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
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (Blu-ray)
$9.99
2 hrs ago
Mr. Peabody & Sherman (Blu-ray)
$9.99
9 hrs ago
The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
$19.99
 
Alien Anthology and Prometheus (Blu-ray)
$19.98
 
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Blu-ray)
$9.99
8 hrs ago
Edge of Tomorrow 3D (Blu-ray)
$19.99
 
Godzilla 3D (Blu-ray)
$19.99
 
Steve McQueen Collection (Blu-ray)
$12.99
2 hrs ago
X-Men: Days of Future Past (Blu-ray)
$9.99
9 hrs ago
Edge of Tomorrow (Blu-ray)
$14.99
 
Let's Be Cops (Blu-ray)
$9.99
4 hrs ago
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Blu-ray)
$14.99
 
Halloween: The Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
$79.99
 
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 (38044)
 Adventure (29112)
 Animation (8772)
 Anime (4820)
 Biography (3967)
 Comedy (28387)
 Comic book (5381)
 Coming of age (1860)
 Crime (19772)
 Dark humor (3979)
 Documentary (5117)
 Drama (45617)
 Epic (5415)
 Erotic (1166)
 Family (12202)
 Fantasy (16703)
 Film-Noir (1244)
 Foreign (6490)
 Heist (1722)
 History (5917)
 Holiday (1281)
 Horror (14508)
 Imaginary (943)
 Martial arts (3416)
 Melodrama (2398)
 Music (8865)
 Musical (3937)
 Mystery (11512)
 Nature (1851)
 Other (711)
 Period (7223)
 Psychological thriller (3264)
 Romance (16527)
 Sci-Fi (18761)
 Short (420)
 Sport (2908)
 Supernatural (4535)
 Surreal (1510)
 Teen (3316)
 Thriller (33407)
 War (5917)
 Western (2460)

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


Deathtrap Blu-ray

United States
90
2
1
Warner Archive Collection Warner Bros. | 1982 | 116 min | Rated PG | Nov 20, 2012

Deathtrap (Blu-ray)
Temporary cover art
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (24.00 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 (48kHz, 24-bit)
Note: 2.0 mono...

Subtitles
English SDH

Discs
25GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

Playback
Region A, B (C untested)

Price
List price: $21.99, Price history

Amazon: $16.49 (Save 25%)
New from: $11.99 (Save 45%)
Usually ships in 24 hours

Buy Deathtrap on Blu-ray Movie

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
7.2
30
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.0 of 54.0
Audio 3.0 of 53.0
Extras 0.5 of 50.5
Be the first to review it!

Movie appeal

 
Comedy100%
Crime100%
Mystery100%
Thriller100%
36%
popularity
222
collections
5
fans




Deathtrap

 (1982)

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

If you were a famed mystery playwright with a devastating string of recent flops, what would you do for a can't-miss thriller script? Beg for it? Pay for it? Or would you kill for it? You would if you were Sidney Bruhl, the leading character in Ira Levin's dazzlingly funny, deliciously scary Broadway-smash-turned-movie-hit DEATHTRAP. Michael Caine stars as Bruhl and Christopher Reeve plays Bruhl's one-time student who's written a play so flawless "even a gifted director couldn't ruin it"... and who requests Bruhl's production help. And Dyan Cannon is Bruhl's loving wife, who doesn't want the student helped to an early grave. Sidney Lumet directs DEATHTRAP's hairpin twists with such drop-dead wit and delightful dread that you'll stop laughing only long enough to gasp in surprise.

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

Starring: Michael Caine, Christopher Reeve, Dyan Cannon, Irene Worth, Henry Jones
Director: Sidney Lumet

» See full cast & crew


Deathtrap Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

According to published comments attributed to Warner's George Feltenstein, this 1080p, AVC-encoded Blu-ray release of Deathtrap is based on a new high-definition transfer. It certainly looks it. All of the meticulous detail in Sidney Bruhl's elaborately precious country home—from the dainty living room decor, to the museum-like study, to the bedroom beneath the weighty mechanisms of an endlessly turning old windmill (gee, that's not unsettling or anything!)—can be fully appreciated, along with every tiny shift in expression and sideward glance, as Lumet and cinematographer Andrzej Bartkowiak push in close to observe the faces of Sidney, Myra and Clifford. During the opening sequence in the city, colors are often cool, even downright chilly. They warm considerably when Sidney reaches the country—all those brown woods and earth tones—but the warmth is an illusion. Myra has a greenhouse with ultraviolet grow lights, whose sickly purple glow seems to expand and contract with the evil intentions of certain players onscreen (the "pain" that Helga Ten Dorp feels next door). That light is a classic stage effect discreetly transferred to the movie screen.

The image is so clean that, for a film of this vintage, one suspects a touch of grain removal. I stress the word "suspects", because I have no way of knowing. The digital software used by such top flight post houses as MPI, which is the on-site facility that handles the digital intermediates for Warner's major productions, is now so sophisticated that visible grain can be reduced without sacrificing detail. Certainly none of the telltale signs associated with so-called "DNR" are visible on Deathtrap. What we get is a smooth, virtually noiseless, film-like image from a source that has been well-preserved. Black levels are solid, and there is no indication of compression or other mastering errors. If this is the level of quality we can expect from future WAC releases on Blu-ray, collectors will be happy indeed.


Deathtrap Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  3.0 of 5

Deathtrap arrives with a lossless DTS-HD MA 2.0 track that presents the film's original mono soundtrack in the front left and right channels. It's a serviceable track with good fidelity and surprisingly broad dynamic range, especially in the thunderously stormy passages that occur near the end of both "acts". Dialogue is always clear, although the looping is occasionally obvious, and the harpsichord-dominated score by Johnny Mandel (M.A.S.H., The Verdict) achieves the appropriately arch and ironic effect.



Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members




   



Deathtrap Blu-ray, News and Updates



Warner Archive to Begin Releasing on Blu-ray - November 15, 2012

The Warner Archive Collection (WAC), the Warner Bros. Digital Distribution (WBDD) division dedicated to releasing on DVD previously unavailable films and television shows, announced today that it will begin releasing catalog titles on Blu-ray. The first two titles, ...




Deathtrap Blu-ray


$21.99 $16.49


Buy Deathtrap 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.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
4.  Alien Anthology and Prometheus
5.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
6.  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
7.  Star Wars: The Complete Saga
8.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
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.  Big Hero 6
4.  Downton Abbey: Season 5
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.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
$9.99, Save 75%
4.  Alien Anthology and Prometheus
$19.98, Save 78%
5.  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
$14.99, Save 63%
6.  Star Wars: The Complete Saga
$76.49, Save 45%
7.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
$9.99, Save 74%
8.  Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
$9.99, Save 75%
9.  The Maze Runner
$19.99, Save 50%
10.  Edge of Tomorrow
$14.99, Save 58%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


How to Train Your Dragon 2

 United States


$38.99 $9.99





Mr. Peabody & Sherman

 United States


$36.99 $9.99





The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season

 United States


$79.99 $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.
© 2002-2014 Blu-ray.com. All rights reserved.
Registration problems | Business/Advertising Inquiries | Privacy Policy | Legal Notices