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Deepwater Horizon

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    71
    from 2 reviewers
  • Deepwater Horizon
    2016
    107 min
    PG-13
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Peter Berg

    Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Douglas M. Griffin, James DuMont

    Plot: A dramatization of the disaster in April 2010, when the offshore drilling rig called the Deepwater Horizon exploded, resulting in the worst oil spill in American history.

    Disc Release Date: 10 January 2017

    • Video
      76
    • Audio
      81
    • Extra
      66
    • Movie
      66

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      90
    • Deepwater Horizon was filmed digitally using the Arri Alexa 65 camera at resolutions of 3.4K and 6.5K, but was ultimately finished using a 2K Digital Intermediate (DI), which presumably formed the basis...

    • Audio
      100
    • Simon Crust reviewed the Dolby TrueHD soundtrack on a 5.1-channel setup – As good as the picture is the surround track is even better! Simple things like a couple waking up in the morning with the rustling...

    • Extra
      60
    • Found on both the 4K Ultra HD disc and the 1080 Full HD version, the extras are the same:Beyond the Horizon – A fifty minute making of feature, split into five segments and packed with interviews but very...

    • Movie
      70
    • Hope is not a tactic Deepwater Horizon is the fictional retelling of the doomed oil rig disaster and oil spill which occurred off the Gulf of Mexico resulting in the worst environmental catastrophe in...

    • Total
      80
    • Deepwater Horizon is the fictional retelling of the explosion and oil spill which occurred off the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. It is headed up by director Peter Berg and stars Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell,...

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      90
    • Deepwater Horizon is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of Lionsgate Films with a 2160p transfer in 2.40:1. Shot digitally (at various resolutions, according to the IMDb) with Arri cameras and finished at a...

    • Audio
      100
    • This release sports the same fantastic Dolby Atmos track detailed in our original Deepwater Horizon Blu-ray review....

    • Extra
      80
    • Commendably, Lionsgate has ported over all of the supplements included on the 1080p Blu-ray which are detailed in our original Deepwater Horizon Blu-ray review....

    • Movie
      70
    • One of the worst environmental and corporate disasters of recent times is memorialized in the often exciting Deepwater Horizon. Lionsgate has released the film in both 1080p and 4K UHD versions.<img src="https://images2.static-bluray.com/reviews/14594_1.jpg"...

    • Total
      80
    • Deepwater Horizon may strike some as at least a little exploitative, especially considering how recently these events unfolded, but there's no denying the fact that the film packs some considerable punch,...