The Punisher (1989) Movie poster and comic book cover compared.

The Punisher

Mark Goldblatt, 1989

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The Punisher
Gerry Conway, John Romita Sr., Ross Andru, 1974

The Punisher is a movie directed by Mark Goldblatt in 1989 and based on the characters from the comic book of the same name by Gerry Conway, John Romita Sr. and Ross Andru, first published in 1974. The movie features Dolph Lundgren, Louis Gossett Jr., Jeroen Krabbé, Kim Miyori, Bryan Marshall, Nancy Everhard, and others.

What users say

“The movie is better than the comic book”

But the comic book is worth reading.

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RATING

5.7

/ 10

Movie Poster: The Punisher (Mark Goldblatt, 1989)

7.3

/ 10

Comic Book Cover: The Punisher (Gerry Conway, John Romita Sr., Ross Andru, 1974)

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Storyline

Ex-Marine Frank Castle is a former undercover police detective whose wife Julie was killed five years ago, along with their daughters Annie and Felice, by a Mafia car bomb intended for Frank…who is also presumed to be dead. The underworld families have become so weakened by the Punisher’s guerrilla warfare that kingpin Gianni Franco is forced out of retirement.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Punisher, the 1989 movie by Mark Goldblatt

Year

1989

Minutes

89

Movie Rate

5.70

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Punisher

Country: Australia

Year: 1989

Length: 1h29m

Cover of The Punisher, the 1974 comic book by Gerry Conway, John Romita Sr. and Ross Andru

Year

1974

Pages

568

Book Rate

7.34

S: Goodreads

Comic Book

The Punisher

Country: USA

First published in: 1974

Length: 568 pages

Genre: Fiction

Other screen adaptations of the comic book

Movie poster
The Punisher (2004)
Movie by Jonathan Hensleigh
Movie poster
Punisher: War Zone (2008)
Movie by Lexi Alexander
TV Series poster
The Punisher (2017-2019)
TV Series by Steve Lightfoot

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Which is better?

Poster of The Punisher, the 1989 movie by Mark Goldblatt

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Cover of The Punisher, the 1974 comic book by Gerry Conway, John Romita Sr. and Ross Andru

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movie

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of The Punisher, the 1989 movie by Mark Goldblatt

WATCH

Yes

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25% No

6 votes

2 votes

comic book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of The Punisher, the 1974 comic book by Gerry Conway, John Romita Sr. and Ross Andru

READ

Yes

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33% No

6 votes

3 votes

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