WTF Really Happened to Michael Bay’s Pain and Gain?

Last Updated on July 30, 2021


WTF REALLY Happened To This Movie? – The JoBlo series that dives into movies based on TRUE stories, REAL people and ACTUAL historical events to separate FACT from FICTION!

Director Michael Bay’s 2013 movie Pain & Gain revolves around a crew of bodybuilding criminals in Miami. However, unlike most of the mayhem maestro’s filmography, this one is actually based on reality! But how accurate is this story of beefy bandits Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Mackie and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson? Get yourself pumped and find out “WTF REALLY Happened to PAIN & GAIN!”

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Chris Bumbray began his career with JoBlo as the resident film critic (and James Bond expert) way back in 2007, and he has stuck around ever since, being named editor-in-chief in 2021. A voting member of the CCA and a Rotten Tomatoes-approved critic, you can also catch Chris discussing pop culture regularly on CTV News Channel.