Pain and Gain' is based on the true story of Daniel Lugo‚ a Miami bodybuilder who wants to live the American dream. Although he runs a lucrative gym, he dreams of leading a lifestyle of opulence and luxury. So, he enlists the help of fellow bodybuilders, Adrian Doorbal and Paul Doyle, along with an ex-convict, Christian. They scheme to kidnap one of Daniel's clients but their plan goes terribly wrong,
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At just over 20 million dollars, the film stands as Michael Bay's lowest-budgeted film since his feature film debut Bad Boys. He, Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson took pay cuts to keep the budget down. Read More