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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    81
    from 3 reviewers
  • A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
    2019
    109 min
    PG
    True 4K
    HDR10
    DTS:X

    Director: Marielle Heller

    Actors: Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Chris Cooper, Susan Kelechi Watson

    Plot: Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Lloyd Vogel.

    Disc Release Date: 18 February 2020

    • Video
      84
    • Audio
      86
    • Extra
      69
    • Movie
      84

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • The UHD offers a visual refinement over the Blu-ray, itself a fine image under the 1080p constraints. A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood has a bit more room to breathe on this format, even if the differences...

    • Audio
      100
    • A DTS:X soundtrack awaits audiences who view A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood on UHD. There's a modest feel for fuller, more stage filling sounds compared to the Blu-ray's smaller scale 5.1 presentation,...

    • Extra
      50
    • A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood's UHD disc is featureless, but the bundled Blu-ray includes a filmmaker commentary, deleted scenes, featurettes, and more. A Movies Anywhere digital copy code are included...

    • Movie
      100
    • Director Marielle Heller's (The Diary of a Teenage Girl, Can You Ever Forgive Me?) A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is not a story of Mr. Rogers, the beloved children's television host, but rather of...

    • Total
      80
    • Fred Rogers takes nothing for granted. He admires life's simple joys, truly enjoying the opportunity to, for example, be in the presence of a string quartet playing beautiful music. He responds with genuine...

    High-Def Digest review by David Krauss
    • Video
      80
    • A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood looks beautiful in 4K UHD, but not nearly as beautiful as bolder, more visually arresting features that possess an inherent wow factor. Like its subject, the cinematography...

    • Audio
      80
    • A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is a relatively sedate film, so it never maximizes the capabilities of its 12.1 DTS:X MA track. Don't get me wrong; the sound is impressive, but lacks the wow factor...

    • Extra
      50
    • All the extras reside on the Blu-ray disc, and the amount of material is extensive.Audio Commentary - Director Marielle Heller and director of photography Jody Lee Lipes sit down for a low-key, somewhat...

    • Movie
      70
    • Before Sesame Street, before The Electric Company, before Barney the Dinosaur and Thomas the Tank Engine, there was Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. I grew up with it, my kids grew up with it, and chances...

    • Total
      80
    • If you're looking for a Fred Rogers biopic, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood will likely disappoint you. But if you're interested in a heartfelt salute to a children's television icon that showcases...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      90
    • Secondary hues look great, although not appreciably better. The increase in resolution isn’t always on display, but the wide-angle shots in the city and at the diner where Fred and Lloyd have lunch look...

    • Audio
      94
    • Where the presentation excelled was in the use of object-based sounds during the film’s musical reproduction and the handling of interior/exterior venue replication. When called upon its ability to render...

    • Extra
      70
    • Disc 1: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Blu-ray • Over 15 Minutes of Additional Scenes • Blooper Reel • Tom Hanks as Fred Rogers • The People...

    • Movie
      90
    • I took in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood when it was in theaters and thoroughly enjoyed it. At first glance one might think that this is a biopic about Fred Rogers but, its not. It’s a character story...

    • Total
      86
    • It comes to Blu-ray from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment featuring excellent technical merits mated with a fair supplemental offering. A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is quite simply, time well spent,...