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War for the Planet of the Apes

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    87
    from 4 reviewers
  • War for the Planet of the Apes
    2017
    140 min
    PG-13
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Matt Reeves

    Actors: Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Karin Konoval

    Plot: After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.

    Disc Release Date: 24 October 2017

    • Video
      87
    • Audio
      90
    • Extra
      57
    • Movie
      82

    all scores

    • Video
      90
    • War for the Planet of the Apes assaults UK 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray in 3840 x 2160p with a widescreen 2.40:1 aspect ratio, using 10-bit video depth, a Wider Colour Gamut (WCG) and High Dynamic Range (HDR),...

    • Audio
      100
    • In much the same way as the picture presentation, the technically superior Dolby Atmos audio that exclusively adorns the Ultra HD Blu-ray version of the movie already has some high standards to beat against...

    • Extra
      80
    • Although War for the Planet of the Apes boasts a pretty hefty swathe of extra features, they are almost all relegated to the accompanying Blu-ray disc, with only Matt Reeves' engaging Director's Commentary...

    • Movie
      80
    • Blending Platoon with The Great Escape, War for the Planet of the Apes only partly delivers on its title, but certainly provides a fitting conclusion to a strong and impressive trilogy. Although Rise of...

    • Total
      90
    • War for the Planet of the Apes delivers a fitting conclusion to this consistent trilogy 20th Century Fox's UK Ultra HD Blu-ray release of War for the Planet of the Apes provides much the same excellent...

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      90
    • War for the Planet of the Apes is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment with a 2160p transfer in 2.40:1. This 4K UHD version shows the same kind of sometimes subtle but still...

    • Audio
      100
    • I gave top marks to War for the Planet of the Apes' standard Blu-ray audio presentation in DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1, but as with so many other "traditional" surround mixes (in either 5.1 or 7.1) which get...

    • Extra
      10
    • The 4K UHD disc includes only the Commentary by Matt Reeves. The 1080p Blu-ray included in the package of course includes all of the supplements detailed in our War for the Planet of the Apes Blu-ray review....

    • Movie
      90
    • Fox is releasing War for the Planet of the Apes in its frequent trifecta of formats, with both a 2D Blu-ray, a 3D Blu-ray, as well as this 4K UHD version (which contains only the 2D Blu-ray as part of...

    • Total
      90
    • While it's a continuing disappointment that those wanting all three formats of any given Fox release typically need to shell out for at least the 4K UHD and the 3D Blu-ray versions, fans of this film who...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      80
    • The war for the planet spreads to Ultra HD with a lovely and overall satisfying HEVC H.265 encode in HDR10, bringing the fight home with an often-stunning picture quality that ultimately defeats the Blu-ray....

    • Audio
      90
    • The apes scream, howl, grunt and loudly chatter towards war with a fantastic, near demo-worthy Dolby Atmos soundtrack, leaving its DTS-HD counterpart of the Blu-ray to fend for itself. Unlike what's heard...

    • Extra
      20
    • Audio Commentary: Director and co-writer Matt Reeves rides solo for this surprisingly enlightening discussion, talking mostly on the technical aspects of the production but also sharing his thoughts on...

    • Movie
      90
    • After a short text briefly recaps the events of the previous two films, War for the Planet of the Apes opens on a cold, rainy day with human soldiers marching in single file. As the young men walk in slow-motion...

    • Total
      80
    • War for the Planet of the Apes, the third and presumably final installment in the Planet of the Apes reboot series, is an exceptional addition to Caesar's ape rebellion mythology and a superb conclusion...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      90
    • As with the other films in the series, War for the Planet of the Apes was shot with a specific visual aesthetic in mind and that comes through in this Ultra HD rendering. The film has a teal splashed aesthetic,...

    • Audio
      90
    • Extra
    • Disc 1: War for the Planet of the Apes Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 1: War for the Planet of the Apes Ultra HD Blu-ray • Deleted Scenes with Optional Audio Commentary by Matt Reeves o Graveyard o Turncoats o...

    • Movie
    • With the inception of their burgeoning civilization, the apes flourished in the absence of human contact, until they were discovered by a small band of the survivors hoping to establish a new colony. The...

    • Total
      90
    • It comes to Blu-ray in this Ultra HD Combo Pack from 20th Century Home Entertainment that features rewarding Ultra High Definition video, excellent high definition audio/video quality including a complimentary...