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
Dexter: The Eighth Season (Blu-ray)
$17.99
Poirot: The Complete Cases Collection (Blu-ray)
$198.49
Orange Is the New Black: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
$18.49
Draft Day (Blu-ray)
$17.99
Sleepaway Camp (Blu-ray)
$15.99
X-Men: Days of Future Past (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Ray Donovan: Season One (Blu-ray)
$24.49
Transformers Trilogy (Blu-ray)
$17.24
Godzilla (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One - Avengers Assembled (Blu-ray)
$119.99
Transformers: Dark of the Moon 3D (Blu-ray)
$13.80
Steven Spielberg Director's Collection (Blu-ray)
$91.99
D-Day Remembered (Blu-ray)
$39.99
The Wind Will Carry Us (Blu-ray)
$19.49
Titanic 3D (Blu-ray)
$18.49
The Slumber Party Massacre (Blu-ray)
$13.99
Afflicted (Blu-ray)
$12.49
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: The Ninth Season (Blu-ray)
$34.33
Ghostbusters Limited Edition Gift Set (Blu-ray)
$89.96


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 (34962)
 Adventure (26757)
 Animation (8220)
 Anime (4402)
 Biography (3669)
 Comedy (26309)
 Comic book (4871)
 Coming of age (1708)
 Crime (18391)
 Dark humor (3618)
 Documentary (4794)
 Drama (42156)
 Epic (5000)
 Erotic (1039)
 Family (11420)
 Fantasy (15258)
 Film-Noir (1131)
 Foreign (6001)
 Heist (1591)
 History (5522)
 Holiday (1173)
 Horror (13192)
 Imaginary (853)
 Martial arts (3171)
 Melodrama (2255)
 Music (8165)
 Musical (3652)
 Mystery (10715)
 Nature (1785)
 Other (689)
 Period (6539)
 Psychological thriller (3031)
 Romance (15380)
 Sci-Fi (17178)
 Short (369)
 Sport (2689)
 Supernatural (4037)
 Surreal (1312)
 Teen (3099)
 Thriller (31061)
 War (5482)
 Western (2292)

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


Mad Max Blu-ray

United States
Blu-ray + DVD Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer | 1979 | 93 min | Rated R | Oct 05, 2010

Mad Max (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (36.64 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.34:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
English: Dolby Digital Mono (Original) (224 kbps)
English: Dolby Digital Mono
French: Dolby Digital 2.0
Spanish: Dolby Digital Mono (224 kbps)

Subtitles
English SDH, Spanish

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Two-disc set (1 BD, 1 DVD)
DVD copy

Playback
Region A (locked)

Price
List price: $24.99  
Amazon: $31.99
New from: $19.75 (Save 21%)
Fulfilled by Amazon

Buy Mad Max on Blu-ray

Price
Buy on:

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
7.3
278
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 3.8 of 53.8
Audio 3.8 of 53.8
Extras 2.4 of 52.4
Based on 9 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Thriller100%
Sci-Fi73%
Action67%
Adventure-
83%
popularity
1748
collections
70
fans




Mad Max

 (1979)

Mad Max Blu-ray offers solid video and audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

In the ravaged near-future, a savage motorcycle gang rules the road. Terrorizing innocent civilians while tearing up the streets, the ruthless gang laughs in the face of a police force hell-bent on stopping them. But they underestimate one officer: Max Rockatansky. And when the bikers brutalize Max's best friend and family, they send him into a mad frenzy that leaves him with only one thing left in the world to live for - revenge!

For more about Mad Max and the Mad Max Blu-ray release, see Mad Max Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 4.0 out of 5.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley, Tim Burns (I), Roger Ward (I)
Director: George Miller

» See full cast & crew


Mad Max Blu-ray, Video Quality

  3.5 of 5

Considering the film's age and the fact that it wasn't exactly well funded—before The Blair Witch Project, it held the record for highest box office- to-budget ratio—Mad Max looks quite strong in high definition, arriving on Blu-ray with a 1080p/AVC-encoded transfer, framed closely to its original 2.39:1 aspect ratio. The latter is important, as Mad Max was actually the first Australian film to ever be shot with widescreen anamorphic lenses, which no doubt contributes to the film's clarity here. Fine detail is much more pronounced than in earlier standard definition releases, particularly when it comes to the texture of the actors' stubbly, sweaty, weather-beaten faces. The transfer also nicely reproduces the film's color palette, which contrasts the vivid primaries of the police interceptors with the comparatively bleak landscape of the Australian outback. Skin tones are natural, explosions ripple outward in bright orange plumes, and the scene in the forest is lush and green. Black levels are perhaps not as deep as they could be—some darker scenes have a slightly grayish quality—but contrast never really suffers. The only real distraction is the occasional print damage. In certain sequences, color fluctuates mildly and yellowish stains come and go (along with the expected white flecks). The damage isn't too prevalent though, and the film's grain structure is wholly intact.


