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Hunter Killer

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    66
    from 2 reviewers
  • Hunter Killer
    2018
    122 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Donovan Marsh

    Actors: Ethan Baird, Jacob Scipio, Dempsey Bovell, Corey Johnson

    Plot: An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy Seals to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general.

    Disc Release Date: 29 January 2019

    • Video
      78
    • Audio
      83
    • Extra
      51
    • Movie
      63

    all scores

    • Video
      90
    • Largely demo excellence

    • Audio
      100
    • Whatever your thoughts about the film itself, the Atmos track makes all the difference

    • Extra
      50
    • As usual, Lionsgate do a commendable job of porting over the extras - a Commentary and Featurette - over to the 4K disc itself

    • Movie
      70
    • Hunter Killer is to The Hunt for Red October what Olympus Has Fallen is to Die Hard

    • Total
      80
    • You could do a whole lot worse than picking up this excellent 4K disc

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      90
    • Hunter Killer is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of Lionsgate Films with a 2160p transfer in 2.38:1. As I mentioned in our Hunter Killer Blu-ray review, a variety of Arri Alexa models were used for the shoot,...

    • Audio
      100
    • Hunter Killer features a very effective Dolby Atmos track that regularly engages the Atmos channels with effects like a couple of big explosions, or even the "pings" that dot the submarine sonic environment....

    • Extra
      20
    • Audio Commentary with Director Donovan Marsh Surface Tension: Declassifying Hunter Killer (1080p; 24:36) is an above average two part EPK that offers decent interviews and behind the scenes footage....

    • Movie
      50
    • It's maybe just a little odd in a supplement included on this Blu-ray to hear Gerard Butler wax enthusiastic about Hunter Killer as a "passion project" of his that he evidently fostered for years before...

    • Total
      50
    • Hunter Killer has a decent enough premise, even if large swaths of this film seem like retreads from earlier (and arguably better) films. Butler is stolid enough, and it's certainly a pleasure to see the...