R | | Action, Crime, Drama
Frank Castle known as Punisher ruthlessly demolishes organized crime, but it starts an even bigger war.
The director stated in the commentary of the DVD that she intentionally filmed characters to make them appear on the side of the shot instead of the center to give the movie a comic stripe look.
Special Agent Paul Budiansky:
I'm calling this in. Put your hands behind your back.
Special Agent Paul Budiansky: Goddammit, Castle!
(at around 24 mins) The slide show Det. Martin Soap shows to Agent Budiansky includes a picture of Frank Castle wearing a United States Marine Corps Dress Blue uniform with the rank of Gunnery Sergeant, but in the next slide his rank is listed as Captain.
German retail video version was cut by approx. 1 minute to secure a "Not under 18" rating. The uncut version was released with a SPIO/JK approval but can be sold only with restrictions.
$4,271,451 7 December 2008