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In the Heart of the Sea

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    63
    from 2 reviewers
  • In the Heart of the Sea
    2015
    122 min
    PG-13
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Ron Howard

    Actors: Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson

    Plot: A recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great novel Moby-Dick.

    Disc Release Date: 7 June 2016

    • Video
      70
    • Audio
      75
    • Extra
      60
    • Movie
      58

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Michael Reuben
    • Video
      80
    • As with Creed, which was also finished on a 2K digital intermediate, the UHD presentation of Inthe Heart of the Sea offers no meaningful improvement in resolution or detail. However, HDRencoding has subtly...

    • Audio
      100
    • The UHD release of ItHotS features the same Dolby Atmos track previously reviewed....

    • Extra
      60
    • The UHD disc contains no extras. The accompanying standard Blu-ray is identical to the initialrelease and contains the same extras listed here....

    • Movie
      50
    • The White(r) WhaleThe third disc in Warner's second wave of UHD releases is Ron Howard's In the Heartof the Sea (or "ItHotS"), a box office failure that isn't nearly as bad as Point Break but pales incomparison...

    • Total
      60
    • It's curious that Warner's initial wave of UHDs contains so many films released to both theatersand Blu-ray in 3D, because the 3D presentations routinely offer more visual stimulation, evenwith a film...

    High-Def Digest review by Bryan Kluger
    • Video
      80
    • Several weeks after its initial Blu-ray/3D release, Warner Bros. releases the 4K UHD version of 'In the Heart of the Sea', complete with the Blu-ray and a digital download code. There is no 3D option here....

    • Audio
      80
    • This UHD release of 'In the Heart of the Sea' brings over its English: 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...

    • Extra
      60
    • Ron Howard: Captain's Log: (HD 15:50) A succession of quick looks at Ron Howard's process of working through the different aspects of production from location scouting through the final edit. Some interesting...

    • Movie
      60
    • Some of the best works of literature have real life counterparts that inspired the story we've come to know so well and yet, sometimes the famous fictional account of a historic incident is more interesting...

    • Total
      70
    • The Ultra HD Blu-ray of 'In the Heart of the Sea' is quite good. The only difference between this release and the two others is the 4K. Everything else is virtually the same, however with this UHD set,...