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In retaliation, Castle forces Weeks to commit suicide. Franco has a plan to bring the families together as one unit. When motorcycle rider Johnny Blaze sells his soul to the Devil to save his father's life, he is transformed into the Ghost Rider, the Devil's own bounty hunter, and is sent to hunt down sinners. We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your account. Frank's worst nightmare comes true when Howard Saint and his lieutenants unleash hell at the Castle family reunion.

Blade forms an uneasy alliance with the vampire council in order to combat the Reapers, who are feeding on vampires. He can pull off mobster fine but I don't know that I like the direction his character went in, or the character at all. He openly attacks Saint's business and sabotages his partnership with his Cuban partners. This film has various issues that didn't sit well with me. Director Jonathan Hensleigh wanted the music to be very emotional, and was aware of Siliotto's previous work which led to him being chosen.

Was this review helpful to you? Which isn't to say that it's the equal of those classics, but at least Hensleigh's got the right idea. Jack Swanson as Accountant No. Laura Harring as Livia Saint.

Mark Collie as Harry Heck. Year One and Welcome Back, Frank. John as Police Chief Morris. This article is about the film.

Inflamed by the death of their son, the Saints are on a mission of blood vengeance. This would be the final film produced by Artisan Entertainment for theatrical distribution. Just leave us a message here and we will work on getting you verified. Guardians of the Galaxy Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.

Theatrical release poster. Frank's ex-partner Jake Louis Gossett Jr. Jane must have known what he was up against and he can do nothing to stop it. Robin O'Dell as Field Reporter.

What I won't do is spend months of my life sweating over a movie that I just don't believe in. There isn't a moment in The Punisher that isn't borrowed or stolen from another movie. Overall what should have been a dark, disturbing, complex, violent and emotional film is just a normal action movie with some rather unpleasant violence. It wasn't like this, it was just gory and seemed to take pleasure if making the audience wince.

Dolph plays Frank Castle, an ex-cop who retired after his wife was murdered by the Mafia to become a heavily-armed vigilante who lives in the sewers, called The Punisher. Coincidently, Jane is blond in real life but he had already dyed his hair black for the part of Frank Castle. All that aside, there's not really anything that's strictly speaking bad about the film, in comparison to its one or two things that I would classify as good.

However Castle in this film is just mean, apart from the extreme violence he just comes across as antisocial rather than racked by a terrible pain and emptiness. The Punisher Critics Consensus A good cast fails to elevate this overly violent and by-the-numbers revenge flick. It was an incredible experience with everyone on the project throwing in their time just for the fun of it. The plot was based around a few Punisher story lines from the comic book world and is an origins plot line. If this works, we get to do it all again.

The underlying events that give rise to Frank Castle's vigilantism are not from the comic. Yamil Piedra as Toro Pit Boss.

War Zone starring Ray Stevenson. Steve Raulerson as Yuri Astrov.

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Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password. The second film was released in theaters and starred Thomas Jane. An entertaining, if silly, film adaptation of the Marvel comic. War Zone after Jane and Hensleigh left the project due to creative differences. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

The Punisher was made in but it remains my best comic-book adaption on screen ever. The Punisher is pulp, real players realplayer served up gritty and ugly and brutal. What is The Punisher about?

Ray Stevenson had expressed interest in sequels, hinting at Barracuda as a possible villain. But he's a sad man - he drinks, and has bad memories always coming to him.

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The graphic nature of the violence that makes The Punisher hard to recommend without serious caveats. Had more of this happened throughout the film it may have been much better, but in general there are many bad decisions here which I just don't understand how they were agreed on. They then pour gasoline over everything accept Castle and set it alight, so everything burns accept Castle, oh and then it all blows up. In reality the Punisher is Frank Castle, an ex-cop whose family was murdered by mobsters.

In an interview with Hensleigh, Hensleigh said that even though the film is distributed under the Lionsgate imprint, they had nothing to do with the film. Ben Foster as Spacker Dave. The tenants hide Castle and refuse to disclose his location, despite Glass pulling Dave's piercings out with pliers. Editing help is available.

Now legally declared dead, he strikes back from beyond the grave, killing mobsters wherever he can find them. You sound like you have quite low requirements in life and this film is happy to settle for less to help meet them. Lionsgate never gave a green light for the film to be made. Speaking of comic books, this film is vastly different from the comics it is based on.

What was the song played during the Castle v Russian fight? Edward Jemison as Nicky Duka. John, Glass and the goons arrive for Castle. Nobody is terrible but nobody is particularly good and, although it should have been, this was not a film for the actors.

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The minute film also stars Ron Perlman. Meanwhile, I'll continue to search for a film that one day might stand with all those films that the fans have asked me to watch.

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It's not jam-packed full of one-liners. He orders Castle killed at a family reunion, while his wife Livia requests that his family be killed as well. Saint dies in the subsequent explosion. Normally when someone is gonna get whacked they are shot in the head point blank, simple, but in this film its just stupid. Eduardo Yanez as Mike Toro.