Best Blu-ray Deals

Best Blu-ray Deals, See All the Deals »
Top deals | Price drops  
 All countries United States United Kingdom Canada Germany France Spain Italy Japan
Continuum: Season Two (Blu-ray)
$12.99
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Fantastic Mr. Fox (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Bates Motel: Season Two (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole / Hugo (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Rushmore (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Grindhouse (Blu-ray)
$9.99
Academy Award Winners (Blu-ray)
$49.49
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Parts 1 & 2 3D (Blu-ray)
$19.99
The Royal Tenenbaums (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Clash of the Titans 3D / Wrath of the Titans 3D (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Bottle Rocket (Blu-ray)
$19.99
COLLECT WATCH TRACK RATE REVIEW APP
Manage your own movie collection and always keep it with you with our Apps. Price track movies and get price drop notifications instantly. Become a member to take full advantage of all site features.
GET STARTED


Deals


 Best deals
 New deals
 Lowest prices
 New price drops
 New lowest prices
 Big price drops


Reviews


 New reviews
 Browse reviews
 Search reviews

Releases


 Release calendar
 Now available
 New releases
 Coming soon
 Recently listed
 New pre-orders
 New covers

Top lists


 Top movies
 Top collected
 Top Blu-ray
 Top sellers
 Top pre-orders

Database


 Search movies
 Blu-ray movies
 Blu-ray box sets
 TV on Blu-ray
 3D movies

Community


 Latest reviews
 Top reviewers
 Top contributors

By genre


 Action (39642)
 Adventure (30467)
 Animation (9149)
 Anime (5040)
 Biography (4197)
 Comedy (29445)
 Comic book (5657)
 Coming of age (1994)
 Crime (20526)
 Dark humor (4137)
 Documentary (5238)
 Drama (47716)
 Epic (5705)
 Erotic (1221)
 Family (12800)
 Fantasy (17496)
 Film-Noir (1292)
 Foreign (6803)
 Heist (1785)
 History (6186)
 Holiday (1306)
 Horror (15011)
 Imaginary (972)
 Martial arts (3552)
 Melodrama (2546)
 Music (9148)
 Musical (4104)
 Mystery (11927)
 Nature (1873)
 Other (713)
 Period (7513)
 Psychological thriller (3394)
 Romance (17195)
 Sci-Fi (19537)
 Short (434)
 Sport (3031)
 Supernatural (4738)
 Surreal (1577)
 Teen (3500)
 Thriller (34680)
 War (6169)
 Western (2563)

By studio


 20th Century Fox
 Criterion
 Disney / Buena Vista
 DreamWorks
 Lionsgate Films
 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
 New Line Cinema
 Paramount Pictures
 Sony Pictures
 Studio Canal
 Universal Studios
 Warner Bros.

 Show all studios


About


 Blu-ray movies
 Blu-ray studios


All Quiet on the Western Front Blu-ray

United States
518
12
21
DigiBook / Universal 100th Anniversary / Collector's Series / Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy Universal Studios | 1930 | 133 min | Not rated | Feb 14, 2012

All Quiet on the Western Front (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (27.99 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.37:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.2:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio Mono (48kHz, 24-bit)

Subtitles
English SDH, French, Spanish

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Two-disc set (1 BD, 1 DVD)
Digital copy (as download)
DVD copy
BD-Live
D-Box
Mobile features

Packaging
DigiBook

Playback
Region free

Price
List price: $26.98, Price history

Amazon: $14.22 (Save 47%)
New from: $10.22 (Save 62%)
Fulfilled by Amazon

Buy All Quiet on the Western Front on Blu-ray Movie

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
8.2
136
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.0 of 54.0
Audio 3.5 of 53.5
Extras 2.5 of 52.5
Be the first to review it!

Movie appeal

 
Drama100%
War33%
History29%
Action-
70%
popularity
954
collections
27
fans




All Quiet on the Western Front

 (1930)

All Quiet on the Western Front Blu-ray delivers great video and solid audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

In 1914, a group of German teenagers volunteer for action on the Western Front. Paul Baumer is a sensitive youth, but is persuaded to join up by a war-mongering professor advocating glory for the Fatherland. Paul and his friends are trained under Himmelstoss, a kindly postmaster turned brutal corporal, and then sent to the front lines to taste battle, blood and death.

