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Shaun of the Dead

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    75
    from 2 reviewers
  • Shaun of the Dead
    2004
    99 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    DTS:X

    Director: Edgar Wright

    Actors: Simon Pegg, Kate Ashfield, Nick Frost, Lucy Davis

    Plot: A man's uneventful life is disrupted by the zombie apocalypse.

    Disc Release Date: 5 November 2019

    • Video
      73
    • Audio
      75
    • Extra
      73
    • Movie
      80

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      80
    • Shaun of the Dead was shot using Arriflex cameras on 35mm film and finished as a 2K DI which has been used for this Ultra HD Blu-ray release. The disc presents an up-scaled 3840 x 2160p resolution image...

    • Audio
      90
    • The DTS:X surround track takes the effects to a new level, literally, with the overhead channels coming into their own towards the climax. Dialogue is clear, sounds very natural and given the priority...

    • Extra
      90
    • The film comes in a set with the other two Cornettos, along with postcards, beer mats and a poster for the ‘Golden Mile’.UHDAudio Commentary– With Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright.Audio Commentary– With Simon...

    • Movie
      90
    • When the TV show, Spaced (2001) finished it’s run, season 1, episode 3, had an opening montage that led directly to tonight’s feature; writer, Simon Pegg and director Edgar Wright (sadly missing writing...

    • Total
      90
    • The first of the ‘Cornetto Trilogy’, Shaun of the Dead, still stands up today; taking the very best of the genre but adding Pegg and Wright’s familiar twist, both came from the TV show Spaced, with the...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      80
    • Shaun of the Dead ambles onto UHD with a pleasing 2160p/HDR transfer. The presentation is quite nice from a textural perspective. It's very filmic and natural in appearance. Sharpness is terrific across...

    • Audio
      80
    • The DTS:X Master Audio soundtrack offers a nice little upgrade over the Blu-ray's aged DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless soundtrack. The overhead channels and added back channels create greater opportunity...

    • Extra
      70
    • Shaun of the Dead's UHD disc contains four commentary tracks which also appear on the bundled Blu-ray. Below is a list of what's included on that Blu-ray disc. For full supplemental content reviews, please...

    • Movie
      100
    • Universal has released the fantastic Zombie Comedy film 'Shaun of the Dead' to the UHD format. The new specifications include 2160p/HDR video and DTS:X audio. No new supplements are included but the bundled...

    • Total
      80
    • Shaun of the Dead's UHD disc offers a good, worthwhile upgrade from the Blu-ray. It's improved in all areas -- color, clarity, and audio -- and fans should find it a rewarding watch. No new extras have...