Pain and Gain Movie Review Summary

Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie, Tony Shalhoub, Ed Harris

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Recently released convict Daniel Lugo gets hired at a fitness gym. While he is there, he befriends trainer Adrian Doorbal. One day, Lugo sees a rich guy named Victor Kershaw come into the gym and decides to rob him. Lugo, Doorbaal and one other recently released convict named Paul Doyle team up to form the Sun Gym gang so they can kidnap and rob Victor Kershaw. They tase Kershaw and take him to a small warehouse. Despite wearing masks, Kershaw is able to tell that the kidnapper is Lugo because of his cologne. Kershaw is forced to sign his assets over to the Sun Gym gang. After the gang receives Kershaw's assets, they realize they cannot release him. They crash Kershaw's car with Kershaw inside but Kershaw survives. Kershaw must fight through unbelieving cops and other obstacles to catch the Sun Gym gang.
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Best part of story, including ending: What I hate about this story is that they did not stop after they got the money. They got greedy so they got caught.

Best scene in story: My favorite scene was when Doyle converts Kershaw to Christianity because it was very funny and unique.

The review of this Movie prepared by Vagrig Nazari a Level 7 Marbled Godwit scholar

Script Analysis of Pain and Gain

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   criminal kidnappers Criminal enemy is...    -   thief/con-artist If this is a criminal POV story...    -   bad criminals on the run

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   athlete Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American) Unusual characteristics    -   Super muscles! (man)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand Unusual forms of death    -   crushed Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language

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