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YMMV / Punisher: War Zone

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  • Broken Base: As mentioned below, people either don't mind its gore or hate it.
  • Crosses the Line Twice: Jigsaw gives an uncomfortably hilarious patriotic speech to several groups of blatant national stereotypes. It's done in such a way it's impossible to get offended.
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  • Cult Classic: Very much like The Punisher (2004), albeit due to completely different reasons, this movie has a small cult movement. Nathan Rabin even covered the film here.
  • Darkness-Induced Audience Apathy: This is such an unrelentingly dark and bleak film that many viewers were unable to enjoy it.
  • Moral Event Horizon: When Jigsaw kills (fortunately off-screen) Microchip's senile mother.
  • Narm: The ease with which people are dismembered becomes hard to take seriously after a while. A villain's importance to the plot can be gauged by how close to normal their resistance to injury is; If anyone other than Jigsaw had been in that broken glass, they'd be salsa.
  • Narm Charm: Frank shooting mobsters while hanging by his legs from a chandelier is incredibly silly, but also looks incredibly awesome.
  • What The Hell, Casting Agency?: Microchip is Wayne Knight. Y'know, Newman from Seinfeld. Yes, really.
    • In defense, he really works.

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