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
Batman: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$189.99
Inside Llewyn Davis (Blu-ray)
$9.99
Dexter: The Complete Series 1-8 Collection Exclusive Gift Set (Blu-ray)
$306.86
Ghostbusters 1 & 2 Double Pack (Blu-ray)
$19.96
House of Cards: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
$29.99
The Big Chill (Blu-ray)
$27.59
Mr. Peabody & Sherman (Blu-ray)
$22.99
Mr. Peabody & Sherman 3D (Blu-ray)
$27.99
Sorcerer (Blu-ray)
$19.59
Nymphomaniac: Volumes I and II (Blu-ray)
$17.99
Oldboy (Blu-ray)
$9.99
The Protector 2 3D (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Lilo & Stitch / Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch (Blu-ray)
$16.09
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (Blu-ray)
$22.99
The Swimmer (Blu-ray)
$17.29
Super Duper Alice Cooper (Blu-ray)
$46.62
Pacific Rim (Blu-ray)
$9.99
The Party (Blu-ray)
$17.49
Water Life: Planet Water (Blu-ray)
$9.95


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 (34083)
 Adventure (26014)
 Animation (8015)
 Anime (4249)
 Biography (3588)
 Comedy (25730)
 Comic book (4638)
 Coming of age (1658)
 Crime (18008)
 Dark humor (3473)
 Documentary (4731)
 Drama (41182)
 Epic (4912)
 Erotic (998)
 Family (11131)
 Fantasy (14809)
 Film-Noir (1101)
 Foreign (5618)
 Heist (1549)
 History (5422)
 Holiday (1138)
 Horror (12773)
 Imaginary (838)
 Martial arts (3000)
 Melodrama (2210)
 Music (7989)
 Musical (3574)
 Mystery (10449)
 Nature (1768)
 Other (685)
 Period (6369)
 Psychological thriller (2943)
 Romance (14986)
 Sci-Fi (16687)
 Short (353)
 Sport (2652)
 Supernatural (3907)
 Surreal (1278)
 Teen (3005)
 Thriller (30425)
 War (5357)
 Western (2239)

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


Brubaker Blu-ray

United States
20th Century Fox | 1980 | 132 min | Rated R | May 07, 2013

Brubaker (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
English: DTS-HD Master Audio Mono
Spanish: Dolby Digital Mono
French: Dolby Digital Mono
German: DTS 5.1

Subtitles
English SDH, Spanish, German

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

Playback
Region free

Price
List price: $14.99, Price history
Amazon: $12.20 (Save 19%)
New from: $7.04 (Save 53%)
Usually ships in 24 hours

Buy Brubaker on Blu-ray

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
7.1
29
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.0 of 54.0
Audio 4.0 of 54.0
Extras 1.1 of 51.1
Based on 3 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Drama100%
36%
popularity
226
collections
9
fans




Brubaker

 (1980)

Brubaker Blu-ray delivers great video and audio in this enjoyable Blu-ray release

The new warden of a small prison farm in Arkansas tries to clean it up of corruption after initially posing as an inmate.

For more about Brubaker and the Brubaker Blu-ray release, see Brubaker Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 3.5 out of 5.

Starring: Robert Redford, Yaphet Kotto, Jane Alexander, Murray Hamilton, David Keith, Morgan Freeman
Director: Stuart Rosenberg

» See full cast & crew


Brubaker Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

20th Century Fox has put out some terrific-looking catalog releases recently, and Brubaker is no exception. Actually, I'd say this is one of the better high definition remasters I've seen lately for a film from the late 1970s and early '80s. To start, the source materials have undergone a careful, non-obtrusive cleanup, leaving the image absolutely pristine. Beyond one or two errant white specks, I didn't notice any print damage, and better yet, the picture is entirely natural and filmic, with no evidence of texture-smearing noise reduction or edge enhancement. (Note, though, that the film grain is quite heavy at times.) It's doubtful any theatrical prints of the movie ever looked this good. Besides a few soft shots here and there, clarity is excellent, pulling out the fine detail in Redford's craggy face, the worn-out prison uniforms, and other near-tangible textures. Color is perfectly balanced and stable too, dense without being oversaturated, with strong contrast, consistent black levels, and highlights that roll off smoothly. (I especially like how the color grading changes subtly from the early scenes—where the prison looks particularly dank and dingy—to the lighter atmosphere once Brubaker enacts some morale-improving reforms.) I didn't spot any compression issues or anything else that might detract from the viewing experience. A strong transfer, all around.


