Payback: Straight Up

I’ve only seen the Director’s Cut of Payback so I don’t have first-hand knowledge of the originally released version. I heard it was watered down from Brian Helgeland‘s original vision. Aside from Porter (the dog) I see few redeeming qualities in any of these sociopathic characters. They all seem lost and even the hero Porter (the human, played by Mel Gibson) has only his sheer tenacity (he wants to recoup his share of the money he stole) to make him of interest. But that’s all.
Not worth watching unless you need tips on starting a war.

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