windshield upon impact. Several frames later the windshield is completely intact.
Director Brian Helgeland's cut was significantly changed by producer/star Mel Gibson before release and was 15 minutes shorter than the final version. Here are some of the differences to Gibson's highly publicized reshoot version of the film that was released into the theaters.
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