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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    82
    from 3 reviewers
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
    2017
    136 min
    PG-13
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: James Gunn

    Actors: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel

    Plot: The Guardians struggle to keep together as a team while dealing with their personal family issues, notably Star-Lord's encounter with his father the ambitious celestial being Ego.

    Disc Release Date: 22 August 2017

    • Video
      84
    • Audio
      87
    • Extra
      64
    • Movie
      80

    all scores

    • Video
      90
    • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 marks the flagship Ultra HD Blu-ray release for Marvel and Disney. Although shot at resolutions of up to 8K, it looks to have been finished with a 2K Digital Intermediate...

    • Audio
      90
    • On the aural side of things Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 gets a considerable step up from its Blu-ray counterpart as well, sporting a Dolby Atmos track as opposed to the Blu-ray's DTS-HD Master Audio...

    • Extra
      70
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    • Movie
      80
    • The Guardians of the Galaxy return in a shiny sequel that may not be quite as fresh as the first film, but is just as much fun. Setting the tone right from the outset, with a spectacular opening credits...

    • Total
      90
    • Marvel misses a trick on the extras front, as they could have helped champion the notion of porting the extras over to the actual Ultra HD Blu-ray disc itself, but instead merely leave viewers to switch...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • The printed press release packed in with the screener copy of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 states that the digital version features HDR-10 or Dolby Vision; there's no indication that Dolby Vision is...

    • Audio
      100
    • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2's Dolby Atmos soundtrack marks a nice little improvement over the Blu-ray's DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 lossless soundtrack. This presentation plays with a noticeably fuller...

    • Extra
      60
    • The UHD disc proper contains no supplements. A fun little bonus poster is included under the shrink-wrap. All extras as reviewed below may be found on the included 1080p Blu-ray disc. A Disney digital...

    • Movie
      90
    • There's no mistaking that the Guardians of the Galaxy films have focused on the family, not necessarily blood relations -- even if one particular character's blood relations have drawn the most curiosity...

    • Total
      90
    • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 may be a smidgen less of a film than its predecessor, but it's still a blast of a movie, telling a quality story supported by seamless visuals, a stellar soundtrack, perfect...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      90
    • Marvel and Walt Disney Studios finally jump on board the riffraff 4K Ultra HD ship to save the galaxy with a gorgeous and often stunning H.265 encode in HDR10. Early reports suggested the studio's first...

    • Audio
      100
    • In another first for Disney Studios, the superhero sequel is also the studio's first home theater release with an object-based audio format, equipping our favorite band of guardian misfits with an awesome...

    • Extra
    • In an unexpected move, Walt Disney Studios has opted to release Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 as a bare-boned standard-def DVD, making all the special features exclusive to the Blu-ray and Ultra HD....

    • Movie
      80
    • If there is one thing James Gunn has demonstrated in the last few years of his two-decade filmmaking career, it's that when left to his own wildly-whimsical devices, he can catch lightning in a bottle....

    • Total
      80
    • Miraculously, writer/director James Gunn catches lightning in a bottle for a second time with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, proudly joining the list of superhero sequels that are just as good as their...

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