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Humpback Whales

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    75
    from 2 reviewers
  • Humpback Whales
    2015
    40 min
    N/A
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Greg MacGillivray

    Actors: Ewan McGregor

    Plot: An in-depth look at the lives of humpback whales and the challenges they face to avoid extinction.

    Disc Release Date: 2 August 2016

    • Video
      78
    • Audio
      78
    • Extra
      33
    • Movie
      58

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      90
    • Humpback Whales is presented on 4K UHD and 2D/3D Blu-ray by Shout! Factory, in a really interesting marketing gambit that echoes their similar releases of Flight of the Butterflies 4K +3D and Journey to...

    • Audio
      100
    • Humpback Whales features a great sounding Dolby Atmos track, one which provides a rather surprising amount of surround activity given the fact that a lot of the film takes place underwater and much of...

    • Extra
      30
    • Both the 4K UHD and standard 1080p Blu-ray discs contain the same supplemental material: Making Of (1080p; 17:07) has some fantastic shots showing how various sequences were filmed, along with some good...

    • Movie
      80
    • The supposed romance and the frankly unbridled insanity of the whaling industry were probably nowhere more perfectly captured than in Herman Melville's immortal Moby Dick, with Melville more or less ripping...

    • Total
      80
    • Humpback Whales is, like many IMAX offerings, a visual wonderland, but this is also a documentary that doesn't shirk on the informational side of things. Humpbacks continue to be one of the great mysteries...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      100
    • Humpback Whales includes 4K standard dynamic range and high dynamic range viewing options, with the latter requiring an Ultra HD TV with high dynamic range support for access. Hands down this is among the best looking Ultra HD presentations that have graced...

    • Audio
      90
    • Extra
    • Disc 1: Humpback Whales Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Humpback Whales 2D/3D Blu-ray (HD) Making of Documentary – 17 minutes (HD) 4K IMAX Trailers Digital HD Copy...

    • Movie
    • Set in the spectacular waters of Alaska, Hawaii and the remote islands of Tonga, this ocean adventure offers audiences an up-close look at how these whales communicate, sing, feed, play and take care of...

    • Total
      95
    • It comes to home video in the Ultra HD/3D/2D Blu-ray Combo pack from Shout Factory featuring sparking Ultra HD video quality, rewarding lossless surround sound, including a Dolby Atmos mix, and a lackluster...