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Hacksaw Ridge

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    82
    from 3 reviewers
  • Hacksaw Ridge
    2016
    139 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Mel Gibson

    Actors: Andrew Garfield, Richard Pyros, Jacob Warner, Milo Gibson

    Plot: World War II American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.

    Disc Release Date: 21 February 2017

    • Video
      85
    • Audio
      88
    • Extra
      70
    • Movie
      82

    all scores

    • Video
      90
    • Hacksaw Ridge braves US 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray with an excellent HEVC / H.265 encoded 2160p transfer framed in the movie's original theatrical aspect ratio of 2.40:1 widescreen. The UHD Blu-ray was reviewed...

    • Audio
      100
    • Cas Harlow reviewed the Dolby TrueHD soundtrack on a 5.1-channel setup – Hacksaw Ridge also boasts a stomping Dolby Atmos track running off an excellent Dolby TrueHD 7.1 core. It's even more definitively...

    • Extra
      80
    • In what may come as a relief for those who are still region locked but importing the 4K release anyway, Lionsgate has thankfully bucked the trend by choosing to port all of the extras onto the Ultra HD...

    • Movie
      90
    • After a decade in exile, Mel Gibson comes out of the wilderness to deliver Hacksaw Ridge a powerful and expertly directed tale worthy of its Oscar nod. Crafting an original war movie is something of a...

    • Total
      90
    • Hacksaw Ridge is one hell of a way for Gibson to come out of the shadows Gibson adds to his near-flawless directorial resume with a powerful comeback movie that also delivers on US Ultra HD Blu-ray, with...

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      90
    • Hacksaw Ridge is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of Lionsgate Films with a 2160p transfer in 2.39:1. Though finished at a 2K DI, this is another 4K presentation that acquires some interesting new detail levels...

    • Audio
      100
    • This release has the same blistering Dolby Atmos track I assessed in our original Hacksaw Ridge Blu-ray review....

    • Extra
      70
    • Commendably, Lionsgate has started to include supplements on its 4K UHD discs, instead of making fans pop in the also included 1080p Blu-ray to get to them. This disc has all of the same supplements that...

    • Movie
      90
    • The cast and crew of Hacksaw Ridge may be on tenterhooks for the next couple of weeks, waiting to see how many, if any, Academy Awards will be garnered by the film, but in the meantime, the film's fans...

    • Total
      90
    • Hacksaw Ridge is a viscerally involving film, and a moving testament to one man's faith in the face of unimaginable horrors. This 4K UHD disc nicely upgrades the (sometimes horrifying) visuals while also...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      100
    • The war drama conquers Ultra HD with a stellar, reference quality HEVC H.265 encode in HDR10. The most notable improvement over its Blu-ray counterpart is the disappearance of visible banding keeping the...

    • Audio
      100
    • The award-nominated film also hits home video with an amazing, demo-worthy Dolby Atmos soundtrack that throws viewers into the thick of battle and is sure to have neighbors calling in reinforcements. And...

    • Extra
      40
    • The Soul of War (HD, 70 min) — An exhaustive but fairly standard making-of documentary that explores every aspect of the production, featuring various cast & crew interviews, including Doss's family members,...

    • Movie
      80
    • There's a moment in 'Hacksaw Ridge' which finally convinced me we were in the midst of a great war film, where everything which preceded it felt justified, canceling out its formulaic trappings. Halfway...

    • Total
      80
    • Inspired by the amazing heroics of a young pacifist who enlisted at the height of WWII, 'Hacksaw Ridge' tells the story of combat medic Desmond Doss and the backlash he endured before proving his bravery...