For more about All Quiet on the Western Front and the All Quiet on the Western Front Blu-ray release, see All Quiet on the Western Front Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 4.0 out of 5.

Starring: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray, Ben Alexander, Arnold Lucy, Scott Kolk
Director: Lewis Milestone

» See full cast & crew


All Quiet on the Western Front Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

Let the Universal catalog title bashing games begin! Those who didn't like my recent review of To Kill a Mockingbird may very well be similarly outraged by this assessment, so if you're in that camp and have blood pressure problems, you may want to skip this section. (I jest, of course). All Quiet on the Western Front is presented on Blu-ray with an AVC encoded 1080p transfer in 1.37:1 and the results for the most part are absolutely stunning. This film underwent significant restoration to deal with a huge number of issues, including scratches, tears and perhaps most significantly horrible flicker which was so prevalent it was almost seizure inducing. For anyone who has seen this film projected theatrically (as I have) or owned previous home video releases (as I have), the results here are nothing less than revelatory. While there are still several quite noticeable instances of damage (including a fairly long several second scratch that runs down the left side of the frame in one sequence, which I was frankly surprised they didn't remove), overall this presentation is blemish free, at least relatively speaking. But what a change in flicker and contrast! Has the film been digitally manipulated? Absolutely. But watching this film now with a stable level of light and contrast brings out all sorts of new detail and makes the viewing experience manifestly more pleasurable. There is one relatively major complaint I have with regard to the DNR and other digital tools employed here. On scenes with largely white backgrounds, the grain is somewhat "frozen" looking, adding to a slightly unreal ambience. Things are not waxy or smeared in any way, but this one element may bother even those who, like me, aren't overly concerned with judiciously utilized digital tools. While these screencaps show that digital sharpening was utilized (as it no doubt needed to be considering the age and condition of the elements), the haloing is really rather negligible when actually watching the film.

A couple of anomalies should be noted about this Universal release. First off, this is the first Universal release that I can remember, catalog or otherwise, that does not have a Main Menu. Instead the film simply starts and you must press the Pop-Up Menu to get other choices. Also, the disc I received did not load the Chapters Menu properly. Pressing Chapters did bring up a supposed Chapters submenu, but there was nothing there, i.e., no still frames of chapters to choose, simply the heading "Chapters". It is still possible to toggle through the chapters by pressing the Skip Ahead button on your remote.


All Quiet on the Western Front Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  3.5 of 5

All Quiet on the Western Front's original mono soundtrack is presented here in a lossless DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 format and if expectations are appropriately placed, few should have any major complaints about the results. This is one of the first talkies, obviously, and sound recording was in its infancy, and the technical limitations of the technology back then is quite evident throughout the track. Hiss is constant and consistent, burying some of the high end and the entire track has the boxed in, tinny sound that is so prevalent in all of these early talkies. That said, fidelity here is really rather good, taken within its proper historical context. Almost all of the outright age related damage to this track, in the form of pops, cracks and other audio "scratches," has been virtually eliminated and the track sounds like it's been reequalized with quite good results. Midrange is best here, and frankly the low end is almost nonexistent, giving the many explosions the sound more of firecrackers than of shells going off, but considering the age and primitive recording techniques utilized, this track really sounds amazingly spry.


Blu-ray bundles with All Quiet on the Western Front (1 bundle)





Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members





   



All Quiet on the Western Front Blu-ray, News and Updates



This Week on Blu-ray: February 14-21 - February 13, 2012

In anticipation of the 2012 Academy Awards, Universal Studios Home Entertainment is streeting the Blu-ray edition of All Quiet on the Western Front. A jewel of cinema's Golden Age and two-time Academy Award-winner - Best Picture and Best Director - this World ...

Exclusive Giveaway: All Quiet on the Western Front - February 12, 2012

Blu-ray.com and Universal Studios Home Entertainment are offering two Blu-ray.com members the opportunity to win a copy of director Lewis Milestone's All Quiet on the Western Front, starring John Wray, Lew Ayres and Louis Wolheim. All Quiet on the Western Front ...

