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
10 hrs ago
Edge of Tomorrow 3D (Blu-ray)
$19.99
10 hrs ago
Alien Anthology and Prometheus (Blu-ray)
$19.98
18 hrs ago
Godzilla 3D (Blu-ray)
$19.99
6 hrs ago
Edge of Tomorrow (Blu-ray)
$14.99
15 hrs ago
Halloween: The Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
$79.99
18 hrs ago
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Blu-ray)
$14.99
9 hrs ago
Jersey Boys (Blu-ray)
$14.99
15 hrs ago
Neighbors (Blu-ray)
$9.99
15 hrs ago
The King and I (Blu-ray)
$9.50
32 min ago
Coming to America (Blu-ray)
$4.99
6 hrs ago
Tammy (Blu-ray)
$14.99
15 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 (38010)
 Adventure (29085)
 Animation (8768)
 Anime (4805)
 Biography (3976)
 Comedy (28355)
 Comic book (5386)
 Coming of age (1860)
 Crime (19760)
 Dark humor (3975)
 Documentary (5110)
 Drama (45582)
 Epic (5403)
 Erotic (1152)
 Family (12199)
 Fantasy (16693)
 Film-Noir (1233)
 Foreign (6467)
 Heist (1715)
 History (5903)
 Holiday (1277)
 Horror (14493)
 Imaginary (943)
 Martial arts (3413)
 Melodrama (2397)
 Music (8852)
 Musical (3933)
 Mystery (11503)
 Nature (1850)
 Other (712)
 Period (7138)
 Psychological thriller (3262)
 Romance (16510)
 Sci-Fi (18747)
 Short (413)
 Sport (2907)
 Supernatural (4527)
 Surreal (1510)
 Teen (3315)
 Thriller (33378)
 War (5915)
 Western (2458)

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


Equilibrium Blu-ray

United States
1231
14
20
Echo Bridge Entertainment | 2002 | 107 min | Rated R | May 10, 2011

Equilibrium (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0

Subtitles
None

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

Playback
Region free

Price
List price: $19.99  

Amazon: $24.99
Best Buy: $9.99 (Save 50%)  

New from: $15.92 (Save 20%)
Fulfilled by Amazon

Buy Equilibrium on Blu-ray Movie

Price
Buy on:

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
7.4
288
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 2.5 of 52.5
Audio 2.0 of 52.0
Extras 1.0 of 51.0
Based on 8 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Action100%
Thriller87%
Sci-Fi58%
Martial arts33%
Drama-
65%
popularity
783
collections
71
fans




Equilibrium

 (2002)

Equilibrium Blu-ray features mediocre video and bad audio in this mediocre Blu-ray release

In the nation of Libria, there is always peace among men. The rules of the Librian system are simple. If you are happy, you will be arrested. If you cry, the law will hunt you down. If you read a contraband book or so much as look at a smuggled painting, you've committed a crime. To keep the peace, citizens must take their daily doses Prozium, a powerful designer drug that stops feelings dead and keeps everyone on an even keel. Refuse to take the drug and special police will find you. Up until now, top-ranking government official John Preston has believed in this system, has upheld the system as a highly-trained "Cleric" who seeks out and destroys those who don't take their pills. But then he skips his own dose of Prozium--and discovers an incredible new world of sensation that gives him the passion to fight for freedom.

For more about Equilibrium and the Equilibrium Blu-ray release, see Equilibrium Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 2.5 out of 5.

