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The Predator

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    78
    from 4 reviewers
  • The Predator
    2018
    107 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Shane Black

    Actors: Boyd Holbrook, Trevante Rhodes, Jacob Tremblay, Keegan-Michael Key

    Plot: When a young boy accidentally triggers the universe's most lethal hunters' return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled scientist can prevent the end of the human race.

    Disc Release Date: 18 December 2018

    • Video
      88
    • Audio
      91
    • Extra
      65
    • Movie
      66

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      90
    • The Predator was shot digitally using a combination of Arri Alexa Mini and XT cameras with a resolution of 3.4K and finished as a 2K DI, which has presumably been used here for this Ultra HD Blu-ray release....

    • Audio
      90
    • The Dolby Atmos track is a riotous affair, with plenty of immersion whether that’s gun fights, space battles or the hum of lab machinery. The overhead channels are used to good effect, if you like ducking...

    • Extra
      60
    • There are no extras on the UHD disc, everything is on the included Blu-ray. Deleted Scenes – Nearly 7 minutes of removed material; considering the reshoots, hardly seems like enough …A Touch of Black –...

    • Movie
      50
    • I think you know what's on the ship. The ultimate predator. Having recently looked through the first three Predator films, it is only fitting that we should take a look at this latest instalment. Shane...

    • Total
      70
    • Action guru, Shane Black, helms the latest reboot of the predator franchise: The Predator. The production is well known to have had problems with plenty of reshoots and the resulting film, though delivering...

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      90
    • The Predator is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment with a 2160p transfer in 2.39:1. This release is another winner from Fox, with perhaps unexpectedly boosted detail levels...

    • Audio
      100
    • The "flip side" of my admission to "cheating" on the audio score in ourThe Predator Blu-ray review is that the Dolby Atmos track on this release provides a glut of enjoyable activity, including clear engagement...

    • Extra
    • Fox has included no supplements on the 4K UHD disc. All of the supplements detailed in ourThe Predator Blu-ray review are of course available on the 1080p Blu-ray disc included with this release....

    • Movie
      50
    • The current season finale of television's long running Survivor is about to air as this review is being written, and in at least a couple of ways, The Predator might be thought of as an analog to the show....

    • Total
      60
    • I mentioned in our recent Basic Instinct 2 Blu-ray review that it might have been better for all concerned had that film removed itself from being a sequel (perhaps by giving Sharon Stone's character a...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      80
    • Aliens battle over being predators versus hunters on Ultra HD with an excellent and very satisfying HEVC H.265 encode, though it's not a leaps and bounds upgrade over its Blu-ray counterpart. Coming from...

    • Audio
      90
    • The ragtag troop of ill-prepared outlaws go head-to-head against the Super Predator equipped with an outstanding Dolby Atmos soundtrack, adding a few welcomed enhancements to the reference-quality 7.1...

    • Extra
      30
    • Predator Evolution (HD, 20 min): A lengthy look at the design of the character over the years and the work that went into the practical effects for its latest iteration.The Takedown Team (HD, 16 min):...

    • Movie
      30
    • Even with the lowest expectations imaginable, The Predator somehow still manages to fall well below that while simultaneously surprising audiences with its degree of badness. Given the talent behind the...

    • Total
      70
    • From a script by Fred Dekker and Shane Black, the latter of whom also directs, The Predator manages to fall well below the lowest of expectations while simultaneously surprising with its degree of badness...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      92
    • The film’s variety of low-level scenes and/or the nighttime exteriors benefited as well, providing interstitial blacks, and resolvable details in backgrounds that enriched dimension. The film utilizes...

    • Audio
      94
    • During the first act, there are several instances where the mix generates a noticeable improvement in dimension and depth of field. Beginning with the crash, followed by the Predator encounter at the lab...

    • Extra
      60
    • Disc 1: The Predator Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: The Predator Blu-ray • Deleted Scenes • A Touch of Black • Predator Evolution • The Takedown Team • Predator Catch-Up • Gallery Digital Copy...

    • Movie
      50
    • This sets up the primary plot which essentially revolves around the Predator’s quest to reacquire the missing tech. What we learn along the way is that there is a government agency that has long since...

    • Total
      74
    • It comes to Blu-ray in the Ultra HD Combo Pack from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment featuring rewarding Ultra HD video, excellent high definition video/audio quality, including a complimentary Dolby...