1 at the box office, with 17,639,849 during its first weekend against newcomers Sex Drive, The Secret Life of Bees, and. Shawn Ryan, the creator of the television series The Shield, was hired to write a script for the planned film. Rotten Tomatoes. The film stars Mark Wahlberg in the title role as Max Payne, Mila Kunis as Mona Sax, Ludacris as Jim Bravura, and Beau Bridges as BB Hensley.
A flashback scene where Max finds his family murdered was right at the beginning of the game, but in the movie it was shown mid-film. Box Office Mojo. 1 opening weekend, however, he retracted his comments, saying that he was now "proud of the film and that "this kind of opening brings us a lot closer to the reality of a sequel" to the long-stalled video game series.
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