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Scarface

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    88
    from 4 reviewers
  • Scarface
    1983
    170 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    DTS:X

    Director: Brian De Palma

    Actors: Al Pacino, Steven Bauer, Michelle Pfeiffer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

    Plot: In 1980 Miami, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed.

    Disc Release Date: 15 October 2019

    • Video
      87
    • Audio
      89
    • Extra
      86
    • Movie
      87

    all scores

    • Video
      80
    • This is not an identical release to the US disc

    • Audio
      90
    • A definitive audio upgrade

    • Extra
      80
    • Only one new extra, but it's a good one

    • Movie
      90
    • It's almost a Shakespearean tragedy, only with more guns and cocaine

    • Total
      80
    • The film may be unmissable but, unfortunately, the UK 4K release is not

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      100
    • The included screenshots are sourced from the newly remastered Blu-ray disc.Scarface immigrates to the UHD format with a stellar 2160p/HDR presentation. Universal's efforts bear much fruit, presenting...

    • Audio
      90
    • Scarface's new DTS:X Master Audio soundtrack is a terrific bit of audio engineering. The track is full bodied and boasts excellent dynamics and detail. The period music is exceptionally well versed in...

    • Extra
      80
    • Scarface's UHD disc includes only one supplement, the new 35th Anniversary Reunion. See below for a full review. The additional supplements listed below are included on the newly remastered Blu-ray disc...

    • Movie
      80
    • Universal has released Director Brian De Palma's classic 1983 Gangster picture 'Scarface' to Blu-ray with a terrific new 2160p/HDR video transfer and a fabulous DTS:X soundtrack. One new supplement, a...

    • Total
      90
    • Scarface's legacy is well served by this UHD. The picture and sound presentations are practically above reproach. The image in particular is faithful and filmic, bolstered but not redefined by HDR, which...

    High-Def Digest review by Matthew Hartman
    • Video
      80
    • After the 2011 Blu-ray release, things could only get better for Tony Montana with a native 4K UHD 2160p 2.35:1 transfer with HDR10 - and they have! Gone is the unsightly edge enhancement. Gone is the...

    • Audio
      90
    • You now get a pair of audio tracks to enjoy Scarface with. A brand spanking new DTS:X mix, or the traditional DTS-HD MA 2.0 stereo track. Both are great in their own ways, but it's really going to come...

    • Extra
      70
    • The only new bonus feature here is the Scarface anniversary reunion from April 2018 featuring De Palma, Pacino, Pfeiffer and Bauer. It's a lively discussion as they all talk about various aspects of making...

    • Movie
      90
    • "This town is like a great big chicken waiting to be plucked." Scarface is a film that is just damn near impossible to avoid - especially within my generation of mid-late 30-somethings who grew up sneaking...

    • Total
      90
    • Oliver Stone's screenplay, Brian De Palma's style, Pacino's incredible performance, Scarface is a damned impressive piece of filmmaking. A worthy update of the 1932 original, it features some titans of...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      80
    • For its Ultra HD Blu-ray release, Universal remastered Scarface from the original 35mm film elements, and Its presentation in Ultra HD appears to be derived from the 4K Digital Intermediate....

    • Audio
      86
    • The music is mixed over the sound field, adding natural depth to its orchestrated elements while complimenting the film’s thematic details. This is done to very good effect, correlating with the onscreen...

    • Extra
      100
    • Disc 1: Scarface: Gold Edition Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Scarface (1983) Blu-ray Disc 3: Scarface (1932) Blu-ray w/2 versions of the film Collectible “The World is Yours” Statue Replica • Scarface: 35th...

    • Movie
      80
    • In the spring of 1980, the Mariel boatlift brought thousands of Cuban refugees to the sun-washed avenues of Miami in search of the American dream. Scarface is the rags-to-riches story of Tony Montana (Al...

    • Total
      87
    • It arrives onto Ultra HD Blu-ray from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment in this Limited Edition release that features less than stellar but, gratifying and faithfully restored video quality, complimentary...