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Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson & Anthony Mackie Star In Pain & Gain, The Action-Packed Comedy From Michael Bay Muscling Its Way Onto Blu-ray(TM) Combo Pack And DVD August 27, 2013

June 25, 2013

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Be a Doer! Own the Film Two Weeks Early on Digital August 13th "PAIN & GAIN is GOODFELLAS on steroids." --Kyle Smith, New York Post HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Called "outrageously entertaining" (Marlow Stern, Newsweek), "hilarious, smart, clever and fresh" (Chris Nashawaty, Entertainment Weekly) and "the guy flick of 2013" (Stephen Rebello, Playboy), director Michael Bay's hilarious dark comedy PAIN & GAIN gets pumped on Blu-ray combo pack, DVD and On Demand August 27, 2013 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. And only for the real Doers, the film will be available on Digital two weeks early on August 13th. Based on an unbelievable true story, PAIN & GAIN stars Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson and Anthony Mackie as a group of personal trainers in 1990s Miami who, in pursuit of the American Dream, get caught up in a criminal enterprise that goes horribly wrong. Hailed by critics as "a new American classic" (Shawn Edwards, FOX-TV), this pitch dark comedy is "unhinged, frenetic, darkly funny" (Alynda Wheat, People) and "like Pulp Fiction--without the fiction!" (Mark S. Allen, KMAX-TV). Adapted for the screen by writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely from articles written by journalist Pete Collins, PAIN & GAIN also stars Tony Shalhoub ("Monk"), Ed Harris (A History of Violence), Rob Corddry (Hot Tub Time Machine), Rebel Wilson (Bridesmaids), Ken Jeong (The Hangover) and Bar Paly (The Ruins).

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PAIN & GAIN Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack The PAIN & GAIN Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English 7.1 Dolby TrueHD, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, Portuguese 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The DVD in the combo pack is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles.

Paramount Pictures presents a De Line Pictures Production of a Michael Bay Film: "Pain and Gain." Produced by Donald De Line, Michael Bay and Ian Bryce. Based on the magazine articles by Pete Collins. Screenplay by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely. Directed by Michael Bay.

About Paramount Home Media Distribution Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. The PHMD division oversees PPC's home entertainment, digital and television distribution activities worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and CBS and for providing home entertainment fulfillment services for certain DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment titles. PHMD additionally manages global licensing of studio content and distribution across worldwide digital and television distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.

For more information visit: http://www.painandgainmovie.com

______________________________________________________________________________ |PAIN & GAIN | |______________________________________________________________________________| |Street Date: |August 27, 2013 (Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand) | |________________|_____________________________________________________________| | |August 13, 2013 (Digital) | |________________|_____________________________________________________________| |SRP: |$39.99 U.S. (Blu-ray/DVD combo pack) | |________________|_____________________________________________________________| | |$29.99 U.S. (DVD) | |________________|_____________________________________________________________| |Runtime: |129 minutes | |________________|_____________________________________________________________| |U.S. Rating: |R for bloody violence, crude sexual content, nudity, language| | |throughout and drug use | |________________|_____________________________________________________________| |Canadian Rating:|18A for brutal violence, coarse language, substance abuse and| | |sexual content | |________________|_____________________________________________________________|

SOURCE Paramount Home Media Distribution

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