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Rise of the Planet of the Apes

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    75
    from 3 reviewers
  • Rise of the Planet of the Apes
    2011
    105 min
    PG-13
    2K Upscale
    HDR10

    Director: Rupert Wyatt

    Actors: Andy Serkis, Karin Konoval, Terry Notary, Richard Ridings

    Plot: A substance designed to help the brain repair itself gives advanced intelligence to a chimpanzee who leads an ape uprising.

    Disc Release Date: 13 June 2017

    • Video
      75
    • Audio
      83
    • Extra
      60
    • Movie
      78

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      80
    • Rise of the Planet of the Apes was shot using Arricam LT and Arriflex 435 cameras on 35mm film, but finished with a 2K DI, which has been up-scaled for this Ultra HD Blu-ray. The film is presented with...

    • Audio
      90
    • What, no Atmos or DTS:X? Despite the cover displaying an “Immersive Audio” tag, the track is the same, reference, DTS-HD 5.1 track that adorns the (included) Blu-ray. The track is certainly no slouch when...

    • Extra
      50
    • Disc 1 – UHDAudio Commentary - Director Rupert Wyatt talks us through the intricate nature of the film making process with reference to the cast, CGI, the score and other technical aspects.Audio Commentary...

    • Movie
      80
    • Total
      80
    • Rise of the Planet of the Apes, re-ignited a franchise based upon Pierre Boulle’s ‘Planet of the Apes’ by telling a credible, thought-provoking and intelligent yarn on how apes could inherit the planet....

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      80
    • Rise of the Planet of the Apes is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment with a 2160p transfer in 2.35:1. As Casey noted in his Rise of the Planet of the Apes Blu-ray review,...

    • Audio
      90
    • The 4K UHD disc features the same DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 track assessed by Casey in his Rise of the Planet of the Apes Blu-ray review, and I am reproducing his score for the audio here. Some may find...

    • Extra
      30
    • Only the two commentary tracks detailed by Casey in his Rise of the Planet of the Apes Blu-ray review are ported over to the 4K UHD disc as supplements. As usual, this package also comes with a 1080p Blu-ray...

    • Movie
      70
    • Show business in general, and the movie industry in particular, can be a cruel mistress, with seemingly no rational explanation for what appeals to either the ticket buying populace or those curmudgeonly...

    • Total
      70
    • Rise of the Planet of the Apes successfully rescued this franchise from what was seen by some as the failure of Tim Burton's Planet of the Apes, and with the success of this film and Dawn of the Planet...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      60
    • Caesar seeks paradise sanctuary on Ultra HD with a strong and great-looking HEVC H.265 encode, offering an appreciable upgrade over its Blu-ray counterpart but sadly, not by a significant margin. It's...

    • Audio
      90
    • The UHD arrives with the same excellent DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack as the Blu-ray, and I share the same thoughts as Mr. Palmer. So, I'll simply restate what he previously wrote in his review of...

    • Extra
      50
    • Audio Commentaries: The first track features Rupert Wyatt talking extensively about the production and plot, mixed with his thoughts on the themes and a few anecdotes from the set. In the second track,...

    • Movie
      90
    • As written by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver and directed by Rupert Wyatt, Rise of the Planet of the Apes was, for me, a shining star in a summer of disappointing action tentpoles. It's smartly written, character-focused,...

    • Total
      70
    • For fans of the original 1968 sci-fi classic with Charlton Heston, Rupert Wyatt's Rise of the Planet Apes came as an unexpected surprise, surpassing all expectations and reigniting a new interest in the...