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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    74
    from 3 reviewers
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
    2004
    142 min
    PG
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    DTS:X

    Director: Alfonso Cuarón

    Actors: Daniel Radcliffe, Richard Griffiths, Pam Ferris, Fiona Shaw

    Plot: It's Harry's third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new "Defense Against the Dark Arts" teacher, but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry.

    Disc Release Date: 7 November 2017

    • Video
      80
    • Audio
      84
    • Extra
      67
    • Movie
      85

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      70
    • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Askaban was shot using Arricam LT and Arriflex 435 Advanced cameras on 35mm film, originally finished as a 2K DI and that seems to have been used for this release by Warner...

    • Audio
      90
    • The English DTS:X surround track makes full use of the surround environment to fully envelop the listener, including overhead channels; check out the quidditch match in the thunderstorm – how the rain...

    • Extra
      80
    • There are no extras on the UHD disc, and this 8 disc set does not contain any Blu-rays with extra features – a somewhat peculiar commercial decision by Warner. So if extras are your thing, you’ll have...

    • Movie
      90
    • Expecto Patronum! After a supposed Dark Wizard, Sirius Black, escapes from Azkaban purportedly to kill him, Harry is trained by a new defence against the Dark Arts teacher, Professor Lupin, with his suspicions...

    • Total
    • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is part of an eight disc set released by Warner containing all films in 4K. This disc, courtesy of 2K up-scale is superior to the dated Blu-ray: detail, colouring...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      80
    • IMDB reports that Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban was finished at 2K, and other reliable industry sources confirm that this UHD is indeed an upscale to 4K. The movie was shot on film, and the...

    • Audio
      90
    • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban's UHD release features a new DTS:X Master Audio soundtrack which itself proves a healthy upgrade over the previous 5.1 standard-issue track. Things open up with...

    • Extra
      60
    • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban contains no extras on either the Blu-ray or UHD movie discs, but a third Blu-ray does include several extras. A digital copy code is included with purchase.Behind...

    • Movie
      90
    • 'Prisoner' is freed on UHD.Warner Brothers' UHD release of 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban' follows up on a few high quality Blu-ray releases from over the years with a wonderful (upscaled) 4K...

    • Total
      80
    • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ranks amongst the best in the series and is arguably the finest film of the eight. A visual turn for the series and also engaging in the darker themes and wonders...

    High-Def Digest review by Bryan Kluger
    • Video
      100
    • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban flies onto 4K UHD with great HDR encoding. When people talk about the Harry Potter movies, they mostly gravitate to this film, because it was the change in tone,...

    • Audio
      90
    • This release comes with a great DTS:X audio mix and just sounds amazing, much like the other films here. The overhead speakers really come into play when the dementors appear. It sounds as if they are...

    • Extra
    • N/A....

    • Movie
      100
    • Early on, I wrote off the Harry Potter series as a watered down 'Lord of the Rings' aimed at preteens on both sides of the Atlantic. But the further the series moved away from the kiddie fare that saturated...

    • Total
      90
    • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is perhaps the best film in the whole series in terms of story and visuals. Alfonso Cuarón really did change the landscape of how these films looked with this third...