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
The Nutty Professor: 50th Anniversary (Blu-ray)
$8.69
The Doctor and the Devils (Blu-ray)
$11.98
Sleepy Hollow: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
$24.99
Arrow: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
$39.99
The Big Bang Theory: The Complete Seventh Season (Blu-ray)
$29.99
Stargate: The Ark of Truth / Continuum (Blu-ray)
$18.98
Justice League: War (Blu-ray)
$9.99
The Slayers: Season 4 & 5 (Blu-ray)
$35.33
WWE: The Best of RAW 2010 (Blu-ray)
$11.48
Just Go With It (Blu-ray)
$4.99
Jarhead / The Kingdom / Green Zone (Blu-ray)
$9.99
South Park: The Complete Seventeenth Season (Blu-ray)
$24.99
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Grimm: Season Three (Blu-ray)
$34.99
Dukas: Ariane et Barbe-Bleue | Liceu (Blu-ray)
$20.99
The Fault in Our Stars (Blu-ray)
$22.99


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 (35440)
 Adventure (27163)
 Animation (8177)
 Anime (4453)
 Biography (3720)
 Comedy (26607)
 Comic book (4964)
 Coming of age (1733)
 Crime (18583)
 Dark humor (3680)
 Documentary (4837)
 Drama (42654)
 Epic (5065)
 Erotic (1053)
 Family (11571)
 Fantasy (15526)
 Film-Noir (1137)
 Foreign (6080)
 Heist (1604)
 History (5589)
 Holiday (1188)
 Horror (13353)
 Imaginary (882)
 Martial arts (3204)
 Melodrama (2277)
 Music (8257)
 Musical (3718)
 Mystery (10846)
 Nature (1792)
 Other (690)
 Period (6649)
 Psychological thriller (3059)
 Romance (15567)
 Sci-Fi (17409)
 Short (373)
 Sport (2724)
 Supernatural (4172)
 Surreal (1404)
 Teen (3109)
 Thriller (31417)
 War (5556)
 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


Man in the Dark 3D Blu-ray

United States
18
2
1
Screen Archives Entertainment Exclusive / Limited Edition to 3000 / Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray Twilight Time | 1953 | 68 min | Not rated | Jan 21, 2014

Man in the Dark 3D (Blu-ray)
Temporary cover art
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 MVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.33:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.37:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio Mono
Music: DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0

Subtitles
English SDH

Discs
25GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)
Blu-ray 3D

Playback
Region A, B (C untested)

Price
List price: n/a  

Amazon: $49.99
New from: $31.25
Fulfilled by Amazon, FREE shipping

Buy Man in the Dark 3D on Blu-ray

Price
Buy on:

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
6.9
9
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
3D 4.5 of 54.5
Video 4.5 of 54.5
Audio 3.8 of 53.8
Extras 0.8 of 50.8
Based on 1 user review

Movie appeal

 
Film-Noir100%
Drama60%
Thriller-
Crime-
30%
popularity
173
collections
0
fans




Man in the Dark 3D

 (1953)

Man in the Dark 3D Blu-ray despite stunning video and great audio falls short as an overall poor Blu-ray release

A thug is convicted and undergoes experimental brain surgery to remove criminal element in his brain. The operation wipes out all memory of his past life, including where he stashed the loot.

For more about Man in the Dark 3D and the Man in the Dark 3D Blu-ray release, see Man in the Dark 3D Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 2.0 out of 5.

Starring: Edmond O'Brien, Audrey Totter, Ted de Corsia, Dan Riss
Director: Lew Landers

» See full cast & crew


Man in the Dark 3D Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.5 of 5

Man in the Dark is presented on Blu-ray with AVC (2D) and MVC (3D) encoded 1080p transfers in 1.33:1. This little remembered film has been sourced from pristine elements and I personally have a hunch Columbia have had the original camera negative available based on the results. (Even if that isn't the case, the film's brief length and relative lack of star power probably meant it was not broadcast very much—I certainly don't remembering ever having seen it growing up—and so even secondary elements could be in tip top condition.) Contrast is extremely strong, offering a nicely variegated array of gray scale, whites and blacks. There are a couple of oddly soft shots—some of them at the amusement park later in the film —but the bulk of this transfer looks sharp as a tack, with a completely intact layer of grain and no egregious signs of any digital tampering.

The 3D experience is similarly excellent, yet another example of the old method having made the transition into modern day efforts with surprising impact. Director Lew Landers exploits the medium throughout the film, with several "in your face" shots (see screenshot 3 for a typical example). Some viewers may experience very minor crosstalk depending on their setups in some of these shots where objects are thrust directly straight forward at the viewer, rather than being seen from an angle. Otherwise, though, the 3D experience here is remarkably nuanced, with clear foreground differentiation and a nice amount of depth into the frame.


Man in the Dark 3D Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.0 of 5

Man in the Dark features a lossless DTS-HD Master Audio Mono track which is perfectly serviceable for a film that has few real sonic ambitions. Most of the film is simply dialogue driven, though there are a couple of good sequences where the soundtrack kicks up a notch, including the early chase after Rawley is abducted, and the final sequence in the amusement park. Fidelity is fine on this track, and there's no damage to report.



Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Hard Eight
Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members




   



Man in the Dark 3D Blu-ray, News and Updates



No related news posts for Man in the Dark 3D Blu-ray yet.


Man in the Dark 3D Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
The Dark Knight Mega Thread 7879 Sep 01, 2014
Transformers 2 VS. Dark Knight 255 Jul 16, 2013



Man in the Dark 3D Blu-ray


$0.00 $49.99


Buy Man in the Dark 3D 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.  Captain America: The Winter Soldier
5.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
6.  Godzilla 3D
7.  The Big Bang Theory: The Complete S...
8.  Ghostbusters 1 & 2
9.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
10.  Snowpiercer
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
2.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
3.  Snowpiercer
4.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
5.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
6.  Transformers: Age of Extinction 3D
7.  Edge of Tomorrow 3D
8.  Neighbors
9.  Edge of Tomorrow
10.  Halloween: The Complete Collection
  » 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.  Snowpiercer
$14.96, Save 50%
5.  The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
$19.99, Save 60%
6.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
$19.96, Save 45%
7.  Frozen
$24.96, Save 45%
8.  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D
$24.96, Save 46%
9.  Captain America: The First Avenger
$19.96, Save 50%
10.  The LEGO Movie
$17.96, Save 50%
  » 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