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Law Abiding Citizen

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    73
    from 3 reviewers
  • Law Abiding Citizen
    2009
    109 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: F. Gary Gray

    Actors: Jamie Foxx, Gerard Butler, Colm Meaney, Bruce McGill

    Plot: A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free.

    Disc Release Date: 6 November 2018

    • Video
      75
    • Audio
      82
    • Extra
      60
    • Movie
      70

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      80
    • Law Abiding Citizen is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of Lionsgate Films with a 2160p transfer in 2.40:1. Shot on film and finished at a 2K DI, this 4K iteration shows the typical kinds of detail and fine...

    • Audio
      90
    • Marty gave a solid 4.0 to the original 1080p Blu-ray audio presentation delivered via Dolby TrueHD 5.1. I echo Marty's comments from hisLaw Abiding Citizen Blu-ray review, especially his comment about...

    • Extra
      50
    • This is a bit of an odd duck in terms of supplements, at least in terms of comparing them to how they were originally released. As Marty details in his Law Abiding Citizen Blu-ray review, the original...

    • Movie
      70
    • Law Abiding Citizen came out on Blu-ray quite some time ago, and would seem to be yet another kind of random entry in Liongate's 4K UHD release queue. In hisLaw Abiding Citizen Blu-ray review , my colleague...

    • Total
      70
    • As Marty mentioned in his review of the original 1080p Blu-ray release, Law Abiding Citizen doesn't just stretch credulity, it downright twists and bends it into a veritable pretzel, but that still doesn't...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      60
    • Gray's crime thriller tries to obey the laws of Ultra HD but only ends up being arrested for an average and unexceptional HEVC H.265 encode. Originally shot on 35mm film but likely upscaled from a 2K digital...

    • Audio
      80
    • On the audio side of things, the movie runs from the law with a great and generally satisfying Dolby Atmos soundtrack, offering a few notable enhancements to an already-excellent Dolby TrueHD lossless...

    • Extra
      20
    • The same set of features are ported over from the Blu-ray and shared on the Ultra HD disc.Audio Commentary: Producers Lucas Foster and Alan Siegel are the only folks from the production team providing...

    • Movie
      50
    • Infusing social commentary with an action thriller storyline, F. Gary Gray (The Fate of the Furious, Straight Outta Compton) keeps Law Abiding Citizen grounded, despite having one of the most outlandish...

    • Total
      60
    • From talented director F. Gary Gray, Law Abiding Citizen stars Jaime Foxx and Gerard Butler. The action thriller has its moments of entertainment, but its unbelievably implausible plot ultimately makes...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      74
    • On occasion, discernible improvements in depth could be seen in wide-angle shots such as those taking place on the streets of Philadelphia, or within the prison but, in most respects, I saw little difference...

    • Audio
      86
    • Examples can be found during the Clyde’s arrest at the abandoned factory, and during several of the more active scenes within the prison. The music score is subtly mixed over the platform so as to add...

    • Extra
      50
    • Disc 1: Law Abiding Citizen Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Law Abiding Citizen (Theatrical Cut) Blu-ray Legacy Bonus Features Digital Copy...

    • Movie
      60
    • Clyde Shelton (Gerard Butler) is an upstanding family man whose wife and daughter were brutally murdered during a home invasion. When the killers are caught, Nick Rice (Jamie Foxx), a hotshot, young Philadelphia...

    • Total
      68
    • It comes to Blu-ray in this Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo pack from Lionsgate Home Entertainment featuring fair, but unremarkable Ultra HD image quality, complimentary Dolby Atmos surround sound, and a middling...