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Die Hard

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    72
    from 2 reviewers
  • Die Hard
    1988
    132 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10

    Director: John McTiernan

    Actors: Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson, Paul Gleason

    Plot: An NYPD officer tries to save his wife and several others taken hostage by German terrorists during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

    Disc Release Date: 15 May 2018

    • Video
      75
    • Audio
      72
    • Extra
      42
    • Movie
      82

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      90
    • Die Hard is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment with a 2160p transfer in 2.39:1*. The original Fox press release announcing this version stated it was an "all-new 4K Ultra...

    • Audio
      80
    • Unfortunately, Fox has not upgraded the audio on this release to either DTS:X or Dolby Atmos. Instead the same DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 mix that has been on previous 1080p Blu-ray releases of this title...

    • Extra
      20
    • The 4K UHD disc ports over the three commentaries (two audio, one subtitle) that are listed in the Die Hard Collection Blu-ray review....

    • Movie
      100
    • There's an old saying (or maybe an ad campaign, it's hard to remember anymore) touting "Christmas in July", but for some, um, diehard fans it may be Christmas in May, since Fox is releasing Die Hard on...

    • Total
      90
    • I can't imagine there are too many folks who wouldn'tDie Hard comes Highly recommended....

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      80
    • The holiday action classic rides to the top floor of the 4K Ultra HD tower with an excellent HEVC H.265 encode, offering devoted loyal fans a noteworthy improvement over its Blu-ray counterpart. The movie...

    • Audio
      80
    • 20th Century Fox has opted to port over the same DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack heard on the Blu-ray and, while an object-based audio option would have been a much-welcomed upgrade, this lossless mix...

    • Extra
      20
    • 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
      100
    • Over the last thirty years, John McClane has become such an iconic part of the action-film landscape that it's hard to remember a time when he wasn't etched in our pop culture consciousness. Starting with...

    • Total
      70
    • Thirty years later and John McTiernan's Die Hard remains just as entertaining today as it was when I first saw it in theaters, full of hilariously wry comedy reminiscent of classic Hollywood mixed with...