Payback: Straight Up (2006)

Unrated   |  Video   |    |  Action, Crime, Drama


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Porter is shot by his wife and best friend and is left to die. When he survives he plots revenge.


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Director:

Brian Helgeland

Writers:

Brian Helgeland (screenplay), Donald E. Westlake (novel)

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13 April 2007 | prreith
8
| edges out the original
I have to agree with the previous poster's comments. I do miss Mel's voice over a bit and especially the opening score. Overall this version is better, but just edges out the original. It is really cool to see a movie which was good to begin with, but with a twist and still good. I found Maria Bello's performance towards the end especially powerful. I'm still on the fence about the very end.

A lot of good extras on the DVD, the director's narration in particular. You have to feel for Brian; it never ceases to amaze me some of the BS the directors have to coupe with from the studio executives. For the most part, the successful films have been ones which are new and original, where the studio exec's always seem take the exact opposite stance.

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Release Date:

10 April 2007

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

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