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The Northman

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    92
    from 4 reviewers
  • The Northman
    2022
    137 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Robert Eggers

    Actors: Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang

    Plot: A young Viking prince is on a quest to avenge his father's murder.

    Disc Release Date: 7 June 2022

    • Video
      95
    • Audio
      95
    • Extra
      86
    • Movie
      90

    all scores

    • Video
      90
    • ... done justice in 4K

    • Audio
      90
    • ... intoxicating

    • Extra
      70
    • ... a solid selection

    • Movie
      80
    • ... if you enjoyed The VVitch, The Lighthouse, The Green Knight, and Nicolas Winding Refn's Valhalla Rising then Eggers' latest will almost certainly be for you

    • Total
      80
    • ... With a whole bunch of frequently repeated warnings, it gets a recommendation

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      100
    • .The Northman sees a fairly sizeable upgrade from the Blu-ray for this 2160p/Dolby Vision UHD release. While the companion Blu-ray looks marvelous and holds up very well in an A-B comparison battle with...

    • Audio
      100
    • The featured Dolby Atmos soundtrack is an absolute treat. The presentation is rich with detail and commanding in its spacing and accuracy. Listeners will feel in the center of combat, evading devastating...

    • Extra
      60
    • This UHD release of The Northman includes deleted and extended scenes, a handful of featurettes, and an audio commentary track. A Blu-raycopy of the film and a Movies Anywhere digital copy code are included...

    • Movie
      80
    • The Northman is a story of bloodlust. It is the story of a young warrior who witnesses great atrocity and vows revenge on the man who forever changed his life's focus and direction, who metaphorically...

    • Total
      90
    • The Northman disguises its plot simplicity with authentic grit, copious amounts of raw violence and bloodshed, and just enough character depth beyond the march for revenge to play as a very good example...

    High-Def Digest review by Bryan Kluger
    • Video
      90
    • The Northman comes with a fantastic 2160p UHD 4K transfer with Dolby Vision that looks amazing. The colors are rich, vibrant, and nuanced in every lighting condition of this period piece film. This is...

    • Audio
      90
    • This release comes with an exquisite Dolby Atmos track that is not only robust and loud during the action scenes and more detailed in the quieter sequences with amazing ambient sounds. Sound effects are...

    • Extra
      80
    • There are about 52 minutes of bonus features here that include interviews with the cast and crew and behind-the-scenes footage. It's well done and produced, plus an excellent commentary track.Audio Commentary...

    • Movie
      100
    • Move over Batman. Step aside, Spider-Man. There's a new action epic around and it's not steeped in superhero mythos or quantum tunnels. Instead, it takes place in a very real place, long ago when Vikings...

    • Total
      90
    • The Northman is one of the best movies about Vikings and revenge ever made and is another top-notch film from Eggers. There's nothing quite like it and is a ton of fun to watch while giving some accurate...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      96
    • What struck me from the onset is the lifelike reproduction of the textures captured by the camera's lens. Whether it be the finest minutia in physical features or rough textures on the interior of dwellings,...

    • Audio
      94
    • This is done to very good effect and creates a tangible level of immersion that coincides with the onscreen events. I noticed that the front overhead channels were used for adding depth to the sound stage...

    • Extra
      90
    • Disc 1: The Northman Ultra HD Blu-rayDisc 2: The Northman Blu-ray• DELETED AND EXTENDED SCENES• AN AGELESS EPIC - An in-depth look at how filmmakers, cast, and crew immersed themselves in Norsehistory...

    • Movie
      70
    • Two decades later, Amleth is now a Viking who's on a mission to fulfill his destiny by saving his mother and avenge his father by killing his uncle....

    • Total
      88
    • It succeeds based on the total sum of its parts as opposed to being a wholly gratifying end to end film experience. Fans are sure to be pleased with its presentation on Blu-ray/Ultra HD Blu-ray and should...