All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) Blu-ray - November 28, 2011

In February, Universal Studios Home Entertainment will bring All Quiet on the Western Front to Blu-ray. Based on Erich Maria Remarque's classic anti-war novel, the film follows a young German soldier (Lew Ayres, Damien: Omen II) through the horrors of World War ...

» Show more related news posts for All Quiet on the Western Front Blu-ray


All Quiet on the Western Front Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
Good Western Movies On Blu-ray? 249 Jan 12, 2015
Top 20 Western Blu-ray's 74 Jan 13, 2013



All Quiet on the Western Front Blu-ray


$26.98 $14.22


Buy All Quiet on the Western Front on Blu-ray Movie


 


Get Daily Blu-ray Deals



* We do not share your email and you may opt out at any time.



Top Blu-ray Deals

 


The best Blu-ray deals online. Don't miss out on these great deals.

See Today's Deals »


 Top movies



Latest Deals United States



The latest deals on Blu-ray movies
at Amazon.

Show new deals »


Trending Blu-ray Movies
1. Big Hero 6
2. Birdman
3. Whiplash
4. Big Hero 6
5. Big Hero 6
6. Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
7. Horrible Bosses 2
8. Gone Girl
9. Nightcrawler
10. Munich
11. The Interview
12. Fury
13. John Wick
14. The Theory of Everything
15. 101 Dalmatians

Trending in Theaters
1. The Interview
2. Kingsman: The Secret Service
3. American Sniper
4. Fifty Shades of Grey
5. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
6. Hot Tub Time Machine 2
7. Predestination
8. Jupiter Ascending
9. Inherent Vice
10. Selma
11. Taken 3
12. Into the Woods
13. What We Do in the Shadows
14. Still Alice
15. Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
16. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
17. Project Almanac
18. Black Sea
19. The DUFF
20. Unbroken
21. Exodus: Gods and Kings
22. The Wedding Ringer
23. Wild Tales
24. The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death
25. Blackhat
26. VANish
27. Seventh Son
28. Big Eyes
29. The Pyramid
30. Mortdecai
31. Killers
32. A Most Violent Year
33. Song of the Sea
34. Mr. Turner
35. McFarland, USA
36. The Humbling
37. The Boy Next Door
38. The Voices
39. The Last Five Years
40. Digging Up the Marrow
41. Cake
42. Leviathan
43. The Loft
44. Dying of the Light
45. Paddington
46. Accidental Love
47. Timbuktu
48. The Gambler

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Big Hero 6
2.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
3.  Tinker Bell and the Legend of the N...
4.  Interstellar
5.  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
6.  Birdman
7.  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
8.  101 Dalmatians
9.  Outlander: Season 1 Volume 1
10.  American Sniper
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Interstellar
2.  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
3.  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
4.  American Sniper
5.  The Imitation Game
6.  Night at the Museum: Secret of the ...
7.  Into the Woods
8.  The Sound of Music
9.  Fifty Shades of Grey
10.  Jupiter Ascending 3D
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Big Hero 6
$18.90, Save 53%
2.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
$34.96, Save 56%
3.  Birdman
$19.96, Save 50%
4.  Downton Abbey: Season 5
$29.96, Save 46%
5.  The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
$19.99, Save 50%
6.  John Wick
$19.96, Save 50%
7.  Fury
$17.99, Save 49%
8.  Fantastic Mr. Fox
$19.99, Save 50%
9.  The Royal Tenenbaums
$19.99, Save 50%
10.  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
$9.00, Save 55%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Continuum: Season Two

 United States


$44.98 $12.99





The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

 United States


$39.95 $19.99





Fantastic Mr. Fox

 United States


$39.95 $19.99





Best Blu-ray Movie Deals »



This web site is not affiliated with the Blu-ray Disc Association.
All trademarks are the property of the respective trademark owners.
© 2002-2015 Blu-ray.com. All rights reserved.
Registration problems | Business/Advertising Inquiries | Privacy Policy | Legal Notices