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

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
Steven Spielberg Director's Collection (Blu-ray)
$91.99
Y Tu Mamá También (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One - Avengers Assembled (Blu-ray)
$119.99
Okami-San & Her Seven Companions: Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$23.99
Ministry of Fear (Blu-ray)
$14.99
Sons of Anarchy: Season Six (Blu-ray)
$29.99
The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
$29.99
The Devil Is a Part-Timer! Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$40.18
The Other Woman (Blu-ray)
$12.99
Dream Theater: Breaking the Fourth Wall (Blu-ray)
$16.99
Archer: The Complete Season Three (Blu-ray)
$12.96
Picnic at Hanging Rock (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (Blu-ray)
$19.99
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Blu-ray)
$19.96
Fargo: Season One (Blu-ray)
$39.99
The Fault in Our Stars (Blu-ray)
$24.99
Great Expectations (Blu-ray)
$14.99
Being John Malkovich (Blu-ray)
$19.99
High School Confidential (Blu-ray)
$18.99


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 (34907)
 Adventure (26721)
 Animation (8207)
 Anime (4398)
 Biography (3667)
 Comedy (26281)
 Comic book (4863)
 Coming of age (1705)
 Crime (18374)
 Dark humor (3607)
 Documentary (4792)
 Drama (42108)
 Epic (4993)
 Erotic (1035)
 Family (11408)
 Fantasy (15244)
 Film-Noir (1130)
 Foreign (5991)
 Heist (1590)
 History (5518)
 Holiday (1169)
 Horror (13164)
 Imaginary (853)
 Martial arts (3168)
 Melodrama (2252)
 Music (8153)
 Musical (3650)
 Mystery (10706)
 Nature (1785)
 Other (689)
 Period (6528)
 Psychological thriller (3029)
 Romance (15366)
 Sci-Fi (17146)
 Short (367)
 Sport (2685)
 Supernatural (4034)
 Surreal (1304)
 Teen (3094)
 Thriller (31031)
 War (5477)
 Western (2289)

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


Beowulf Blu-ray

United States
Director's Cut Paramount Pictures | 2007 | 114 min | Unrated | Jul 29, 2008

Beowulf (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: Dolby TrueHD 5.1
French: Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1

Subtitles
English, English SDH, French, Spanish

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

Playback
Region free

Price
List price: $14.99, Price history
Amazon: $7.88 (Save 47%)
New from: $4.78 (Save 68%)
In stock soon, order now

Buy Beowulf on Blu-ray

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
6.6
262
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.9 of 54.9
Audio 4.8 of 54.8
Extras 3.5 of 53.5
Based on 28 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Action100%
Adventure56%
Fantasy45%
Animation13%
Drama-
89%
popularity
2318
collections
34
fans




Beowulf

 (2007)

Beowulf Blu-ray delivers truly amazing video and audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

Set in a magical era veiled by the mists of time, replete with heroes and monsters, adventure and valor, gold and glory, one exceptional man emerges to save an ancient Danish kingdom from annihilation by an ungodly creature. After destroying the overpowering demon Grendel, Beowulf (Ray Winstone) incurs the undying wrath of the beast's ruthlessly seductive mother (Angelina Jolie), who will use any means possible to ensure revenge. The ensuing epic battle resonates throughout the ages, immortalizing the name of Beowulf.

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

Starring: Ray Winstone, Anthony Hopkins, John Malkovich, Robin Wright Penn, Brendan Gleeson, Angelina Jolie
Director: Robert Zemeckis

» See full cast & crew


Beowulf Blu-ray, Video Quality

  5.0 of 5

Beowulf finally arrives on Blu-ray in an expectedly pristine 1080p, 2.35:1 framed transfer. What can I say? This disc is another top-notch effort from Paramount. Captured from live action via motion capture technology and digitally altered and placed into a completely digital world, the film is a pure rendition of what the animators created. Beowulf is extremely dark in nature, full of poorly lit rooms, various outdoor nighttime scenes, and dark, dank caverns. Nevertheless, the picture excels, featuring tremendous blacks, fantastic depth, and clarity that will leave you awestruck. There are some daytime, exterior sequences in the movie, and these sparkle, too. The film's climax features some of the finest picture quality we've yet seen on Blu-ray. The image is practically three-dimensional with extravagant colors, jaw-dropping gorgeous and intricate detail, and razor-sharp animation that's half a step away from looking real. As expected, detail is fantastic, and the digital artists and the motion capture technology leave nothing to the imagination. Look at Hrothgar's garb in chapter two the morning after the attack. Granted, it's all animated, so we expect it to look great, but nevertheless there is a fine texture, flow, and realism to the garment that looks like it was literally taken off a hangar and placed in the film. Likewise, facial detail is fantastic. One need look no further than to the scene where Beowulf arrives on shore, greeted by the tip of a spear in his face. Each stubble of facial hair, scar, pit, and blemish is revealed, and the image is as sharp as the tip of the spear inches from our hero's eye. Grendel looks disturbingly fabulous, too. Each of the boils, exposed muscles and tendons, and loose pieces of skin flapping in the wind, all appear meticulous and grotesquely perfect. As mentioned earlier, the line between reality and animation is sometimes blurred in certain shots, but the 1080p Blu-ray transfer offers an incredible viewing experience.


