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Gladiator

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    90
    from 4 reviewers
  • Gladiator
    2000
    155 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    DTS:X

    Director: Ridley Scott

    Actors: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed

    Plot: A former Roman General sets out to exact vengeance against the corrupt emperor who murdered his family and sent him into slavery.

    Disc Release Date: 15 May 2018

    • Video
      87
    • Audio
      90
    • Extra
      86
    • Movie
      86

    all scores

    • Video
      90
    • Gladiator hits UK Ultra HD Blu-ray a few weeks ahead of its US bow, courtesy of Universal. The disc uses 10-bit video depth, a Wider Colour Gamut (WCG) and High Dynamic Range (HDR), as well as Dolby Vision,...

    • Audio
      100
    • Gladiator gets an upgrade on the aural front too, with a DTS:X immersive audio accompaniment, primed upon the foundation of an already reference and demo worthy DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 core. With Hans...

    • Extra
      90
    • Gladiator carries over the majority of its plentiful previously-available extras, albeit only on the Blu-ray copy of the film included in the package although this is somewhat more understandable given...

    • Movie
      100
    • One of the last great classics from celebrated director Ridley Scott, the Russell Crowe-starring Gladiator single-handedly kick-started the resurgence in swords and sandals popularity. Sure, we have since...

    • Total
      100
    • The best the film has ever looked or sounded. Gladiator makes a hell of an entrance on Ultra HD Blu-ray, the first of a wave of arguably must-have purchases including the likes of Braveheart, The Matrix,...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      80
    • Gladiator's UHD release is, generally, a splendid one. It's filmic, highly detailed, and nicely colored throughout the film's bleak opening act and brighter sun-drenched second and third. At its best,...

    • Audio
      90
    • Gladiator's new DTS:X Master Audio soundtrack delivers a high yield listen. The opening action scene is a sonic extravaganza. Arrows and other projectiles soar with amazing stage traversal and plenty of...

    • Extra
      90
    • Gladiatorhere.Visions from Elysium: Topic Portal Strength and Honor: Creating the World of Gladiator Image and Design Abandoned Sequences & Deleted Scenes The Aurellian Archives...

    • Movie
      80
    • Paramount has released the multiple Oscar-winning film 'Gladiator' to the UHD format with a 2160/Dolby Vision presentation and a new DTS:X Master Audio soundtrack. The release was previously controversial...

    • Total
      90
    • Gladiator is an excellent film that has aged very well since its theatrical release and its Blu-ray debut many years ago. Paramount's UHD release is of a high quality, featuring a 2160p resolution that...

    High-Def Digest review by Michael S. Palmer
    • Video
      90
    • Gladiator fights its way onto 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray with a splendid, filmmic 2160p HEVC encode that's framed in the film's original 2.39:1 theatrical aspect ratio and is presented with Dolby Vision and HDR10...

    • Audio
      90
    • From cinemas to DVD to Blu-ray, Gladiator has always been a 5.1 auditory delight. Remixed by the original sound designers, this 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray boasts a new DTS:X hemispherical surround mix that elevates,...

    • Extra
      100
    • After a Paramount logo, the 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray opens on a Menu where you select between the Theatrical and Extended Editions of the movie. The Theatrical Edition includes and optional Commentary by director...

    • Movie
      100
    • A General who became a Slave.A Slave who became a Gladiator.A Gladiator who defied an Empire.Russel Crowe stars in Gladiator as Roman General, Maximus Decimus Meridius, a brave and valiant man who leads...

    • Total
      90
    • Gladiator remains an exhilarating example of epic storytelling grounded in a very personal narrative. Touching on themes of revenge and loss and friendship and political corruption, the movie is as captivating...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      92
    • 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 Gladiator has an aesthetic...

    • Audio
      94
    • Extra
    • Disc 1: Gladiator Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Gladiator Blu-ray Disc 3: Bonus Features • Introduction by Ridley Scott (Extended Edition) • Commentary by director Ridley Scott and actor Russell Crowe (Extended...

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

    • Total
      93
    • Its highly anticipated release on Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc from Paramount Home Distribution is a good one that features excellent Ultra HD video, an engaging DTS:X Sound mix that enhances the film’s thematic...

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