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Black Hawk Down

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    92
    from 4 reviewers
  • Black Hawk Down
    2001
    144 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Ridley Scott

    Actors: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore, Eric Bana

    Plot: 160 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.

    Disc Release Date: 7 May 2019

    • Video
      92
    • Audio
      92
    • Extra
      94
    • Movie
      89

    all scores

    • Video
      100
    • A stunning native 4K presentation

    • Audio
      100
    • A tremendous Atmos track which will give your sound system one hell of a workout

    • Extra
      100
    • This new 4K bow brings with it the majority of the trappings that were sorely missed on the Blu-ray run

    • Movie
      90
    • An absolutely stunning depiction of military survival horror

    • Total
      100
    • A masterful exploration of a horrific cascading tragedy, and one of the finest modern war films

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      100
    • The UHD's improvements and refinements over the very aged Blu-ray are nothing short of astonishing. Whether obvious macro improvements like grain structure and detail or less obvious but nevertheless critical...

    • Audio
      100
    • The Dolby Atmos soundtrack is terrific but not quite the revelation that is the 2160p/HDR image quality. Nevertheless, it's an astonishingly good track in all areas of concern: clarity, action, music,...

    • Extra
      100
    • Supplements are included on the bundled Blu-ray discs. Disc one is identical to the 2006 disc while the second Blu-ray includes a slew of new (albeit vintage) bonus materials. See below for a breakdown...

    • Movie
      100
    • Sony has released a 4K/HDR UHD release of the classic War film 'Black Hawk Down.' The package is fantastic, featuring exceptional video, terrific audio, and plenty of extra content. Read below for coverage...

    • Total
      100
    • Black Hawk Down remains firmly in the top handful of quintessential War films and is arguably the finest depiction of modern warfare (post Vietnam era) ever committed to film. The film's UHD is equally...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      90
    • The combat actioner crash lands in the hostile territory of Ultra HD equipped with a stunningly gorgeous yet rough and gritty HEVC H.265 encode, amazingly leaving its Blu-ray brethren behind and marching...

    • Audio
      90
    • All-out war erupts on the screen thanks to a fantastically awesome Dolby Atmos soundtrack that, while providing a noteworthy improvement over its uncompressed PCM counterpart, doesn't quite compare to...

    • Extra
      100
    • The package not only ports over the same bonuses as before but also offers a few new surprises, all of which can be enjoyed on the third Blu-ray disc. Ultra HD Blu-ray 152-Minute Extended Cut in 4K HDR10144-Minute...

    • Movie
      70
    • Black Hawk Down is part of Ridley Scott's "grim-and-gritty" period at the turn of the century where his films took on a stylized, unromantic and heavily grainy appearance, which started after working with...

    • Total
      90
    • Black Hawk Down is a harrowing, character-driven tale about survival and the brotherhood between soldiers which still resonates with audiences today, nearly twenty years later. Based on the nonfiction...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      96
    • This is a contemporary war drama and stylized film that strives to recreate the look and feel of director Ridley Scott’s vision. Epic in both narrative and scope, that vision comes through in this Ultra...

    • Audio
      96
    • When compared to the original 5.1 track the Atmos mix offers a noticeable improvement by opening up the soundstage, elevating the perception of low-level detail and seemingly offering broader dynamic range...

    • Extra
      100
    • Disc 1: Black Hawk Down (Theatrical and Extended cut) Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Black Hawk Down Blu-ray Disc 3: Bonus Disc Blu-ray o Theatrical Version of the Film (Blu-ray) o Audio Commentary by Director...

    • Movie
      100
    • Black Hawk Down needs no introduction among cinephiles and is a landmark film that bristles with emotion, making it a powerful and gripping war drama that fires on all cylinders. I have seen it numerous...

    • Total
      98
    • It’s making its debut on Ultra HD Blu-ray in this Combo Pack from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment that features beautifully restored Ultra HD video, a complimentary Dolby Atmos immersive sound mix, and...