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Patriot Games

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    80
    from 4 reviewers
  • Patriot Games
    1992
    117 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision

    Director: Phillip Noyce

    Actors: Harrison Ford, Anne Archer, Patrick Bergin, Sean Bean

    Plot: When CIA analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets him and his family for revenge.

    Disc Release Date: 24 September 2018

    • Video
      84
    • Audio
      82
    • Extra
      55
    • Movie
      81

    all scores

    • Video
      80
    • A very good video presentation.

    • Audio
      70
    • Exactly the same track that adorned the film's Blu-ray release from a few years back.

    • Extra
      30
    • Nothing on the 4K disc itself, and just an old Featurette and Trailer on the accompanying Blu-ray.

    • Movie
      70
    • The film adaptation just seemed too small in scale.

    • Total
      70
    • A good introduction to Harrison Ford’s everyman hero Jack Ryan.

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • Patriot Games makes a fairly substantial leap in making the transition from 1080p Blu-ray to 2160p/Dolby Vision UHD. The presentation is handsomely filmic and a solid step forward in that regard when comparing...

    • Audio
      90
    • Patriot Games' UHD disc includes the same Dolby TrueHD 5.1 lossless soundtrack from the 2008 Blu-ray. For a full audio review, please click here....

    • Extra
      40
    • The UHD release of Patriot Games contains no new bonus content. The disc's menu offers only options for "Play," "Settings," and "Scenes." The bundled Blu-ray does include the scant collection of previously...

    • Movie
      80
    • Paramount has released Director Phillip Noyce's 1992 revenge thriller 'Patriot Games' to the UHD format. The disc, which is currently exclusive to a five-film Jack Ryan box set, features new 2160p/Dolby...

    • Total
      80
    • While none of the Jack Ryan films to follow The Hunt for Red October proved anywhere near as memorable, Patriot Games crafts an extremely good revenge thriller that more than any other entry personalizes...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      60
    • Ryan fights to save his family on Ultra HD with a rather average-looking HEVC H.265 encode. But compared to its Blu-ray counterpart, this is the best the movie has ever looked on home video, offering a...

    • Audio
      70
    • Ryan plays a deadly game with the same Dolby TrueHD 5.1 soundtrack heard on the Blu-ray, which is neither a good or bad thing since the original design was never that busy or immersive to begin with. Much...

    • Extra
      20
    • All the same supplements are ported over from previous home video releases, which can be read in more detail in our review of the standard Blu-ray HERE....

    • Movie
      80
    • Patriot Games has the unique advantage of being both a sequel and not really a sequel to John McTiernan's The Hunt for Red October. The espionage thriller floats somewhere in the space between a reboot...

    • Total
      60
    • Based on the 1987 novel of the same name by Tom Clancy, Patriot Games is both the second entry in the Jack Ryan universe and a standalone feature that establishes the character as the central hero of his...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      88
    • A film like Patriot Games 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
      78
    • Extra
    • Disc 1: Patriot Games Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Patriot Games Blu-ray Legacy Bonus Material Digital Copy...

    • Movie
      70
    • It should be noted that this Ultra HD release is only available as part of the Jack Ryan 5-film Collection Ultra HD release....

    • Total
      79
    • I like Harrison Ford in the lead role and enjoyed his dramatic performance here. It comes to Blu-ray from Paramount Home Distribution in this Ultra HD Combo Pack that features faithful overall Ultra HD...

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