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The Punisher

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    73
    from 2 reviewers
  • The Punisher
    2004
    124 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Jonathan Hensleigh

    Actors: A. Russell Andrews, Omar Avila, James Carpinello, Mark Collie

    Plot: An undercover FBI agent becomes a vigilante assassin and sets out to unleash his wrath upon the corrupt businessman who slaughtered his entire family at a reunion.

    Disc Release Date: 25 September 2018

    • Video
      73
    • Audio
      80
    • Extra
      65
    • Movie
      65

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      80
    • The Punisher is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of Lionsgate Films with a 2160p transfer in 2.35:1. This is just the latest 4K UHD presentation which is manifestly different from the 1080p Blu-ray presentation...

    • Audio
      100
    • As with American Psycho, The Punisher's original Blu-ray release featured only lossy audio, and so a big part of this 4K UHD upgrade is the addition of a really well done Dolby Atmos track. As early as...

    • Extra
      60
    • Lionsgate has significantly upped the ante with this release by providing actual honest to goodness supplements on the 4K UHD disc, when the "ancient" 1080p Blu-ray had none (other than that exciting tutorial...

    • Movie
      70
    • It may not rise to the level of the warehouse seen in that iconic closing shot of Raiders of the Lost Ark, but I'm starting to wonder if there's some humongous storage facility somewhere housing tons of...

    • Total
      80
    • My younger son was home from college when both The Punisher and The Punisher: War Zone showed up in my review queue, and in his inimitable manner he informed me, "The Punisher is basically Batman if Batman...

    High-Def Digest review by Matthew Hartman
    • Video
      80
    • Sourced from a 35mm negative, The Punisher actually enjoys a notable uptick in overall quality with this native 4K 2160p 2.35:1 transfer with HDR10 and Dolby Vision. My first and immediate worry when I...

    • Audio
      90
    • The Punisher enjoys a massive improvement in the audio quality with a fine-tuned Dolby Atmos audio track. Rightly and upfront, the verticals don't really experience a whole lot of distinct object-based...

    • Extra
      70
    • Righting another wrong, Lionsgate updated the bonus feature package to include a lot of the material that was available for the old DVD release but remained absent from the Blu-ray. The director's audio...

    • Movie
      60
    • "Vaya con Dios, Castle. Go with God.""God's gonna sit this one out."Special Agent Frank Castle (Thomas Jane) has earned his retirement. After spending years undercover away from his friends and family,...

    • Total
      80
    • The Punisher is a solid action revenge flick - even if it breaks from the comics in several key areas of the character. Thomas Jane brings his A-game to the character and amiably dons the skull logo and...