Pain & Gain
The manager of a Gym decides that there is only one way to achieve his version of the American dream so a trio of bodybuilders got caught up in an extortion ring and a kidnapping scheme.
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Windy City Times
June 27, 2014 An often hilarious black comedy with a nicely embedded moral.Read in Source
Washington Free Beacon
July 14, 2016 Not for the kiddies, this immensely entertaining flick is a hard-R romp through seedy South Florida.Read in Source
August 27, 2013 The first hour may be Bay's career high point: it's fast, freaky, gloriously tasteless and startlingly pointed in its attacks on western insecurity, shallowness and greed.Read in Source
Christian Science Monitor
April 26, 2013 It's official. Michael Bay, director of the Transformers clobberfests, knows how to make movies about humans, too. The problem is, he thinks humans are robots.Read in Source
April 26, 2013 This crude and ugly entertainment is as crass as everything this depressingly successful filmmaker has done.Read in Source
June 21, 2016 Maybe he's trying to do 'GoodFellas'-style dark comedy (the copious voice-overs would certainly suggest it), but put as charitably as possible, Bay is no Scorsese.Read in Source
May 02, 2013 In between scenes of the muscleheads torturing their victim, Bay indulges his taste for treating women as sluts and grisly brutality as a nifty excuse for a cheap laugh.Read in Source
January 03, 2014 Pain & Gain weighs about 700 pounds when it ought to weigh 2.Read in Source
New York Magazine/Vulture
April 26, 2013 Now [Bay] hits new levels of both artistry and sleaziness in the black comedy Pain & Gain, which I strongly recommend if you don't overvalue taste, subtlety, and moral decency. I liked it.Read in Source
April 16, 2016 Bay's worst film to date and the biggest piece of evidence yet in the case against him.Read in Source
Sunday Times (UK)
December 16, 2016 The most shocking thing about the new Michael Bay film is... not the orange, grunting criminals pumping a) iron, b) fists and c) other people, but the gradual realisation that this could be Bay's most intellectual film yet.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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