Punisher, The (2004)
Punisher, The (2004) Genre(s): Action | Crime | Thriller

Directed by: Jonathan Hensleigh

Starring: Tom Jane, John Travolta, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, Will Patton, Ben Foster, John Pinette, James Carpinello, Laura Harring

Synopsis: A former member of the Counter Terrorism Unit sees his entire family executed, and then is left for dead. Frank Castle may be dead, but the Punisher lives on.

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Newt's movie review

Parts of the story reminded me a lot of Mad Max, parts of it were pure comic book, and the rest was violent with plenty of gratuitous explosions. Travolta over-acted, Romijn-Stamos was a perfect comic book wife, I think it's best Jane had very little dialogue and lots of brooding, and overall it wasn't bad. It sets the stage for sequels but hopefully they'll be less action film and more comic book on the big screen. The soundtrack was a good complement.

Added 01 January 2005 at 12:17 AM
Ripley's movie review

Some funny moments, some cool explosions, and Jane is pretty buff. Not a great movie though so I'm hoping the inevitable sequel is better.

Added 12 April 2005 at 5:50 PM

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