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Baywatch

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    77
    from 3 reviewers
  • Baywatch
    2017
    116 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Seth Gordon

    Actors: Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra, Alexandra Daddario

    Plot: Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon butts heads with a brash new recruit, as they uncover a criminal plot that threatens the future of the bay.

    Disc Release Date: 29 August 2017

    • Video
      82
    • Audio
      82
    • Extra
      56
    • Movie
      56

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      80
    • Baywatch was shot digitally using Arri Alexa XT Plus cameras with various resolutions, and finished as a 2K Digital Intermediate. It is this 2K DI that has been upscaled to a 3840 x 2160p resolution for...

    • Audio
      80
    • The English Dolby Atmos track makes good use of the surround environment even if it is a little light on the above speakers. Bass, however, is tremendous, with the many songs featuring incredibly loud,...

    • Extra
      60
    • Disc 1 – Ultra HD Blu-ray: Two versions of the film – Theatrical and Extended via seemless branching. Disc 2 – Blu-ray: All the extras are on the included Blu-ray and whilst not extensive, they do cover...

    • Movie
      60
    • Did you just, uh, look at my boobs? Baywatch joins an elite list TV remakes (Chips, Dukes of Hazard, Starsky and Hutch, The A Team) that Hollywood has produced to cash in on a known brand, but manages...

    • Total
      70
    • Baywatch the TV show was monumentally daft, but it clearly hit a chord; the sun, skin and charm was a winning combination that made it the most popular TV show in the world (yes really). Re-capturing that...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • Paramount has confirmed to Blu-ray.com that Baywatch was finished at 2K, making this an upscaled 4K UHD presentation. The 2160p/HDR-enhanced picture looks very good, making for a satisfying little upgrade...

    • Audio
      90
    • Baywatch features a Dolby Atmos soundtrack that delivers the movie's rush of music with verve and authority. Clarity is excellent no matter the style, whether sharp Rock riffs or Hip-Hop beats. Detail...

    • Extra
      40
    • BaywatchMeet the Lifeguards (1080p, 21:36): A detailed examination of the cast and characters and the qualities the actors brought to the roles. Continuing the Legacy (1080p, 9:27): A look at the TV show's...

    • Movie
      40
    • Or How Many Times Will You Look At Your Baywatch Over Two Hours?It seems like an impossible task, and probably a fool's errand, to try and make a movie based on a '90s TV show that was all about big muscles...

    • Total
      70
    • Baywatch is hardly the biggest dud of all time, but it is one of the most unnecessary and unoriginal films ever made, and that's not simply because it comes based on preexisting content. The plot finds...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      90
    • Color reproduction is consistent, with primaries like blue, red, and green appearing richer, even a bit more delineated. Secondary hues look great as well, especially in the sequences that take place on...

    • Audio
      90
    • Extra
    • Disc 1: Baywatch Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Baywatch Blu-ray Theatrical and Extended version in Ultra HD Theatrical and Extended Version in 1080p Meet the Lifeguards Continuing the Legacy Stunts and Training...

    • Movie
    • I have to admit that I have never watched a single episode of the Baywatch TV series. I have of course heard of it, and am familiar with its concept and penchant for weak stories and eye candy. I like...

    • Total
      90
    • It comes to Blu-ray from Paramount Home Entertainment is this Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo pack that features solid Ultra HD video, reference quality high definition audio/video, including an entertaining Dolby...