Max Payne 3 - 8 action movie influences of Rockstars noir shooter

Forget that Mark Wahlberg atrocity, we count down the real movie counterparts to Payne

This list of influences is by no means definitive. Rockstar Games has assembled an inventory of favorite action films that goes back as far as the 1930’s. Their team’s knowledge of filmic badassery truly runs deep. What movies do the Max Payne games make you think of (besides The Matrix)?

We can’t recommend the latest Payne game enough. We gave it a 10/10 in our Max Payne 3 review. And if you want more dissections of games inspired by movies, check out our list of 10 blockbusters that clearly influenced Uncharted 3.

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