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Ready Player One

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    86
    from 4 reviewers
  • Ready Player One
    2018
    140 min
    PG-13
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Steven Spielberg

    Actors: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Lena Waithe

    Plot: When the creator of a virtual reality called the OASIS dies, he makes a posthumous challenge to all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune and control of his world.

    Disc Release Date: 24 July 2018

    • Video
      89
    • Audio
      90
    • Extra
      71
    • Movie
      79

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      90
    • Ready Player One was shot both digitally and on 35mm film using a combination of Arri Alexa Plus and Panavision Primo cameras with resolutions of 2.8K and finished as a 2K DI, which has presumably been...

    • Audio
      90
    • The English Dolby Atmos track wastes no time in its immersive experience, when Van Halen’s Jump assaults you from the ceiling, drones buzz around the room, the clatter and hubbub of the Stacks is all around...

    • Extra
      70
    • The UHD contains no extra features; they are all found on the included Blu-ray. The '80s: You're the Inspiration – Five minutes with cast and crew discussing their particular love of the 80’s. Game Changer:...

    • Movie
      80
    • People come to the Oasis for all the things they can do, but they stay for all the things they can be If ever there was a film to epitomise the resurgence of 80 pop culture, then it is Ready Player One....

    • Total
      80
    • Ready Player One is Steven Spielberg’s take on Ernest Cline’s book of the same name. It is a ‘David vs Goliath’ coming of age story that plays right into the hands of Spielberg’s oeuvre. It is also chock...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • Ready Player One's 4K UHD/Dolby Vision-enhanced presentation delivers a modest, but at times critical and intimate, improvement over a very visually rewarding and top-end Blu-ray release. The film was...

    • Audio
      90
    • Ready Player One features a mostly rousing Dolby Atmos soundtrack. The chaotic action intricacies and nuanced environmental details come to life with precision presentation. The track opens significantly,...

    • Extra
      70
    • Ready Player One's UHD disc contains no supplements, but the bundled Blu-ray contains all of the below extras. A Movies Anywhere digital copy code is included with purchase. The '80s: You're the Inspiration...

    • Movie
      90
    • Get Ready for Player One in 4K.Steven Spielberg is one of only a few filmmakers who could make Ready Player One and actually make it mean something, to extract so much humanity from a film about a battle...

    • Total
      90
    • Ready Player One may be a digital extravaganza, but it's all Spielberg and all heart. The film's superficialities deliver spectacular entertainment with endless winks and nods to popular culture, but the...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      90
    • Spielberg's latest adventure fantasy readies to play on 4K Ultra HD with a totally tubular HEVC H.265 encode that shines as bright as the mystical Orb of Osuvox. Spot-on contrast supplies the picture with...

    • Audio
      100
    • Audiences plug into the chimera-like world of OASIS thanks to a superb, demo-worthy Dolby Atmos soundtrack that brings virtual reality to life. At the start, classic retro music spreads across the screen,...

    • Extra
      50
    • Game Changer: Cracking the Code (HD, 57 min): Hour-long EPK-like documentary made of cast & crew interviews touching on various aspects of the production with tons of BTS footage strewn throughout.Effects...

    • Movie
      70
    • Steven Spielberg's latest sci-fi blockbuster Ready Player One is a strange sort of creature — a complete hodgepodge of blatant allusions specifically intended for sparking the nostalgia feels, which it...

    • Total
      80
    • Steven Spielberg's latest sci-fi blockbuster Ready Player One is a strange sort of creature, driven mostly by an effort to make audiences feel nostalgic, which ironically, is also most of its attraction...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      96
    • Primary colors are pleasingly rich while whites appear gradational and punchy. The spectrum of secondary colors literally pop off of the screen...

    • Audio
      92
    • Extra
    • Disc 1: Ready Player One Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Ready Player One Blu-ray • Game Changer: Cracking the Code • Effects for a Brave New World • Level Up: Sound for the Future • High Score: Endgame • Ernie...

    • Movie
    • I came of age during the late 1970s and 1980s and really enjoy films that provide the type of nostalgia that harkens back to those times. Ready Player One beats to a pop culture drum that resonates with...

    • Total
      94
    • It arrives on Ultra HD Blu-ray/Blu-ray from Warner Brothers Home Entertainment in this Ultra HD Combo Pack that delivers sparkling image quality, while invigorating the listening experience with a solid...