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Ender's Game

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    72
    from 3 reviewers
  • Ender's Game
    2013
    114 min
    PG-13
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Gavin Hood

    Actors: Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, Hailee Steinfeld, Abigail Breslin

    Plot: Young Ender Wiggin is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, an insectoid alien race who had previously tried to invade Earth and had inflicted heavy losses on humankind.

    Disc Release Date: 1 March 2016

    • Video
      72
    • Audio
      85
    • Extra
      63
    • Movie
      75

    all scores

    • Video
      50
    • Ender's Game was filmed digitally using the RED Epic at a resolution of 5K but it was finished using a 2K Digital Intermediate (DI), which presumably formed the basis for this Ultra HD Blu-ray release....

    • Audio
      100
    • Ender's Game was released theatrically with a number of different soundtracks including Auro 11.1, Datasat, Dolby Digital and Dolby Atmos, with the latter being used for this Ultra HD Blu-ray release....

    • Extra
      80
    • The US Ultra HD Blu-ray release of Ender's Game comes in a black Amaray case with two discs, the Ultra HD Blu-ray and the Full HD Blu-ray. The Ultra HD Blu-ray doesn't use regional coding, however the...

    • Movie
      70
    • Ender's Game combines tactics, leadership, aliens and growing up in a story that often feels like a more child-friendly version of Starship Troopers. Whilst it certainly has less space-nazis and gore than...

    • Total
      60
    • Ender's Game is an interesting, well made and thought provoking sci-fi film that raises pertinent questions about whether a first strike can be ethically justified and how far you're willing to go to win....

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      70
    • The Video score above refers to the original Blu-ray release. The 4K score is for the video quality of the UHD version. Ender's Game is presented on 4K UHD Blu-ray courtesy of Lionsgate Films with an HEVC...

    • Audio
      100
    • Rather interestingly (at least for audio geeks like yours truly), Ender's Game 4K ditches the DTS codec of the original Blu-ray release (also included in this package) in favor of Dolby audio, in this...

    • Extra
    • There are no supplements included on the 4K UHD disc. The 1080p Blu-ray included in this package includes the supplements I detailed in our original Ender's Game Blu-ray review....

    • Movie
      70
    • Whether March is coming in like a lion (Lionsgate?) or a lamb may depend in part on how you're responding to the newest format available for home theater aficionados, 4K UHD Blu-rays. This rollout has...

    • Total
      70
    • Ender's Game never quite connects on an emotional level like it seems to think it's doing, but it's consistently entertaining and has some great visual effects. This new 4K UHD disc offers increased detail...

    High-Def Digest review by Bryan Kluger
    • Video
      90
    • The previous standard blu-ray version looked incredible, video-wise, as you can see here, so I was curious as to how much of an upgrade in color and detail this new UHD disc had. Needless to say, I wasn't...

    • Audio
      90
    • This UHD release of 'Ender's Game' comes with an upgraded Dolby Atmos track, where I used a 7.1.2 Atmos speaker setup with the normal 7.1 surround and two overhead speakers, plus a subwoofer powering the...

    • Extra
      50
    • There are NO new extras on the UHD disc, but on the standard Blu-ray version, all of the extras are imported over, which you can see below from Shannon T. Nutt's review of the film. Audio Commentary with...

    • Movie
      90
    • Gavin Hood’s adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s ‘Ender’s Game‘ is everything I wanted it to be and more. I’ll admit, judging by the trailers to this film, I didn’t quite see how this would work, and I even...

    • Total
      80
    • 'Ender's Game' the film is a highly entertaining adaptation of Orson Scott Card's book. Although, quite a bit is left out of the film from the book, it transfers well on screen and leaves room for more...