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Step Brothers

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    79
    from 3 reviewers
  • Step Brothers
    2008
    98 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Adam McKay

    Actors: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Mary Steenburgen, Richard Jenkins

    Plot: Two aimless middle-aged losers still living at home are forced against their will to become roommates when their parents marry.

    Disc Release Date: 2 October 2018

    • Video
      82
    • Audio
      79
    • Extra
      80
    • Movie
      76

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • Step Brothers was shot on film but reportedly finished at 2K. The resultant upscaled 4K/HDR UHD presentation is nonetheless very good, featuring a steady, complimentary grain structure that rarely fluctuates...

    • Audio
      80
    • This UHD release of Step Brothers includes an all-new Dolby Atmos soundtrack, replacing the 2008 disc's TrueHD 5.1 track (also included here is an English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 track, in addition to...

    • Extra
      80
    • For this UHD release of Step Brothers, Sony has included both Blu-ray discs as they released in 2008, which carry all of the supplemental content. The UHD's only "extra" is a tab featuring cast and crew...

    • Movie
      60
    • Sony has released the popular Will Ferrell/John C. Reilly 2008 Comedy hit 'Step Brothers' to the UHD format. The release boasts a new 2160p/HDR video transfer and a new Dolby Atmos soundtrack. No new extras...

    • Total
      80
    • Step Brothers finds a middle ground between classic 80s Comedy beats and more modern and crude humor. The film is imperfect, and there's always a feel that the filmmakers could have achieved more with...

    High-Def Digest review by Michael S. Palmer
    • Video
      70
    • Step Brothers gets sweaty from watching Cops on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray with a clean, sharp, and slightly more colorful HDR10 2160p video transfer that improves upon the Blu-ray, but not significantly enough...

    • Audio
      70
    • Step Brothers is careful to never touch Dale's drum set with a middling Dolby Atmos track that supports the material while sounding wider and taller than the original Blu-ray's 5.1 TrueHD mix.Outside its...

    • Extra
      70
    • The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray includes both the Unrated and Theatrical versions of the film, but no new bonus materials and nothing ON the 4K Blu-ray itself (even the commentary). Here's everything included...

    • Movie
      90
    • Did we just become best friends?Yup!Blended-family comedies have been around for decades, but I can't think of another one quite like Step Brothers. With a story by Will Ferrel & Adam McKay & John C. Reilly,...

    • Total
      70
    • An absurdist blended-family comedy about two 40-something men who act more like middle schoolers won't be for everyone. But for me and my friends, Step Brothers is one of our all-time favorite comedies....

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      92
    • For its presentation in Ultra HD Step Brothers was derived from 35mm film sources and rendered from a 2K DI....

    • Audio
      86
    • This is done to very good effect, correlating with the onscreen events quite nicely as the most minute audio cues are fully realized. Based upon the subject matter, I appreciated the fact that the sound...

    • Extra
      90
    • Disc 1: Step Brothers Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Step Brothers Blu-ray Disc 3: Legacy Bonus Features Digital Copy...

    • Movie
      70
    • Brennan Huff, a sporadically employed thirty-nine-year-old who lives with his mother, Nancy. Dale Doback, a terminally unemployed forty-year-old who lives with his father, Robert. When Robert and Nancy...

    • Total
      85
    • It is making its Ultra HD Blu-ray debut in this Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, featuring a faithful video rendering that makes the most of the source material, a complimentary...