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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

4K Ultra HD

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  • Score
    84
    from 4 reviewers
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
    2001
    152 min
    PG
    True 4K
    HDR10
    DTS:X

    Director: Chris Columbus

    Actors: Richard Harris, Maggie Smith, Robbie Coltrane, Saunders Triplets

    Plot: An orphaned boy enrolls in a school of wizardry, where he learns the truth about himself, his family and the terrible evil that haunts the magical world.

    Disc Release Date: 7 November 2017

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    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      80
    • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was shot using Panavision Panaflex cameras on 35mm film and has been scanned, cleaned up and finished as a 4K Digital Intermediate by Warner Brothers for this release....

    • Audio
      90
    • The English DTS:X surround track is a triumph, making full use of the extra speakers to give a fully immersive experience. There are plenty effects opportunities for the overhead layer to really add to...

    • Extra
      70
    • There are no extras on the UHD disc, and this 8 disc set does not contain any Blu-rays with extra features – a somewhat peculiar commercial decision by Warner. So if extras are your thing, you’ll have...

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      70
    • You're a wizard, Harry! Just like the first book, this first film had a lot riding on it because the future potential was huge. As such there were very few, if any risks taken. Rowling was brought in to...

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    • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is part of an eight disc set released by Warner containing all films in 4K. The disc itself, courtesy of a new 4K scan and clean-up, is presented as native 4K and...

    Blu-ray.com review by Michael Reuben
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      100
    • Warner's 2160p, HEVC/H.265-encoded UHD of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone�derivesfrom a new 4K scan of the film's original camera negative, followed by extensive colorcorrection and HDR encoding....

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      100
    • The initial Blu-ray release of Sorcerer's Stone featured a PCM 5.1 soundtrack, and the "UltimateEdition" offered a 6.1 remix in DTS-HD MA that Ken Brown praised as a "sonic standout". Butthese prior audio...

    • Extra
      60
    • The UHD disc has no extras. The accompanying "Special Features" disc is a reprint of disc 2from the "Ultimate Edition" with 2009 file dates. Ken's review itemizes its contents. Disc 3 ofthe Ultimate Edition,...

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    • Return to Hogwarts(Revised on November 28, 2017, to reflect additional information from Warner Brothers.)Warner Brothers has completed its migration of the Harry Potter saga to 4K UHD with theaddition...

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      90
    • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone remains one of the weaker films in the Potter franchise,freighted with such a burden of prologue and backstory that it barely has a time for anindependent plot. But...

    High-Def Digest review by Bryan Kluger
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      100
    • The wizarding world has never looked so crisp and clear as it does with Warner's new 2160p UHD discs of the early Harry Potter movies, now with HDR. There is a huge difference and upgrade with these older...

    • Audio
      100
    • This release comes with an excellent DTS:X track. I know some of you wish there had been a Dolby Atmos mix here, but the DTS:X really does deliver from start to finish here. The sound effects are now fluid...

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    • When Warner first announced that Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone would be adapted for the big screen, the growing legions of Potter fans held their breath as they awaited word on who would direct...

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    • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone was the start of something special in cinema. It introduced us to a new world and lovable characters that we all grew up with over time. There were top notch visuals,...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
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      94
    • For those not familiar with the details regarding Ultra HD Blu-ray you can refer to my article that includes some pertinent data on the subject. Here is the link: Ultra HD Blu-ray Has Come to AVS Forum...

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      94
    • Extra
    • Disc 1: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Blu-ray Disc 1: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Harry Potter...

    • Movie
    • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: Cars fly, trees fight back and a mysterious elf comes to warn Harry Potter at the start of the second year of his amazing journey into the world of wizardry. This...

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      94
    • Each is making its Ultra HD Blu-ray debut in a Combo Pack from Warner Brothers Home Entertainment featuring top notch Ultra HD video, excellent lossless surround sound, via a complimentary DTS:X immersive...