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Chappie

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    68
    from 2 reviewers
  • Chappie
    2015
    120 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Neill Blomkamp

    Actors: Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Ninja, Yo-Landi Visser

    Plot: In the near future, crime is patrolled by a mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.

    Disc Release Date: 1 March 2016

    • Video
      75
    • Audio
      73
    • Extra
      55
    • Movie
      68

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • Chappie was digitally photographed and finished at 4K, presumably the source for this very impressive UHD Blu-ray.Sony's 2160p/HDR UHD release of Chappie looks terrific, but the movie's initial playback...

    • Audio
      80
    • Sony's UHD Blu-ray release of Chappie arrives with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack, leaving behind the previous Blu-ray release's DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 lossless soundtrack. This review is based on a 7.1.4 setup,...

    • Extra
      60
    • While Chappie contains no new "supplements" on the UHD disc, it does offer a slick new menu system (and presumably the early standard for Sony UHD releases) in which different pages are selected by scrolling...

    • Movie
      70
    • The future is here! Sony has released its first wave of UHD Blu-ray (4K/3840x2160p resolution) discs. We've posted a companion article detailing the UHD upgrade experience here. Watch for more reviews...

    • Total
      70
    • Chappie isn't the best work from Director Neill Blomkamp, but it's a well done picture that offers a touching core story about what it means to be alive -- to have an identity and conscience -- mixed in...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      90
    • For this review, I'm watching 'Chappie' on a Sony Bravia XBR75X940C connected to the new Samsung UBD-K8500 Ultra HD Blu-ray player. When calibrated, I was instantly impressed by the results, achieving...

    • Audio
      90
    • The lesson continues with 'Chappie' receiving a new audio upgrade that's sure to give anyone's system a nice workout. The maker has graciously adorned this artificial life with an exciting Dolby Atmos...

    • Extra
      40
    • Jozi: Real City and a Sci-Fi Setting (HD, 15 min) — A tour and discussion of the real Johannesburg and the shooting locations.Rogue Robot (HD, 14 min) — A closer look at the visual special effects and...

    • Movie
      80
    • Much like he did in 'District 9' and 'Elysium,' director Neill Blomkamp asks provocative questions of our modern social order in his latest dystopian sci-fi epic 'Chappie,' but he doesn't quite have the...

    • Total
      80
    • As he did in 'District 9' and 'Elysium,' director Neill Blomkamp asks provocative questions of our modern social order in his latest dystopian sci-fi epic 'Chappie,' but he doesn't quite have the narrative...