Inspired by the infamous Marvel Comic Book anti-hero, The Punisher is a dark and brooding action packed trip into the violent underworld of crime. When respected police officer Frank Castle (action superstar Dolph Lundgren) suddenly loses his family to a vicious mob attack he withdraws from public life and becomes a man filled with hate. Driven into the shadows, fueled by vengeance, he takes to the city's underground armed to the hilt with an arsenal of deadly weapons to track down and punish those who killed his family. With the Japanese Yakuza in the mix and a vicious battle against child slave traders, The Punisher sets out to clean up the streets the only way he knows how. Also featuring Oscar winner Louis Gossett Jr. (An Officer and a Gentleman), Jeroen Krabb (The Fugitive) and directed by Mark Goldblatt (Oscar nominated editor of The Terminator and T2: Judgement Day), The Punisher is a full-on assault - an explosive spectacle of 1980s action adventure.