Best Blu-ray Deals

Black Friday Week is Live, $3.99 Blu-ray Movies »
Now: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit $6.00 (48% sold out)
Now: Silver Linings Playbook $6.00 (36% sold out)
Top deals | Price drops  
 All countries United States United Kingdom Canada Germany France Spain Italy Japan
The Blacklist: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
$15.49
1 hr ago
The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
$24.49
1 hr ago
Lone Survivor (Blu-ray)
$7.99
 
X-Men: First Class (Blu-ray)
$3.99
 
Person of Interest: The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
$14.99
 
Son of Batman (Blu-ray)
$8.00
18 hrs ago
Masters of Sex: Season One (Blu-ray)
$14.96
16 hrs ago
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (Blu-ray)
$3.99
 
Star Trek: The Next Generation, Season 1 (Blu-ray)
$19.99
 
The Avengers (Blu-ray)
$9.99
 
You Only Live Twice (Blu-ray)
$3.99
16 hrs ago
The Princess Bride (Blu-ray)
$3.99
 
The Wizard of Oz 3D (Blu-ray)
$15.49
1 hr ago
Star Trek: The Next Generation, Season 6 (Blu-ray)
$31.99
 


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 (37403)
 Adventure (28595)
 Animation (8590)
 Anime (4730)
 Biography (3909)
 Comedy (27889)
 Comic book (5281)
 Coming of age (1827)
 Crime (19491)
 Dark humor (3920)
 Documentary (5060)
 Drama (44905)
 Epic (5319)
 Erotic (1140)
 Family (11988)
 Fantasy (16393)
 Film-Noir (1217)
 Foreign (6356)
 Heist (1689)
 History (5840)
 Holiday (1259)
 Horror (14148)
 Imaginary (932)
 Martial arts (3372)
 Melodrama (2369)
 Music (8762)
 Musical (3900)
 Mystery (11359)
 Nature (1836)
 Other (703)
 Period (7028)
 Psychological thriller (3228)
 Romance (16297)
 Sci-Fi (18447)
 Short (405)
 Sport (2861)
 Supernatural (4467)
 Surreal (1490)
 Teen (3283)
 Thriller (32909)
 War (5848)
 Western (2432)

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


King Kong vs. Godzilla Blu-ray

United States
84
7
7
Universal Studios | 1962 | 91 min | Rated G | Apr 01, 2014

King Kong vs. Godzilla (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.35:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0

Subtitles
English, French

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

Playback
Region A, B (C untested)

Price
List price: $14.98, Price history

Amazon: $7.50 (Save 50%)
New from: $7.50 (Save 50%)
Usually ships in 24 hours

Buy King Kong vs. Godzilla on Blu-ray Movie

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
6.5
42
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 3.4 of 53.4
Audio 3.5 of 53.5
Extras 0.2 of 50.2
Based on 2 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Sci-Fi100%
Foreign86%
Action32%
58%
popularity
592
collections
11
fans




King Kong vs. Godzilla

 (1962)

King Kong vs. Godzilla Blu-ray offers solid video and audio, but overall it's a mediocre Blu-ray release

An exploration team discovers a lost tribe of savages and their god, a giant ape on a tropical island. They bring the monster to Japan just in time to fight Godzilla, who has appeared out of an iceberg.

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

Starring: Tadao Takashima, Kenji Sahara, Yű Fujiki, Jun Tazaki, Akihiko Hirata, Mie Hama
Director: Ishiro Honda

