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Lock Up

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    68
    from 2 reviewers
  • Lock Up
    1989
    109 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision

    Director: John Flynn

    Actors: Sylvester Stallone, Donald Sutherland, John Amos, Sonny Landham

    Plot: With only six months left of his sentence, inmate Frank Leone is transferred from a minimum security prison to a maximum security prison by a vindictive warden.

    Disc Release Date: 10 September 2019

    • Video
      76
    • Audio
      71
    • Extra
      61
    • Movie
      66

    all scores

    • Video
      80
    • It's a frequently impressive video presentation let down at the outset

    • Audio
      70
    • A remixed audio track that does a solid job affording some amount of aural immersion

    • Extra
      60
    • A worthy effort

    • Movie
      60
    • They actually should have doubled down on the gonzo stupidity and over-the-top brawls, and played it for what it was; a Van Damme movie, starring Stallone

    • Total
      70
    • Despite its confused identity, Lock Up is still curiously entertaining

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      90
    • Note: Lock Up is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of Lionsgate Films, though, as mentioned above, this presentation also features a StudioCanal logo. Dustin Somner gave pretty high marks for video quality...

    • Audio
      80
    • Perhaps surprisingly, Dustin gave pretty low marks to the DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 track on the old Lionsgate release, but I have to say I found the surround track on this disc to be well rendered and often...

    • Extra
      50
    • Both the 1080p Blu-ray disc and the 4K UHD disc contain the same supplements. While these are all ostensibly 1080p, they're clearly upscaled from older archival video (you'll note that Dustin's review...

    • Movie
      70
    • Despite manifest (joking) signs to the contrary, it turns out that Lock Up is not in fact a prequel to Escape Plan, despite the fact that both films star Sylvester Stallone and perhaps obviously prominently...

    • Total
      70
    • For whatever reason Lock Up hasn't attained quite the stature of some other Stallone entries, but it's a consistently entertaining and often exciting story, even if it's also resolutely predictable almost...