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American Made

4K Ultra HD

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  • Score
    78
    from 3 reviewers
  • American Made
    2017
    115 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    DTS:X

    Director: Doug Liman

    Actors: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright, Jesse Plemons

    Plot: The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair.

    Disc Release Date: 2 January 2018

    • Video
      81
    • Audio
      89
    • Extra
      63
    • Movie
      78

    all scores

    • Video
      90
    • American Made smuggles itself onto 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray with a blisteringly hot HEVC / H.265 encoded 2160p transfer. The UHD Blu-ray was reviewed on a Samsung UE55KS8000 Ultra HD TV and a Samsung UBD-K8500...

    • Audio
      100
    • Even if you're not quite sure where you fall down on the visuals or the style adopted, there's absolutely no doubt about the quality of the audio, with a storming DTS:X immersive HD audio track founded...

    • Extra
      60
    • Following the disappointing norm, American Made's Ultra HD Blu-ray disc itself remains bare bones, with none of the extras from the accompanying Blu-ray disc ported across. On the plus side there's a nice...

    • Movie
      70
    • Doug Liman's re-teaming with Tom Cruise after the excellent Edge of Tomorrow is a very different animal, giving the star a genuine character to get his teeth into.American Made is the true story of ex-TWA...

    • Total
      80
    • Top Gun 2 may not be such a ridiculous idea American Made is that relatively rare production that manages to get Cruise to play an actual character, rather than a thinly veiled version of himself, and...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      80
    • American Made's 2160p/HDR-enhanced presentation is sourced from an upscaled-from-2K digital intermediate, but even so the image soars above its Blu-ray counterpart, which is largely fine but unable to...

    • Audio
      100
    • American Made's DTS:X soundtrack is made to dazzle. It's an incredible listen, offering plenty of overhead engagement and wonderfully defined sound elements. Music delivers exceptional clarity, width and...

    • Extra
      50
    • American Made contains a few featurettes and several deleted scenes on the bundled Blu-ray; the no extras are included on the UHD disc. A digital copy cod is included with purchase. Deleted Scenes (1080p,...

    • Movie
      80
    • Director Doug Liman's (The Bourne Identity) American Made is "based on" the story of Barry Seal, a man whose career as a TWA pilot took an interesting turn -- and dozens more -- after taking on a job flying...

    • Total
      80
    • American Made is a fun movie that walks that fine line between taking itself seriously and bordering on total frivolity. It's a film based on a true story but that unapologetically takes plenty of liberties...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      80
    • The wildly fascinating crime bio-drama smuggles a fantastic and somewhat intoxicating HEVC H.265 encode into Ultra HD territory. Director Doug Liman and cinematographer César Charlone shot the entire film...

    • Audio
      100
    • The 4K Ultra HD features the same awesomely gratifying DTS:X soundtrack heard on its Blu-ray counterpart. The surrounds are continuously kept busy with a variety of atmospherics while many of those effects...

    • Extra
      30
    • 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
      80
    • Doug Liman's American Made is the outrageously insane, unbelievable true story of a commercial airline pilot flying reconnaissance missions in South America for the CIA. That pilot, Barry Seal (Tom Cruise),...

    • Total
      70
    • Doug Liman's American Made is the outrageously insane, unbelievable true story of commercial airline pilot Barry Seal flying reconnaissance missions in South America for the CIA. With another excellent...

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