Carlito's Way

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    81
    from 2 reviewers
  • The Carlito's Way UHD is not a top-tier release, but it still has a good presentation and should not be missed.

    Carlito's Way
    1993
    144 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    DTS:X
  • Video
    81
  • Universal's UHD presentation of Carlito's Way is a solid, if unspectacular, image which offers a pleasant way to experience the classic.

  • Audio
    81
  • Universal's UHD debut of the film's soundtrack in the DTS:X configuration is a fine upgrade and a very respectful treatment of the material.

  • Extra
    74
  • The UHD disc for Carlito's Way includes all the extras from the original Blu-ray and adds a couple of new items.

  • Movie
    86
  • "Universal has released the highly acclaimed 1993 Al Pacino Crime film 'Carlito's Way' to the UHD format with improved audio and video, in addition to three extras."

    True 4K
    HDR10
    DTS:X

    Director: Brian De Palma

    Actors: Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller

    Plot: A Puerto Rican former convict, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of N.Y.C.

    Disc Release Date: 12 October 2021

    all scores

    • Video
      80
    • ... a very pleasant way to revisit the classic

    • Audio
      80
    • ... a fine upgrade and a very respectful treatment of the material

    • Extra
      80
    • ... ports over all the original extras

    • Movie
      100
    • ... a beautifully scripted, richly noir-flavoured crime drama

    • Total
      90
    • ... absolutely unmissable

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      80
    • .Universal brings the fan-favorite Carlito's Way to the UHD format with a new 2160p/HDR UHD presentation. This is a solid image, hardly revelatory or ranking near the top of the UHD heap, but in all ways...

    • Audio
      80
    • For its UHD debut, Universal has encoded the film's soundtrack in the DTS:X configuration. The track first springs to life at the nine-minute mark at a club during a celebratory dance scene. The music...

    • Extra
      50
    • The UHD disc for Carlito's Way includes the three extras from the original Blu-ray while adding a couple of items that were not included with that release. The original VC-1 Blu-ray is included with purchase,...

    • Movie
      80
    • Universal has released the fan favorite 1993 Al Pacino Crime film 'Carlito's Way' to the UHD format. New specifications include 2160p/HDR video and DTS:X audio. In addition to the three extras from the...

    • Total
      70
    • The Carlito's Way UHD is certainly not a top-tier release, but that does not make it a poor release. The presentation looks and sounds fine but it's far behind the format's best efforts. However, it is...