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The Hitman's Bodyguard

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    77
    from 3 reviewers
  • The Hitman's Bodyguard
    2017
    118 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Patrick Hughes

    Actors: Elodie Yung, Ryan Reynolds, Tsuwayuki Saotome, Roy Hill

    Plot: The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hitman who must testify at the International Criminal Court. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.

    Disc Release Date: 21 November 2017

    • Video
      84
    • Audio
      89
    • Extra
      67
    • Movie
      70

    all scores

    • Video
      90
    • The Hitman's Bodyguard shoots its way onto 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray with a largely impressive HEVC / H.265 encoded 2160p transfer framed in the movie's original theatrical aspect ratio of 2.40:1 widescreen....

    • Audio
      100
    • The Ultra HD Blu-ray release affords the film the same impressive immersive Dolby Atmos soundtrack that the accompanying Blu-ray carries (which is, itself, a nice touch for Blu-ray fans who are merely...

    • Extra
      70
    • Lionsgate's UK Ultra HD Blu-ray release helpfully ports over all of the extras from the accompanying Blu-ray disc onto the Ultra HD Blu-ray disc itself, which is still an all-too-rare occurrence. The extras...

    • Movie
      70
    • The Hitman's Bodyguard is a fun ode to Midnight Run and 48 Hours that sees Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson having a blast. It's great to see a nice on-screen pairing, with only a few modern actors...

    • Total
      80
    • A thoroughly entertaining piece; far more so than it has any right to be Lionsgate deliver The Hitman's Bodyguard to UK shores with an excellent Ultra HD Blu-ray release that sports superb video and outstanding...

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      90
    • The Hitman's Bodyguard is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of Lionsgate Films with a 2160p transfer in 2.39:1. Finished at a 4K DI culled from a variety of digital cameras, the film looks pretty fantastic...

    • Audio
      100
    • The 4K UHD disc sports the same very effective Dolby Atmos track that is assessed in our The Hitman's Bodyguard Blu-ray review....

    • Extra
      50
    • Lionsgate has commendably ported over all of the supplements from the standard 1080p Blu-ray which I detailed in our The Hitman's Bodyguard Blu-ray review....

    • Movie
      70
    • The Hitman's Bodyguard revisits some of the same plot mechanics and character interactions that made Midnight Run so enjoyable, and with a globe trotting scenario and hyperactive soundtrack, the film would...

    • Total
      80
    • I got a huge kick out of The Hitman's Bodyguard, despite the fact that large swaths of the film are resolutely predictable. Reynolds and Jackson have real chemistry in the film, and Hayek is unusually...

    High-Def Digest review by Matthew Hartman
    • Video
      90
    • The Hitman's Bodyguard makes a nice leap to 4K with this 2160p 2.40:1 Dolby Vision transfer. A number of my quibbles with the Blu-ray transfer are resolved here as the image is allowed to fully strut its...

    • Audio
      100
    • Where there is little argument about quality is the superb Dolby Atmos mix The Hitman's Bodyguard gets to enjoy. There is constant surround activity and the mix makes great use of the atmospherics - especially...

    • Extra
      50
    • The Hitman's Bodyguard comes packed with a few decent bonus features. Sadly, they're not very long and more or less cover the EPK basics. But there is still some decent material here, and the Patrick Hughes...

    • Movie
      50
    • "Thank God you're here, I don't know what I would have done without you."When a great movie establishes a genre standard, it's tough for other movies to break away from the mold. It worked great once....

    • Total
      70
    • How one takes to The Hitman's Bodyguard is going to depend entirely on how one likes their comedy served up to them. If a clever script surrounding well-defined characters with witty banter is your thing,...