The Guilty shall be Punished… The Punisher (1989)

The Punisher (1989)And so weren’t comic book fans who longed for a legitimate Marvel Comics flick. Though an OK action yarn, it followed the comic lore lightly, simply hoping to catch on to the coattails of ‘Batman’. Lundgren made a great effort to portray the gritty, often evil hearted vigilante, but just couldn’t carry the flick alone.
Punishment
Looked upon as a comic setback, Marvel never got a great film off the ground until ‘Blade’ and the vastly surprising hit ‘X-Men’ well over a decade later.

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