Payback


1h 50m 1999

Brief Synopsis

Porter and Val carry off a successful heist, but then Val makes several mistakes: he steals Porter's cut of the money, he steals Porter's wife, and he tries to kill him. Now Porter is out for payback. He wants his cut and he is determined to get it, come what may.

Film Details

Also Known As
La revancha, Porter, revancha
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Crime
Film Noir
Thriller
Release Date
1999
Distribution Company
PARAMOUNT PICTURES/WARNER BROS. PICTURES INTERNATIONAL (WBI)
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Chicago, Illinois, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Synopsis

Porter and Val carry off a successful heist, but then Val makes several mistakes: he steals Porter's cut of the money, he steals Porter's wife, and he tries to kill him. Now Porter is out for payback. He wants his cut and he is determined to get it, come what may.

Crew

John K Adams

Sound Editor

Michael Ahasay

Special Effects

Charlene Amateau

Set Costumer

Ayenne Applebaum

Other

George Atamian

Swing Gang

Luc Bamberger

Swing Gang

Bobbi Banks

Dialogue Editor

Jennifer Baum

On-Set Dresser

Mendel Baylitz

Other

Victor Bazaz

Swing Gang

Gary Beaird

Grip

Ray Beal

Stunts

Jennifer Bell

Other

Pablo Beltran Ruiz

Song

Bill W Benton

Rerecording

Beth Bergeron

Dialogue Editor

Dave Bergstrom

Rerecording

Daniel Berkowitz

Set Production Assistant

Keith Bilderbeck

Sound Editor

Rick Bioni

Props Assistant

Greg Bissonette

Other

Chris Boardman

Song Performer

Chris Boardman

Music

Chris Boardman

Original Music

Lisa Bonaccorso

Camera

Kevin P. Boyd

Video Assist/Playback

Thomas Breuler

Caterer

Angela H Brice

Assistant Production Coordinator

Trip Brock

Dialogue Editor

Craig Brown

Grip

James Brown

Song

James Brown

Song Performer

Kathy Brown

Set Production Assistant

Malcolm Brown

Camera Operator

Wheldon Brown

Adr Mixer

Briana Burke-ullman

Assistant Location Manager

Charley Bob Burnham

Transportation Coordinator

Timothy A Burris

Accounting Assistant

Kenny Cabrera

Craft Service

Sammy Cahn

Song

Kyle Carden

Grip

Richard L Carden

Dolly Grip

Sheryl Carnes

Assistant

Chris Carpenter

Rerecording

Kristina Carpenter

Assistant

Ken Carriveau

Swing Gang

Mark Carter

Set Production Assistant

Patrick Caulfield

Set Costumer

James Cavanaugh

Song

Al Cerullo

Helicopter Pilot

Michael Chandler

Sound Editor

Saul Chaplin

Song

Conrad Chitwood

Construction Coordinator

Michael Civisca

Song Performer

Daniel Clancy

Set Decorator

James Coburn

Other

Christopher M Collar

Grip

Bradley Combs

Caterer

Luis Conte

Other

Andrew Cooper

Photography

Ericson Core

Director Of Photography

Mark Cotone

Assistant Director

Gina B Cranham

Set Designer

Chris Culliton

Electrician

William D'ambra

Props Assistant

Vic Damone

Song Performer

John Dardis

Electrician

Rick Darnell

Song

Tobiasz Daszkiewicz

Stunts

Bruce Davey

Producer

Dominique Decaudin

Foley Artist

Kristin C Dehnert

Assistant Location Manager

Cecele Destefano

Art Department Coordinator

Angela Devita

Stunts

Marion Dougherty

Casting

Dean Drabin

Other

Vince Duque

Dga Trainee

Gregg Edler

Production Coordinator

Tom Elkins

Assistant Production Coordinator

Kenny Endoso

Stunts

Brian Scott Ferdman

Set Production Assistant

James Fierro

Stunts

Chris Silver Finigan

Production Assistant

Arlene Fishbach

Music

Stephanie Flack

Dialogue Editor

Blair Foord

Special Effects

Steve Forman

Other

Barry Franenberg

Property Master

Forest L Futrell

Assistant Director

Gretchen Gain

Set Costumer

Joe Gaspar

Stunts

John James Geary

Craft Service

Lance Gilbert

Stunts

Tim Gilbert

Stunts

Norman Gimbel

Song

Franklyn Gottbetter

Assistant Director

John Goux

Music

Joseph A Graham

