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Punisher: War Zone Review

Movies.com Critics

4.5

Dave White Profile

...creatively violent Read full review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 2.0
    30

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally unfavorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 30

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Frank Scheck

    So unrelentingly violent that all but teen boys might as well stay home.

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  • 38

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    The dialogue is beyond clichéd, and performances feel cobbled together from other movies.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    It looks great, it hurtles through its paces and is well-acted. The soundtrack is like elevator music if the elevator were in a death plunge. The special effects are state of the art. Its only flaw is that it's disgusting.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    The film works a bit better than the 2004 "Punisher" installment, the one starring surly, dislikable Thomas Jane as Frank Castle.

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  • 58

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly

    Dominic West (The Wire) plays a facially mutilated Mob boss as if he's in a broad SNL sketch.

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