Movie Ratings, Family Movie Reviews & More!

Pain & Gain


Latest Home Video

Aug 27, 2013

MPAA Rating:


Run Time:



Michael Bay


Mark Wahlberg

Dwayne Johnson

Anthony Mackie


2013 Paramount Pictures

Still shot from the movie: Pain & Gain.

Read Review

Reviewed by

Overall --
Run Time130

Making the Grades

Release Date: 26 April 2013

Because we only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies at Parent Previews we did not review this title. For your convenience, we have provided some brief information about the film’s synopsis and content.

Synopsis: Being big and tough ought to have its advantages, and Daniel Lugo (Mark Wahlberg) is about to cash in on them. Teaming up with a couple of his bodybuilding buddies (Dwayne Johnson and Anthony Mackie) he hatches a kidnapping plot that with only a little pain should bring great gain.


The screen-writers of the movie have taken a comical approach to presenting this true story. Read more about Parent Previews’ opinion about this creative choice at: Pain & Gain: Why Has Crime Become So Funny?.

Discussion Ideas After The Movie

Teaching ideas and topics to discuss about Pain & Gain.

This movie is based on a true story. You can read about the men who inspired the movie here:

Trailers & Clips

Canadian Movie Ratings

14A Frequent Coarse Language, Violence, Drug Use.
AB 18A Sexual Violence, Brutal Violence.
MB 18A Brutal Violence Coarse Language Substance/Alcohol Abuse.
ON 18A Brutal Violence, Coarse Language, Substance Abuse.
QC 13+ Violence, Vulgar Language.

Canadian Home Video Rating: 18A

Watch @ Home

Details on home video releases of Pain & Gain...

Pain & gain releases to home video on August 27, 2013.

Add Your Comments

Commenting is restricted to members only.
Please log in below or, if you're not yet a member, please register.

Forgot password? | register

Please note: So we can maintain a website with content appropriate for all ages, we moderate all comments and will edit profanities, slanderous remarks and other inappropriate language. For these reasons, your comments will not appear immediately.

There are currently no comments on this review. Be sure to add yours with the form below.

You May Be Interested...

Also On The Web