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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    76
    from 3 reviewers
  • The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
    2018
    99 min
    PG
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Lasse Hallström, Joe Johnston

    Actors: Mackenzie Foy, Tom Sweet, Meera Syal, Ellie Bamber

    Plot: A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice.

    Disc Release Date: 29 January 2019

    • Video
      86
    • Audio
      84
    • Extra
      62
    • Movie
      62

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • The Nutcracker and the Four Realms was shot on film (and reportedly finished at 2K), a rarity these days but the format adds a textural elegance to this movie that, even with the many complex digital inserts...

    • Audio
      90
    • Unlike its Blu-ray counterpart, which features a DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 lossless soundtrack, Disney's UHD release of The Nutcracker and the Four Realms contains a Dolby Atmos soundtrack. The Atmos track...

    • Extra
      40
    • All of the supplements for The Nutcracker and the Four Realms can be found on the included Blu-ray disc; there's nothing to be found on the UHD disc. This release also includes a Movies Anywhere digital...

    • Movie
      50
    • Recently, Disney has made live-action adaptations of several of its classic and most cherished fairy tales (Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella) a staple of its film output. Directors Lasse Hallstr�mand Joe...

    • Total
      80
    • The Nutcracker and the Four Realms is perfectly watchable and perfectly forgettable. The film boasts some star power and seamlessly integrated practical and digital constructs and delights, but those mean...

    High-Def Digest review by Shannon T. Nutt
    • Video
      90
    • The Nutcracker and the Four Realms was shot on 35mm film using (primarily) the Arriflex 235 and is presented in 4K in its original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1 from a 2K digital intermediate. That...

    • Audio
      80
    • The featured audio on the 4K disc is an English Dolby Atmos track that, while not quite reference-quality, does have some impressive highlights. First of all, like most Disney home video audio mixes, you'll...

    • Extra
      20
    • The following bonus features are all found on the Blu-ray disc:On Pointe: A Conversation with Misty Copeland (HD 4:36) – Ballet dancer Misty Copeland, who has an extended dance sequence smack dab in the...

    • Movie
      30
    • I hadn't heard good things about Disney's The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, but like all good critics, I tried to set any preconceived biases aside and give this one an honest review. And you had me...

    • Total
      60
    • From a A/V standpoint, Disney's The Nutcracker and the Four Realms looks and sounds great. The problem is that the story's is just not very good or engaging, and downright bizarre at times. Add to that...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      94
    • With a discernible increase in detail and emboldened chromatic highlights the image appears sharper and vibrant when compared to the 1080p version. Primary colors are pleasingly rich while whites appear...

    • Audio
      90
    • Here is the link:...

    • Extra
      70
    • Disc 1 The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2:The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Blu-ray • On Pointe: A Conversation with Misty Copeland – Copeland shares the thrill of portraying one...

    • Movie
      50
    • Inspired by E.T.A. Hoffmann’s classic tale and the beloved ballet “The Nutcracker” The Nutcracker and the Four Realms is an over ambitious fantasy film that feels just a bit too much like a children’s...

    • Total
      76
    • It comes to Blu-ray in the Ultra HD Combo Pack from Disney featuring top notch Ultra HD video, engaging lossless surround sound, including a solid Dolby Atmos immersive listening experience and a fair...