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Pain and Gain <b>Amazon Instant Video</b> ~ Mark Wahlberg
Pain and Gain Amazon Instant Video ~ Mark Wahlberg
Rented this off amazon instant.

Got to say its quite good for a film about gym rats. Its based on a true story but its been altered a bit for the big screen.
Walberg and Johnson play their characters well and there are some good lines in there.
The majority of the "comedy" comes from the situational and behavioural aspects of the 3 main characters, so If your not familiar with some gym stereotypes and habits then you may get lost here. One example is where Lugo (Wahlberg) needs to get a arm pump to clear his head, If you don't gym then you more than likely wont get why this is funny.

Anyway 4 stars it is, with the only bit I didn't really like being the inner… Read more

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