Excerpt: It's understandable why this film polarized audiences. It's a controversial topic. But then again when you make a comedy out of a tragedy, it will always be criticized. If it was made as a crime drama, then it probably wouldn't have gone under fire so much.
Excerpt: The title says it all. I couldn't find a single thing to enjoy in this mess. But a story about stupid people is in the end, just a story about stupid people. I completely agree with Jim L, watching the news beats this.
Summary: after you watch A Micheal film you feel like crap and you hate it. I have BIG expectations when i see Micheal Bay's movies my expectations are having no stereotypes also no more sexy girls , cut out the dumb humor But the humor was great in this movie; the fact that it is Based on the true story...
Excerpt: I know a lot of people don't like Michael Bay films, but this one needs to be given a chance. It is a very different movie than the Transformers pictures for example, and that was what i loved the most about it.
Summary: I have some truly amazing news. Michael Bay has made a movie which isn't total This has only happened once before in 1996 with The Rock. He's still one of the worst directors on the planet, but I did find Pain and Gain to be mildly enjoyable.
Excerpt: I would highly recommend renting this first. This was just a "money-making" film for Bay. He was like here I'll give you a dumb film that has Bad Boys II meets Old School... An action film with very nice visuals and good actions scenes in Miami with 3 friends with a scheme to become bigger than what...
Excerpt: Movie: 4.5 A true story movie that's directed by Michael Bay, you know after the nightmare of a film that was Pearl Harbor everyone said that Michael Bay should never do a movie based on true story ever again and I thought the same.
Summary: Holy crap....The Rock can actually act? I will admit, I had low expectations coming into this, but I found myself laughing and genuinely enjoying every second. It was a bizarre, action packed, dark comedy that is definitely worth a watch.