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
The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
$19.99
20 hrs ago
Edge of Tomorrow 3D (Blu-ray)
$19.99
20 hrs ago
Alien Anthology and Prometheus (Blu-ray)
$19.98
 
Godzilla 3D (Blu-ray)
$19.99
15 hrs ago
Edge of Tomorrow (Blu-ray)
$14.99
 
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Blu-ray)
$14.99
19 hrs ago
Halloween: The Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
$79.99
 
The Wizard of Oz 3D (Blu-ray)
$46.70
7 hrs ago
Jersey Boys (Blu-ray)
$14.99
 
Neighbors (Blu-ray)
$9.99
 
Grimm: Season Three (Blu-ray)
$24.99
4 hrs ago
Free Birds (Blu-ray)
$4.99
5 hrs ago
Arrow: The Complete Second Season (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 (38026)
 Adventure (29093)
 Animation (8770)
 Anime (4809)
 Biography (3977)
 Comedy (28368)
 Comic book (5388)
 Coming of age (1860)
 Crime (19766)
 Dark humor (3975)
 Documentary (5110)
 Drama (45595)
 Epic (5404)
 Erotic (1152)
 Family (12202)
 Fantasy (16700)
 Film-Noir (1233)
 Foreign (6469)
 Heist (1720)
 History (5903)
 Holiday (1277)
 Horror (14495)
 Imaginary (943)
 Martial arts (3415)
 Melodrama (2398)
 Music (8852)
 Musical (3934)
 Mystery (11506)
 Nature (1850)
 Other (712)
 Period (7143)
 Psychological thriller (3262)
 Romance (16518)
 Sci-Fi (18751)
 Short (413)
 Sport (2907)
 Supernatural (4527)
 Surreal (1510)
 Teen (3316)
 Thriller (33384)
 War (5916)
 Western (2459)

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


Battlestar Galactica: Season One Blu-ray

United States
1627
7
52
DigiPack Universal Studios | 2003-2005 | Season 1 | 756 min | Rated TV-14 | Jan 05, 2010

Battlestar Galactica: Season One (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: VC-1
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.78:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1

Subtitles
English SDH, French, Spanish

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Four-disc set (4 BDs)
Bonus View (PiP)
BD-Live

Packaging
Slipcover in original pressing
DigiPack

Playback
Region free

Price
List price: $49.98, Price history

Amazon: $25.99 (Save 48%)
New from: $21.99 (Save 56%)
Usually ships in 24 hours

Buy Battlestar Galactica: Season One on Blu-ray Movie

TV show rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
8.8
335
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.0 of 54.0
Audio 4.5 of 54.5
Extras 4.0 of 54.0
Be the first to review it!

Movie appeal

 
Sci-Fi100%
Action79%
Adventure79%
Drama10%
56%
popularity
532
collections
177
fans




Battlestar Galactica: Season One

 (TV) (2003-2005)

Battlestar Galactica: Season One Blu-ray delivers great video and superb audio in this exceptional Blu-ray release

Deep in the universe, cybernetic Cylons have all but wiped out the human race, laying waste to the Twelve Colonies of Man. Cast out, the few survivors aboard the Battlestar Galactica search for a so-called 13th colony: the mythical planet Earth.

For more about Battlestar Galactica: Season One and the Battlestar Galactica: Season One Blu-ray release, see Battlestar Galactica: Season One Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 4.5 out of 5.

Starring: Edward James Olmos, James Callis, Tricia Helfer, Katee Sackhoff, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber
Directors: Michael Rymer, Michael Nankin, Rod Hardy, Sergio Mimica-Gezzan, Robert M. Young

» See full cast & crew


Battlestar Galactica: Season One Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

The Blu-ray release of Battlestar Galactica accurately preserves the artistic intentions of the creators. The stylized visual elements within certain scenes are intentional and faithful to the broadcast presentation of the television show.

So opens the 1080p/VC-1 encoded Blu-ray edition of Battlestar Galactica: Season 1, a faithful-to-a-fault presentation if there ever was one. As Universal did with The Complete Series and Season 4.5, the series' at-times intrusive grain, harsh noise and garish digital anomalies are intact and Moore's every gritty intention has been preserved. That being said, those who look past his aesthetic choices will be treated to a satisfying picture in its own right. Warm oranges and searing Caprican yellows are bold and vibrant, blacks are inky and well-resolved, and skintones, whether human or Cylon, are natural and lifelike. Yes, Moore frequently allows color to bleed from the image, granting the steely hull of a battle cruiser and the cold sheen of marching Centurions power over the palette. And yes, many a shot is deprived of primary punch, whites surge and relent, and contrast charges and retreats depending on the tone and tenor of a scene. But it's all within the spirit of Galactica. Detail remains relatively strong through it all despite some persistent interference from the aforementioned noise and close-ups are often striking. Granted, the miniseries is cursed with a limited budget and its image quality suffers as a result, but any issues should be attributed to the source, not Universal's technical efforts. Artifacting, ringing, and other nonsense is kept to a bare minimum, and the presentation clings to Moore's bleak vision like a dutiful child.

