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
Thor: The Dark World 3D (Blu-ray)
$19.99
1 hr ago
Fargo: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
$19.99
12 hrs ago
The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$49.99
 
Zodiac (Blu-ray)
$4.99
2 hrs ago
Arrow: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
$19.99
18 hrs ago
Planet of the Apes: Legacy Collection (Blu-ray)
$17.99
10 hrs ago
Sleeping Beauty (Blu-ray)
$18.99
 
Harry Potter: Complete 8-Film Collection (Blu-ray)
$44.99
 
The Complete Jacques Tati (Blu-ray)
$59.99
 
The Big Bang Theory: The Complete Seventh Season (Blu-ray)
$19.99
 
True Detective (Blu-ray)
$24.99
 
Vikings: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
$19.99
 
22 Jump Street (Blu-ray)
$14.99
 
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 (37935)
 Adventure (29026)
 Animation (8752)
 Anime (4794)
 Biography (3966)
 Comedy (28291)
 Comic book (5374)
 Coming of age (1857)
 Crime (19715)
 Dark humor (3967)
 Documentary (5108)
 Drama (45491)
 Epic (5395)
 Erotic (1152)
 Family (12179)
 Fantasy (16656)
 Film-Noir (1232)
 Foreign (6453)
 Heist (1712)
 History (5888)
 Holiday (1272)
 Horror (14455)
 Imaginary (941)
 Martial arts (3404)
 Melodrama (2388)
 Music (8845)
 Musical (3931)
 Mystery (11486)
 Nature (1850)
 Other (712)
 Period (7129)
 Psychological thriller (3257)
 Romance (16483)
 Sci-Fi (18710)
 Short (412)
 Sport (2904)
 Supernatural (4522)
 Surreal (1505)
 Teen (3311)
 Thriller (33300)
 War (5898)
 Western (2450)

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


Hellraiser Blu-ray

United States
1380
10
30
Image Entertainment | 1987 | 94 min | Rated R | Sep 06, 2011

Hellraiser (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

Subtitles
None

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

Playback
Region A (B, C untested)

Price
List price: $17.97, Price history

Amazon: $9.53 (Save 47%)
New from: $5.84 (Save 68%)
Fulfilled by Amazon

Buy Hellraiser on Blu-ray Movie

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
7.3
276
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 2.9 of 52.9
Audio 2.8 of 52.8
Extras 0.6 of 50.6
Based on 3 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Horror100%
Fantasy-
38%
popularity
248
collections
82
fans




Hellraiser

 (1987)

Hellraiser Blu-ray offers decent video and audio, but overall it's a mediocre Blu-ray release

Evil Julia helps her lover, Frank, come back to the mortal world from hell. Because Frank has used the Lament Configuration box to taste pleasures outside the normal realm of human sensation, freeing him from hell unleashes Pinhead and a menagerie of demons (cenobites) back unto earth.

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

Starring: Doug Bradley, Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Sean Chapman, Simon Bamford
Director: Clive Barker

» See full cast & crew


Hellraiser Blu-ray, Video Quality

  3.0 of 5

Image Entertainment's Blu-ray release of Hellraiser isn't exactly on the cutting edge of Blu-ray excellence, but it certainly gets the job done. The big question with this release, however, is how it compares to Anchor Bay's fine and, unfortunately, out-of-print release. While the two are in many ways comparable, the Anchor Bay release nevertheless proves to be the superior version. It's perhaps a hair crisper than the Image release. Fine detail is comparable, with a slight edge again going to Anchor Bay's disc. Still, the Image disc is no slouch. Skin textures are complex, as are brick façades and the many old wooden planks and worn down areas of the house. Gore effects -- dismembered body parts, torn flesh, and various blood-soaked odds and ends -- are highly detailed, and even a closeup of an ashtray full of maggots is gut-churning disgusting thanks to the high level of fine detailing. Colors are fair; the movie has always had something of a slightly washed out look to it, but the palette looks good in context, whether accurate flesh tones, bright blood red, or the earthen browns and blacks seen throughout the house. Image's release also retains a layer of grain. It's a bit wobbly in spots, but excess noise reduction, compression issues, and the like are mostly non-factors. The most noticeable area of separation between the Image and Anchor Bay releases is clearly evident from the start of the movie and right on through to the end. Where Anchor Bay's print was clean, Image's is absolutely littered with black and white -- and even a few green -- speckles and stray vertical lines. They pop up with alarming regularity. It's bad enough to call the Anchor Bay release the clear winner between the two, but not enough, necessarily, to push potential viewers away if this is the only disc available. Image's Hellraiser is no slouch, but it's certainly not Anchor Bay's disc, either.


Hellraiser Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  3.0 of 5

The biggest difference right off the bat between the two competing editions of Hellraiser is Image's ditching of Anchor Bay's Dolby TrueHD 5.1 lossless soundtrack in favor of another 5.1 lossless offering from DTS. This DTS track is fair; it's not exceptionally robust, clear, or perfectly crisp, but it does yield rather good front stage spacing. Parts of the track play as if slightly muddled; clarity and separation are lacking, but not to a terribly detrimental extent. The track never sounds perfectly full and rich, something achieved to a greater degree by Anchor Bay's Dolby TrueHD track. This presentation is fairly front heavy, though music in various spots -- for instance in chapter four -- does make for a nice, spacious, immersive experience. A few heavier effects, such as a train zipping across the soundstage, plays with a noticeable potency but also a noticeable absence of clarity. Dialogue is strong, center-focused and crisp, never falling apart or getting lost under various music or effects. Much like Image's video presentation, this soundtrack is more than adequate, but it comes up just short of matching the quality of Anchor Bay's offering.


Hellraiser: Other Editions




1-disc
$13.75

3-disc set


Blu-ray bundles with Hellraiser (1 bundle)





Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Hellraiser: Inferno
Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members





   



Hellraiser Blu-ray, News and Updates



No related news posts for Hellraiser Blu-ray yet.


Hellraiser Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
Hellraiser BD Reviews (

Official Thread

)
183 2 days ago
Hellraiser Coming to Blu! 97 Jul 03, 2008

» Show more forum discussions for Hellraiser Blu-ray



Hellraiser Blu-ray


$17.97 $9.53


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

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. John Wick
13. Horrible Bosses 2
14. The Theory of Everything
15. Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance
16. Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
17. Foxcatcher
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.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
4.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
5.  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
6.  Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
7.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
8.  Captain America: The Winter Soldier
9.  Frozen
10.  Star Wars: The Complete Saga
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
2.  Sons of Anarchy: Season Seven
3.  Big Hero 6
4.  Downton Abbey: Season 5
5.  Gone Girl
6.  Fury
7.  The Equalizer
8.  The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
9.  101 Dalmatians
10.  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
  » 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.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
$14.99, Save 62%
4.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
$17.99, Save 55%
5.  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
$17.99, Save 55%
6.  Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
$11.99, Save 70%
7.  Star Wars: The Complete Saga
$74.99, Save 46%
8.  The Maze Runner
$19.99, Save 50%
9.  National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
$8.99, Save 64%
10.  Elf
$8.99, Save 64%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Thor: The Dark World 3D

 United States


$39.99 $19.99





Fargo: The Complete First Season

 United States


$49.99 $19.99





The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Complete Series

 United States


$349.98 $49.99





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