The avenging angel of Marvel Comics fame comes brilliantly to life in this searing action-adventure thriller! Dolph Lundgren stars as Frank Castle, a veteran cop who loses his entire family to a mafia car bomb. His ex-partner believes Castle survived the blast and became the Punisher, living in the sewers and exacting vigilante violence against mob bosses throughout the city. When the populace is caught in the midst of a gang war that he caused, Castle must again emerge from the shadows and save the innocent.
- Genre: Action, Thriller
- Studio: New World Pictures, Marvel Entertainment
- Keyword: loss of loved one, showdown, crime fighter, gang war, vigilante, superhero, based on comic, revenge, villainess, organized crime, mafia, one man army, police officer, one against many, action hero, vigilante justice
- Cast: Dolph Lundgren, Louis Gossett Jr., Jeroen Krabbé, Kim Miyori, Bryan Marshall, Nancy Everhard