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The Sum of All Fears

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    76
    from 3 reviewers
  • The Sum of All Fears
    2002
    124 min
    PG-13
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision

    Director: Phil Alden Robinson

    Actors: Ian Mongrain, Russell Bobbitt, James Cromwell, Ken Jenkins

    Plot: C.I.A. analyst Jack Ryan must stop the plans of a Neo-Nazi faction that threatens to induce a catastrophic conflict between the United States and Russia's newly elected President by detonating a nuclear weapon at a football game in Baltimore, Maryland.

    Disc Release Date: 24 September 2018

    • Video
      83
    • Audio
      81
    • Extra
      70
    • Movie
      71

    all scores

    • Video
      90
    • All three preceding Jack Ryan titles look better than ever in 4K, but The Sum of All Fears is the first to achieve demo status.

    • Audio
      80
    • A good accompaniment for the movie.

    • Extra
      70
    • The 4K disc holds the same old Commentaries, whilst you have to flip to the Blu-ray to get he old Making-of, Featurettes and Trailer as well.

    • Movie
      70
    • They should have just persuaded Ford back.

    • Total
      80
    • Taken as a one-shot spy thriller, it's actually a very enjoyable little film.

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • The Dolby Vision color improvements pay immediate dividends at film's start when an explosion presents with a burst of intense fiery orange against a beautiful blue sky. In the next scene, deep inside...

    • Audio
      80
    • The Sum of All Fears' 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
      60
    • The UHD release of The Sum of All Fears contains no new bonus content, but the disc does carry over the two commentary tracks from the Blu-ray. They are buried in the language options rather than found...

    • Movie
      60
    • Paramount has released Director Phil Alden Robinson's 2002 Jack Ryan film 'The Sum of All Fears' to the UHD format. This is the only Ryan film to star Ben Affleck in the lead, who is the third actor to...

    • Total
      70
    • The Sum of All Fears is a reset button Ryan movie, not only in terms of recasting the hero (the third actor in four films to portray Clancy's signature creation) but also in depicting him as a relatively...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      80
    • The fourth (very loose) installment in the Ryanverse takes a sharp left turn down reboot road and thwarts nuclear war equipped with an excellent HEVC H.265 encode. Offering the best and most notable upgrade...

    • Audio
      90
    • The countdown to worldwide annihilation tick-tocks with the same Dolby TrueHD 5.1 soundtrack enjoyed on the Blu-ray, and it remains an outstanding listen that'll give audio systems a nice workout.¬†Granted,...

    • Extra
      50
    • 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
      60
    • Given the current political climate and the various acts of terrorism gripping modern society, The Sum of all Fears oddly feels more pertinent today than it did sixteen years ago during its original theatrical...

    • Total
      70
    • Based on the 1991 novel of the same name by Tom Clancy, The Sum of all Fears is not quite as effective or up to the expectations of the franchise, but director Phil Alden Robinson delivers an entertaining...