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Mortal Engines

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    75
    from 3 reviewers
  • Mortal Engines
    2018
    128 min
    PG-13
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Christian Rivers

    Actors: Hera Hilmar, Robert Sheehan, Hugo Weaving, Jihae

    Plot: In a post-apocalyptic world where cities ride on wheels and consume each other to survive, two people meet in London and try to stop a conspiracy.

    Disc Release Date: 12 March 2019

    • Video
      89
    • Audio
      85
    • Extra
      71
    • Movie
      65

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      100
    • Mortal Engines was shot digitally using RED Weapon Helium 8K cameras with a resolution of 8K and was finished as a 4K DI which has used for this Ultra HD Blu-ray release. The disc presents a native 3840...

    • Audio
      90
    • The English Dolby Atmos track is a real winner with every opportunity being used to place some immersive action to the surround field. Whether that is running through the destruction of a city by giant...

    • Extra
      50
    • UHDAudio Commentary – With director Christian Rivers who talks through all the salient point of the film from casting to story, from filming to effects; a bit dry but very informative.Welcome to London...

    • Movie
      50
    • We have to stop London before it destroys usMortal Engines is based on a novel of the same name by Philip Reeve, and tells the story of a dystopian future, where cities are on wheels, roaming the remnants...

    • Total
      50
    • Mortal Engines comes from the successful LotR writing/producing team of Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens and Peter Jackson, but in the hands of first time feature director Christian Rivers, what is indisputably...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      100
    • The differences between the 1080p Blu-ray and this native 4K (shot at 8K) 2160p/Dolby Vision-enhanced UHD release are immediately obvious and fairly startling. The UHD appears magnitudes sharper, offering...

    • Audio
      90
    • Mortal Engines steams onto Blu-ray with an immersive and active Dolby Atmos soundtrack. The presentation is relentlessly surround heavy, making use of both the four back channels as well as the overhead...

    • Extra
      60
    • Mortal Engines contains five featurettes, two of which break down into sub-features, and a commentary track, all on the included Blu-ray. The UHD disc brings over two of the extras: Welcome to London (2160p/SDR,...

    • Movie
      50
    • Mortal Engines' story -- on and off the screen -- isn't at all dissimilar from so many other recent films. It's based on a book, this one written by Philip Reeve, first published in 2001. The story concerns...

    • Total
      80
    • Mortal Engines flourishes in its opening chase but runs into trouble once it introduces things like its characters and plot. The movie is technically fine, but long gone are the days when spectacle and...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      96
    • Mortal Engines was shot digitally, derived from an 8K source, and rendered from a 4K DI for its presentation in Ultra HD....

    • Audio
      94
    • This is done well when implemented and creates an enriching level of immersion that coincides with the onscreen events nicely. The music score is subtly mixed over the platform so as to add natural depth...

    • Extra
      80
    • Disc 1: Mortal Engines Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Mortal Engines Blu-ray Welcome to London (Five-Part Making Of): Building the Beast Levels of London The Smallest Details London Museum Medusa and St. Paul’s...

    • Movie
      50
    • Feral, and fiercely driven by the memory of her mother, Hester joins forces with Tom Natsworthy (Robert Sheehan), an outcast from London, along with Anna Fang (Jihae), a dangerous outlaw with a bounty...

    • Total
      80
    • It comes to Ultra HD Blu-ray from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment in this Ultra HD Combo Pack featuring an excellent Ultra HD video rendering (which includes Dolby Vision HDR) that makes the most...