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In the Line of Fire

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    92
    from 4 reviewers
  • In the Line of Fire
    1993
    128 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Wolfgang Petersen

    Actors: Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo

    Plot: Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan couldn't save Kennedy, but he's determined not to let a clever assassin take out this president.

    Disc Release Date: 15 June 2021

    • Video
      95
    • Audio
      94
    • Extra
      80
    • Movie
      90

    all scores

    • Video
      100
    • ... it looks absolutely spectacular, frequently near perfect, and as good as - if not likely better than - it has ever looked before

    • Audio
      100
    • ... superb remastered audio

    • Extra
      80
    • ... a comprehensive selection of extra features

    • Movie
      90
    • ... trading in Hitchcockian Vertigo vibes and clinical Day of the Jackal planning

    • Total
      100
    • A late era classic from an absolute legend

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      100
    • .It's immediately obvious from the opening shots that In the Line of Fire lives up to Sony standards in every way. The 2160p/HDR UHD presentation is terrific and may quickly be identified amongst the format's...

    • Audio
      100
    • In the Line of Fire's new Dolby Atmos soundtrack is a beautiful example of a well-engineered audio track receiving a boost from additional channel output. The presentation is sublime for its clarity and...

    • Extra
      70
    • With no bundled Blu-ray, the UHD disc itself houses all of the supplements. Per the 2008 Blu-ray.com review, this is the same supplemental suite, with the possible inclusion here of the film's teaser trailer;...

    • Movie
      90
    • Sony has released Director Wolfgang Petersen's fan favorite 1993 character-driven Thriller 'In the Line of Fire' to the UHD format. New specifications include 2160p/HDR video and Dolby Atmos audio. The...

    • Total
      90
    • Terrific film, terrific disc. This is one of Eastwood's best movies and this is also one of Sony's best UHDs. It's a stunner, visually and aurally alike. Fans are going to be beyond delighted. Very highly...

    High-Def Digest review by Matthew Hartman
    • Video
      90
    • From the outset, I’ll say that aside from the audio I was not at all impressed with the 2008 Blu-ray release of In the Line of Fire. It barely passed muster simply recycling the old master used for DVD...

    • Audio
      90
    • To be honest, I’d have settled for the video restoration, that was my big priority for this release but I’m happy to report the Atmos mix is terrific. Flipping between discs, this is another easy upgrade...

    • Extra
      50
    • Nothing new to the stew here. Everything has been ported over from the previous Blu-ray and DVD releases. It’s fine material, the Wolfgang Petersen commentary is worth the listen but it’d been nice if...

    • Movie
      80
    • “I see you Frank. I see you standing over the grave of another dead president.”Frank Horrigan was there 30 years ago at Dealey Plaza. He’s the only active Secret Service agent to lose a president. After...

    • Total
      90
    • In the Line of Fire is one of those thrillers that had everything going for it. A director in peak form, a screenplay with crackling dialog, terrific leading performances, and the 30th Anniversary of the...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      90
    • I enjoyed the performances by the cast and thought the writing and direction were just as good. In the Line of Fire is making its debut on Ultra HD Blu-ray in this Combo Pack from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment...

    • Audio
      86
    • This is done to very good effect, correlating with the onscreen events quite nicely as the most minute audio cues are fully realized. I appreciated the fact that the sound designers didn't go overboard...

    • Extra
      60
    • o Audio Commentary with Wolfgang Peterseno 5 Deleted Sceneso “The Ultimate Sacrifice” Featuretteo “Catching the Counterfeiters” Featuretteo “How’d They Do That” Featuretteo “Behind the Scenes with the...

    • Movie
      80
    • Thirty years later, he gets a chance to redeem himself when a brilliant psychopath threatens to kill the current president and take Horrigan with him. – Sony Pictures Home Entertainment....

    • Total
      79
    • I enjoyed the performances by the cast and thought the writing and direction were just as good. In the Line of Fire is making its debut on Ultra HD Blu-ray in this Combo Pack from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment...