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Punisher: War Zone Reviews

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Brent Simon
Shared Darkness

A blithely depraved shoot-'em-up in which its glum protagonist cuts a retributive swath across a vast criminal underworld, Punisher: War Zone echoes back to the unthinking low-budget action movies of the 1980s.

Full Review Source: Shared Darkness | Original Score: 1.5/5

May 15, 2012
Sam Bathe
Fan The Fire

The final damning verdict left by the American box office, whom far from raced out to see it, meaning takings of 8m leave Punisher: War Zone the lowest grossing Marvel adaptation to date.

Full Review Source: Fan The Fire | Original Score: 1/5

April 15, 2010
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...stands as the best offering out of Hollywood that Punisher fans could've hoped for.

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 3/4

February 13, 2010
Sonny Bunch
Washington Times

One can assume another reboot will be in the offing after this monstrosity tanks at the box office.

Full Review Source: Washington Times | Original Score: 1/4

August 30, 2009
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page

Part '80s action movie, part gross-out horror, this guilty pleasure is Saw meets Rambo . . .

Full Review Source: Sci-Fi Movie Page

April 23, 2009
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

God I love my revenge films...

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

March 18, 2009
Stephen Jewell
SFX Magazine

Unlike more high-powered Marvel heroes like Spider-Man and X-Men, The Punisher has never enjoyed much box office success and this excruciatingly terrible film certainly won't change that.

Full Review Source: SFX Magazine | Original Score: 1/5

February 12, 2009
Edward Porter
Sunday Times (UK)

Earning an 18 certificate with its violence, the film is kids' stuff in all other respects: over-the-top shootouts, monstrous and barking-mad villains, a bumbling sidekick and so on. Highly enjoyable tosh.

Full Review Source: Sunday Times (UK) | Original Score: 3/5

February 12, 2009
Philip French
Observer [UK]

The IQ is as low as the body count is high and the uncharismatic Ray Stevenson might as well have been wearing a mask for all the emotion he shows.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

February 12, 2009
Mickey McMonagle
Sunday Mail [UK]

It's a good old-fashioned guns-andaction romp - and I love it.

Full Review Source: Sunday Mail [UK] | Original Score: 4/5

February 10, 2009
Andrew Pulver
Guardian

You couldn't call it shoddy, exactly, and the actors take it painfully seriously; it's just dispiriting to see all this endeavour in the service of something so humourless and disgusting.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 1/5

February 6, 2009
David Edwards
Daily Mirror [UK]

The punishment doesn't end there, with anyone who hands over good money to watch this dreck also likely to feel the pain.

Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK] | Original Score: 1/5

February 6, 2009
Tom Ambrose
Empire Magazine

Another violently unsuccessful attempt to bring this comic book character to screen.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 2/5

February 5, 2009
Nigel Floyd
Time Out
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'Oh God, now I've got brains spattered all over me,' exclaims The Punisher's slippery inside man, Detective Soap. You may feel the same at the end of this messy, sadistic reboot of the Marvel comic-book series.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 2/6

February 5, 2009
Richard Luck
Film4

Pleasantly surprising - providing you're not put off by all the gore and dismemberment.

Full Review Source: Film4 | Original Score: 3.5/5

February 5, 2009
Wendy Ide
Times [UK]

Castle/the Punisher is not the most charismatic comic book hero at the best of times but Stevenson's jowly pallor and oil slick of hair makes him look more like an Eastern European abattoir worker than a vigilante to be reckoned with.

Full Review Source: Times [UK] | Original Score: 2/5

February 5, 2009
Ben Rawson-Jones
Digital Spy

The franchise simply can't compete with better written and directed comic book offerings out there. This includes Howard The Duck...

Full Review Source: Digital Spy | Original Score: 2/5

February 5, 2009
Rob Daniel
Sky Movies

Marvel, stop punishing yourselves and put this unworkable franchise out of our misery.

Full Review Source: Sky Movies | Original Score: 2/5

February 5, 2009
Tom Howard
FHM [UK]

As entertaining as Punisher: War Zone is, there's no real depth, the plot is obvious and it's a wee bit charmless.

Full Review Source: FHM [UK] | Original Score: 3/5

February 5, 2009
Victor Olliver
Teletext

This is as true to a Marvel comic tale as I've ever seen - gory, serious, intense, dark and utterly psychotic.

Full Review Source: Teletext | Original Score: 8/10

February 5, 2009
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