Starring: Christian Bale, Emily Watson, Taye Diggs, Angus Macfadyen, Sean Bean, Matthew Harbour
Director: Kurt Wimmer

» See full cast & crew


Equilibrium Blu-ray, Video Quality

  2.5 of 5

Equilibrium's 1080p, 1.78:1-framed transfer is one of those that looks good at-a-glance, but a more critical analysis reveals plenty of problems. First and foremost, the image is presented in an "HDTV full frame" 1.78:1 aspect ratio rather than its wider 2.35:1-or-thereabouts theatrical presentation. While the film is said to have been shot in Super35, the blow-up from its theatrical exhibition aspect ratio, presumably for the sake of eliminating "black bars" from the equation, is unacceptable, even if there's little information actually lost along the way. That said, Equilibrium doesn't look bad in places. Fine detail can be quite good; skin textures are often quite revealing, while clothing and even close-ups of firearms reveal crisp, accurate details. Colors are limited to cold, steely, lifeless shades for the most part; Equilibrium is by design cold and gray, but what few splashes of color exist beyond white and gray and black appear neutral and accurate. Black levels are decent, never looking washed out and exhibiting only slight, if any, crush. Flesh tones are often a bit pale, which seems in-line with the film's intended look. So far, so good, but Equilibrium features an over-sharpened appearance and is absolutely slathered in edge enhancement, some of the heaviest that one is ever likely to see on a Blu-ray disc. Additionally, it appears that at least some noise reduction has been applied, but only sporadically so; grain is present in some scenes, wiped away in others. Banding and blocking are of only minor concern. Remove the excess edge enhancement and display the film in its proper aspect ratio and this would be a quality transfer, but alas, it just wasn't meant to be this go-round.


Equilibrium Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  1.5 of 5

Unfortunately, Equilibrium hasn't received the sonic treatment the film not only deserves, but demands. The included DTS-HD MA 2.0 lossless soundtrack just doesn't cut it. Though it tries and struggles and does all it can, the sonic presentation is decidedly lacking. The front-heavy feel does a disservice to the film's many action scenes, where it sounds like half the soundstage has simply been chopped off. Action effects are cramped, and with the back channels effectively dead, the confined sensation puts forth a sour note. Where there should be fuller, more lively action elements, there's nothing. Sure, gunfire zips across the front half of the soundstage with a good deal of energy and even creates a few front-end directional effects, but that it just seems to stop dead in its tracks is jarring to say the least. This track does squeeze out a decent low end, but clarity is a real problem area in most every area save dialogue. Dialogue occasionally seems to bleed over to the side for no apparent reason, but such instances are the exception rather than the rule, the spoken word generally firmly entrenched in the center speaker and playing with suitable stability and clarity. Of all of the recent wave of 2.0 rather than 5.1 soundtracks, this might be the most adversely-effected film. A lossy 5.1 mix would have been preferable to a two-channel lossless offering in this instance, never mind a full-fledged 5.1 lossless soundtrack.


Blu-ray bundles with Equilibrium (5 bundles)





Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Timecop
Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members





   



Equilibrium Blu-ray, News and Updates



New Miramax/Dimension Blu-ray Wave from Echo Bridge - March 25, 2011

According to early retailer information, on May 10 Echo Bridge Home Entertainment will release on Blu-ray no fewer than seven movies from the Miramax/Dimension catalog: Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest, Dracula 2000, Equilibrium, Halloween: The Curse of ...


Equilibrium Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
Equilibrium 5/10/11 931 May 20, 2014



Equilibrium Blu-ray


$19.99 $24.99


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

Trending in Theaters
1. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
2. Interstellar
3. Exodus: Gods and Kings
4. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
5. Gone Girl
6. The Equalizer
7. Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead
8. Nightcrawler
9. Big Hero 6
10. Fury
11. Dumb and Dumber To
12. Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance
13. Horrible Bosses 2
14. The Theory of Everything
15. Foxcatcher
16. John Wick
17. Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
18. Penguins of Madagascar
19. Stonehearst Asylum
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.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
6.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
7.  Star Wars: The Complete Saga
8.  Frozen
9.  Alien Anthology and Prometheus
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.  Fury
8.  The Equalizer
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.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
$14.99, Save 63%
6.  Star Wars: The Complete Saga
$76.49, Save 45%
7.  Alien Anthology and Prometheus
$19.98, Save 78%
8.  Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
$19.99, Save 50%
9.  The Maze Runner
$19.99, Save 50%
10.  National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
$8.99, Save 64%
  » 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