Punisher: War Zone Reviews

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May 22, 2019
The latest big screen incarnation of the popular Marvel Comics series is an overly violent snoozefest that lacks any humor or any other redeemable quality.
December 6, 2018
Punisher: War Zone proudly wears its ambitions on its sleeve, and delivers exactly what its title promises.
October 29, 2018
The only movie to get the moral and ethical complexity of The Punisher and his warped moral code is Punisher: War Zone, and it's a wild ride that is unmatched in the world of comic book movies
August 29, 2018
It is inconceivable that this film has a higher Rotten Tomatoes rating than Elektra.
May 15, 2012
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.
November 17, 2011
May 6, 2011
April 4, 2011
April 15, 2010
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.
February 13, 2010
...stands as the best offering out of Hollywood that Punisher fans could've hoped for.
August 30, 2009
One can assume another reboot will be in the offing after this monstrosity tanks at the box office.
April 23, 2009
Part '80s action movie, part gross-out horror, this guilty pleasure is Saw meets Rambo . . .
March 18, 2009
God I love my revenge films...
February 12, 2009
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.
February 12, 2009
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.
February 12, 2009
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.
February 10, 2009
It's a good old-fashioned guns-andaction romp - and I love it.
February 6, 2009
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.
February 6, 2009
The punishment doesn't end there, with anyone who hands over good money to watch this dreck also likely to feel the pain.
February 6, 2009
As its absurdly macho title hints, this action film is on a mission: not to delight or beguile so much as to club you over the head.
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