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The Dark Knight

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    86
    from 3 reviewers
  • The Dark Knight
    2008
    152 min
    PG-13
    True 4K
    HDR10

    Director: Christopher Nolan

    Actors: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

    Plot: When the menace known as The Joker emerges from his mysterious past, he wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham. The Dark Knight must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.

    Disc Release Date: 19 December 2017

    • Video
      86
    • Audio
      89
    • Extra
      78
    • Movie
      86

    all scores

    • Video
      90
    • The Dark Knight assaults 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray with an impressive HEVC / H.265 encoded 2160p transfer. The UHD Blu-ray was reviewed on a Samsung UE55KS8000 Ultra HD TV and a Samsung UBD-K8500 Ultra HD Blu-ray...

    • Audio
      100
    • All three films in the Dark Knight Trilogy benefit from stellar audio tracks, and The Dark Knight is certainly no exception, boasting some blistering action sequences and a tremendous score by composer...

    • Extra
      80
    • As with the other Nolan releases, the Ultra HD Blu-ray disc for The Dark Knight remains bare bones, with the accompanying Blu-ray set affording the same solid supplemental features that adorned the preceding...

    • Movie
      100
    • Not just one of the greatest superhero movies of all time, and one of those rare sequels that bests the first film, but one of the best films of all time. Christopher Nolan pulls a The Empire Strikes Back...

    • Total
      100
    • This is Nolan doing a superhero blockbuster to perfection The Ultra HD Blu-ray release of The Dark Knight - coming as part of the Dark Knight Trilogy set, itself released at the same time as a selection...

    Blu-ray.com review by Michael Reuben
    • Video
      90
    • (Note: Screenshots accompanying this review are 1080p captures from the 2008 standardBlu-ray. Additional captures can be found here.)The Dark Knight�was the first project on which Nolan and cinematographer...

    • Audio
      100
    • The 2008 Blu-ray's Dolby TrueHD 5.1 track (discussed here) received a 5.0 rating, which leavesme no room to increase it for the UHD's re-encoding of the same track in DTS-HD MA. Still, tomy ear, the new...

    • Extra
      80
    • The UHD disc contains no extras. The three-disc package includes reprints of the feature andextras disc released in 2008, of which the supplemental content is listed here....

    • Movie
      90
    • Why So Delerious?Whatever one's personal ranking of the three films in Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight Trilogy,the indisputable jewel in the crown is 2008's The Dark Knight (or "TDK"). Anticipation for...

    • Total
      90
    • TDK isn't my favorite of the three chapters in Nolan's Batman trilogy, and I continue to think itsuffers from major flaws, particularly in the third act, which is overlong, choppy in its pacing andrisks...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      100
    • Batman faces his greatest foe on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray equipped with a stunningly gorgeous HEVC H.265 encode that not only exceeds expectations but easily bests the Blu-ray, making this the preferred way...

    • Audio
      100
    • The Clown Prince of Crime shares his maniacal laugh on UHD with a new DTS-HD MA 5.1 soundtrack (48kHz/24-bit), which, like the first movie, did not reveal any significantly discernable differences from...

    • Extra
      70
    • All the same supplements are ported over from previous home video releases, which can be read in more detail in our review of the standard Blu-ray HERE....

    • Movie
      90
    • Christopher Nolan followed up the success of his realistic take of the Caped Crusader with The Dark Knight, an even grittier, darker and unromanticized version of the Batman mythos. Considering the movie's...

    • Total
      90
    • Christopher Nolan followed up the success of his realistic take of the Caped Crusader with The Dark Knight, an even grittier, darker and unromanticized version of the Batman mythos. Considered one of the...

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