Punch Mountain

Punch Mountain

On Punch Mountain, comedians David Jara and Mac Blake watch, discuss and celebrate a different action movie every episode to uncover its place on Punch Mountain, the ultimate action movie rankings.

Episodes

February 22, 2024 96 mins

Punch Mountain is enrolling in a martial arts master class with ENTER THE DRAGON. Mac and David discuss shredded movie stars, bespoke prosthetics, and folding a person in half to death before revealing ENTER THE DRAGON’s place on the definitive ranking of action movies.

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Punch Mountain is casting a level 7 charm spell with DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: HONOR AMONG THIEVES. Mac and David discuss chonky dragons, singing “Greensleeves” at karaoke, and Hollywood’s leading curmudgeon before revealing DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: HONOR AMONG THIEVES’s place on the definitive ranking of action movies.

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February 6, 2024 120 mins

Punch Mountain is riding together and dying together with BAD BOYS 2. Mac and David discuss wealthy police officers, exploding boats, and actors playing corpses before revealing BAD BOYS 2’s place on the definitive ranking of action movies.

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January 30, 2024 115 mins

Kick off your shoes because Punch Mountain is scaling 40 stories of sheer terror with DIE HARD. Mac and David discuss Christmas Eve office parties, scene-stealing supporting characters, and 1980s executive salaries before revealing DIE HARD’s place on the definitive ranking of action movies.

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January 19, 2024 102 mins

Punch Mountain is digging up the box we just buried for JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2. Mac and David discuss dogs’ inner monologues, pencil violence, and action movie bystanders before revealing JOHN WICK 2’s place on the definitive ranking of action movies.

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January 12, 2024 78 mins

Punch Mountain is putting Episodes 37-48 on the shelves one last time in our latest Inventory episode! Mac and David discuss their final thoughts about the past 12 episodes, share some exciting news about the next dozen selections, and answer some listener questions.

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January 4, 2024 99 mins

Punch Mountain is headed to the land of Make Believe with SUCKER PUNCH. Mac and David discuss dream worlds, bloodless violence, and Muppet Babies before revealing SUCKER PUNCH’s place on the definitive ranking of action movies.

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December 20, 2023 94 mins

Punch Mountain is jumping the turnstile for THE TAKING OF PELHAM ONE TWO THREE (1974). Mac and David discuss New York scum, misanthropic coworkers, and an all-time villain death before revealing THE TAKING OF PELHAM ONE TWO THREE’s place on the definitive ranking of action movies.

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December 7, 2023 151 mins

Punch Mountain is jumping in a Harrier jet with TRUE LIES. Mac, David, and special guest Andrew Rosas discuss Arnold Schwarzenegger’s charisma, non-jumping horses, and how to use up a film budget before revealing TRUE LIES’s place on the definitive ranking of action movies.

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November 28, 2023 146 mins

Punch Mountain is tearing down the Berlin Wall with ATOMIC BLONDE. Mac, David, and special guest Ximena Blake discuss 80s vibes, unrelenting action sequences, and movie quality ice before revealing ATOMIC BLONDE’s place on the definitive ranking of action movies.

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November 7, 2023 145 mins

Punch Mountain is on a mission from God with THE BOOK OF ELI. Mac, David, and special guest Bryan Gutmann discuss old guys in action movies, Kentucky baths, and apocalyptic product placement before revealing THE BOOK OF ELI’s place on the definitive ranking of action movies.

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October 26, 2023 136 mins

Punch Mountain is going on an elephant rescue with THE PROTECTOR. Mac, David, and special guest Kath Barbadoro discuss acting opposite an elephant, deleted scenes, and extreme sports gangs before revealing THE PROTECTOR’s place on the definitive ranking of action movies.

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October 16, 2023 14 mins

Bonus Minisode! Punch Mountain is momentarily pausing the business of action for a quick mini-episode featuring some horror movie picks for the month of October. Plus, a tale of real life hamburger-related horror! We'll be back with a full length episode this week.

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October 6, 2023 123 mins

Punch Mountain is lacing up its skates in preparation for SUDDEN DEATH. Mac, David, and special guest Kerri Lendo discuss mascot fights, Jean Claude Van Damme's fire marshal physique, and terrorist payrolls before revealing SUDDEN DEATH's place on the definitive ranking of action movies.

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October 2, 2023 110 mins

Punch Mountain is throwing on a pair of shades for BLADE 2. Mac and David discuss vampire raves, the slow speed of light, and trash-talking Wesley Snipes before revealing BLADE 2’s place on the definitive ranking of action movies.

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September 16, 2023 118 mins

Punch Mountain is thinking it’s back with JOHN WICK. Mac and David discuss the assassin’s code of honor, criminal underworld infrastructure, and the purchase power of murder tokens before revealing JOHN WICK’s place on the definitive ranking of action movies.

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September 9, 2023 101 mins

Punch Mountain is squeezing into its supersuit and taking on THE INCREDIBLES. Mac and David discuss animation versus live action, super powered body horror, and avoid conversations about slash fiction before revealing THE INCREDIBLES’ place on the definitive ranking of action movies.

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August 29, 2023 88 mins

Punch Mountain has gotta smash and go fast if they’re gonna find the LOST BULLET. Mac and David discuss cocaine logic, Eurothugs, and murder cars before revealing LOST BULLET’s place on the definitive ranking of action movies.

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August 22, 2023 113 mins

Punch Mountain has no time to stop for gas because we have a NEED FOR SPEED. Mac and David discuss illegal street racing infrastructure, bad ways to quit your job, and Michael Keaton’s easiest paycheck ever before revealing NEED FOR SPEED’s place on the definitive ranking of action movies.

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August 11, 2023 97 mins

Punch Mountain is putting Episodes 25-36 on the shelves one last time in our latest Inventory episode!  Mac and David discuss their final thoughts about the past 12 episodes, share some exciting news about the next dozen selections, and answer some listener questions. Punch Mountain is now on Discord! Join our server: https://discord.gg/HqP8sY7E

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