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I Am Legend

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    68
    from 2 reviewers
  • I Am Legend
    2007
    101 min
    PG-13
    2K Upscale
    HDR10

    Director: Francis Lawrence

    Actors: Will Smith, Alice Braga, Charlie Tahan, Salli Richardson-Whitfield

    Plot: Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure in this post-apocalyptic action thriller.

    Disc Release Date: 6 December 2016

    • Video
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    • Audio
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    • Extra
      61
    • Movie
      68

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Michael Reuben
    • Video
      80
    • Revisiting I Am Legend after some years reminded me of just how inventively Lawrence and hisproduction team realized Robert Neville's decaying metropolis. The CG-enhanced vistas ofManhattan going to seed...

    • Audio
      90
    • The previous Blu-rays of I Am Legend�featured a 5.1 soundtrack encoded in Dolby TrueHD. Thesame soundtrack appears on the 4K disc, but encoded in DTS-HD MA. Since both formats arelossless, the tracks should...

    • Extra
      60
    • The 4K disc contains the commentary by director Francis Lawrence and writer/producer AkivaGoldsman that was previously exclusive to the Ultimate Collector's Edition. The standard Blu-ray included in the...

    • Movie
      80
    • Last Man StandingDirector Francis Lawrence's 2007 adaptation of Richard Matheson's novel I Am Legend�has seentwo Blu-ray releases, both in 2008 when the format was still relatively young. A single-disc...

    • Total
      80
    • It is unfortunate that Warner chose not to include the second disc of extras from the UltimateCollector's Edition of I Am Legend, which would have made the 4K release a definitive package.Nevertheless,...

    High-Def Digest review by Kyle Newton
    • Video
      80
    • ‘I Am Legend’ makes its 4K Ultra HD debut with an HEVC/H.265 encode that while pleasing to the eyes, does raise some questions. The original Blu-ray that was released in 2008 had a stellar transfer, so...

    • Audio
      80
    • Warner Brothers cheaps out on Ultra HD Blu-ray by not upgrading to a Dolby Atmos/DTS-X track, and instead opts for a DTS-HD MA 5.1 mix. This is a curious choice to me because of the fact that the original...

    • Extra
      60
    • Commentary by Director Francis Lawrence and Producer – Screenwriter Akiva Goldsman – An interesting commentary that does a good job at getting you into the heads of the two creative minds. Instead of the...

    • Movie
      70
    • Now more than ever, book adaptations have become prime source material for films in today's day and age. The older and more popular the book, the more adaptations and “reimaginings” we get. ‘I am Legend’...

    • Total
      70
    • 'I Am Legend' takes full advantage of having great source material to draw from and two prior film adaptations to learn what worked and what didn’t. Director Francis Lawrence and Will Smith bring a striking...