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Max Payne

100 min | 103 min (unrated version)
Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller
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John Moore
1 nomination
Country: Canada
Release Date: 2008-10-17
Filming Locations: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Budget: $35,000,000
Opening Weekend: £1,004,995 (UK) (16 November 2008)
Gross: $40,689,393 (USA) (3 June 2013)
Mila Kunis
Mila Kunis
Max Payne
Mark Wahlberg
Max Payne
Beau Bridges
BB Hensley
Jim Bravura
Chris O'Donnell
Jason Colvin
Donal Logue
Alex Balder
Amaury Nolasco
Jack Lupino
Kate Burton
Nicole Horne
Olga Kurylenko
Rothaford Gray
Joe Salle
Joel Gordon
Owen Green
Jamie Hector
Lincoln Deneuf
Andrew Friedman
Marianthi Evans
Michelle Payne
Nelly Furtado
Christa Balder
Jay Hunter
Pawnshop Man
Maxwell McCabe-Lokos
Kerr Hewitt
Stephen R. Hart
Tattoo Artist Owner (as Stephen Hart)
Martin Hindy
Demon (as Martin 'Mako' Hindy)
Herbert Johnson
Train Attendant
Philip Williams
Sergeant Adams
Warren Belle
Ted Atherton
Detective Shipman
Rico Simonini
Detective Sergeant Amerini
PJ Lazic
Brandon Carrera
Young Cop (as Brandon Carreira)
Katie Odegaard
Jackie - Receptionist
Joshua Barilko
Ragna Rok Guard #1
Conrad Pla
Captain Bowen
Larry Wheatley
Janice Nguyen
Gouchy Boy
Spike Adamson
Aesir Security Guard
Carlos Gonzalez-Vio
Man Who Gets Dosed With Drug
Christina Jocic
Nude Person Making Out
Barrington Bignall
Nude Person Making Out
Noelle Gray
Nude Person Making Out
James Preston Rogers
Nude Person Making Out
Candice Hotchkiss
Nude Person Making Out
Genadijs Dolganovs
Enforcer (as Gendaijs Dolganovs)
Dale Yim
Beat Cop
Tig Fong
Lead Aesir Security Guard
Sergei Nikolich
Kristina Falcomer
Girl at Party
Danielle Cole
Model (uncredited)
Brad Everett
DJ (uncredited)
Sima Fisher
Dancer (uncredited)
James McCaffrey
FBI Special Agent Jack Taliente
Kristin Mellian
Russian Party Girl (uncredited)
Christina Notto
Christa Balder's Sister (uncredited)
Aaron Pushkar
Heidi Tan
Aesir Pharmaceuticals Employee (uncredited)
Did you know?
Actress Deborah Rombaut was also up for the part of Mona Sax. Casting was impressed by her Russian accent, but the role went to Mila Kunis.
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Early in the film, Max beats up three thugs in the Roscoe Street subway station. This fictitious station is the setting of one of the first levels in the video game, where DEA Agent Alex Balder (upon whom the film's Detective Alex Balder is based) is murdered.
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This marks the third collaboration between director John Moore and composer Marco Beltrami.
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Jim Bravura has a detective's badge, and is frequently called a detective. Yet the door to his office and the name plate on his desk identify him as a lieutenant. In the NYPD, he would be called a lieutenant, even if he was assigned to a detective squad.
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When Natasha Sax (Olga Kurylenko) is in Max's bed she has a sheet covering all the way down to her undergarments. On the next shot the sheet is lifted revealing her abdomen.
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The position of Max's wife's body on the bed changes at least twice.
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Lt. Jim Bravura: You take Payne alive if there's anything left.
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Max Payne: I don't believe in heaven. I believe in pain. I believe in fear. I believe in death.
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Captain Bowen: Remember when you were a kid and you'd hold your breath when you run past the graveyard? Just leave that man alone.
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What are the differences between the theatrical version and the unrated version?
In order to achieve the more attractive PG-13-rating for the cinematical release, the film was cut and edited in terms of violence and sexual content as well as drug use. The unrated version was later released on DVD. A detailed comparison between the theatrical version and the unrated version with pictures can be found here.
How much sex, violence, and profanity are in this movie?
For detailed information about the amounts and types of (a) sex and nudity, (b) violence and gore, (c) profanity, (d) alcohol, drugs, and smoking, and (e) frightening and intense scenes in this movie, consult the IMDb Parents Guide for this movie. The Parents Guide for Max Payne can be found here.
Is "bullet time" in the film?
Yes, although there isn't much of it.
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Photos from cast
Mila Kunis Siobhan Murphy Brea Grant
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