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The Patriot

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    89
    from 4 reviewers
  • The Patriot
    2000
    165 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Roland Emmerich

    Actors: Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Joely Richardson, Jason Isaacs

    Plot: Peaceful farmer Benjamin Martin is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a sadistic British officer murders his son.

    Disc Release Date: 22 May 2018

    • Video
      91
    • Audio
      91
    • Extra
      63
    • Movie
      76

    all scores

    • Video
      100
    • Another impressive addition to all the great native 4K releases we've had this year

    • Audio
      100
    • Demo and reference through and through

    • Extra
      80
    • Some great new extras

    • Movie
      80
    • Rivalling its better respected big brother Braveheart in terms of sheer popcorn summer blockbuster entertainment

    • Total
      90
    • A great package. It comes highly recommended

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      100
    • With The Patriot, Sony has done it again. This is a remarkably strong presentation and a massive upgrade over the previously released Blu-ray. The movie was shot on film and its native 4K presentation...

    • Audio
      90
    • The Patriot's Dolby Atmos soundtrack is also an upgrade from the previous Blu-ray's 5.1 uncompressed soundtrack, though the differences are not quite as dramatic. Surrounds carry a significant din at a...

    • Extra
    • The Patriot's UHD release actually contains a bevy of new (to Blu-ray/UHD, at least) extras on the 4K disc itself while carrying over the same Blu-ray that released back in 2007. Both of the featurettes...

    • Movie
      80
    • Sony first released 'The Patriot' to Blu-ray in 2007 with a 1080p transfer considered very good at the time. This UHD renders that disc absolutely obsolete. The increase in picture quality is substantial....

    • Total
      100
    • The Patriot is a standout amongst the very small number of films to deal with the American Revolution. Its a bit amped-up in classic Roland Emmerich style, but it's engaging, exciting, and very well put...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      90
    • The Patriot leads the charge onto the fields of Ultra HD with a fantastic and overall lovely HEVC H.265 encode, putting its Blu-ray counterpart on the defensive but ultimately making it retreat in defeat....

    • Audio
      100
    • Perhaps the biggest and arguably best surprise is a Dolby Atmos soundtrack that not only exceeds expectations but also dominates its uncompressed PCM 5.1 predecessor enjoyed on the Blu-ray. Right from...

    • Extra
      40
    • The same supplements from the previous home video release — True Patriots (10 min) and The Art of War (9 min) — are ported over, but surprisingly, this UHD edition includes new bonus material exclusive...

    • Movie
      60
    • Taking a break from his usual sci-fi disaster and dystopia extravaganzas, German-born filmmaker Roland Emmerich (Independence Day, Stargate, 2012) brought his flair for grand cinematic spectacle to the...

    • Total
      80
    • While not a fan of Roland Emmerich's attempt at the historical epic feature, I must admit The Patriot has some entertainment value, mostly due to Mel Gibson's performance and Emmerich bringing his brand...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      94
    • According to the press documentation Sony digitally restored The Patriot from the original 35mm film elements, and Its presentation in Ultra HD is derived from the 4K Digital Intermediate....

    • Audio
      94
    • Extra
    • Disc 1: The Patriot Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: The Patriot Blu-ray • Special Features on 4K Ultra HD Disc Include: o Theatrical Version of the Film (165 minutes) o Director & Producer Commentary o 7 Deleted...

    • Movie
    • Mel Gibson has had his share of ups and downs but, there is no denying that he has made some entertaining films over the years. The Patriot is among them and is a sweeping war epic set during the American...

    • Total
      94
    • It makes its debut on Ultra HD Blu-ray in this Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment featuring beautifully restored Ultra HD video, an entertaining and complimentary Dolby Atmos...

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