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Braveheart

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    90
    from 4 reviewers
  • Braveheart
    1995
    178 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Mel Gibson

    Actors: James Robinson, Sean Lawlor, Sandy Nelson, James Cosmo

    Plot: When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England.

    Disc Release Date: 15 May 2018

    • Video
      92
    • Audio
      91
    • Extra
      78
    • Movie
      88

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      100
    • Braveheart was shot using Panavision Panaflex Platinum cameras on 35mm film. This 2018 UHD release was made using the original camera negative which was scanned at 4K resolution and has been utilised for...

    • Audio
      100
    • The Dolby Atmos surround track does the visuals justice and is a perfect accompaniment. It has a wonderful sense of separation, this is especially true of the open spaces, with a single horse galloping...

    • Extra
      90
    • The extras have all be available before and are here replicated on the UHD and the included 2 Blu-rays. UHDAudio Commentary – With director Mel Gibson, who chats, rather dryly, about all elements of the...

    • Movie
      90
    • It's all for nothing if you don't have freedom Mel Gibson’s 1995 Academy Award winning epic, Braveheart, is a romantic fiction, cleverly scripted, edited and directed to wring the last drop of emotion...

    • Total
      100
    • Even though, Braveheart, is so far from the truth it might just as well be called fiction, it is nevertheless a rip-roaring ride through medieval Scotland following a freedom fighter on his righteous quest...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      100
    • Braveheart shines on the UHD format. The film's 12-bit Dolby Vision color enhancement brings the movie to life with spectacular results. Green grasses, even under the often somewhat overcast skies, are...

    • Audio
      100
    • Braveheart's new Dolby Atmos soundtrack is nearly as exciting as the accompanying 4K/Dolby Vision picture. The audio is exceptional. It's large, it's clear, it's not lacking in any area. The track plays...

    • Extra
      80
    • BraveheartBraveheart Timelines, which is not on the UHD. A UV/iTunes digital copy code is included with purchase. For convenience, below is a list of what's included on the special features Blu-ray bundled...

    • Movie
      100
    • Paramount has released the multi-Oscar winning film 'Braveheart' to the UHD format with striking 2160p/Dolby Vision video and a new Dolby Atmos soundtrack. The release contains no new supplemental content,...

    • Total
      90
    • Braveheart is one of the great movies that has now received a highly desirable UHD release. Picture and sound alike are fantastic, and the carryover supplemental content is very strong. In 2018, it doesn't...

    High-Def Digest review by Michael S. Palmer
    • Video
      90
    • Braveheart returns to home video with a luscious 2160p HEVC encode that's been graded for Dolby Vision as well as HDR10 high dynamic range and framed in the film's original 2.39:1 aspect ratio.With Saving...

    • Audio
      90
    • While less articulate and refined compared to more aggressive object-based sound mixes, Braveheart sounds wonderful in a new Dolby Atmos soundtrack that sets James Horner's iconic musical score free to...

    • Extra
      60
    • While the only bonus feature found on the 4K disc is Mel Gibson's audio commentary, this three-disc packaging includes the two Blu-rays from the previous Sapphire Series release where you will find an...

    • Movie
      100
    • (Written by Aaron Peck for the 2009 Sapphire Series Blu-ray)Braveheart endures in the hearts of filmgoers not because of its relentless and at times remarkable action scenes, or because of Mel Gibson's...

    • Total
      90
    • Braveheart is an expertly-executed historical war drama that brings a larger than life character to the screen with messages about loyalty and honor and mankind's quests to be unburdened by unjust leaders....

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      96
    • It’s important to note that the ultimate goal for any release on home video is to present a film in the highest possible quality based upon its original elements. A film like Braveheart has an aesthetic...

    • Audio
      94
    • Extra
    • Braveheart Ultra HD Blu-ray Braveheart Blu-ray • Commentary by Mel Gibson • BRAVEHEART Timelines • Battlefields of the Scottish Rebellion • BRAVEHEART: A Look Back • Smithfield: Medieval Killing Fields...

    • Movie
    • Note: There are spoilers contained below. Skip to paragraph four to avoid them....

    • Total
      95
    • I am happy to report that the wait was indeed worth it. This is a terrific and faithful video rendering that appears to preserve the film’s original source elements...