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The Grinch

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    80
    from 3 reviewers
  • The Grinch
    2018
    85 min
    PG
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Yarrow Cheney, Scott Mosier

    Actors: Benedict Cumberbatch, Cameron Seely, Rashida Jones, Pharrell Williams

    Plot: A grumpy Grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville.

    Disc Release Date: 5 February 2019

    • Video
      76
    • Audio
      84
    • Extra
      79
    • Movie
      69

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • For its UHD release of Dr. Seuss' The Grinch, Universal provides an upscaled 4K resolution alongside Dolby Vision color grading, both of which contribute to a picture that is an improvement over the studio's...

    • Audio
      90
    • The included Dolby Atmos soundtrack impresses form the outset, with Danny Elfman's score presenting with a firm low end depth in support of wide and detailed musical notes, accompanied by some balanced...

    • Extra
      70
    • Dr. Seuss' The Grinch contains several bonuses and three mini movies. A Blu-ray copy of the film and a Movies Anywhere digital copy code are included with purchase. This release ships with an embossed...

    • Movie
      60
    • Some advertisements for Dr. Seuss' The Grinch poked fun at its status as a remake, as yet another Grinch movie on the market, a tongue-in-cheek attempt to get out in front of that bit of inevitable criticism....

    • Total
      80
    • Dr. Seuss' The Grinch is a good retelling of the classic tale with a modern spin around the edges. It rebuilds parts and invents others but remains fairly true to the basic step-by-step story details that...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      80
    • The Grinch steals the holiday spirit from Ultra HD with an excellent and occasionally jaw-dropping HEVC H.265 encode, offering fans a welcomed but ultimately slight upgrade over the Blu-ray. Considering...

    • Audio
      80
    • The holiday blockbuster debuts with an excellent Dolby Atmos soundtrack that won't exactly push one's audio system to its limits, but it nonetheless complements the visuals to satisfying effectiveness....

    • Extra
      60
    • The same set of supplements can be enjoyed on both the Ultra HD and Blu-ray discs.Who's Who in Who-Ville (2160p): A virtual interactive map in the style of a pop-up book giving viewers an opportunity to...

    • Movie
      40
    • Dr. Seuss' The Grinch heralds a pivotal but also heavily concerning moment in the history of this movie lover. The new animation feature from Illumination marks the very first time I have ever fallen asleep...

    • Total
      70
    • For the parents and family members dragged into cinemas forced to sit through the third adaptation of the classic children's book, Dr. Seuss' The Grinch is a sleep-inducing chore offering nothing worthwhile...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
    • Dolby Atmos Rating: 88 (Each rating is worth 4 points with a max of 5 per category) Level of immersion:  Soundstage integration:  Audio object placement:  Effectiveness of Atmos platform:  Entertainment...

    • Audio
      92
    • Extra
      100
    • • Who’s Who in Who-ville (interactive map) – There are so many interesting characters that call Who-ville home that it’s hard to keep track of them all. This “Who’s Who” pop-up book uses animation to create...

    • Movie
      70
    • The Grinch and his loyal dog, Max, live a solitary existence inside a cave on Mount Crumpet. His main source of aggravation comes during Christmastime when his neighbors in Whoville celebrate the holidays...

    • Total
      87
    • It comes to Blu-ray from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment featuring excellent high definition video, rewarding lossless surround sound, including a complimentary Dolby Atmos immersive sound mix, and...

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