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Cliffhanger

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    85
    from 4 reviewers
  • Cliffhanger
    1993
    113 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Renny Harlin

    Actors: Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Michael Rooker, Janine Turner

    Plot: A botched mid-air heist results in suitcases full of cash being searched for by various groups throughout the Rocky Mountains.

    Disc Release Date: 15 January 2019

    • Video
      90
    • Audio
      91
    • Extra
      77
    • Movie
      86

    all scores

    • Video
      90
    • All the best tools of the Ultra HD format at play helping carry the film across the finish line in fabulous shape.

    • Audio
      80
    • It's not Atmos but taken on its own terms it's still very good.

    • Extra
      80
    • Well worth checking out.

    • Movie
      90
    • Cliffhanger remains Stallone's best action thriller.

    • Total
      80
    • A tremendous little action thriller that far exceeds expectations.

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • Cliffhanger is a photographically challenging movie. Sony's native 4K UHD reveals many of its inherent limitations and a few other flaws along the way. The good news is that the bulk of the movie looks...

    • Audio
      100
    • Cliffhanger's Dolby Atmos soundtrack is the perfect compliment to the largely impressive new video presentation. Helicopter rotors sound -- and feel -- as if they are slicing through the theater as the...

    • Extra
      60
    • Cliffhanger's UHD disc contains no extras, not even the "cast and crew" photo tab found on so many Sony UHD releases. The included Blu-ray is identical to that released back in 2010 and of course contains...

    • Movie
      80
    • Sony has released the Renny Harlin/Sylvester Stallone Action flick 'Cliffhanger' to the UHD format, replacing a Blu-ray that released in 2010. The UHD features a new, and often pristine, 2160p/HDR picture...

    • Total
      80
    • Cliffhanger is a delight of an Action movie that Sony has given new life through this must-own UHD release. Picture quality is not perfect start to finish but most of the imperfections appear to trace...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      90
    • Ill-prepared mountaineers mount a rescue mission outfitted with a shockingly beautiful and eye-catching HEVC H.265 encode that leaves previous home video editions struggling to make the climb. Reportedly...

    • Audio
      100
    • Taking fans to even greater heights is a fantastically thrilling, reference-quality Dolby Atmos soundtrack that totally blows away its DTS-HD predecessor and avalanches the listener within the first opening...

    • Extra
      50
    • The accompanying Blu-ray features the same set of supplements from nine years ago.Audio Commentaries Stallone on the Edge: The Making of Cliffhanger (SD, 20 min)Storyboard Comparisons (SD, 12 min)Deleted...

    • Movie
      80
    • (Written by David Krauss for his review of the original Blu-ray.)I must confess, I've never been much of a Sly Stallone fan. Of course, I love Rocky (who doesn't?), and as sequels go, Rocky II is pretty...

    • Total
      80
    • After twenty-five years, Renny Harlin's adventure thriller Cliffhanger remains a wildly entertaining and surprisingly memorable action blockbuster with excellent performances by Sylvester Stallone and...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      94
    • This is a solid Ultra HD presentation that looks great on my large screen. What struck me from the onset is the lifelike reproduction of the textures captured by the camera’s lens...

    • Audio
      94
    • I was very pleased with how active the mix is. The use of overhead sound objects elevates proportional correlation...

    • Extra
      70
    • Disc 1: Cliffhanger Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Cliffhanger Blu-ray Legacy Bonus Features...

    • Movie
      80
    • Admittedly I am an action film junkie that truly enjoys kicking back, letting go and, being taken on a mindless thrill ride. Of course, in exchange for the mindless aspects of it there better be plenty...

    • Total
      85
    • This is another strong catalog title release on Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. It features beautifully restored Ultra HD video, an entertaining and complimentary Dolby Atmos...

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