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Maleficent

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    73
    from 2 reviewers
  • Maleficent
    2014
    97 min
    PG
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Robert Stromberg

    Actors: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Lesley Manville

    Plot: A vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land.

    Disc Release Date: 24 September 2019

    • Video
      78
    • Audio
      73
    • Extra
      58
    • Movie
      76

    all scores

    • Video
      90
    • HDR and WCG do the heavy lifting

    • Audio
      80
    • The audio earns something of an upgrade here

    • Extra
      60
    • Nothing on the UHD, with just the old, limited set of Featurettes and Deleted Scenes on the Blu-ray

    • Movie
      80
    • Angelina Jolie brings palpable weight and emotional heft, and drives the entire piece

    • Total
      80
    • Worth giving a chance if you haven't done so already, particularly with a sequel just around the corner.

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • Maleficent's UHD upgrade is a pleasant surprise. The movie was reportedly per IMDB digitally photographed at a resolution of 2.8K and finished at 2K. Disney's upscaled UHD is quite nice altogether, delivering...

    • Audio
      80
    • Though a typical Disney soundtrack with the usual issues, Maleficent's Dolby Atmos soundtrack makes for a fairly good compliment to the movie. The lack of range is not a death sentence, and with the volume...

    • Extra
      40
    • This UHD release of Maleficent contains no supplemental content, but the bundled Blu-ray, which is identical to that which released back in 2014, contains the following extras, a paltry package then and...

    • Movie
      90
    • Disney's live action 'Maleficent' released to Blu-ray in November 2014 to excellent technical result. Disney has re-released the film to the UHD format ahead of the sequel's release. New specifications...

    • Total
      80
    • Fans will find Maleficent's UHD well worth the upgrade. Both the increases in clarity and the boosts to color make for noticeable gains. The Dolby Atmos track isn't half-bad when it's all said and done....