The Punisher

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Films

  • The Punisher (2004)
    • An origin story meant to launch a franchise, this Thomas Jane-starrer didn't know how to make its main character into a hero and struggled to find any meaning at all.
  • Punisher: War Zone
    • With its cartoony violence and glorification of vigilantism, this film feels like everything that's wrong with this "hero".
  • Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher
    • When Punisher stumbles into a SHIELD operation he's forced to work with Black Widow to stop an evil plot by LEVIATHAN... or go to jail.

Marvel Television

  • Daredevil
    • Showing up in the second season, the Punisher gets his origin story, again, as he goes on a quest to kill every bad guy in New York.
  • The Punisher
    • Spun-off from the second season of Netflix's Daredevil, this series follows Frank Castle as he wages a one-man war against the criminal element in New York.