Skip to main content

reviews

33
Based on 36 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Among the recent spate of comic-book movies, from "Spider-Man" to the "X-Men," The Punisher is unique. show more

  • 50
    Carla Meyer San Francisco Chronicle

    It's a prevailing sense of humor that makes this an entertaining, if silly, film adaptation of the Marvel comic. show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Trashy and disturbingly violent yet fairly zippy and amusingly cast. show more

  • 40
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Punishes the audience with a flat starring performance; Mr. Jane finds few sparks of life in a hero who wasn't all that lively to begin with. show more

  • 50
    Philadelphia Inquirer

    For such a formulaic vigilante film, The Punisher has a far better cast than it deserves. show more

  • 38
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    It features an insane amount of violence and a number of visual references to the comic, but it lacks the original's humor and spirit. show more

  • 40
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    A tone-deaf muddle that shifts moods more often than its lone wolf vigilante rubs out bad guys, clocking in at a punishingly paced two hours and change. show more

  • 63
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    Considering the horrible buzz that had dogged the movie since its trailers first premiered, The Punisher turns out to be a likable underdog. show more

  • 63
    Chris Kaltenbach Baltimore Sun

    The Punisher punishes. That's what he does, and that's all this movie does. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The Punisher is so grim and cheerless, you wonder if even its hero gets any satisfaction from his accomplishments. show more

  • July 08, 2008 Spongfan94
    Report This User

    this movie was pretty good but it wasnt great. its more of a renter. the new one looks good though

My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Subscriptions

Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts

Movies

You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.


    Update settings
    X