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Patriots Day

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    74
    from 2 reviewers
  • Patriots Day
    2016
    133 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    DTS:X

    Director: Peter Berg

    Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Dicky Eklund Jr., Michael Marchand, Rhet Kidd

    Plot: The story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists responsible.

    Disc Release Date: 28 March 2017

    • Video
      74
    • Audio
      79
    • Extra
      64
    • Movie
      69

    all scores

    • Video
      80
    • Patriots Day blasts onto US 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray with an excellent HEVC / H.265 encoded 2160p transfer framed in the movie's original theatrical aspect ratio of 2.40:1 widescreen. The UHD Blu-ray was reviewed...

    • Audio
      90
    • Cas Harlow reviewed the DTS-HD MA soundtrack on a 5.1-channel setup – Patriots Day also boasts an explosive DTS:X track running off an excellent DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 core. It's a finely tuned, well-engineered...

    • Extra
      70
    • In what may come as a relief for those who are still region locked but importing the 4K release anyway, Lionsgate has thankfully bucked the trend (although formed their own trend, as it's not the first...

    • Movie
      70
    • Director Peter Berg teams up with Mark Wahlberg again for Patriots Day, another decent based-on-a-true-story disaster thriller. After the exhausting Deepwater Horizon, the director/actor combo once again...

    • Total
      80
    • Another solid piece of dramatic work by the 'Berg 'brothers' For a film which could have unraveled at the very outset by getting too wrapped up in its own title, Patriots Day manages to keep its head above...

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      90
    • Patriots Day is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of Lionsgate Films with an AVC encoded 2160p transfer in 2.40:1. I still haven't been able to track down any authoritative source as to whether this digitally...

    • Audio
      100
    • This 4K UHD release has the same excellent DTS:X track that was assessed in our original Patriots Day Blu-ray review....

    • Extra
      60
    • Lionsgate has smartly started offering the same supplements on its 4K UHD releases that are included on the 1080p Blu-ray releases of the same film. This 4K UHD release sports the same supplementary content...

    • Movie
      80
    • The horror of the Boston Marathon bombing is recounted in Peter Berg's Patriots Day, his second film with Mark Wahlberg which documents a domestic tragedy (the other being Deepwater Horizon). Lionsgate...

    • Total
      90
    • Even several days after I wrote about my mixed feelings regarding "recreating" terrorist attacks for film in our original Patriots Day Blu-ray review, I'm still a little conflicted about this outing. That...

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