Pain & Gain film features Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson as two bodybuilders-turned-into kidnappers. Film is based on real-events news articles written in 1999 Miami New Times by journalist Pete Collins about “a couple of Florida steroid-abusing knucklehead bodybuilders who become criminals involved in an extortion ring and a kidnapping plot that goes horribly wrong.”
Pain & Gain stars Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg and Anthony Mackie as a criminal trio who known as Sun Gym Gang. This is the name of the gym in which Mark Wahlberg and Anthony Mackie works.Daniel Lugo (Mark) comes up with an idea of kidnapping a rich business who comes to the same gym and extort him for money.
They almost succeed in their plan but something terribly went wrong when their victim survives and hires Detective Ed Du Bois to catch them.
Release date in UK
Film has a release date of May 3, 2013 for UK, Ireland and Norway.It is releasing on August 8, 2013 in New Zealand.
Australia and Canada release date : Not known yet
Indonesia : May, 2013 [ Expected]
Estimated DVD/Blu-ray release date in UK : November-December, 2013
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Cast & Crew details
Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Ed Harris, Rob Corddry, Anthony Mackie, Tony Shalhoub, Rebel Wilson, Ken Jeong, Jennifer Nicole Lee and Yolanthe Sneijder-Cabau.
Pain & Gain is directed by Michael Bay and music is given by Steve Jablonsky.