Key Rigging Grip

Kimberly Guenther

Wardrobe

Mindy Hall

Other

Otto Harbach

Song

Brenner Hugh Harris

Swing Gang

Jim Harrison

Music Editor

Roy Hawkins

Song

Terry Hayes

Screenplay

Shawn Helgedalen

Best Boy

Brian Helgeland

Screenplay

Jimi Hendrix

Song Performer

Jimi Hendrix

Song

Julie Hewett

Other

Deborah Higgins Kelly

Caterer

Cindy Jo Hinkleman

Assistant Sound Editor

James A Hogan

Transportation Captain

Richard Hoover

Production Designer

Moe Jaffe

Song

Ronald O Jaynes

Foreman

Gillian Johnson

Facilities Supervisor

Jay Johnson

Lighting

Jon Johnson

Sound Supervisor

Matt D Johnston

Stunts

Al Jolson

Song

John P Kenny

Construction Coordinator

Jerome Kern

Song

B. B. King

Song Performer

Jennifer D'angelo Kircher

Assistant Director

Rick Kline

Rerecording

Frank Krenmuller

Special Effects

Shauna L Kroen

Accounting Assistant

Ross L Kulma

Medic

Dennis J Leahy

Electrician

Eddie J Lee

Set Production Assistant

Rick Lefevour

Stunts

Jim Lemley

Unit Production Manager

Mark R Lindberg

Electrician

Frank Loesser

Song

Curtis Love

Special Thanks To

Billy Lucas

Stunts

Mary Lamar Mahler

Medic

Daniel Maldonado

Stunts

Brian Mann

Music

Dean Martin

Song Performer

Bradley Matthys

Key Grip

Mark E Matthys

Grip

Quentin Matthys

On-Set Dresser

Caty Maxey

Art Director

Elizabeth Maxwell

Caterer

Robert Bruce Mccleery

Lighting Technician

Steve Mceveety

Executive Producer

Stephen Mcgehee

Electrician

Dennis Mcneill

Color Timer

Peter Mcnulty

Avid Editor

Bill Meadows

Other

John C. Meier

Stunts

Mark Meloccaro

Construction

Jayson Merrill

Assistant Director

Jess Mexia

Best Boy

John Mikels

Other

Danial A Miller

Best Boy

Stacy Minkowsky

Assistant

Molly Mitchell

Costumes

Theresa Repola Mohammed

Negative Cutting

Russ Morgan

Song

Kathryn Mueller

Camera

Matthew W. Mungle

Prosthetics

Betty Newsome

Song

Ha Nguyen

Costume Designer

Laura Nisbet

Assistant Director

Mark O'kane

Camera Operator

Mark O'kane

Steadicam Operator

Ruta Palulonis

Production Assistant

Geoffrey Patterson

Sound Mixer

Linda Perlin

Stunts

Kevin Potter

Assistant Camera Operator

S Quinn

Art Department Coordinator

Lou Rawls

Song Performer

Rusty Reilly

Best Boy Grip

John Richards

Other

Sioux Richards-mclane

Script Supervisor

Miguel Rivera

Sound Editor

Jimmy N. Roberts

Stunts

Kyle Rochlin

Foley Mixer

Mic Rodgers

Unit Director

Mic Rodgers

Stunt Coordinator

Christina Rollo

Production Assistant

Pat Romano

Stunts

Mark Roscoe

Stunts

William Ross

Original Music

James Ryan

Stunts

Michael T Ryan

Music Editor

Paul Santoni

Assistant Camera Operator

Carolyn Sauer

Adr

Adam Scher

Set Designer

Solange Schwalbe

Dialogue Editor

Michael Segal

Special Thanks To

Burton Sharp

Adr

James R Shelton

Key Grip

Dean M Simmon

Assistant Camera Operator

Troy Sizemore

Art Director

David Slodki

Other

Edward Steidele

Foley Artist

Film Details

Also Known As
La revancha, Porter, revancha
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Crime
Film Noir
Thriller
Release Date
1999
Distribution Company
PARAMOUNT PICTURES/WARNER BROS. PICTURES INTERNATIONAL (WBI)
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Chicago, Illinois, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video July 27, 1999

Released in United States Winter February 5, 1999

Donald Westlake's novel was previously filmed as "Point Blank" (USA/1968), directed by John Boorman and starring Lee Marvin as Walker.

Reshoots were done on the film in the Spring of 1998 by a director other than Brian Helgeland.

Feature directorial debut for screenwriter Brian Helgeland.

Began shooting September 17, 1997.

Completed shooting November 20, 1997.

Released in United States Winter February 5, 1999

Released in United States on Video July 27, 1999