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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    71
    from 2 reviewers
  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
    2013
    146 min
    PG-13
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Francis Lawrence

    Actors: Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Jack Quaid, Taylor St. Clair

    Plot: Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.

    Disc Release Date: 8 November 2016

    • Video
      71
    • Audio
      78
    • Extra
      66
    • Movie
      71

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      80
    • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is presented on 4K UHD with a 2160p transfer in 2.40:1 (kind of interestingly, the 4K UHD version does not "expand" to 1.78:1 for the actual games sequences, though I didn't...

    • Audio
      100
    • The 1080p Blu-ray of Catching Fire had a great sounding DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 mix, but it's topped, albeit subtly at times, by this disc's Dolby Atmos track. There are a number of standout moments now,...

    • Extra
      70
    • With the exception of the Divergent sneak peek, all of the supplements detailed in our original The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Blu-ray review have been ported over to the 4K UHD disc. The 1080p Blu-ray...

    • Movie
      80
    • Early adopters of the 4K UHD "revolution" may have thought they were stuck in dusty and dingy old District 12, where things don't work all that well and folks have to survive on their wits without the...

    • Total
      80
    • Technology's great when it works, but this rollout of Catching Fire may indicate we're still not completely over the growing pains of the still nascent 4K UHD format. While detail levels are improved in...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      80
    • Miss Everdeen does indeed catch fire on Ultra HD Blu-ray thanks to a great-looking HEVC H.265 encode in HDR10, providing fans with an attractive upgrade over the standard Blu-ray. The movie was shot with...

    • Audio
      90
    • The girl on fire receives another excellent upgrade in the audio department when she returns to the Games. Unfortunately, unlike the first movie and the standard Blu-ray, this Dolby Atmos soundtrack is...

    • Extra
      70
    • The same collection of supplements is ported over from the previous release and found on both the Blu-ray and Ultra HD.Audio Commentary — Director Francis Lawrence is joined by producer Nina Jacobson for...

    • Movie
      80
    • That crafty Capitol is at it again. President Snow (Donald Sutherland), with the help of his devious Game Maker Plutarch Heavensbee (Philip Seymour Hoffman), has found a delightful, not to mention convenient...

    • Total
      80
    • 'Catching Fire' exceeded the prowess of the first film. It certainly is much better in the way of portraying believable, easy-to-follow action. Though, it also produces some pretty decent character building...