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The Punisher

7 Ratings: 4.1
Action & Adventure movie directed by Jonathan Hensleigh

The impressively muscular chest of Tom Jane is the focal point ofThe Punisher, a movie based on a Marvel Comics superhero. Frank Castle (Jane,Deep Blue Sea) retires from the FBI, which means--as any moviegoer expects--that his family is toast. Howard … see full wiki

Director: Jonathan Hensleigh
Genre: Action, Adventure
3 reviews about The Punisher
review by . October 01, 2009
This movie is about an FBI agent who basically has his entire family murdered in by a enemy. After the police fail to bring the criminals to justice, he is out for blood and decides to take matters into his own hands. If you like action movies then this is a must see.
review by . September 09, 2004
It confuses me at how this film did so poorly when compared to other comic book flicks. It has plenty of great action for the action buffs, the story is excellent, even though many claim that it veers wide of the original story, and the acting is great, excepting John Travolta, whose performance was less than expected.    I loved comics as a kid, and I read a few as I entered college, but I've never read any "Punisher" comics unless he happened to pop up in someone else's story. …
review by . September 08, 2004
Not being reader of comic books and not having noticed that this film was base on a Marvel Comic hero, I watched this movie as though it were another Action/Special Effects/Fire and Explosions escape film. It was only about a half hour into this rather violent picture that it became apparent that the characters were just too off the wall NOT to be comic book creations. Now Tom (aka Thomas) Jane is a worthy actor to portray such heroes: he certainly is buff and the camera concentrates more on his …
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