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Boyz n the Hood

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    88
    from 4 reviewers
  • Boyz n the Hood
    1991
    112 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: John Singleton

    Actors: Hudhail Al-Amir, Lloyd Avery II, Angela Bassett, Miya McGhee

    Plot: Follows the lives of three young males living in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los Angeles, dissecting questions of race, relationships, violence, and future prospects.

    Disc Release Date: 4 February 2020

    • Video
      89
    • Audio
      88
    • Extra
      84
    • Movie
      89

    all scores

    • Video
      80
    • An unsurprisingly strong presentation from Sony

    • Audio
      80
    • An immersive audio track which does its best with the source material

    • Extra
      90
    • Sony push the boat out on the extras front

    • Movie
      90
    • Boyz n the Hood told a story that either nobody had heard before, or nobody had listened to before

    • Total
      90
    • A very good set

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      100
    • Boyz n the Hood makes its UHD debut with a spectacular 2160p/HDR presentation. The movie practically looks brand new. Grain is largely even and complimentary, with only a few spikes in noisy and dense...

    • Audio
      100
    • Boyz n the Hood's Dolby Atmos soundtrack begins promisingly and delivers on that promise for the duration. The film begins with sounds against a blackened screen: harsh language followed by hard-hitting...

    • Extra
      80
    • Boyz n the Hoodhere for full coverage. A Movies Anywhere digital copy code is included with purchase. This release ships with a non-embossed slipcover. UHD:John Singleton Tribute (1080p, 6:16): A well...

    • Movie
      90
    • Sony has released the seminal 1991 film 'Boyz n the Hood,' directed by the late John Singleton, to the UHD format. New specifications include 2160p/HDR video and Dolby Atmos audio. The UHD disc includes...

    • Total
      90
    • Sony's done it again. Boyz n the Hood probably didn't look this good when it released theatrically in 1991 and it all but assuredly didn't sound this rich and authentic then, either. Not that the studio...

    High-Def Digest review by Matthew Hartman
    • Video
      90
    • Boyz n the Hood makes a more than worthwhile leap to 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray with a native 4K 2160p HDR10 transfer. Flipping between the 2011 Blu-ray that's included in this set, the differences are instantly...

    • Audio
      90
    • In addition to the terrific video transfer, Sony opened up the sound mix by providing an intricately designed Atmos audio mix. By comparison, the old (and included on the disc) DTS-HD MA 5.1 mix sounds...

    • Extra
      70
    • 4K UHD DISCNEW John Singleton Tribute (HD 6:16)Press Conference (HD 24:26)Original Behind the Scenes Featurette (HD 4:57)BLU-RAY DISC:Audio commentary with John SingletonFriendly Fire: Making an Urban...

    • Movie
      100
    • "Any fool with a dick can make a baby, but only a real man can raise his children."Sony previously released Boyz n the Hood on Blu-ray in 2011. Take a look at our coverage of that disc for a great review...

    • Total
      90
    • 30 years ago, Boyz n the Hood hit movie theaters in the gut and making John Singleton a premier filmmaker of a generation. In three decades the film hasn't lost any punch or grit as its themes and message...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      92
    • For its presentation on Ultra HD Blu-ray Boyz N The Hood was derived from a 4K scan of the original camera negative and finished on a 4K 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. I appreciated the fact that the sound designers didn’t go overboard...

    • Extra
      80
    • Disc 1: Boyz N the Hood Ultra HD Blu-ray • John Singleton Tribute • Theatrical Press Conference • Behind-the-Scenes Featurette • Theatrical Trailer Disc 2: Boyz N the Hood Blu-ray Legacy Bonus Features:...

    • Movie
      80
    • Boyz N The Hood is the critically acclaimed story of three friends growing up in a South Central Los Angeles neighborhood, and of street life where friendship, pain, danger and love combine to form reality....

    • Total
      85
    • It’s making its debut on Ultra HD Blu-ray in this Combo Pack from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment that features beautifully restored Ultra HD video, a complimentary Dolby Atmos immersive sound mix, and...