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John Wick

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    82
    from 3 reviewers
  • John Wick
    2014
    101 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Chad Stahelski, David Leitch

    Actors: Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Willem Dafoe

    Plot: An ex-hit-man comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that killed his dog and took everything from him.

    Disc Release Date: 7 February 2017

    • Video
      85
    • Audio
      87
    • Extra
      65
    • Movie
      82

    all scores

    • Video
      100
    • John Wick blasts onto US 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray with an excellent HEVC / H.265 encoded 2160p transfer framed in the movie's original theatrical aspect ratio of 2.40:1 widescreen. The UHD Blu-ray was reviewed...

    • Audio
      100
    • Cas Harlow reviewed the Dolby TrueHD soundtrack on a 5.1-channel setup – John Wick also boasts an explosive Dolby Atmos track running off an excellent Dolby TrueHD 7.1 core. Although fans who already have...

    • Extra
      70
    • Lionsgate's habit of bucking the trend to leave the UHD Blu-ray discs bare bones proves useful for UK viewers once again. If you didn't already know, UHD is not governed by 'regions' and so discs across...

    • Movie
      100
    • World building with slick comic-book-style assuredness, hitting us with MMA-style ferocity, and returning us to the golden era of heroic bloodshed gun-fu ballets, John Wick is a near-perfect actioner....

    • Total
      100
    • A perfect actioner, even if those less inclined towards pure action fare won't quite get what all the fuss is about, but for those of us who jump aboard this freight train, when the credits roll the unrelenting...

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      100
    • John Wick is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of Lionsgate Films with a 2160p transfer in 2.40:1. This new presentation offers noticeable upticks in detail, but the bulk of what changes here is probably due...

    • Audio
      100
    • This release contains the same blistering Dolby Atmos track I assessed in our original John Wick Blu-ray review....

    • Extra
      50
    • Several labels releasing 4K UHD product have finally figured out home theater aficionados are couch bound (that's a joke, don't throw a remote at me), and want to be able to watch supplements without changing...

    • Movie
      70
    • John Wick: Chapter 2 is due to hit cineplexes in just a few more weeks, but fans of this nascent franchise can get their appetites whetted in the meantime with this new 4K UHD version of the first film.<img...

    • Total
      80
    • Some of this film's fans wanted to go all John Wick on me when I didn't post an out and out rave for the film when the original Blu-ray was released, and I have to say I at least marginally increased my...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      80
    • Originally shot on the Arri Alexa camera system at near 4K resolution, 'John Wick' takes aim at Ultra HD with a gorgeous HEVC H.265 encode in HDR10. At first glance, the jump to UHD seems minor, but the...

    • Audio
      90
    • Our favorite, emotionally-driven assassin is back with the same impressive and terrifically satisfying Dolby Atmos soundtrack that was heard on the Blu-ray. The design is an awesome mix of subtle and aggressive....

    • Extra
      40
    • Audio Commentary — Director Chad Stahelski is joined by co-director David Leitch to deliver a surprisingly entertaining and informative track that largely focuses on the technical aspects of the production....

    • Movie
      90
    • There is, within 'John Wick,' not one ounce of wasted action. The entire movie is a masterclass in efficiency. It's actually startling how precise the entire movie is. From the dialogue, to the action...

    • Total
      80
    • 'John Wick' is one of the best action films in a very long time, driven by an emotionally gripping plot and a stylized, contemporary noir feel that's invigorating. Starring Keanu Reeves as a retired assassin...

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