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Hellboy

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    90
    from 4 reviewers
  • Hellboy
    2004
    122 min
    PG-13
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Guillermo del Toro

    Actors: Ron Perlman, John Hurt, Selma Blair, Rupert Evans

    Plot: A demon, raised from infancy after being conjured by and rescued from the Nazis, grows up to become a defender against the forces of darkness.

    Disc Release Date: 15 October 2019

    • Video
      93
    • Audio
      93
    • Extra
      94
    • Movie
      84

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      100
    • Hellboy was shot using Arriflex 435 ES cameras on 35mm film. The source for this release was made from the original camera negative which was scanned at 4K resolution and then utilised for the creation...

    • Audio
      100
    • The Dolby Atmos track is sensational! I’m going to go right in with the bass which is integrated perfectly and is as subterranean as they go, rattling the very foundations of the house, yet still maintaining...

    • Extra
      100
    • A wealth of extra features, both old and brand new for this release, spread over the two discs.UHDCast Audio Commentary (Theatrical Cut) – With Jeffrey Tambor, Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, and Rupert Evans.Creators...

    • Movie
      80
    • Well before the MCU and the proliferation of superhero movies, comic book adaptations were few and far between, and even rarer was a successful one. Fresh from the success of Blade II, director Guillermo...

    • Total
      90
    • Guillermo del Toro's second foray into the comic book adaptations was with the dark Mike Mignola created Hellboy, a creature brought forth from another dimension but brought up by a human ‘father’ to fight...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      100
    • Hellboy's 2160p/HDR UHD presentation is another masterwork from Sony. The opening sequence has an almost black and white feel to it. With the surrounding nighttime darkness and the predominance of blues...

    • Audio
      100
    • Hellboy's UHD disc features a Dolby Atmos soundtrack. The track is impressively large and perfectly refined. It's basically everything one could wish for for the film's audio in the Atmos configuration....

    • Extra
      100
    • Hellboy's UHD disc includes two cuts of the film: Theatrical (2:01:55) and Director's (2:12:27). It also includes a few new extras (some brand new, some new to Blu-ray/UHD, some returning from DVD) while...

    • Movie
      80
    • Sony has released Director Guillermo del Toro's 2004 Comic Book film 'Hellboy' to the UHD format. The new disc includes 2160p/HDR video and Dolby Atmos audio as well as several new bonus features. Sony...

    • Total
      90
    • For any Hellboy fans eagerly awaiting a new release that doesn't just replace the existing 2007 Blu-ray that has not aged well (that menu...yikes!) but rather renders it entirely null and void, the wait...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      90
    • Guillermo del Toro's fantasy-horror flick celebrates fifteen years of cult status with a brand-new 4K scan of the original 35mm camera negatives, and the Ultra HD face-lift definitely shows several welcomed...

    • Audio
      90
    • In his previous Blu-ray iteration, Big Red raged a battle against the apocalypse with a fantastic uncompressed PCM 5.1 track that really rocked the house. On Ultra HD, the good-hearted demon storms home...

    • Extra
      100
    • For this UHD edition of Hellboy, Sony Pictures has ported over a mix of supplements from previous home video releases while also introducing a pair of brand-new exclusives. Ultra HD DiscAudio Commentaries:...

    • Movie
      80
    • I have to admit I've never been a big fan of Dark Horse's Hellboy books, but I was familiar with the comics to be excited by the news of Guillermo del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth, The Shape of Water) very loosely...

    • Total
      90
    • Loosely based on the Dark Horse comics of the same name, Guillermo del Toro's Hellboy is a visually enchanting and freakishly imaginative adaptation thanks to the director's whimsically gothic sensibilities....

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      96
    • According to the press documentation Sony remastered Hellboy (both the Theatrical and Director’s cuts) and, the Ultra HD rendering is derived from the 4K Digital Intermediate....

    • Audio
      96
    • Extra
      100
    • Disc 1: Hellboy (Theatrical and Director’s Cut) Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Hellboy Blu-ray (Theatrical version) SPECIAL FEATURES ON 4K ULTRA HD  Includes Both Director’s Cut and Theatrical Versions of the...

    • Movie
      80
    • So, I haven’t read Mike Mignola’s Dark Horse Comic series but, as a fan of its genre I was all in when I first saw Guillermo Del Toro’s big screen adaptation of Hellboy. I love the conceptual approach...

    • Total
      93
    • I am pleased to report that its Ultra HD presentation from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is a complimentary one that includes faithfully restored video, a new Dolby Atmos immersive mix that enhances...