After the murder of his family, Marine veteran Frank Castle became a vigilante known as "The Punisher" with only one goal in mind, to avenge them.

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Jon Bernthal is vigilante Frank Castle in "The Punisher." Discover other roles he's played throughout his varied career.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jon Bernthal ...  Frank Castle / ... 16 episodes, 2017
Amber Rose Revah ...  Dinah Madani 13 episodes, 2017
Ebon Moss-Bachrach ...  David Lieberman / ... 12 episodes, 2017
Ben Barnes ...  Billy Russo 12 episodes, 2017
Jaime Ray Newman ...  Sarah Lieberman 9 episodes, 2017
Kobi Frumer ...  Zach Lieberman 9 episodes, 2017
Paul Schulze ...  Rawlins 8 episodes, 2017
Michael Nathanson ...  Sam Stein 8 episodes, 2017
Ripley Sobo ...  Leo Lieberman 8 episodes, 2017
Daniel Webber ...  Lewis Walcott / ... 7 episodes, 2017
Jason R. Moore ...  Curtis Hoyle 7 episodes, 2017
Kelli Barrett ...  Maria Castle 7 episodes, 2017
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Storyline

After exacting revenge on those responsible for the death of his wife and children, Frank Castle uncovers a conspiracy that runs far deeper than New York's criminal underworld. Now known throughout the city as The Punisher, he must discover the truth about injustices that affect more than his family alone. Written by ahmetkozan

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The truth must be taken.


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English

Release Date:

17 November 2017 (USA) See more »

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Brooklyn, New York, USA See more »

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| (Entire season 1)

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Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos (Netflix)

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1.78 : 1
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Frank Castle: One Batch, Two Batch, Penny and Dime.
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Total disappointment
17 November 2017 | by bjjaoSee all my reviews

Was hooked on The Punisher comics during the eighties, and have enjoyed all 3 movies multiple times since they where made. I've been waiting eagerly on this show since the announcement, and been re-watching the movies over the last weeks to get ready for binge watching the series on Netflix.

Unfortunately it was a total letdown.

After sitting trough the first six episodes, and getting bored to death with drama, talking, more talking, and more talking people, mixed with continues meaningless flashbacks, I finally gave up and fast forwarded trough the remaining episodes, only to slow down and see the last episode fully. I did not miss a thing.

The show might be called "The Frank Castle Drama before he becomes The Punisher", but it is definitely not "The Punisher".

This is like buying 13 copies of "The Punisher" comic, and there are only "The Punisher" worthy action and "punishment" 1 page every 3 comic books.

There are maybe enough material in the 13 episodes for 2 proper "The Punisher" episodes.

I like Jon Bernthal as an actor and in the few scenes where he are allowed to act with the presence of "The Punisher" its really good.. But then of course there is a flashback, and he end up talking to someone for 5-10 minutes.... I wont give this a 1, because its at least an attempt on "The Punisher", but cant stretch this higher than a 3.

And... first ever review. Written 5 minutes after seeing the last episode... so yea, this was a letdown..


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