The Punisher(Movie, 2004)

| 2h 4min | Genres: Action, Crime, Drama
The PunisherRating: 3.1/5 (with 664 votes)
The Punisher is a 2004 American action crime thriller film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, starring Thomas Jane as the antihero Frank Castle/The Punisher and John Travolta as Howard Saint, a money launderer who orders the death of Castle's entire family. The film's story and plot were mainly based on two Punisher comic book stories: The Punisher: Year One and Welcome Back, Frank, along with scenes from other Punisher stories such as Marvel Preview Presents: The Punisher #2, Marvel Super Action Featuring: The Punisher #1, The Punisher War Zone, and The Punisher War Journal. The Punisher was shot on location in Tampa, Florida, and surrounding environs in mid to late 2003. It was distributed by Lions Gate Entertainment in North America, although Artisan Entertainment, which released a 1989 film adaptation of the same name on DVD, financed and co-distributed the film with eventual Artisan owner Lionsgate, while Columbia Pictures distributed the film in non-North American countries. Screenwriter Jonathan H..."> ()
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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
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About The Punisher

When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family.

Trailer for The Punisher + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

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Shot in: Florida
Plays in: Tampa, Puerto Rico
Based on: "Punisher"
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 30 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Estonian (ET), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Indonesian (ID), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Slovenian (SL), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 04/16/2004 (World premiere: 04/15/2004)
Screenwriter: Michael France, Jonathan Hensleigh, Gerry Conway, Ross Andru, John Romita, Sr.
Executive Producer: Kevin Feige
Film Editor: Steven Kemper
Director of Photography: Conrad W. Hall
Composer: Carlo Siliotto
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"O Justiceiro"
"The Punisher - Les Liens du sang"
"El castigador"
"The Punisher (Extended Version)"
"The Punisher 1"
Budget: 33,000,000 USD
Revenue: 54,700,105 USD (= 166%)
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1

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