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Unforgiven

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    82
    from 3 reviewers
  • Unforgiven
    1992
    130 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10

    Director: Clint Eastwood

    Actors: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris

    Plot: Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man.

    Disc Release Date: 16 May 2017

    • Video
      85
    • Audio
      85
    • Extra
      70
    • Movie
      83

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      100
    • Unforgiven was shot using Panavision cameras on 35mm film with a 2.35:1 aspect ratio, and has recently undergone a 4K re-mastering and scanning process, by Warner themselves, approved by Eastwood then...

    • Audio
      90
    • Previously only available in lossy formats, the UHD disc now has a 5.1 DTS-HD MA track, and like the image is not immediately head and shoulders above what has been around before; but what it does have...

    • Extra
      60
    • All the available extras have been available on previous releases and as such are dated to that time: Audio Commentary – Available on both the UHD disc and the re-mastered 1080 Blu-ray and with film critic,...

    • Movie
      90
    • It's a hell of a thing, killin' a man. Take away all he's got, and all he's ever gonna have The linear plot line for Unforgiven is quite simple; after a whore is viciously assaulted and the law refuses...

    • Total
      90
    • Unforgiven accumulated four Oscars, another thirty awards and some fifteen further nominations upon its release in 1992. It is an amazing study of the people, the Old West and an entire genre with each...

    Blu-ray.com review by Michael Reuben
    • Video
      100
    • ()In stark contrast to Michael Mann's avowedly revisionist remaster of Heat in 4K, the newversions of Unforgiven were prepared with strict instructions from Eastwood and his team topreserve the look and...

    • Audio
      90
    • Unforgiven�was released to theaters in Dolby Stereo, which was remixed for 5.1 for the film'sDVD release. The 2006 Blu-ray offered the same mix in lossy Dolby Digital, but the UHD and remastered Blu-ray...

    • Extra
      60
    • The UHD disc includes the commentary listed below, but no other extras. The new Blu-rayincludes the extras from the 2006 release, most of which were discussed in the prior review. Commentary with Richard...

    • Movie
      100
    • We Had It ComingThe latest catalog title to be remastered for UHD by Warner Brothers is Unforgiven, the multi-Oscar-winning Western from 1992 that redefined Clint Eastwood in the eyes of both the public...

    • Total
      90
    • In both video and audio, the UHD presentation of Unforgiven�is by far the best-yet home videoversion of one of the 20th Century's essential films. Even if you haven't yet upgraded yourequipment for 4K,...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      80
    • Image is 4K but not HDRThe now classic western revision rides into the Ultra HD town packing a beautiful and often stunning HEVC H.265 encode, making it the best the film has ever looked and the new preferred...

    • Audio
      100
    • Image is 4K but not HDRTempting fans to upgrade their previous Blu-ray releases is a brand-new DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, which is simply phenomenal and absolutely the best part of the whole package.This...

    • Extra
      70
    • Image is 4K but not HDRThe same set of supplements are ported over from the previous Blu-ray editions, and the commentary track can also be enjoyed on the Ultra HD disc. This is what David Krauss had to...

    • Movie
      80
    • As a kid growing up in the '70s, I would say that the western was probably my least favorite genre (well, aside from musicals, but that's a subject for a different review). I can remember my grandfather...

    • Total
      80
    • Image is 4K but not HDRBy far among the best of the '90s "revisionist westerns," 'Unforgiven' also stands tall in the Clint Eastwood oeuvre as one of his most accomplished, refined and assured works --...