#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – Porter is bad, but his neighbours are worse. Street-wise and tough, an ex-marine, he is betrayed by a one-time partner, and shot in the back by his junkie wife. He survives and returns, looking to recover his share from the robbery of an Asian crime gang. The money has passed into the hands of “the Outfit”, a slick gangster organisation that runs the city. He has to make his way through a world populated by heroin dealers, prostitutes, sado-masochists, gunmen and crooked cops, a place where torture is a way of life. His only friend is a former employer, a prostitute, and her loyalty is in question, given she now works for the Outfit. He makes good early progress, but then falls into the hands of Fairfax, the crime boss.
Plot: With friends like these, who needs enemies? That’s the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead — or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, Porter’s partners and the crooked cops on his tail learn how bad payback can be.
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It’s just plain mean!
Payback, while admittedly one of the more violent movies out this year, was definitely an entertaining flick.
Like the promo catch phrase says, this time you’ll root for the bad guy. If Gibson’s character has any redeeming qualities, they are on a very short list. Porter (Gibson) is violent, at times even cruel and the other characters aren’t much better; some are worse. Every character is from the wrong side of the tracks, even the cops are on the take and there are no punches pulled. The only character you can really feel is a “good guy” is Rose, the stereotypical Callgirl with a heart of gold (although it’s maybe only 10 karat, not a real 24 karat heart).
Nevertheless, you will root for Porter. Frankly, I don’t think anyone else could have pulled off this role and still kept the support of the audience like Gibson did, but then he generally always plays the good guy with a twist. This time, the twist is a little more savage than usual.
All in all, if you enjoy the occasional violent romp on the big screen and you’re a fan of Mel Gibson; Payback is worth seeing.
A very fun 100 minutes!
“Payback” is one of those highly entertaining movies that make you forget your sorrows for a moment and entertains you right till the end. Difference with most other entertaining movies is that this movie also has a great story!
The movie is completely driven by the main character played by Mel Gibson. He plays a great and fun criminal who is an anti-hero and a total bad guy but still someone for who you can feel and cheer about. The movie also features lot’s of other great actors including James Coburn in a very fun role, Kris Kristofferson, Lucy Liu, Bill Duke and David Paymer. The movie is filled with great and entertaining characters.
The story is just great and has quite some nice twists and moments. The movie is comedy like but it also has a wonderful film-noir feeling with a typical atmosphere. There are also some nice action sequences in which Mel Gibson’s character might be featured a bit too much as an hero.
Nothing about this movie indicates that there were troubles on the set during filming with the director Brian Helgeland, on the contrary! Everything about the movie feels very fun like.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 40 min (100 min), 1 hr 30 min (90 min) (Straight Up: the Director’s Cut)
Genre Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director Brian Helgeland
Writer Donald E. Westlake (novel), Brian Helgeland (screenplay), Terry Hayes (screenplay)
Actors Mel Gibson, Gregg Henry, Maria Bello, David Paymer
Awards 2 wins & 2 nominations.
Production Company Icon Entertainment International
Sound Mix DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS
Aspect Ratio 2.39 : 1
Camera Aaton 35-III, Panavision Primo Lenses, Panavision Panaflex Platinum, Panavision Primo Lenses
Laboratory DeLuxe, Hollywood (CA), USA
Film Length 2,770 m (Sweden)
Negative Format 35 mm (Eastman Kodak)
Cinematographic Process Super 35 (common-top)
Printed Film Format 35 mm (anamorphic)