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Godzilla: King of the Monsters

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    85
    from 4 reviewers
  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters
    2019
    132 min
    PG-13
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Michael Dougherty

    Actors: Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Ken Watanabe

    Plot: The crypto-zoological agency Monarch faces off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah.

    Disc Release Date: 27 August 2019

    • Video
      89
    • Audio
      94
    • Extra
      78
    • Movie
      76

    all scores

    • Video
      90
    • A largely stunning 4K presentation

    • Audio
      100
    • One of the best tracks of the year

    • Extra
      70
    • The extras are pretty decent

    • Movie
      60
    • King of the Monsters isn't content with the simplicity of unleashing beasts , instead overstuffing its unnecessarily complicated narrative with ridiculously contrived motivations

    • Total
      80
    • When it comes to King of the Monsters spectacle, this Godzilla movie delivers what it says on the tin; you just have to put up with all the hollow frills to get to see what you came for

    Blu-ray.com review by Randy Miller III
    • Video
      90
    • Without knowing quite enough to venture into absolute specifics, I can say that Godzilla: King of the Monsters was shot on a mixture of film and digital and finished at a 2K digital intermediate. That,...

    • Audio
      100
    • For an evaluation of the Dolby Atmos mix, please read my review of the standard Blu-ray edition. Please note that the 4K disc includes different foreign subtitles than its Blu-ray counterpart, which are...

    • Extra
      80
    • King of the Monsters is packaged in a standard dual-hubbed keepcase with a matching slipcover and Digital Copy code. The included Blu-ray houses all the extras, although the audio commentary is available...

    • Movie
      70
    • NOTE: The screenshots on this page were captured from the included Blu-ray disc. For an additional 20 1080p images, please read my review of the standard Blu-ray edition.As a sequel to Godzilla (2014)...

    • Total
      80
    • Michael Dougherty's Godzilla: King of the Monsters is an attempt to travel further down the path forged by Gareth Edwards' 2014 film, as well as carve out its own identity while paying respect to the franchise...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      90
    • The king of the monsters reigns supreme on Ultra HD with an exceptional, often-mesmerizing HEVC H.265 encode, struck from a 2K digital intermediate, which was itself sourced from a combination of Arri...

    • Audio
      100
    • The Titans are unearthed and set out to demolish home theaters with a monstrously sensational, reference-quality Dolby Atmos soundtrack that almost immediately submerges viewers into this fantasy world...

    • Extra
      40
    • All the special features are available only on the accompanying Blu-ray disc. Audio Commentary: Director and co-writer Michael Dougherty sits down with screenwriter Zach Shields and actor O'Shea Jackson...

    • Movie
      70
    • Nobody walks into a Godzilla movie expecting cinematic genius, the sort of high-quality, artsy-fartsy caliber only shown in small arthouse theaters. Starting with Ishiro Honda's 1954 classic, the massive...

    • Total
      90
    • Michael Dougherty's Godzilla: King of the Monsters does precisely what it sets out to do, delivering an Americanized version of Godzilla that feels right at home with the original Toho franchise. Full...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      92
    • I think what I enjoyed most about the presentation was the implementation of HDR. This isn’t an overtly bright film, and the added dimension in blacks, and shadows during the plethora of low-level scenes...

    • Audio
      100
    • This film is tailor made for immersive sound as the blend of audio objects placed in the height channels contains atmospherics and discrete effects. At times it creates a tangible level of 3D immersion...

    • Extra
      80
    • Disc 1: Godzilla: King of the Monsters Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Godzilla: King of the Monsters Blu-ray • Commentary by Director • Godzilla: Nature’s Fearsome Guardian • Mothra: Queen of the Monsters •...

    • Movie
      60
    • Growing up I used to love watching the Japanese monster/disaster movies. I was never much of a King Kong fan and always rooted for Godzilla. He has become an iconic figure which has spawned numerous films...

    • Total
      83
    • It comes to Blu-ray from Warner Brothers Home Entertainment in this Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack featuring solid Ultra HD video, in HDR10, HDR10+ and, Dolby Vision flavors, excellent high definition audio/video,...