Beowulf Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  5.0 of 5

Paramount doesn't stop at perfect video for this Blu-ray edition of Beowulf. The studio has smartly included an equally impressive Dolby TrueHD 5.1 lossless surround sound track that suits the film perfectly. An oddly effective choice of music to open the film, it is a powerful, exciting score with a modern pizzaz and the chants of a male choir backing it up. No doubt it sounds great on the disc, as it is perfectly balanced across the entire soundstage. The boisterous, drunken party at the beginning is an active, "you are there" style sonic event as the chants, speeches, clanking of cups, and other atmospherics come to vivid life. The subsequent attack at the hands of the giant Grendel is as loud as it is stomach-churning. Backing up the gore and intensity of the scene is a well-balanced audio presentation that seamlessly integrates the viewer into the experience from a sonic perspective and crescendos as your living room becomes Hrothgar's bloodied hall. The voice of Grendel's mother echoes nicely all around us in chapter two as Grendel returns from the attack. Flip to chapter three as Beowulf sails towards Denmark in a terrible storm at sea. The film's score swells and the deep lows it engenders rock the subwoofer as the rainstorm engulfs the rest of the listening area. Dialogue in the scene is never hindered thanks to the powerful music and effects, and the scene is a joy to behold sonically. In fact, dialogue is always clear throughout. A sudden strike of what sounds like thunder in chapter eight might scare you out of your seat. It blasts and sounds as if it crashes at your feet, a perfect wake up call and sudden jolt of electricity into a scene that was otherwise quiet. The soundtrack is an exercise in sound design done right. It's loud but clear with great use of the entire sound stage in both the quietest scenes calling for the most miniscule of ambience or the most thunderous of action sequences. Tally another sonic winner in Paramount's column.


Beowulf: Other Editions



1-disc
Wal-Mart


Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members





   



Beowulf Blu-ray, News and Updates



Today on Blu-ray - July 29th - July 29, 2008

If you listen very carefully you can hear the sound of hundreds of thousands of wallets screaming for mercy. The biggest studio offering today comes from Paramount who have decided to issues six highly anticipated "make-up" titles for Blu-ray - including the blockbuster ...

Beowulf Announced for Blu-ray - May 28, 2008

Paramount Home Entertainment has announced that they will bring the computer animated blockbuster 'Beowulf' to Blu-ray on July 29th. As one of the last major films to be released on the now defunct HD DVD format, this release is highly anticipated as a Blu-ray. ...


Beowulf Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
Beowulf on Blu-ray 10th March UK 112 Mar 09, 2008
Beowulf directors cut Blu-ray 62 Mar 23, 2008



Beowulf Blu-ray


$14.99 $7.88


Buy Beowulf on Blu-ray



 


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. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D
2. The Walking Dead: The Complete Four...
3. The Amazing Spider-Man 2
4. The Walking Dead: The Complete Four...
5. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D
6. The Walking Dead: The Complete Four...
7. The Walking Dead: The Complete Four...
8. Transformers: Age of Extinction 3D
9. Toy Story of Terror!
10. Sons of Anarchy: Season Six
11. Y Tu Mamá También
12. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
13. The Legend of Hell House
14. All That Jazz
15. A Time to Kill

Trending in Theaters
1. Guardians of the Galaxy
2. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
3. The Expendables 3
4. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
5. Transformers: Age of Extinction
6. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
7. Lucy
8. Edge of Tomorrow
9. Snowpiercer
10. The Giver
11. How to Train Your Dragon 2
12. Boyhood
13. Let's Be Cops
14. Into the Storm
15. The Fault in Our Stars
16. 22 Jump Street
17. The Hundred-Foot Journey
18. A Most Wanted Man
19. Hercules
20. Magic in the Moonlight

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  The Walking Dead: The Complete Four...
2.  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D
3.  Noah
4.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
5.  Frozen
6.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
7.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
8.  Godzilla 3D
9.  Sons of Anarchy: Season Six
10.  The Fault in Our Stars
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
2.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
3.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
4.  Godzilla 3D
5.  The Fault in Our Stars
6.  Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods
7.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
8.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
9.  Godzilla
10.  Breaking Bad: The Complete Series
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  The Walking Dead: The Complete Four...
$29.99, Save 63%
2.  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D
$24.96, Save 46%
3.  Noah
$19.49, Save 51%
4.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
$19.99, Save 50%
5.  Frozen
$24.96, Save 45%
6.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
$19.96, Save 45%
7.  Sons of Anarchy: Season Six
$29.99, Save 57%
8.  The Fault in Our Stars
$24.99, Save 50%
9.  The LEGO Movie
$17.96, Save 50%
10.  Divergent
$19.96, Save 50%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Steven Spielberg Director's Collection

 United States


$199.98 $91.99





Y Tu Mamá También

 United States


$39.95 $19.99





Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One - Avengers Assembled

 United States


$219.00 $119.99





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