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Frozen II

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    84
    from 6 reviewers
  • Frozen II excels with superb Ultra HD quality, powerful story against historical revisionism, and a captivating sequel that meets high expectations.

    Frozen II 4K UHD Blu-ray Front Cover
    2019
    103 min
    PG
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos
    Dolby TrueHD
  • Video
    92
  • Frozen II boasts a stunning 4K presentation with enhanced blacks and vivid colors, offering a noticeable improvement over Blu-ray despite being upscaled from its 2K source. The captivating visuals truly shine in high-definition, delivering an enchantingly magnificent experience.

  • Audio
    91
  • Immersive Dolby Atmos audio experience with precise effects, height channels, and dynamic soundstage, capturing onscreen action and ambiance with great effectiveness in Disney's animated sequel.

  • Extra
    76
  • Frozen II Ultra HD Blu-ray includes sing-along option, while the accompanying Blu-ray features extras like featurettes, deleted scenes, outtakes, music videos, voice recording bloopers, a 12-min story development peek, and insights into the film's spirituality and customs.

  • Movie
    83
  • Frozen II delivers a magical family experience, tackling past traumas and history while challenging beloved characters, despite inevitable sequel elements and lengthy wait for its arrival.

    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos
    Dolby TrueHD

    Director: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee

    Actors: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad

    Plot

    Elsa, the newly crowned Queen of Arendelle with the magical ability to control ice and snow, begins to hear a mysterious voice calling to her from the north. As the voice persists, elemental forces threaten the kingdom, compelling Elsa to seek out the origin of her powers to save her realm. Accompanied by her sister Anna, the optimistically fearless princess; Kristoff, the rugged ice harvester; Olaf, the lovable enchanted snowman; and Sven, Kristoff’s loyal reindeer, Elsa embarks on a perilous journey.

    Their adventure leads them to the enchanted forests and dark seas beyond their homeland, a place filled with the unknown. Here, they encounter the Northuldra, a tribe living in harmony with the spirits of earth, fire, water, and air, which reside in the magical forest. As they traverse challenging landscapes and uncover long-hidden secrets, the group must confront the past, and Elsa must face personal challenges that will test both her powers and her bond with Anna. The quest delves into the mystery of their parents' disappearance and the true source of Elsa's magical abilities, pushing them both into new territories, both physically and emotionally.

    Disc Release Date: 25 February 2020

    All Scores & Reviews

    • Video
      100
    • A thoroughly gorgeous 4K presentation

    • Audio
      90
    • Hits all the right notes

    • Extra
      60
    • A decent smattering of supplemental material

    • Movie
      70
    • An expectedly magical family experience, and hopefully there won't be an inordinate wait for them to put together the next one

    • Total
      80
    • A solid sequel

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • Likewise, the HDR color spectrum offers a fine-point solidification of the movie's diverse color palette, which includes Elsa's icy blue powers, the Forest's bold fall colors, or Olaf's orange nose, which...

    • Audio
      100
    • The low end output is a little more substantial here, too, but dynamics remain cramped, such as during that tornado scene in chapter eight, referenced in the Blu-ray review, which never can quite come...

    • Extra
      80
    • "Into the Unknown" in 29 Languages (1080p, 3:07): The song transitions from language to language, seamlessly....

    • Movie
      70
    • There have been some short film interludes along the way (Olaf's Frozen Adventure, Frozen Fever) but Disney chose to not rush the process, perhaps allowing the anticipation to grow, waiting for just the...

    • Total
      50
    • Praise the film for not simply regurgitating the original, even while holding tight to similar themes of discovery, but there's a fairly drastic shift in tone, too, all told failing to put together wonder,...

    • Video
      80
    • An action sequence deals with a burning forest, intense contrast peaks, paired with splendid color palettes focused on pinks and reds....

    • Audio
      80
    • Wind rushes past – a literal character – ice falls to pieces in each speaker, a tornado spins up into pure audio magic, and a fire sends flames overhead as much as behind....

    • Extra
      40
    • The other bonuses pick up on the Blu-ray, with voice recording bloopers, a short easter egg/making of reel, a 12-minute peek into the story development process, and another bit on recording the score....

    • Movie
      80
    • Rather, the villain is history, or the warped version told to the comfortable citizens of Arendelle....

    • Total
      70
    • Frozen II, on its surface, doesn’t alter modern animation’s form, but its story embraces the fight against historical revisionism....

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      90
    • The sins of the past are exposed on the magical shores of Ultra HD thanks to an enchantingly magnificent and bewitching HEVC H.265 encode, transported directly from its 2K digital source. The upscaled...

    • Audio
      90
    • As mentioned on the Blu-ray edition, the animated sequel debuts with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack requiring a minor adjustment to the master volume in order to better appreciate the many positives. After boosting...

    • Extra
      40
    • Aside from the sing-along feature on the UHD, all bonus material is the same set enjoyed on the day-and-date Blu-ray release and available on the accompanying HD disc.Sing-Along Option (2160p)Song Selection...

    • Movie
      80
    • If Frozen works as a shrewdly inventive allegory on depression, then Frozen II addresses the difficulty in confronting past traumas and the pain of making repressed memories public. The only issue is that...

    • Total
      90
    • Picking up a few years after the events of its predecessor, Frozen II repeats the success of the first movie with another thoughtful tale that captures the imaginations of audiences. Starring Kristen Bell,...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      94
    • Digital animation tends to look quite good in high definition so I couldn't help but have preconceived notions regarding a positive viewing experience of this film in Ultra HD. Frozen II is rendered from...

    • Audio
      92
    • This is done very well and creates a tangible level of immersion that coincides with the onscreen events nicely. The mix effectively places effects/sounds within the soundstage which place you within the...

    • Extra
      70
    • Disc 1: Frozen II Ultra HD Blu-rayDisc 2: Frozen II Blu-ray• Sing-Along Version of the Movie – Sing along with your favorite songs as you watch the movie.• Song Selection – Jump to your favorite musical...

    • Movie
      80
    • So, no matter how happy Elsa is to finally embrace her powers and be with her sister, Anna, their friends and the people of Arendelle, she finds herself unsettled. When Elsa hears a voice calling that...

    • Total
      84
    • It comes to Blu-ray in this Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack from Disney Home Entertainment featuring excellent Ultra HD quality, sparkling high definition video, gratifying lossless surround sound, including...

    Why So Blu? review by Brandon Peters
    • Video
      90
    • Black Levels: Blacks are deeper, darker and natural here with a fantastic help on defining the characters and strengthening things around the edges....

    • Audio
      90
    • Whether it be a unique sound to complete the onscreen action, taking on a wave of action sound movement or just providing some quieter ambiance, your speaker set up touches every base with great effectiveness...

    • Extra
      60
    • The Spirits Of Frozen 2 (HD, 12:02) – Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck tell us about the spirituality, customs and such that were introduced into the film....

    • Movie
      80
    • While the film has a prototypical sequel first act of “Hey, remember all of us and what we were like last time?” as well as needless recaps from Olaf, where it leads our characters and challenges them...

    • Total
      80
    • Frozen II had humongous shoes to fill to carry on the iconic animated original, but it does so with plenty of terrific gusto and great narrative choices....