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Max Payne

Based on the video game of the same name, Max Payne (Mark Wahlberg) is a cop determined to seek revenge for the slaying of his loved ones. Sparing no ammunition, the weapon-wielding vigilante soon discovers his foe is more formidable than imagined. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: D
Violence: D
Sexual Content: C+
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: D+
Run Time: 100
Theater Release: 17 Oct 2008
Video Release: 20 Jan 2009
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Max Payne is rated PG-13: for violence including intense shooting sequences, drug content, some sexuality and brief strong language.

Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Beau Bridges
Studio: 2008 Twentieth Century Fox
Website: Official site for Max Payne.

Detailed Review

It's not unusual to have a video game follow up on the heels of a film, but now and then, the game precedes the movie. Max Payne, the theatrical release,… 
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Why Is Max Payne Rated PG-13?

Darkness, death and graphic violence are themes in this script where numerous characters are drowned,… 
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