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Dunkirk

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    84
    from 3 reviewers
  • Dunkirk
    2017
    106 min
    PG-13
    True 4K
    HDR10

    Director: Christopher Nolan

    Actors: Fionn Whitehead, Damien Bonnard, Aneurin Barnard, Lee Armstrong

    Plot: Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

    Disc Release Date: 19 December 2017

    • Video
      89
    • Audio
      87
    • Extra
      79
    • Movie
      79

    all scores

    • Video
      100
    • Dunkirk commences its bombing run on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray with an utterly reference HEVC / H.265 encoded 2160p transfer. The UHD Blu-ray was reviewed on a Samsung UE55KS8000 Ultra HD TV and a Samsung UBD-K8500...

    • Audio
      100
    • Whilst many are crying out for a Dolby Atmos track, Dunkirk - as with almost all of the titles available in the Nolan collection - shows just what can still be done by a top notch DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1...

    • Extra
      80
    • Whilst the Ultra HD Blu-ray disc itself has no extras to call its own, neither does the accompanying Blu-ray disc, with all of the film's supplemental features placed on a dedicated second Blu-ray disc,...

    • Movie
      80
    • Total
      90
    • Having worked on it off and on for over a quarter of a century, Dunkirk is clearly a passion project for master filmmaker Christopher Nolan and whilst this may not be his most spectacular work - it's going...

    Blu-ray.com review by Michael Reuben
    • Video
      100
    • Dunkirk was shot by Hoyte Van Hoytema, with whom Christopher Nolan first worked onInterstellar. As noted in the introduction, the movie was shot on film with a combination of IMAX65 and Panavision 65 cameras,...

    • Audio
      100
    • In addition to the shifting aspect ratio controversy discussed in "Video", Dunkirk's UHD andBlu-ray presentations have also attracted comment for their omission of a Dolby Atmossoundtrack. I have been...

    • Extra
      80
    • The 4K disc has no extras. Included in the package is the same separate disc of extras thataccompanies the standard Blu-ray of Dunkirk. They are discussed here....

    • Movie
      70
    • Technology RulesDunkirk arrives on 4K amidst a full-court awards press by Warner Brothers and directorChristopher Nolan, who are hoping to add a few statuettes to the film's impressive box office.The film...

    • Total
      90
    • Dunkirk is destined to become a demo disc du jour for 4K systems, certainly for its visualimpact and quite possibly for its audio power as well. (Once you get past any disappointment atthe choice of format,...

    High-Def Digest review by Michael S. Palmer
    • Video
      100
    • 4K with HDR10Dunkirk escapes onto 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray with a jaw-dropping HEVC encode that features HDR10 grading and shifting 1.78:1 & 2.20:1 aspect ratios that recreate the film's IMAX presentation....

    • Audio
      90
    • Dunkirk explodes onto 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray with an ultra-dynamic 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack that will be a revelation for audiophiles who also like Hans Zimmer scores. For this review, I'm rocking...

    • Extra
      80
    • CreationRevisiting the MiracleDunkerqueExpanding the FrameThe In-Camera ApproachLandRebuilding the MoleThe Army On the BeachUniform ApproachAirTaking to the AirInside the CockpitSeaAssembling the Naval...

    • Movie
      90
    • 400,000 men trapped on a French beachhead. Surrounded by German artillery. Hunted by German pilots circling in the skies above. Hitler and his Nazi thugs have taken much of continental Europe and if they...

    • Total
      90
    • Christopher Nolan and his collaborators have crafted a masterclass in suspense-driven filmmaking with an experimental war film that stands out among Hollywood blockbusters for its tight storytelling, unique...