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
Halloween: The Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
$109.99
Marilyn Monroe: Classic Nine-Film Collection (Blu-ray)
$34.99
Snowpiercer (Blu-ray)
$14.96
Sleepy Hollow: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
$24.99
Inside Job (Blu-ray)
$4.99
The Doctor and the Devils (Blu-ray)
$11.98
The Nutty Professor: 50th Anniversary (Blu-ray)
$8.69
El Mariachi / Desperado (Blu-ray)
$9.99
Arrow: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
$39.99
The Big Bang Theory: The Complete Seventh Season (Blu-ray)
$29.99
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (Blu-ray)
$13.18
The Bankers of God: The Calvi Affair (Blu-ray)
$17.23
Justice League: War (Blu-ray)
$9.99
Dexter: The Eighth Season (Blu-ray)
$15.51
South Park: The Complete Seventeenth Season (Blu-ray)
$24.99
Grimm: Season Three (Blu-ray)
$34.99
Transformers Trilogy (Blu-ray)
$17.24
The Fault in Our Stars (Blu-ray)
$22.99
Monsters (Blu-ray)
$6.99


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 (35459)
 Adventure (27171)
 Animation (8181)
 Anime (4454)
 Biography (3723)
 Comedy (26627)
 Comic book (4968)
 Coming of age (1734)
 Crime (18591)
 Dark humor (3683)
 Documentary (4839)
 Drama (42673)
 Epic (5065)
 Erotic (1053)
 Family (11573)
 Fantasy (15534)
 Film-Noir (1136)
 Foreign (6081)
 Heist (1605)
 History (5590)
 Holiday (1189)
 Horror (13362)
 Imaginary (882)
 Martial arts (3205)
 Melodrama (2277)
 Music (8264)
 Musical (3719)
 Mystery (10847)
 Nature (1792)
 Other (690)
 Period (6650)
 Psychological thriller (3059)
 Romance (15573)
 Sci-Fi (17422)
 Short (373)
 Sport (2724)
 Supernatural (4173)
 Surreal (1404)
 Teen (3110)
 Thriller (31428)
 War (5558)
 Western (2324)

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


Jennifer 8 Blu-ray

United States
50
0
0
Warner Bros. | 1992 | 125 min | Rated R | Sep 10, 2013

Jennifer 8 (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (25.95 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
French: Dolby Digital 2.0
Spanish: Dolby Digital 2.0

Subtitles
English SDH, French, Spanish

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

Playback
Region A (B, C untested)

Price
List price: $19.98, Price history

Amazon: $15.52 (Save 22%)
Best Buy: $14.99 (Save 25%)  

New from: $12.30 (Save 38%)
Usually ships in 24 hours

Buy Jennifer 8 on Blu-ray

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
6.4
29
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.2 of 54.2
Audio 4.0 of 54.0
Extras 1.5 of 51.5
Based on 2 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Crime100%
Mystery100%
Thriller100%
17%
popularity
76
collections
8
fans




Jennifer 8

 (1992)

Jennifer 8 Blu-ray delivers stunning video and great audio, but overall it's a mediocre Blu-ray release

A big city cop from LA moves to a small town police force and immediately finds himself investigating a murder. Using theories rejected by his colleagues, the cop, John Berlin, meets a young blind woman named Helena, who he is attracted to. Meanwhile, a serial killer is on the loose and only John knows it.

For more about Jennifer 8 and the Jennifer 8 Blu-ray release, see Jennifer 8 Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 2.5 out of 5.

Starring: Andy García, Uma Thurman, Lance Henriksen, Graham Beckel, Kathy Baker, Kevin Conway
Director: Bruce Robinson

» See full cast & crew


Jennifer 8 Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.5 of 5

Having recently sung the praises of cinematography legend Conrad Hall in my review of Marathon Man, I will simply add that everyone has clunkers on their résumé, and Jennifer 8 is one of Hall's. Still, Hall performed with his usual professionalism, especially when lighting the many night scenes, rainy days and dark interiors where much of Jennifer 8 plays out.

Warner's 1080p, AVC-encoded Blu-ray, from a transfer by Paramount, will almost certainly be a disappointment to those Blu-ray afficionados whose knee-jerk reaction to a certain kind of softness in the image is to assume that the transfer is faulty. Hall was a pioneer in the deliberate creation of photographic effects that had previously been deemed "mistakes", including lens flares, overexposing the film by aiming the camera directly into bright lights and sacrificing detail for the sake of mood. His style is evident throughout Jennifer 8, even if it's not enough to patch all the holes in Robinson's leaky script.