All things considered, those with appropriate expectations will be happy with the results. Newcomers will require more convincing (trust me, reserve your judgment until after you've watched the entire season), but should be equally pleased by the time they reach the finale.


Battlestar Galactica: Season One Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.5 of 5

The quality of Universal's DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround track is more apparent from the outset. Again, the miniseries is a bit weak in the knees, but the season proper is blessed with crisp dialogue, hearty LFE support, and an immersive, three-dimensional soundfield. Raptors and raiders careen from speaker to speaker, encircling each other as smoothly and effortlessly as their pilots' well-prioritized chatter engages the listener. Explosions and gunfire are startling and weighty, shaking the room as readily as they shake the Galactica. Better still, Bear McCreary's evocative, oft-times heart-pounding score makes its presence known, haunting quiet conversations and intensifying the series' brisk action scenes. Through it all, directionality is precise, pans are transparent, and dynamics are commanding, lending the soundscape a richness and maturity usually found in more nuanced Hollywood blockbusters. There are a handful of occasions in which the actors lines' are buried beneath more chaotic sequences, but I suspect Moore wouldn't have it any other way. Fans will be ecstatic, inductees will be impressed, and audiophiles will crack more than a few smiles.


Battlestar Galactica: Other Seasons




Season 1
3-disc set
$4.75

Season 2
5-disc set
$25.99

Season 3
5-disc set
$25.99

Blu-ray bundles with Battlestar Galactica: Season One (2 bundles)





Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members




   



Battlestar Galactica: Season One Blu-ray, News and Updates



Battlestar Galactica Season One Announced - October 7, 2009

Our friends over at TV Shows on DVD have the scoop that Universal Studios Home Entertainment will release 'Battlestar Galactica - Season 1' for Blu-ray on January 5th. These discs have already been released as part of the 'Battlestar Galactica: The Complete Series', ...


Battlestar Galactica: Season One Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post



Battlestar Galactica: Season One Blu-ray


$49.98 $25.99


Buy Battlestar Galactica: Season One 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. Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
2. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
3. Guardians of the Galaxy
4. Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
5. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
6. The Maze Runner
7. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
8. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3D
9. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 3D
10. X-Men: Days of Future Past
11. Edge of Tomorrow
12. 22 Jump Street
13. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 3D
14. Maleficent
15. Lord of Illusions

Trending in Theaters
1. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
2. Interstellar
3. Exodus: Gods and Kings
4. Gone Girl
5. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
6. The Equalizer
7. Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead
8. Big Hero 6
9. Nightcrawler
10. Fury
11. Dumb and Dumber To
12. John Wick
13. Foxcatcher
14. Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance
15. Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
16. The Theory of Everything
17. Annabelle
18. Penguins of Madagascar
19. The Tale of The Princess Kaguya
20. Avengers: Age of Ultron

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
2.  Maleficent
3.  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
4.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
5.  Alien Anthology and Prometheus
6.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
7.  Star Wars: The Complete Saga
8.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
9.  Frozen
10.  Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
2.  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
3.  Downton Abbey: Season 5
4.  Big Hero 6
5.  Sons of Anarchy: Season Seven
6.  Gone Girl
7.  The Equalizer
8.  Fury
9.  The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
10.  101 Dalmatians
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
$19.99, Save 50%
2.  Maleficent
$18.96, Save 49%
3.  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
$14.99, Save 63%
4.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
$14.99, Save 62%
5.  Alien Anthology and Prometheus
$19.98, Save 78%
6.  Star Wars: The Complete Saga
$76.49, Save 45%
7.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
$14.99, Save 63%
8.  The Maze Runner
$19.99, Save 50%
9.  Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
$19.99, Save 50%
10.  Edge of Tomorrow
$14.99, Save 58%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season

 United States


$79.99 $19.99





Edge of Tomorrow 3D

 United States


$44.95 $19.99





Alien Anthology and Prometheus

 United States


$89.99 $19.98





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.
© 2002-2014 Blu-ray.com. All rights reserved.
Registration problems | Business/Advertising Inquiries | Privacy Policy | Legal Notices