Casablanca

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    94
    from 3 reviewers
  • The newly remastered and restored Ultra HD Blu-ray edition of Casablanca, celebrating its 80th anniversary, offers improved image and sound quality that rivals its theatrical presentation.

    Casablanca
    1942
    102 min
    PG
    True 4K
    HDR10
  • Video
    96
  • The 80th Anniversary Edition of "Casablanca" on Ultra HD Blu-ray offers a superior transfer with HDR compared to all previous home video versions.

  • Audio
    92
  • The Casablanca audio has been newly restored with a clean and intelligible mix, providing improved audio quality over previous versions.

  • Extra
    95
  • This two-disc release of Casablanca contains a Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, commentaries, introductions, a Digital Copy, and various extras.

  • Movie
    97
  • The classic movie "Casablanca" has left an indelible impression on our collective consciousness and has been celebrated by Warner Bros. with a 4K release.

    True 4K
    HDR10

    Director: Michael Curtiz

    Actors: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid

    Plot: A cynical expatriate American cafe owner struggles to decide whether or not to help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape the Nazis in French Morocco.

    Disc Release Date: 8 November 2022

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Randy Miller III
    • Video
      100
    • As mentioned earlier, the new 4K master created for this 80th Anniversary Edition differs from the 4K master used for Warner Bros.' 70th Anniversary Edition linked above... but to be fair, the overwhelming...

    • Audio
      100
    • The DTS-HD 2.0 Master Audio mix still preserves Casablanca's original mono source in this split-channel presentation, and likewise shows improvements over the 70th Anniversary Blu-ray, though to a smaller...

    • Extra
      90
    • This two-disc release ships in a dual-hubbed keepcase with moody cover art and a matching slipcover -- just ignore that the top image of Bogey is from a completely different film. A Digital Copy is also...

    • Movie
      100
    • Buy it again, Sam.Keeping their tradition of perpetually celebrating five and ten-year anniversary increments, Warner Bros. has finally released catalog staple Casablanca to 4K, replacing their own 70th...

    • Total
      90
    • Michael Curtiz's Casablanca is one of the most respected films of all time, a true Golden Age classic and career-defining production for much of its cast and crew. Warner Bros. celebrates its 80th anniversary...

    High-Def Digest review by David Krauss
    • Video
      100
    • I've seen every home video incarnation of Casablanca dating all the way back to the VHS days, and this 2160p/HEVC H.265 transfer with HDR outclasses every other rendering. I expected to be wowed and I...

    • Audio
      90
    • Long overdue for a complete remastering, the Casablanca audio finally gets one here. According to the press release, "The original theatrical mono audio has also been newly restored as well, providing...

    • Extra
      100
    • Warner does not add any new supplements to this 4K UHD release, but with previous editions of Casablanca containing such a rich treasure trove of extras, who can blame them? Thankfully, most - but not...

    • Movie
      100
    • "You must remember this..."Do we ever. Countless movies are unforgettable and make indelible impressions upon us, but without flash or fanfare Casablanca has etched itself into our collective consciousness...

    • Total
      100
    • If you thought Casablanca could never look or sound any better, think again. With a brand-new HDR transfer struck from a 4K 16bit scan of the best-surviving nitrate elements and newly remastered audio,...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      96
    • Those that have been waiting for this beloved piece of American Cinema to come to Ultra HD Blu-ray have been rewarded with this excellent technical offering from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment....

    • Audio
      80
    • The auditory is clean and free of unwanted clicks, pops or background hiss. Dialogue intelligibility is excellent as it is never lost amidst the other sounds coming through the central channel...

    • Extra
      100
    • Disc 1: Casablanca Ultra HD Blu-rayDisc 2: Casablanca Blu-ray• Commentary by Roger Ebert• Commentary by Rudy Behlmer• Introduction by Lauren Bacall• Warner Night at the Movieso Now, Voyager trailero Newsreelo...

    • Movie
      100
    • Such a man is Resistance leader Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid), whose only hope is Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), a cynical American who sticks his neck out for no one - especially Victor's wife Ilsa (Ingrid...

    • Total
      94
    • Debuting for the first time on Ultra HD Blu-ray, this presentation looks marvelous. The film’s original elements appear intact and yield image and sound quality that probably rival it theatrical presentation...