» See full cast & crew


King Kong vs. Godzilla Blu-ray, Video Quality

  3.5 of 5

Print damage is the real monster of King Kong vs. Godzilla. Scratches, nicks, specks, top-edge tape marks, thin vertical lines and other distractions pop up on a semi-regular basis, particularly when the cameras cut away to sequences centered around either creature. Crush takes a slight toll too, although I'm pleased to report there aren't many other issues of note, other than perhaps the unevenness that sometimes affects the grain. And yes, you read that correctly: grain. Rather than make a feeble attempt to eliminate print damage and other inconsistencies with heavy-handed noise reduction (as is often Universal's practice when approaching a catalog title), the studio presents a rather faithful video presentation. It isn't a top-dollar remaster along the lines of a higher profile Warner release, mind you, but it preserves the filmmakers' intentions and strongly resembles film, and each one goes a long way. Optical softness is present throughout, but smearing and waxiness aren't a part of the image. Crisp edges, reasonably well-resolved textures and an overall boost in clarity are the norm, and the movie has never looked better. Skintones and colors are also decently saturated given the overcast, blue-leaning palette, even if a dusty veil of gray haunts Kong and Godzilla's climactic tussle. I have to admit I didn't expect to be impressed with this one. If it weren't for all the print damage, my score would be higher.


King Kong vs. Godzilla Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  3.5 of 5

King Kong vs. Godzilla and King Kong Escapes offer comparable English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 tracks, neither of which is all that problematic or remarkable. Dialogue is generally clean and clear, minus the usual tininess, ringing and prioritization mishaps that tend to be an inherent part of the sound designs of low-budget 1960s cinema. Effects are relatively weighty too, although I would have liked to see a more invigorating 5.1 remix (with booming LFE support and assertive rear speaker activity) alongside the original audio mix. Still, both tracks get the job done without major incident.



Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Mothra vs. Godzilla
Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members




   



King Kong vs. Godzilla Blu-ray, News and Updates



King Kong Escapes & King Kong vs. Godzilla Blu-rays - January 29, 2014

Universal Studios Home Entertainment is bringing two giant monster catalog titles to Blu-ray in April: Ishir˘ Honda's King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962) and King Kong Escapes (1967). Both Toho Company films make their Blu-ray debut on April 1st.


King Kong vs. Godzilla Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
King Kong Escapes (1967) / King Kong Vs God... (

Official Thread

)
397 Nov 01, 2014
Godzilla (2014) 2D/3D - Amazon 2406 Nov 20, 2014

» Show more forum discussions for King Kong vs. Godzilla Blu-ray



King Kong vs. Godzilla Blu-ray


$14.98 $7.50


Buy King Kong vs. Godzilla 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. How to Train Your Dragon 2
2. X-Men: Days of Future Past
3. The Expendables 3
4. Rain Man
5. Lone Survivor
6. How to Train Your Dragon 2 3D
7. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For 3D
8. The Avengers
9. 22 Jump Street
10. Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
11. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
12. 22 Jump Street
13. Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Four...
14. It Happened One Night
15. Chef

Trending in Theaters
1. Interstellar
2. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
3. Dumb and Dumber To
4. Big Hero 6
5. Nightcrawler
6. Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance
7. John Wick
8. Gone Girl
9. Whiplash
10. Fury
11. Autˇmata
12. The Guest
13. The Theory of Everything
14. A Walk Among the Tombstones
15. Horrible Bosses 2
16. The Drop
17. Rosewater
18. The Maze Runner
19. The Equalizer
20. Foxcatcher

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  The Lord of the Rings: The Motion P...
2.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
3.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
4.  The Princess Bride
5.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
6.  Lone Survivor
7.  Maleficent
8.  Mr. Peabody & Sherman
9.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
10.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
2.  Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 3D
3.  Big Hero 6
4.  Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
5.  Star Trek: The Next Generation, Sea...
6.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
7.  The Maze Runner
8.  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3D
9.  Dolphin Tale 2
10.  Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  The Lord of the Rings: The Motion P...
$41.99, Save 65%
2.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
$19.99, Save 50%
3.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
$17.99, Save 55%
4.  The Princess Bride
$3.99, Save 80%
5.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
$17.99, Save 54%
6.  Lone Survivor
$7.99, Save 77%
7.  Mr. Peabody & Sherman
$13.00, Save 65%
8.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
$13.00, Save 67%
9.  The Expendables 3
$19.96, Save 50%
10.  Fight Club
$3.99, Save 84%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


The Blacklist: The Complete First Season

 United States


$75.99 $15.49





The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season

 United States


$79.99 $24.49





Lone Survivor

 United States


$34.98 $7.99





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