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Saving Private Ryan

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    86
    from 4 reviewers
  • Saving Private Ryan
    1998
    169 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Steven Spielberg

    Actors: Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns, Barry Pepper

    Plot: Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

    Disc Release Date: 8 May 2018

    • Video
      90
    • Audio
      91
    • Extra
      76
    • Movie
      88

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      90
    • Saving Private Ryan was shot using a combination of Aaton 35-III, Moviecam SL, Panavision Panaflex Platinum and Panavision Panastar cameras on 35mm film, recently scanned at 4K resolution which has been...

    • Audio
      100
    • The English Dolby Atmos track is an absolute triumph of sound engineering. The previous 7.1 track was terrific, but the extra layer adds a sense of realism that is palpable. Taking the opening scene as...

    • Extra
      80
    • All the extras are found on the (included) second Blu-ray disc. Shooting War – A feature length documentary, narrated by Tom Hanks, looking at how WWII was captured on film. Introduction – 2 minutes with...

    • Movie
      90
    • This time the mission is the man Saving Private Ryan changed the face of the modern war film. The opening 30 minutes, the depiction of the D-Day landings on Omaha Beach, was so realistically portrayed,...

    • Total
      90
    • Saving Private Ryan is Spielberg’s foray into the war film; the title tells the story, but it is so much more – an enthralling, engaging and exhausting experience that goes out of its way to be authentic,...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      100
    • Saving Private Ryan is a very gritty movie. It's meant to appear raw, grainy, rough around the edges. And the UHD handles its complexities masterfully. The 2160p true 4K image boasts remarkable detailing....

    • Audio
      100
    • Saving Private Ryan previously released on Blu-ray with a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless soundtrack that seemed to be all the movie needed. Enter the UHD's Dolby Atmos audio presentation, which expands...

    • Extra
      70
    • Saving Private Ryanhere. For convenience, below is a list of what's included. An Introduction Looking Into the Past Miller and His Platoon Boot Camp Making Saving Private Ryan Re-Crearting Omaha Beach...

    • Movie
      100
    • The ultimate home presentation of the ultimate War film. Paramount has released Director Steven Spielberg's epic War film 'Saving Private Ryan' to the UHD format with 4K/Dolby Vision video and Dolby Atmos...

    • Total
      90
    • Saving Private Ryan is a timeless classic, and twenty years removed from its theatrical debut it's as powerful, fresh, and moving as ever. It would have been a shock and one of the biggest disappointments...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      90
    • The war epic lands on the shores of 4K Ultra HD with a gorgeous HEVC H.265 encode that shockingly offers a noticeable improvement over the Blu-ray. Janusz Kaminski's heavily-stylized photography has never...

    • Audio
      90
    • The Spielberg classic storms home theaters with a fantastic and often thrilling Dolby Atmos soundtrack that features several small improvements but doesn't quite vanquish its DTS-HD predecessor. Similar...

    • Extra
      70
    • All the same supplements are ported over from previous home video release, which can be read in more detail in our review of the standard Blu-ray HERE....

    • Movie
      100
    • Like so many other movies throughout our lives, Steven Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan landed in theaters during a momentous year in my life and is largely remembered due to the memories attached to seeing...

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      0
    • Twenty years ago, Steven Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan made an indelible impact in my life, landing in theaters at a time when I needed the right combination of emotional outlet and escapism. Along with...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      96
    • The Normandy Beach landing sequence retains the gritty aesthetic that it always has, with no unnecessary additions. Beyond that, beginning with the opening of chapter 5 (the close-up of Captain Miller),...

    • Audio
      94
    • Extra
    • Disc 1: Saving Private Ryan Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Saving Private Ryan Blu-ray Disc 3: Bonus Features Blu-ray An introduction with Steven Spielberg Looking into the past Miller and his platoon Boot camp...

    • Movie
    • Note: There are spoilers contained below....

    • Total
      95
    • It is one of the most highly anticipated titles coming to Ultra HD Blu-ray and I am happy to report that it features faithful, high quality video reproduction, and a terrific Dolby Atmos sound mix. The...

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