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Payback : straight up: the director's cut / Paramount Pictures presents an Icon Production ; produced by Bruce Davey ; screenplay by Brian Helgeland ; directed by Brian Helgeland.

Gibson, Mel (Added Author). Paymer, David. (Added Author). Davey, Bruce (Added Author). Helgeland, Brian. (Added Author). Henry, Gregg. (Added Author). Bello, Maria, 1967- (Added Author). Devane, William, 1939- (Added Author). Liu, Lucy, 1968- (Added Author). Stark, Richard, 1933-2008 Hunter. (Added Author). Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927) (Added Author). Icon Productions. (Added Author). Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Mel Gibson, Gregg Henry, Maria Bello, David Paymer, William Devane, Lucy Liu. (Cast).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch DVD-R PAYB (Text) 39391006633158 DVD R-rated Available -
Swayzee PL - Swayzee NR (Text) 76271000015547 G/NR DVDs Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1415718415
  • ISBN: 9781415718414
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Special collector's ed.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the novel "The hunter" by Richard Stark.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1999.
Special features: Commentary by writer/director Brian Helgeland; "Paybacks are a bitch:" on location in Chicago; "Paybacks are a bitch:" on set in Los Angeles; "Same story, different movie" -- creating Payback: the director's cut; "The hunter" a conversation with author Donald E. Westlake.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Ericson Core ; editor, Kevin Stitt ; music, Scott Stambler ; production designer, Richard Hoover.
Participant or Performer Note:
Mel Gibson, Gregg Henry, Maria Bello, David Paymer, William Devane, Lucy Liu.
Summary, etc.:
A tough thief tracks down his former partner who tried to kill him before taking off with his share of the heist and his wife.
Target Audience Note:
Unrated; parental advisory: explicit content. Warning: this program is recommended for mature audiences only. It contains adult language and situations.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround, NTSC.
Language Note:
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Stark, Richard, 1933-2008 > Film and video adaptations.
Thieves > Drama.
Attempted murder > Drama.
Betrayal > Drama.
Adultery > Drama.
Revenge > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Action and adventure films.
Melodramas (Drama)
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Adventure > Feature.
Melodrama > Feature.
Adaptation > Feature.
Feature films.
Adventure films.

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