Mad Max Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  3.5 of 5

Mad Max's U.S. theatrical release was mangled with a quite comical dub, wherein all Aussie actors' voices—even Mel Gibson's—were replaced with American accents. You can still hear that version here—via a mono Dolby Digital mix—but thankfully, it's not the default. The main offering is a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround track that's been remastered to give the film some extra immersive kick. And, for the most part, it works. With all of the souped-up cars and bikes peeling out, zipping off, and roaring past, it's no surprise that the rear speakers are mostly used for loud, cross-channel pans anytime a vehicle rumbles by and other related sounds, like sirens. It's all satisfying, but it's clear from the stockiness of the movements that surround sound wasn't originally part of the film's audio design. (Although, I do particularly like the whip-like kraaaackow of the Mad Max logo hitting the screen during the title sequence.) Brian May's score complements the on-screen action and sounds clean and dynamically rich. My sole complaint is that, when forced to compete with engine noises, the dialogue can sometimes sound soft and slightly muffled.


Mad Max: Other Editions



1-disc


Blu-ray bundles with Mad Max (1 bundle)





Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members





   



Mad Max Blu-ray, News and Updates



First Look at Mad Max: Fury Road - July 27, 2014

Earlier today, Warner Brothers and Village Roadshow Pictures released the first official trailer for George Miller's highly anticipated new project Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), starring Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Nicholas Hoult, Zoë Kravitz, ...

Mad Max Blu-ray Announced - September 1, 2010

MGM Home Entertainment has officially announced Mad Max for October 5 in a Blu-ray/DVD pack. Assuaging enthusiasts' fears, the studio has informed that this dystopian movie, directed by George Miller and starring Mel Gibson, will feature two 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio ...

Mad Max Blu-ray Coming Up - August 12, 2010

An early announcement to retailers indicates that, on October 5, MGM Home Entertainment will release George Miller's violent and dystopic movie Mad Max, starring Mel Gibson, in a Blu-ray/DVD combo edition. Other edition details are still unconfirmed, but the bonus ...

» Show more related news posts for Mad Max Blu-ray




Mad Max Blu-ray


$24.99 $31.99


Buy Mad Max 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. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D
2. The Amazing Spider-Man 2
3. The Walking Dead: The Complete Four...
4. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
5. Toy Story of Terror!
6. The Dark Knight
7. The Walking Dead: The Complete Four...
8. Y Tu Mamá También
9. Transformers: Age of Extinction 3D
10. Inception
11. Hercules
12. The Walking Dead: The Complete Four...
13. The Walking Dead: The Complete Four...
14. Tarzan
15. Mrs. Doubtfire

Trending in Theaters
1. Guardians of the Galaxy
2. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
3. The Expendables 3
4. Transformers: Age of Extinction
5. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
6. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
7. Lucy
8. Edge of Tomorrow
9. How to Train Your Dragon 2
10. Snowpiercer
11. The Fault in Our Stars
12. Boyhood
13. 22 Jump Street
14. Let's Be Cops
15. The Giver
16. Into the Storm
17. The November Man
18. If I Stay
19. Interstellar
20. Autómata

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
2.  Godzilla
3.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
4.  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D
5.  Draft Day
6.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
7.  The LEGO Movie
8.  Godzilla 3D
9.  The Walking Dead: The Complete Four...
10.  The Fault in Our Stars
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
2.  Godzilla
3.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
4.  Draft Day
5.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
6.  Godzilla 3D
7.  The Fault in Our Stars
8.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
9.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
10.  Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
$19.99, Save 50%
2.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
$19.99, Save 50%
3.  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D
$24.96, Save 46%
4.  Draft Day
$17.99, Save 55%
5.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
$19.96, Save 45%
6.  The LEGO Movie
$17.96, Save 50%
7.  The Walking Dead: The Complete Four...
$41.00, Save 49%
8.  The Fault in Our Stars
$24.99, Save 50%
9.  Divergent
$19.96, Save 50%
10.  Frozen
$24.96, Save 45%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Dexter: The Eighth Season

 United States


$69.99 $17.99





Poirot: The Complete Cases Collection

 United States


$399.99 $198.49





Orange Is the New Black: The Complete First Season

 United States


$39.97 $18.49





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