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 Dick Van Dyke Show: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$49.99
 
Let's Be Cops (Blu-ray)
$9.96
 
X-Men: Days of Future Past (Blu-ray)
$9.96
 
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Blu-ray)
$11.99
 
Arrow: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
$19.99
22 min ago
The Complete Jacques Tati (Blu-ray)
$59.99
 
Sleeping Beauty (Blu-ray)
$18.99
 
Harry Potter: Complete 8-Film Collection (Blu-ray)
$44.99
 
Batman: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$149.99
 
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
 
Homeland: The Complete Third 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 (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


Highlander Blu-ray

United States
1403
7
17
Lionsgate Films | 1986 | 116 min | Rated R | Nov 02, 2010

Highlander (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: VC-1
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Spanish: DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0

Subtitles
English, French, Spanish

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

Playback
Region A, B (C untested)

Price
List price: $14.99, Price history

Amazon: $9.96 (Save 34%)
New from: $5.99 (Save 60%)
Usually ships in 24 hours

Buy Highlander on Blu-ray Movie

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
7.2
245
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 3.4 of 53.4
Audio 4.0 of 54.0
Extras 2.0 of 52.0
Based on 11 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Action100%
Fantasy25%
86%
popularity
1957
collections
70
fans




Highlander

 (1986)

Highlander Blu-ray offers decent video and great audio in this enjoyable Blu-ray release

During a fierce sword battle in the 1500s, Connor MacLeod, a simple Scotsman known as a poor fighter, is mortally wounded -- but he does not die. MacLeod learns from the mysterious Ramírez that he is of a race of immortals. These rare knights never age and never reproduce, they can only meet death by the blade of another of their kind. Leaping back and forth through the centuries, MacLeod once again meets the evil Kurgan who nearly killed him 500 years ago. <b> There can be only one.</b>

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

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Roxanne Hart, Clancy Brown, James Cosmo, Beatie Edney
Director: Russell Mulcahy

» See full cast & crew


Highlander Blu-ray, Video Quality

  3.0 of 5

My hopes were actually quite high when Highlander's AVC encoded 1080p image started. This film has always looked pretty squishy soft in its many home video presentations, and after the noticeable telecine wobble of the credits had passed, I was really nicely surprised at the uptick in sharpness and clarity in the opening wrestling sequence. Alas, like so much about this film, this Blu-ray transfer is at times shockingly uneven. Large segments are bright and clear, especially the wonderful historical scenes in Scotland, and then we get pretty appalling softness and an incredible amount of digital noise in other shots. In fact, I almost started wondering if two different film stocks had been used for master shots and coverage. Masters are often very soft with just overwhelming noise (look at the establishing shot on the Central Park bridge for a startling example), while close-ups tend to be noticeably sharper with at least acceptable levels of detail. It's really odd and confounding. Colors are notably better saturated on this release, though contrast, especially in the many dark and/or nighttime scenes, isn't great, and black levels are all over the place.


Highlander Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.0 of 5

Highlander's nice lossless DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 mix is surprisingly spry for its age, especially with regard to the great Queen song score, but it still lacks consistent surround activity that could have made it a knockout. While the fidelity and especially the dynamic range of this track is quite commendable, with thundering lows and absolutely no distortion or damage, dialogue scenes play resolutely front and center a lot of the time. There is some nice ambient environmental noise and great sound effects, especially in the historically placed scenes, and LFE here is very impressive. But it's the Queen score where the lossless audio really reaches its full potential, with Freddie Mercury and the boys sounding fantastic.


Highlander: Other Editions




1-disc
Best Buy

Blu-ray bundles with Highlander (1 bundle)





Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Highlander: Endgame
Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members




   



Highlander Blu-ray, News and Updates



Highlander 1 and 2 Announced on Blu-ray - August 11, 2010

Confirming yesterday's retailer alert, Lionsgate Home Entertainment has announced that on November 2 it will release Russell Mulcahy's Highlander in a director's cut Blu-ray, and also its sequel Highlander 2 (also known as Highlander II: The Quickening), with "enhanced ...

Highlander Blu-ray Coming Up - August 10, 2010

An early announcement to retailers indicates that Lionsgate Home Entertainment is set to release the 1980s action/adventure/fantasy movie Highlander on November 2. There is no information regarding technical specification or special features at this time. This ...


Highlander Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
Highlander (1986) November 2nd. (

Official Thread

)
328 Mar 23, 2014
Highlander Season 1 Blu-ray 310 Dec 14, 2011
Highlander 2 Clarification Thread 67 Aug 19, 2014
Highlander The Source 44 Nov 14, 2014
Highlander: The Series 23 Mar 18, 2014

» Show more forum discussions for Highlander Blu-ray



Highlander Blu-ray


$14.99 $9.96


Buy Highlander 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
5. Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
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. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 3D
12. X-Men: Days of Future Past
13. Edge of Tomorrow
14. Cowboy Bebop: The Complete Series
15. True Detective

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. Nightcrawler
7. The Equalizer
8. Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead
9. Fury
10. Big Hero 6
11. Dumb and Dumber To
12. Horrible Bosses 2
13. John Wick
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. Avengers: Age of Ultron
20. Jurassic World

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.  Sons of Anarchy: Seasons 1-6
8.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
9.  Captain America: The Winter Soldier
10.  Star Wars: The Complete Saga
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Sons of Anarchy: Season Seven
2.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
3.  Downton Abbey: Season 5
4.  Big Hero 6
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
$9.96, Save 75%
5.  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
$19.99, Save 50%
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.  Sleeping Beauty
$18.99, Save 49%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Complete Series

 United States


$349.98 $49.99





Let's Be Cops

 United States


$39.99 $9.96





X-Men: Days of Future Past

 United States


$39.99 $9.96





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