To Kill a Mockingbird

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    93
    from 3 reviewers
  • To Kill a Mockingbird is a timeless classic that has received a 4K UHD upgrade, offering a dazzling and delightful 2160p/HDR image that further heightens the emotions of Harper Lee's story.

    To Kill a Mockingbird
    1962
    129 min
    Approved
    True 4K
    HDR10
  • Video
    95
  • Universal digitally remastered To Kill a Mockingbird for its 50th anniversary in 2012 and has released a 4K transfer with HDR for the UHD format.

  • Audio
    87
  • Universal has chosen to port over the existing DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and 2.0 soundtracks from the 2012 Blu-ray, providing clear and precise dialogue, natural sounding surround environment, and no Atmos upgrade for this film classic.

  • Extra
    93
  • This UHD release of To Kill a Mockingbird carries over all of the legacy supplemental content from the 2012 Blu-ray plus a new featurette, providing a comprehensive package of bonus content.

  • Movie
    97
  • Telling stories, whether verbally or written, can evoke strong emotions and leave a lasting impression, as demonstrated by the release of the classic film "To Kill a Mockingbird" in UHD format with 2160p/HDR video.

    True 4K
    HDR10

    Director: Robert Mulligan

    Actors: Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton

    Plot: Atticus Finch, a widowed lawyer in Depression-era Alabama, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his children against prejudice.

    Disc Release Date: 11 October 2022

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      100
    • To Kill a Mockingbird was originally shot on 35mm film and was the benefit of a 4K scan from the original camera elements back in 2012 for the films 50th anniversary and as part of Universal’s Classic...

    • Audio
      80
    • The English DTS-HD MA 5.1 track gives some depth and separation to the surround environment, without sounding artificial or false. Dialogue is clear and precise, natural sounding and held to the centre,...

    • Extra
      80
    • All are found on the UHD with most being legacy features seen on previous releases....

    • Movie
      100
    • The art of telling a story really enhances the experience. A skilled storyteller can entice, engage and enthral an audience by drawing them intothe tale. This is true for any form, be it verbal, written...

    • Total
      100
    • Robert Mulligan’s undisputed classic To Kill a Mockingbird is fully deserving of all the praise and adulation. Telling the story of a trial that rocks a small town in depression era Alabama through the...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • .Universal brings To Kill a Mockingbird to the UHD format with a very good 2160p/HDR transfer. Like the concurrently released and remastered Blu-ray, which is also sourced from the same 4K restoration,...

    • Audio
      80
    • Rather than re-encode for Dolby Atmos or DTS:X for this UHD release, Universal has chosen to simply port over the existing DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and 2.0 soundtracks from the 2012 Blu-ray (note that these...

    • Extra
      100
    • This UHD release of To Kill a Mockingbird carries over all of the legacy supplemental content from the 2012 Blu-ray and adds a new supplement on top. That new extra is marked below and reviewed. Also included,...

    • Movie
      100
    • Universal has released the timeless 1962 film 'To Kill a Mockingbird' to the UHD format. New specifications include 2160p/HDR video. The video presentation has been restored from a new 4K restoration,...

    • Total
      90
    • This timeless classic earns a sparkling new picture quality that is a clear step forward for the film's home video presentation. This new UHD offers a dazzling and delightful 2160p/HDR image that is gorgeously...

    High-Def Digest review by David Krauss
    • Video
      100
    • This terrific 2160p/HEVC H.265 transfer with HDR seems to have been struck from the same master as the 2012 Blu-ray, and that's not at all a bad thing. The 1080p rendering of To Kill a Mockingbird, which...

    • Audio
      80
    • No Atmos upgrade for this film classic, but frankly, the format's enhancements wouldn't impact this largely sedate movie. Here's my review of the DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 track from the 2012 Blu-ray that's...

    • Extra
      100
    • One new featurette spices up this 4K UHD edition, which also ports over the entire hefty supplemental package from the 2012 Blu-ray release.NEW Featurette: "To Kill a Mockingbird: All Points of View" (UHD,...

    • Movie
      100
    • Some novels are sacred. At a young age, the right book can make an indelible impression, speaking to us on a variety of emotional and intellectual levels, and often the impact remains etched in our consciousness...

    • Total
      90
    • To Kill a Mockingbird may be 60 years old, but it looks spectacular in 4K UHD. Universal's impeccable HDR transfer heightens the intimate nature of Harper Lee's timeless story and the raw emotions and...