Brubaker Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.0 of 5

Fox has given us two audio options here, the default 5.1 surround mix and a true-to-source mono track, both in the lossless DTS-HD Master Audio codec. The two are functionally identical. The multi-channel expansions adds only the quietist ambience to the surround speakers—barracks clamor, cafeteria chatter, etc.—and most of the time, you really have to crane your ears to hear if they're being used at all. And that's fine. What's important is the quality of the audio coming from the front. Like the picture, the sound is free from age-related damage—no overt hisses, pops, crackles, or dropouts— and stable throughout, consistent in clarity and presence and depth. Dialogue is always clear and easy to understand, and Lalo Schifrin's score—with strummed acoustic guitars backed by orchestral strings—sounds wonderful. No issues here. The disc also includes Spanish, French, and German dubs, along with English SDH, Spanish, and German subtitles, which appear in white lettering.



Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

In The Bedroom
Bobby
Bugsy
Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members




   



Brubaker Blu-ray, News and Updates



Redford and Newman Films Coming Up (Updated) - March 13, 2013

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has revealed that it is planning to bring to Blu-ray two classic films: Stuart Rosenberg's Brubaker (1980), starring Robert Redford, Yaphet Kotto, and Morgan Freeman, and Sidney Lumet's The Verdict (1982), starring Paul ...


Brubaker Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
Brubaker (1980) - May 7, 2013 26 Jun 25, 2013



Brubaker Blu-ray


$14.99 $12.20


Buy Brubaker 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. Noah
2. Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery
3. Noah
4. Jaws
5. Noah
6. Scanners
7. Insomnia
8. The Legend of Billie Jean
9. The Lord of the Rings: The Motion P...
10. A Hard Day's Night
11. The Essential Jacques Demy
12. The Other Woman
13. The Great Race
14. Inside Llewyn Davis
15. Last Action Hero

Trending in Theaters
1. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
2. Lucy
3. Hercules
4. Noah
5. The LEGO Movie
6. X-Men: Days of Future Past
7. Maleficent
8. Godzilla
9. Under the Skin
10. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
11. Transformers: Age of Extinction
12. The Purge: Anarchy
13. 300: Rise of an Empire
14. RoboCop
15. 22 Jump Street

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  The Lord of the Rings: The Motion P...
2.  Noah
3.  Divergent
4.  The LEGO Movie
5.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
6.  Batman: The Complete Series
7.  Heaven Is for Real
8.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
9.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
10.  Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Divergent
2.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
3.  Batman: The Complete Series
4.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
5.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
6.  Godzilla 3D
7.  Ghostbusters 1 & 2 Double Pack
8.  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D
9.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
10.  Lucy
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Noah
$17.99, Save 55%
2.  Divergent
$19.96, Save 50%
3.  The LEGO Movie
$17.96, Save 50%
4.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
$19.99, Save 50%
5.  The Other Woman
$19.99, Save 50%
6.  Rio 2 3D
$22.99, Save 54%
7.  The Wolf of Wall Street
$11.99, Save 56%
8.  Jaws
$7.99, Save 60%
9.  The Legend of Billie Jean
$5.19, Save 48%
10.  Pacific Rim
$9.99, Save 60%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Batman: The Complete Series

 United States


$269.97 $189.99





Inside Llewyn Davis

 United States


$35.99 $9.99





Dexter: The Complete Series 1-8 Collection Exclusive Gift Set

 United States


$544.99 $306.86





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