For the most part, the blacks are deeply black, although they sometimes shade to gray in a scene where Hall deliberately allows an excess of brightness from a light source. The color palette is muted and washed out, in part because the film is set in Northern California during the rainy season (a point specifically noted in dialogue) and in part because blindness is a theme, both literally and metaphorically. A notable exception occurs at a Christmas Eve celebration, where bright colors blaze forth, especially a red sequined dress worn by Uma Thurman's Helena (the screencap doesn't do justice to its sparkles). Not surprisingly for a thriller, this burst of saturated color and good feeling is the prelude to danger.

Despite the frequent softness of the image, there is abundant detail, even in shadows of the many dark interiors. The average bitrate of 25.95 Mbps is on the high side for a movie without major action sequences, but it is appropriate for a film with a visible grain structure that has been well preserved and, except for a hint of sharpening in one or two shots, undisburbed by digital tampering. Jennifer 8 doesn't look like a contemporary film, but it looks like it should.


Jennifer 8 Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.0 of 5

Jennifer 8 was released in Dolby Stereo Surround and was remixed in Dolby Digital 5.1 for its 2000 DVD release. The 5.1 mix is presented here in lossless DTS-HD MA 5.1. It's an atmospheric track with a surround presence that conveys a general sense of ambiance, particularly during scenes involving rain, wind or snowstorms. Odd sounds in the ramshackle house where John Berlin takes up residence, and the sounds of water dripping when Helena takes a bath, not realizing that an intruder is present, give off slight echoes around the listening room. The dialogue is intelligible (if not clear in its exposition), and the soundtrack by Christopher Young (Hellraiser, Drag Me to Hell) provides a sense of urgency that the plot itself cannot match.



Similar titles you might also like (still not reliable for this title)

What is this?

Femme Fatale
Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members




   



Jennifer 8 Blu-ray, News and Updates



Three Additional Warner/Paramount Catalog Titles in September - May 15, 2013

As part of its distribution deal with Paramount, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is bringing three additional catalog titles to Blu-ray this September: writer/director Bruce Robinson's Jennifer 8, director Phillip Noyce's Sliver, and director Brian De Palma's Snake ...


Jennifer 8 Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
Jennifer's Body 12/29/09 288 Aug 15, 2014



Jennifer 8 Blu-ray


$19.98 $15.52


Buy Jennifer 8 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. Ghostbusters 1 & 2
2. Godzilla
3. Godzilla 3D
4. Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D
5. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
6. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
7. Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D
8. Hannibal: Season Two
9. Godzilla
10. The Fault in Our Stars
11. Godzilla
12. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D
13. Time Bandits
14. Sleepy Hollow: The Complete First S...
15. Arrow: The Complete Second Season

Trending in Theaters
1. Guardians of the Galaxy
2. Transformers: Age of Extinction
3. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
4. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
5. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
6. Lucy
7. The Expendables 3
8. Snowpiercer
9. The Drop
10. The November Man
11. Boyhood
12. Frank
13. The Maze Runner
14. A Most Wanted Man
15. The Giver
16. The Equalizer
17. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
18. Dracula Untold
19. This Is Where I Leave You

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D
2.  Godzilla
3.  The Fault in Our Stars
4.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
5.  Captain America: The Winter Soldier
6.  Godzilla 3D
7.  The Big Bang Theory: The Complete S...
8.  Ghostbusters 1 & 2
9.  Halloween: The Complete Collection
10.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
2.  Halloween: The Complete Collection
3.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
4.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
5.  Snowpiercer
6.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
7.  Neighbors
8.  Edge of Tomorrow 3D
9.  Transformers: Age of Extinction 3D
10.  Edge of Tomorrow
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  The Fault in Our Stars
$22.99, Save 54%
2.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
$19.99, Save 50%
3.  The Big Bang Theory: The Complete S...
$29.99, Save 45%
4.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
$19.96, Save 45%
5.  Snowpiercer
$14.96, Save 50%
6.  The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
$19.99, Save 60%
7.  Frozen
$24.96, Save 45%
8.  The LEGO Movie
$17.96, Save 50%
9.  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D
$24.96, Save 46%
10.  Marilyn Monroe: Classic Nine-Film C...
$34.99, Save 83%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Halloween: The Complete Collection

 United States


$169.99 $109.99





Marilyn Monroe: Classic Nine-Film Collection

 United States


$199.99 $34.99





Snowpiercer

 United States


$29.99 $14.96





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