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The Mule

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    76
    from 3 reviewers
  • The Mule
    2018
    116 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10

    Director: Clint Eastwood

    Actors: Clint Eastwood, Patrick L. Reyes, Cesar De León, Gustavo Muñoz

    Plot: A 90-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran turns drug mule for a Mexican cartel.

    Disc Release Date: 2 April 2019

    • Video
      81
    • Audio
      82
    • Extra
      54
    • Movie
      80

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Randy Miller III
    • Video
      80
    • Presented in its approximate original 2.40:1 aspect ratio, The Mule looks quite good on Warner Bros.' 2160p transfer. From what I can gather about the source material, this film was shot digitally in 2.8K...

    • Audio
      80
    • Likewise, the DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio mix makes the most of the film's ordinary soundtrack. The Mule is obviously a dialogue-driven production and mostly takes place either indoors or in cramped car interiors,...

    • Extra
      30
    • Not much to dig through here, which is disappointing -- a commentary or deleted scenes would have been nice. The following extras are included on the Blu-ray disc only."Nobody Runs Forever: The Making...

    • Movie
      80
    • Note: All screenshots are taken from the 1080p Blu-ray. Please read my separate Blu-ray review of this title for 20 additional images.Based on the New York Times article "The Sinaloa Cartel's 90-Year-Old...

    • Total
      70
    • Whether The Mule ends up being actor/director Clint Eastwood's swan song or not, this is a clearly a well-crafted film with a great central performance that fans should enjoy. While the subject matter...

    High-Def Digest review by Shannon T. Nutt
    • Video
      80
    • The Mule was shot digitally on Arri Alexa equipment and is presented on home video in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio. This 4K version of the movie is upgraded from a 2K digital intermediate of the movie, and...

    • Audio
      80
    • The audio provided is exactly the same on both the 4K and Blu-ray discs, with the featured track being an English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio one that, while far from flashy, properly delivers the aural intent...

    • Extra
      10
    • Note: The bonus features listed below are contained on the Blu-ray disc only.The Making of The Mule: Nobody Runs Forever (HD 10:59) – A standard, but entertaining, look at how the movie came to the big...

    • Movie
      80
    • In 2012, Clint Eastwood did a favor for his longtime 2nd Unit Director, Robert Lorenz, and starred in Lorenz’s directorial debut, Trouble with the Curve, a film that Eastwood swore at the time would most...

    • Total
      70
    • I'm a huge Eastwood fan, so I do come into this review with some bias, but The Mule is another solid entry in Eastwood's film history and one all fans of the actor/director/producer will want to check...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      86
    • HDR: Dark Highlights:  HDR: Bright Highlights:  HDR: Expanded Color:  Resolution:  Visual Impact:...

    • Audio
      88
    • Extra
      40
    • Disc 1: The Mule Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: The Mule Blu-ray Nobody Runs Forever: The Making of The Mule Toby Keith “Don’t Let the Old Man In” Music Video Digital Copy...

    • Movie
      80
    • Inspired by a true story, taken from the New York Times article about a 90-year-old war veteran that becomes a courier for the Sinaloa Drug Cartel, The Mule is a character driven drama that features Clint...

    • Total
      74
    • It comes to Blu-ray from Warner Brothers Home Entertainment featuring solid overall video quality, crystal clear lossless sound and a rather light supplemental package. The Mule is time well spent that...

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