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Max Payne (2008 movie)

14 Ratings: 0.1
The 2008 movie starring Mark Wahlberg and directed by John Moore

2008 noir action film based on the video game of the same name. This movie stars Mark Wahlberg as a NYC cop who investigates the death of his family in the city's criminal underground.      Any film based on a first-person shooter … see full wiki

Genre: Action, Adventure
Release Date: October 17, 2008
MPAA Rating: PG-13
5 reviews about Max Payne (2008 movie)
review by . July 04, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
AN OK FILM THAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN MUCH BETTER
      MAX PAYNE      It seems that while most movies based on a game are usually poorly received [and usually for good reason] Hollywood continues to make these movies in hopes that fans of the game will come out to see the movie. Now I am not one of those people who are against this concept as I have enjoyed most of those movies, including this one. Now this film is far from a classic and to be honest isn't great but it is good. I tend to turn the old …
review by . February 03, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
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A review of the Unrated Director's Cut: Video game to movie adaptations are almost a dime a dozen. Sure, there have been more misses than hits. I liked the movie adaptation of "Silent Hill", have very mixed feelings about the "Resident Evil" franchise, and I thought the recent "Hitman" adaptation was quite mediocre. So I decided to check out this latest video game adaptation of "Max Payne"--I mean I know it's going to be mediocre, so how bad can it really be? Well, I haven't played the video game, …
review by . June 17, 2009
I never expected MAX PAYNE to be particularly good. The video game was pure, first-person shoot-`em-up excitement, with the usual negligible plot, but with great locations, a cool, snowblown look and lots of things to shoot at. So while I didn't expect great things from a movie based on such flimsy material...I at least expected some ACTION!!    For much of the movie, though, PAYNE is paced like a methodical police procedural with occasional very brief bursts of action. By the …
review by . January 21, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
I remember seeing the trailer for this movie and still not having a clue what it was all about, I was confused by it but then saw the movie anyway because my boyfriend really wanted to, bad mistake...after the movie was finished even he though that Max Paine was a pain to watch.     With flaws up to the kazoo, it's hard to pin point why this movie sucks. I have never played the game but that shouldn't be the reason why it was unclear what the heck was going on. Mark Wahlberg …
review by . December 19, 2008
Max Payne: I don't believe in Heaven. I believe in Pain. I believe in Fear. I believe in Death.     Short Attention Span Summary (SASS):   1.   This is an action movie based on a video game 2.   Max Payne (Mark Wahlberg) is a detective whose driving passion is to find the people who murdered his family. 3.   While following up on likely leads, he meets a young woman named Natasha, and having no etchings, he takes her home to see her tattoos 4.   …
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