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Groundhog Day

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    85
    from 4 reviewers
  • Groundhog Day
    1993
    101 min
    PG
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Harold Ramis

    Actors: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky

    Plot: A weatherman finds himself inexplicably living the same day over and over again.

    Disc Release Date: 23 January 2018

    • Video
      85
    • Audio
      85
    • Extra
      71
    • Movie
      88

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      80
    • Groundhog Day was shot using Panavision cameras on 35mm film and has been scanned, cleaned up and finished as a 4K Digital Intermediate thanks to Sony Pictures. It is this 4K DI that has been used here...

    • Audio
      80
    • The Ultra HD Blu-ray has a newly mixed Dolby Atmos track, and whilst the film doesn’t lend itself to a bombastic surround experience, the wider scope of the surround stage opens up the field to sound extremely...

    • Extra
      50
    • Sadly nothing new on the extras front, all being seen before on previous releases and are all housed on the included Blu-ray. Ultra HD Blu-rayCast and crew - still photosMoments - Phil, Punxsutawney People,...

    • Movie
      90
    • Well, what if there is no tomorrow? There wasn't one today. In 1993 Groundhog Day was released. The premise is simple, a bitter man has to relive the same day again and again until he can break the cycle...

    • Total
      80
    • The Groundhog Day hardly needs any introduction, the film is the very definition of high concept with a smart script, clever direction and a perfectly cast Bill Murray. The has become a genuine classic...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • Groundhog Day was released back in 1993 and shot on film. Sony's 4K scan offers a delectable 2160p image, one that's beautifully filmic, nicely defined, sharp, and crisp. Grain retention is continuous...

    • Audio
      90
    • For its UHD debut, Groundhog Day has received a new Dolby Atmos soundtrack. The film is, of course, not particularly intensive on the sonic front, but the Atmos presentation does add some critical depth...

    • Extra
      80
    • All of Groundhog Day's core supplemental content can be found on the bundled Blu-ray disc. Below is a list of what's included, but for a full review please click here. As for the UHD disc, it includes...

    • Movie
      100
    • A contemporary classic earns a hearty UHD release. Bing!Sony has released the fan-favorite time loop Comedy 'Groundhog Day' to the UHD format in celebration of the film's 25th anniversary and only weeks...

    • Total
      80
    • Groundhog Day walks that fine line between cinematic comfort food and purposeful storytelling. It blends hearty humor with heartfelt happenings, built around a razor-sharp script flawlessly delivered by...

    High-Def Digest review by Matthew Hartman
    • Video
      80
    • Groundhog Day jumps into the 4K fray with a pleasing 2160p 1.85:1 image transfer. I'm not privy to any information about this film undergoing a recent restoration or not, but regardless the results offer...

    • Audio
      80
    • Groundhog Day also arrives with a subtle, if not overly impressive Dolby Atmos mix. Make no mistake, this is light years beyond the Dolby TrueHD 5.1 mix from the 15th Anniversary release. It's just that...

    • Extra
      60
    • Unfortunately, no new bonus features have been assembled for this release. All of the bonus features that are on the included Blu-ray are the exact same ones from the 15th Anniversary set. They're all...

    • Movie
      100
    • "What would you do if you were stuck in one place and every day was exactly the same, and nothing that you did mattered?"That about sums it up for me."Once again I find myself in the seat of having to...

    • Total
      90
    • Groundhog Day is a true comedy classic. A quarter-century after its theatrical release, the film is still hilarious and has stood the test of time. Bill Murray is in his element while the supporting cast...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      88
    • A film like Groundhog Day has an aesthetic that incorporates film grain and the use of optics that won’t result in the type of high gloss, tack-like sharpness of a film shot using digital cameras. This...

    • Audio
      84
    • Extra
    • Disc 1: Groundhog Day Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Ground Day Blu-ray Legacy Bonus Features Digital HD Copy...

    • Movie
    • Bill Murray is at his wry, wisecracking best in this riotous romantic comedy about a weatherman caught in a personal time warp on the worst day of his life. Teamed with a relentlessly cheerful producer...

    • Total
      86
    • The bonus supplements are the same as those on the 15th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray and also includes a Digital Copy. For fans equipped for Ultra HD Blu-ray this is a no brainer....

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