The Equalizer 2 Blu-ray Review – A Worthy Sequel?

The Equalizer 2 Blu-ray Review

I thoroughly enjoyed the first Equalizer film from 2014 but how about the 2018 sequel? Does it build upon the first movie by delving further into Robert McCall’s character? Well I think it’s time to find out, so without further ado here’s The Equalizer 2 blu-ray review.

  • The Equalizer 2 (2018)
  • Genre: Action, Thriller
  • Directed by Antoine Fuqua
  • UK Rating 15
  • Discs: 1
  • Released By Sony Pictures
  • Blu-ray Released: 10 December 2018


Robert McCall (Denzel Washington) finds himself revisiting old friends following the murder of a close friend/colleague. However the reunion might not be as happy affair as he may have hoped for.

Style / Direction

The films directed by Antoine Fuqua whilst the cinematography is handled by Oliver Wood. Like the first film the sequel feels very well made especially the action sequences.

Music / Audio Effects

The music score comes from Harry Gregson-Williams.

Acting / Characters

Denzel Washington is yet again on top form as The Equalizer 2 looks deeper into his characters background.


  • Denzel Washington as Robert McCall
  • Pedro Pascal as Dave York
  • Ashton Sanders as Miles Whittaker
  • Orson Bean as Sam Rubinstein
  • Bill Pullman as Brian Plummer
  • Melissa Leo as Susan Plummer
  • Jonathan Scarfe as Resnik
  • Sakina Jaffrey as Fatima
  • Kazy Tauginas as Ari
  • Garrett Golden as Kovac

Conclusion: The Equalizer 2 (2018) Film Review

The Equalizer 2 builds on the first film by digging deeper into Robert McCall’s background. This makes the film far more personal than the first outing. It does this whilst still delivering a fantastically entertaining story. Will there be a third film? I think there is still enough there worth exploring so I sure hope so.

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Conclusion: The Equalizer Blu-ray Review

The film released in 2018 so as you might expect the picture quality is perfect. On the extras side there is a good set of interviews with cast, director and producers.


  • Deleted & Extended Scenes
  • Denzel As McCall: Round Two (7 mins)
  • Seconds Till Death: Action Breakdown (5 mins)
  • Through The Lens: The Cast (7 mins)
  • Equalizer Trivia
  • NBA TV Spots

Popcorn Cinema Rating: The Equalizer 2 (2018)




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The Equalizer 2 Blu-ray Review

The Equalizer 2 (2018) Trailer

For those of you yet to see the film I’ll leave you with a little taster…

Clip may not representative of the blu-ray version

That concludes my The Equalizer 2 blu-ray review. I’m aiming to review at least one Denzel Washington film a week. What’s next? Check back soon…

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Summary: The Equalizer 2 (2018) Blu-ray Review
The Equalizer 2 Blu-ray Review

Movie title: The Equalizer 2 (2018)

Duration: 121 mins

Director(s): Antoine Fuqua

Actor(s): Denzel Washington, Pedro Pascal, Ashton Sanders, Orson Bean, Bill Pullman, Melissa Leo

Genre: Action

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Washington doesn’t disappoint in this excellent action thriller.