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Clear and Present Danger

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    82
    from 4 reviewers
  • Clear and Present Danger
    1994
    141 min
    PG-13
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision

    Director: Phillip Noyce

    Actors: Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, Anne Archer, Joaquim de Almeida

    Plot: CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.

    Disc Release Date: 24 September 2018

    • Video
      82
    • Audio
      84
    • Extra
      51
    • Movie
      85

    all scores

    • Video
      70
    • A tangible uptick in detail afforded by the native 4K presentation.

    • Audio
      80
    • The audio is in the same shape it was in a decade ago for the Blu-ray release.

    • Extra
      40
    • Nothing on the 4K disc itself, with the Blu-ray still only providing the same short Featurette and Trailer.

    • Movie
      90
    • The Hunt for Red October may well be the best Tom Clancy adaptation, but Clear and Present Danger remains the best Jack Ryan movie.

    • Total
      80
    • One of the best Tom Clancy adaptations.

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      80
    • Clear and Present Danger's original 2008 Blu-ray transfer was one that time has not been kind to. Looking at it a decade after release, there's no mistaking the severe noise reduction, frozen grain, and...

    • Audio
      80
    • Clear and Present Danger's UHD disc includes the same Dolby TrueHD 5.1 lossless soundtrack from the 2008 Blu-ray. For a full audio review, please click here....

    • Extra
      20
    • The UHD release of Clear and Present Danger contains no new bonus content. The disc's menu offers only options for "Play," "Settings," and "Scenes." The bundled Blu-ray does include the scant collection...

    • Movie
      70
    • Paramount has released 'Clear and Present Danger,' Director Phillip Noyce's 1994 Jack Ryan film, and the second of two to star Harrison Ford, to the UHD format. The disc, which is currently exclusive to...

    • Total
      70
    • Clear and Present Danger lacks the raw character beats that make Patriot Games the second-best film in the Jack Ryan cinematic series, but the in-depth political intrigue and increasingly complex narrative...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      70
    • The third entry in the Jack Ryan series conducts dangerous covert missions on 4K Ultra HD with a great-looking HEVC H.265 encode, and like its predecessors, Donald McAlpine's stylized cinematography creates...

    • Audio
      80
    • The war on drugs reaches the shores of UHD with the same Dolby TrueHD 5.1 soundtrack as the Blu-ray, and while an object-based audio option would have been a welcomed upgrade, the lossless mix delivers...

    • Extra
      10
    • 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
      90
    • Director Phillip Noyce pulled off one of those seldom-seen miracles with Clear and Present Danger, giving moviegoers and Jack Ryan fans the rare sequel that's better than its predecessor. I'm expecting...

    • Total
      70
    • Based on the 1989 novel of the same name by Tom Clancy, Clear and Present Danger is the rare sequel that's better than its predecessor and makes an excellent addition to the Jack Ryan universe. Featuring...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      89
    • A film like Clear and Present Danger has an aesthetic that incorporates film grain and the use of optics that won’t result in the type of high gloss, tack-like sharpness of a film shot using digital cameras...

    • Audio
      82
    • Extra
    • Disc 1: Clear and Present Danger Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Clear and Present Danger Blu-ray Legacy Bonus Material Digital Copy...

    • Movie
      80
    • It should be noted that this Ultra HD release is only available as part of the Jack Ryan 5-film Collection Ultra HD release....

    • Total
      84
    • It comes to Blu-ray from Paramount Home Distribution in this Ultra HD Combo Pack that features faithful overall Ultra HD video quality, fair lossless sound, and legacy supplements. Clear and Present Danger...

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