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Brave

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    73
    from 2 reviewers
  • Brave
    2012
    93 min
    PG
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, Steve Purcell(co-director)

    Actors: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters

    Plot: Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida (Kelly Macdonald) defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.

    Disc Release Date: 10 September 2019

    • Video
      73
    • Audio
      76
    • Extra
      68
    • Movie
      71

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      80
    • If any Pixar movie screams "HDR!" it's got to be Brave. Merida's flowing, curly, voluminous red locks can only be described as the movie's visual focal point and the color intensity, even on the Blu-ray,...

    • Audio
      80
    • The Dolby Atmos track offers a good, full presentation. An early song and montage featuring Merida exploring the land -- riding horseback throughout the forest, climbing a mountain -- finds terrific stage...

    • Extra
      80
    • Brave's UHD disc contains no bonuses, but the bundled Blu-ray discs, which are identical to those originally found in the 2012 release, contain the following extras. For full supplemental content reviews,...

    • Movie
      70
    • Disney has released the 2012 Pixar film 'Brave' to the UHD format. New specifications include 2160p/HDR video and a Dolby Atmos soundtrack. No new extras are included but the bundled Blu-ray discs, which...

    • Total
      80
    • Brave may not rank in the top five of Pixar's best films, but it may be the most action packed and feature the most instantly recognizable character in the canon. It builds together a good blend narrative...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      80
    • Merida takes aim at Ultra HD and hits her mark thanks to a great-looking HEVC H.265 encode that delivers a worthy upgrade over its Blu-ray competitor. Granted, the differences between this 2160p picture,...

    • Audio
      90
    • The fantasy adventure flick is betrothed to an outstanding, near-reference Dolby Atmos soundtrack that is every bit the match of its DTS-HD counterpart and even challenges it some spots. This is especially...

    • Extra
      60
    • For this Ultra HD edition, Disney/Pixar port over the same collection of bonus features as the previous release, all of which are spread between a pair of accompanying Blu-ray discs. Blu-ray Disc OneAudio...

    • Movie
      80
    • One of the best aspects of Pixar's Brave is the studio beating Disney at their own game. Walt Disney Studios is arguably most famous for adapting classic folk tales that often featured princesses, witches,...

    • Total
      80
    • Pixar struck gold once again in Brave, the studio's thirteenth CG-animated feature that follows a young woman's journey to forge her own path in defiance of cultural norms and traditions. The impressive...