By Clark Collis
December 03, 2008 at 05:00 AM EST

Punisher: War Zone

C+
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  • Movie
Genre
  • Action Adventure

In this oddly Brit-heavy third attempt to ? create another Marvel film franchise, Ray Stevenson (Rome) takes over as the vengeful Punisher, following Dolph Lundgren and Thomas Jane. Alas, Stevenson doesn’t have much to do except look gloomy after accidentally killing an FBI agent — and then deliberately kills about 50 more people. (His character could be called the Not-Much-of-a-Learning-Curveinator.) Meanwhile, Dominic West (The Wire) plays a facially mutilated Mob boss as if he’s in a broad SNL sketch. On the plus side, Punisher: War Zone has one of the all-time great ? B-movie last lines: ”Oh, God, now I’ve got brains splattered all over me!” C+

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Punisher: War Zone

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  • Movie
Genre
  • Action Adventure
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  • R
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  • 107 minutes
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