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Glory

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    84
    from 3 reviewers
  • Glory
    1989
    122 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Edward Zwick

    Actors: Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, Morgan Freeman

    Plot: Robert Gould Shaw leads the U.S. Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices from both his own Union Army, and the Confederates.

    Disc Release Date: 30 July 2019

    • Video
      84
    • Audio
      83
    • Extra
      74
    • Movie
      89

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      100
    • Glory hallelujah, indeed. Sony's 2160p/HDR UHD release of Glory is another to join the ranks of the studio's practically fabled 4K releases. The picture is purely, organically filmic, maintaining a true,...

    • Audio
      90
    • The film's sound design translates well to the Dolby Atmos expansion. The opening Antietam battle scene spreads sound with stage command and effortless, seamless spacing. Depth is strong but not thunderous,...

    • Extra
      80
    • Glory includes extras on both the UHD and Blu-ray discs. See below for a breakdown of what's included. New extras are marked as such and reviewed. For coverage of the legacy content, please click here....

    • Movie
      100
    • Sony has released Director Edward Zwick's beautiful 1989's Civil War masterpiece 'Glory' to the UHD format. The presentation features a new 2160p/HDR video presentation and a brand new Dolby Atmos soundtrack....

    • Total
      90
    • Glory is one of this reviewer's favorite films, easily top five, probably top two, and arguably number one. It's outstanding from the top down and, like so many movies, made complete by one of the best...

    High-Def Digest review by Michael S. Palmer
    • Video
      80
    • Glory gives 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray hell with a faithful, colorful, and often resplendent HDR10 HEVC 2160p transfer presented in the film's original 1.85:1 theatrical aspect ratio. In short, while Glory has...

    • Audio
      80
    • Glory charges onto 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray with a strong Dolby Atmos (Dolby TrueHD 7.1 Compatible) remix. In my humblest opinion, while this track lacks the fidelity and overhead aggression we hear in the...

    • Extra
      60
    • Glory boasts two bonus features on the Ultra HD disc as well as the same supplements as the original 2009 Blu-ray (the Mastered in 4K Blu-ray contained no special features).Ultra HD Blu-rayPicture in Picture...

    • Movie
      100
    • "Give 'em hell, 54!"There are movies in each of our lives that become more than just a piece of cinema. Maybe it's a film that helped you fall in love with the medium itself. Maybe it's a movie that marked...

    • Total
      90
    • While I can't help but wonder what an African American filmmaker would do with similar material in 2019, Glory will always have a special place in my heart for its emotional, thrilling, and tragic storytelling....

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      90
    • This isn’t a problem and shouldn’t be seen as such. Looking at the film’s opening moments, I wasn’t immediately struck by the upgrade in resolution however as the scene played out and then later, the improvement...

    • Audio
      90
    • I noticed that the front overhead channels were used for adding depth to the soundstage while the rear overhead channels contained more discrete sound objects/effects. In addition to things like overhead...

    • Extra
      70
    • Disc 1: Glory Ultra HD Blu-ray  Visual Feature-Length Commentary (on the 4K Ultra HD disc)  Theatrical Trailer (on the 4K Ultra HD disc) Disc 2: Glory Blu-ray  Director’s Commentary  Deleted Scenes...

    • Movie
      100
    • As an African American I often find myself reflecting when I watch films or read stories like those depicted in Glory. I wonder what it must have been like for them and if I had lived during those times,...

    • Total
      88
    • It is one of my favorites and I am so glad that it has come to Ultra HD Blu-ray. This is another strong catalog title release on Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment...