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The Untouchables

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    92
    from 4 reviewers
  • The Untouchables
    1987
    119 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Brian De Palma

    Actors: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro

    Plot: During the era of Prohibition in the United States, Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop ruthless Chicago gangster Al Capone and, because of rampant corruption, assembles a small, hand-picked team to help him.

    Disc Release Date: 31 May 2022

    • Video
      94
    • Audio
      95
    • Extra
      73
    • Movie
      96

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      100
    • The Untouchables was shot on 35mm film using Panavision Panaflex Gold, and for this release has been newly scanned and restored in 4K from which this UHD is sourced....

    • Audio
      100
    • The newly mixed Dolby Atmos is like a revelation. It makes such good use of 3D space you could swear you are really there; directionality to ambient effects is second to none. For example, when Ness is...

    • Extra
      50
    • All are found on the UHD, and all are legacy....

    • Movie
      90
    • Brian De Palma’s The Untouchables has more to do with the 50’s TV show than it does real life; altering or inventing characters, situations, timelines and more. There are, however, a number scenes/characters...

    • Total
      90
    • The Untouchables may have more to do with the TV show than in real life, but it doesn’t matter, ramping up the ‘Western feel’, drawing the lines between good and bad, with believable, empathetic characters...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • Of course the film looks terrific on UHD. The picture reveals exceptional clarity and grain in the first sequence with Capone in the barber's chair and from there on proves itself as a workhorse of a UHD...

    • Audio
      90
    • The new Dolby Atmos track is a treat. The track delights right out of the gate playing atop the opening titles with a richness and fullness never before realized for home listening. The score is very wide,...

    • Extra
      50
    • This UHD release of The Untouchables includes all of the supplements from the legacy Blu-ray. See below for a list of what's included and please click here for full coverage. No Blu-ray copy is included...

    • Movie
      100
    • Paramount has released the classic 1987 film 'The Untouchables,' directed by Brian De Palma and starring Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro, and Andy Garcia, to the UHD format. New specifications...

    • Total
      80
    • Paramount has done wonders with The Untouchables on UHD. The picture quality is terrific and it's a significant, night-and-day type improvement over the very old Blu-ray. Picture and sound are first class...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      90
    • 4K Ultra HD SteelBook2007 Blu-rayReportedly coming from a new 4K restoration and remaster, the classic crime drama brings Chicago-style justice to Ultra HD with a great-looking and beautiful HEVC H.265...

    • Audio
      90
    • 4K Ultra HD SteelBook2007 Blu-rayNess and his untouchable agents raid home theaters with an outstanding and highly-satisfying Dolby Atmos soundtrack, filling the room right from the start with Ennio Morricone's...

    • Extra
      30
    • Paramount ports over the same legacy bonus features from previous home video releases.The Script, the Cast (1080i/60, 19 min)Production Stories (1080i/60, 17 min)Reinventing the Genre (1080i/60, 14 min)The...

    • Movie
      90
    • Thirty-five years later, Brian De Palma's The Untouchables continues to be viewed as a film bloated in creative flourishes elevated mostly by its memorable performances, namely that of Sean Connery as...

    • Total
      90
    • After four decades, Brian De Palma's classic The Untouchables remains a terrifically entertaining, crowd-pleasing seamless blend of the crime film subgenres with memorable performances by Kevin Costner,...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      88
    • The Untouchables hasn’t made for an especially commanding visual experience on home video but, I am happy to report that, in general, its primary foundation remains intact. My initial reaction to the film’s...

    • Audio
      90
    • The music score is mixed over the sound field, adding natural depth to its orchestrated elements while complimenting the story's thematic details, serving as one of the presentation’s highlights. In general,...

    • Extra
      70
    • The Untouchables Ultra HD Blu-ray• The Script, The Cast• Production Stories• Re-Inventing the Genre• The Classic• Original Featurette: “The Men”• Theatrical Trailer[*[ Limited-Edition Steelbook PackagingDigital...

    • Movie
      100
    • Robert De Niro as mob warlord Al Capone and Kevin Costner as law enforcer Eliot Ness are unforgettable in a glorious, fierce, larger-than-life depiction of good versus evil on the streets of Prohibition-era...

    • Total
      87
    • It’s Ultra HD Blu-ray debut from Paramount Home Entertainment features faithful video quality and Dolby Atmos sound that bests any previous home video release. Included are legacy bonus features, limited-edition...