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The Accountant

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    69
    from 3 reviewers
  • The Accountant
    2016
    128 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10

    Director: Gavin O'Connor

    Actors: Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J.K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal

    Plot: As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities, and the body count starts to rise.

    Disc Release Date: 10 January 2017

    • Video
      71
    • Audio
      81
    • Extra
      54
    • Movie
      68

    all scores

    • Video
      80
    • The Accountant arrives on US 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray with a suitably faithful HEVC / H.265 encoded 2160p transfer framed in the movie's original theatrical aspect ratio of 2.40:1 widescreen. The UHD Blu-ray...

    • Audio
      90
    • The accompanying DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 track is a thoroughly immersive, impressive track that delivers not only in terms of action scene bombast but also small scale potency, reveling in nuance and atmospherics...

    • Extra
      50
    • Once again, the extra features remain accessible only on the accompanying Blu-ray disc, although thankfully this shouldn't affect region restricted fans because the disc is not locked. The trio of Featurettes...

    • Movie
      70
    • For better or worse, The Accountant adds an atypical 'autism' slant to Ben Affleck's anti-hero assassin action-adventure, and the end result is certainly different. Mixing genres/disparate ideas like this...

    • Total
      80
    • Certainly it's easy to see why some may write off The Accountant's somewhat audacious attempt to basically take the plot of your average 90s Seagal movie, inject Rain Man high-functioning autism traits...

    Blu-ray.com review by Michael Reuben
    • Video
      60
    • As noted in the Blu-ray review, The Accountant was completed on a 2K digital intermediate,which has been up-converted for Warner's 2160p, HEVC/H.265-encoded UHD. Some up-conversions are better than others...

    • Audio
      90
    • Like the Blu-ray, The Accountant's UHD disc offers the same choice between 7.1 and 5.1soundtracks, both in lossless DTS-HD MA, previously reviewed here. Also, as has becometypical of 4K releases from both...

    • Extra
      40
    • The UHD disc has no extras. The standard Blu-ray included in the set contains the same extrasthat have been previously reviewed....

    • Movie
      70
    • Doesn't Add UpWarner's UHD release of The Accountant joins the growing list of 4K titles that seem almostpurposely designed to provoke a collective shrug about the nascent format. It's not a bad disc;...

    • Total
      60
    • Warner has a number of upcoming films for home video that can support UHDs sourced from 4KDIs, including Live by Night and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Hopefully those willgive the studio a...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      60
    • 'The Accountant' takes a shot at Ultra HD and disappointingly misses the mark, failing to really show much of an improvement over its Blu-ray counterpart. Coming from a fresh-minted transfer of a 35mm...

    • Audio
      80
    • More mysterious than the movie itself is why Warner Bros didn't equip the deadly bookkeeper with one of the new object-based audio formats. Instead, the mathematician assassin is armed with the same pair...

    • Extra
      10
    • Inside the Man (HD, 11 min) — Typical EPK-like piece with cast and interviews talking about the plot and protagonist while sharing their impressions of the film's theme.Behavioral Science (HD, 8 min) —...

    • Movie
      40
    • In 'The Accountant,' the filmmakers make a genuine attempt at depicting autism with respect and sensitivity. Gavin O'Connor, arguably best known for 'Miracle' but whose 'Jane Got a Gun' went largely ignored...

    • Total
      50
    • Although a decently entertaining crime actioner, 'The Accountant' is not a wholly satisfying experience, exposing some minor, unexpected setbacks and clerical anomalies in its storytelling. Starring Ben...