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Rambo

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    85
    from 4 reviewers
  • Rambo
    2008
    92 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Sylvester Stallone

    Actors: Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Matthew Marsden, Graham McTavish

    Plot: In Thailand, John Rambo joins a group of mercenaries to venture into war-torn Burma, and rescue a group of Christian aid workers who were kidnapped by the ruthless local infantry unit.

    Disc Release Date: 3 September 2019

    • Video
      84
    • Audio
      93
    • Extra
      84
    • Movie
      79

    all scores

    • Video
      80
    • A rich new palette for fans to explore

    • Audio
      100
    • A stomping, no-holds-barred Dolby Atmos track

    • Extra
      90
    • Lionsgate's release also enjoys a plethora of extras which will likely never reach UK shores in their entirety

    • Movie
      80
    • Stallone didn't just want to direct the film, he wanted "Rambo" to direct the film, giving it a distinctively visceral style

    • Total
      90
    • A surprisingly effective movie, which enjoys a welcome depth of character, John Wick-like lean efficiency, and Robocop levels of ultra-violence

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      80
    • Note: Rambo is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of Lionsgate Films with a 2160p transfer in 2.40:1. I've sometimes complained about so-called "grain management" on some Lionsgate 4K releases, but I have to...

    • Audio
      100
    • Liongate has nicely upped (figuratively and literally) the ante with an (again literal) over the top audio upgrade to Dolby Atmos. This is a relentlessly effective track, one that regularly engages the...

    • Extra
      80
    • The 4K UHD disc has ported over most of the supplements outlined by Martin Liebman in his Rambo Blu-ray review, as well as the sole supplement on the Extended Cut outlined by Dustin Somner in his Rambo...

    • Movie
      80
    • What film do you think of when you hear the name Rambo? My hunch is many of you will default to either First Blood or Rambo: First Blood Part II rather than this 2008 outing, which was in fact the first...

    • Total
      80
    • Rambo does an admirable job of continuing and in some ways updating this iconic character. The film is undeniably graphic and often quite disturbing in the visceral imagery it offers, but perhaps surprisingly...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      70
    • The hardened, embittered Vietnam-vet is thrust back into action outfitted with a good-looking if also somewhat average HEVC H.265 encode, showing a few gains here and there but not enough of a notable...

    • Audio
      100
    • Our beloved, legendary one-man army storms into the thick of battle equipped with an earth-shattering, demo-worthy Dolby Atmos soundtrack, guaranteed to bring the warzone to home theaters and probably...

    • Extra
      70
    • The same set of supplements from the 2008 and 2010 Extended Cut Blu-rays are ported ported for this Ultra HD edition and available on the UHD disc.Audio Commentary: On the theatrical version only. Rambo:...

    • Movie
      60
    • After the hilariously over-the-top action machismo and excessive jingoism of the 1988 third entry in the John Rambo saga, it was a treat to see Sylvester Stallone allow the embittered Vietnam-vet to redeem...

    • Total
      80
    • Co-written, directed, and starring Sylvester Stallone, Rambo sees the return of an action icon without the excess machismo and jingoism that plagued the last entry twenty years earlier. Stripped down to...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      89
    • It’s important to note that the ultimate goal for any release on home video is to present a film in the highest possible quality based upon its original elements. A film like Rambo has an aesthetic that...

    • Audio
      96
    • The use of audio objects placed above is a mix atmospherics and discrete effects that successfully expand the depth of the soundstage. This is done to very good effect, creating a tangible level of immersion...

    • Extra
      80
    • Disc 1: Rambo Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Rambo Blu-ray Legacy Bonus Features Digital Copy...

    • Movie
      60
    • Having long-since abandoned his life as a lethal soldier, John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) lives a solitary life near the Thai border. Two weeks after guiding a missionary (Julie Benz) and her comrades...

    • Total
      81
    • It is making its Ultra HD Blu-ray debut in this Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack from Lionsgate Home Entertainment, featuring a faithful video rendering (which includes Dolby Vision HDR) that makes the most...