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Dead & Buried

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    93
    from 3 reviewers
  • Dead & Buried
    1981
    94 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Gary Sherman

    Actors: James Farentino, Melody Anderson, Jack Albertson

    Plot: A suspense horror film set in a small coastal town where, after a series of gory murders commited by mobs of townspeople against visiting tourists, the corpses begin to come back to life.

    Disc Release Date: 20 July 2021

    • Video
      93
    • Audio
      94
    • Extra
      96
    • Movie
      87

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Dr. Svet Atanasov
    • Video
      100
    • Presented in its original aspect ratio of 1.85:1 and encoded with HEVC/H.265, Dead & Buried arrives on 4K Blu-ray courtesy of Blue Underground. The release is sourced from an exclusive new 16-bit 4K master...

    • Audio
      100
    • There are four standard audio tracks on the 4K Blu-ray and Blu-ray releases: English Dolby Atmos, English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, English DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0, and French DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0. Optional...

    • Extra
      100
    • 4K BLU-RAY DISCAudio Commentaries -- there are three archival audio commentaries, plus a brand new one that was recorded by Troy Howarth and Nathaniel Thompson. I am not going to address them in detail...

    • Movie
      80
    • Gary Sherman's "Dead & Buried" (1981) arrives on 4K Blu-ray courtesy of Blue Underground. The supplemental features on the disc include exclusive new audio commentary by critics Troy Howarth and Nathaniel...

    • Total
      100
    • I don't think it is fair to profile Dead & Buried only as a horror film because its bag of tricks is almost as deep as the one used by Claude Chabrol's big classic thrillers. Also, it is hard to believe...

    High-Def Digest review by Bryan Kluger
    • Video
      100
    • Dead & Buried comes with a brand new 2160p 4K UHD transfer from Blue Underground in its original aspect ratio of 1.85:1. This is a 16-bit 4K transfer from the interpositive that was approved by the original...

    • Audio
      100
    • This release comes with a Dolby Atmos track that sounds fantastic. It also has a DTS-HD 5.1 option, and another DTS-HD 1.0 Mono track. The mono option sounds excellent, but the Dolby Atmos mix makes everything...

    • Extra
      100
    • Not counting four audio commentaries, there are about 120 minutes of bonus material here that is a mix of new and archival selections. The four commentary tracks are well worth diving into, one of them...

    • Movie
      100
    • Before Gary Sherman made Vice Squad and Poltergeist III, he teamed up with the producers and writers of Ridley Scott's opus Alien and made a fantastic horror film called Dead & Buried. This film was banned...

    • Total
      100
    • Dead & Buried is still one of the best horror movies of the last forty years and continues to impress, scare and provide some intelligent scenarios that haven't been replicated today. Certainly, this has...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      86
    • The set comes housed in a chubby amaray keep case that properly secures the discs. A lenticular slipcover rounds out the package....

    • Audio
      88
    • When compared to the original 5.1 channel mix, the immersive sound offers a noticeable improvement by opening up the soundstage, elevating the perception of low-level detail. During the various encounters/action/interior/exterior...

    • Extra
      100
    • Disc 1: Dead & Buried Ultra HD Blu-rayDisc 2: Dead & Buried Blu-rayDisc 3: Dead & Buried Original Motion Picture Soundtrack CDAudio Commentary #1 with Director Gary ShermanAudio Commentary #2 with Co-Writer/Co-Producer...

    • Movie
      70
    • But even more shocking is when these slain strangers suddenly reappear as normal, friendly citizens around town. Now the local sheriff (James Farentino) and an eccentric mortician (Academy Award winner...

    • Total
      86
    • It comes to Ultra HD Blu-ray in this Exclusive Limited Collector’s Edition from Blue Underground featuring newly restored video, Dolby Atmos sound and a fan friendly supplemental package that includes...