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The Equalizer

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    86
    from 4 reviewers
  • The Equalizer
    2014
    132 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Antoine Fuqua

    Actors: Denzel Washington, Marton Csokas, Chloë Grace Moretz, David Harbour

    Plot: A man believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and has dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when he meets a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her.

    Disc Release Date: 10 July 2018

    • Video
      86
    • Audio
      92
    • Extra
      71
    • Movie
      81

    all scores

    • Video
      90
    • The added detail and refined colours are certainly enough to call this a great little upgrade.

    • Audio
      100
    • A stunning demo mix.

    • Extra
      80
    • Things continue to impress on the extras front.

    • Movie
      80
    • Although not quite fully satisfying in either the action or intrigue department, there’s still plenty here to enjoy.

    • Total
      90
    • The Equalizer has a little something up its sleeve to counter every one of its shortcomings.

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      80
    • For a full UHD 4K video review, please click here....

    • Audio
      100
    • For a full UHD audio review, please click here....

    • Extra
      80
    • The SteelBook, part of the popular "Project Pop Art" line from Best Buy, is impressively constructed. The film's title is spelled out along the front and on the spine in the sort of text one would find...

    • Movie
      90
    • In anticipation for and celebration of the upcoming sequel 'The Equalizer II, Sony ha released 2014's 'The Equalizer' to the UHD format. This new release features a 2160p/HDR-10 video presentation, a new...

    • Total
      90
    • The Equalizer's Project Pop Art SteelBook release is a joy. It feels good in the hand, the renderings are sharp, and the quality of the discs inside are first-rate. The simple golden-tinted inner print...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      80
    • Washington evens the odds on 4K Ultra HD with a great-looking HEVC H.265 encode, showing excellent detailing in nearly every scene. Occasionally, a few moments are a tad softer than others with negligible...

    • Audio
      90
    • Vigilante justice hits hard and loud with an excellent Dolby Atmos soundtrack offering a welcomed upgrade over it's DTS-HD MA predecessor. For a majority of the time, the action is focused across the fronts,...

    • Extra
      30
    • All of the same supplements are ported over from previous home video release, which can be read in more detail in our review of the standard Blu-ray HERE, but for this 4K edition, Sony Pictures has added...

    • Movie
      80
    • Following the trend of proving to the world that age is only a number, Denzel Washington has, in the last fifteen years, been making a move into the action genre, and Antoine Fuqua's 2014 vigilante thriller...

    • Total
      70
    • In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington delivers a memorable performance as the titular character with a mysterious past who helps Chloë Grace Moretz change her life and infiltrates the Russian mafia along...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      90
    • I wouldn’t describe The Equalizer as overtly colorful, however, the palate of autumn-based hues, sepia tones and variants of blue/red/yellow benefited from UHD’s wider color gamut, appearing bolder and...

    • Audio
      92
    • Extra
    • Disc 1: The Equalizer Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: The Equalizer Blu-ray [b]*NEW* 5 Never Before Seen Deleted Scenes, Featuring McCall’s Epilogue teasing The Equalizer 2 (HD)Home Mart: Taking care of business...

    • Movie
    • McCall (Denzel Washington) has put his mysterious past behind him and is dedicated to living a new, quiet life. But when he meets Teri (Chloe Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent...

    • Total
      91
    • It is making its Ultra HD Blu-ray debut in this Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, featuring a faithful video rendering that makes the most of the source material, a complimentary...

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