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The Greatest Showman

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    86
    from 4 reviewers
  • The Greatest Showman
    2017
    105 min
    PG
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Michael Gracey

    Actors: Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Zendaya

    Plot: Celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.

    Disc Release Date: 10 April 2018

    • Video
      90
    • Audio
      90
    • Extra
      73
    • Movie
      74

    all scores

    • Video
      100
    • The Greatest Showman puts on a great show with this magnificent native 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release, which delivers the hit musical in its original theatrical aspect ratio of 2.4:1 widescreen. The disc...

    • Audio
      100
    • A cracking audio track. The accompanying audio presentation is also easily demo territory, with the 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc's exclusive immersive audio Dolby Atmos track founded upon the already reference...

    • Extra
      90
    • Fans will likely celebrate not only the provision of a number of musical-themed additional features (mostly focussing on 'isolated' song tracks and sing-a-long recordings), but also the porting of these...

    • Movie
      70
    • A glorious musical extravaganza, The Greatest Showman is fun entertainment for all the family. Ostensibly celebrating 'differences' and unique identities and the entrepreneurial free spirit, The Greatest...

    • Total
      90
    • A great release. The Greatest Showman is a fun, feel-good musical extravaganza which celebrates its unabashed audiovisual panache even if the spectacle is but skin deep. The Ultra HD Blu-ray package affords...

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      100
    • The Greatest Showman is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment with a 2160p transfer in 2.40:1. I go over the provenance of the shoot and DI in our The Greatest Showman Blu-ray...

    • Audio
      100
    • The Greatest Showmanhuge difference between the Atmos track and "standard" 7.1 track on the 1080p Blu-ray, but what is added here, while subtle at times, is noticeable and extremely enjoyable....

    • Extra
      30
    • Fox has ported over only three of the supplements from the 1080p Blu-ray, basically all the "audio" related features: the audio commentary, the Music Machine and the Sing-Along. For complete details, as...

    • Movie
      70
    • Is the musical back � again? After the overwhelming success of La La Land, a lot of people were looking toward The Greatest Showman to continue the trend, especially since La La Land's lyricists Benj Pasek...

    • Total
      80
    • Regular readers of my reviews know I have a soft spot for musicals, and with that in mind, I largely enjoyed The Greatest Showman even if some elements didn't totally work for me. One way or the other,...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      80
    • The circus of oddities and curiosities rushes the Ultra HD arena with a lovely HEVC H.265 encode that bursts with such lively buoyancy and effervescence, immediately filling the room with excitement. The...

    • Audio
      90
    • The surprisingly entertaining sideshow attraction finishes the extravagant show with a fantastically engaging and satisfying Dolby Atmos soundtrack that immediately sucks viewers into the fantasy. As the...

    • Extra
      80
    • Audio Commentary: Director Michael Gracey rides solo for this commentary, explaining the technical details of the production, insight on the creative process and thoughts on the music and dance numbers.The...

    • Movie
      70
    • Brushing aside several historical inaccuracies while avoiding other disconcerting details that might disturb moviegoers — look no further than the sad, exploited lives of Joice Heth and Charles Sherwood...

    • Total
      80
    • Much like P.T. Barnum himself, The Greatest Showman hoodwinks moviegoers with a whopper of a fantasy, thrilling them with flamboyant spectacle and an imaginative fairytale that inspires. Starring Hugh...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      100
    • I also enjoyed the presentation’s implementation of HDR. This film contains a host of brightly lit interior/exterior and low-level interior/exterior sequences...

    • Audio
      90
    • Extra
    • Disc 1: The Greatest Showman Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: The Greatest Showman Blu-ray The Family Behind The Greatest Showman Featurette The Songs The Spectacle Music Machine Sing-A-Long Director’s Audio Commentary...

    • Movie
    • I wouldn’t consider myself to be a big fan of musicals, but, I am a fan of entertaining films, and if they happen to be a musical, that’s fine by me. My wife is a huge Hugh Jackman fan, so, when we were...

    • Total
      95
    • Barnum The Greatest Showman is a entertaining musical with epic aspirations that aren’t quite met, but, that doesn’t prevent it from being an appealing and fun film experience. Speaking of which, it’s...