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
Poirot: The Complete Cases Collection (Blu-ray)
$198.49
Dexter: The Eighth Season (Blu-ray)
$17.99
Draft Day (Blu-ray)
$17.99
Orange Is the New Black: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
$18.49
Transformers Trilogy (Blu-ray)
$17.24
Pain & Gain (Blu-ray)
$10.12
Sleepaway Camp (Blu-ray)
$15.99
X-Men: Days of Future Past (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Destroy All Monsters (Blu-ray)
$12.74
Ray Donovan: Season One (Blu-ray)
$24.49
Baltimore Ravens: Road to XLVII (Blu-ray)
$20.08
Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One - Avengers Assembled (Blu-ray)
$119.99
Steven Spielberg Director's Collection (Blu-ray)
$91.99
Godzilla (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Eternal Damn Nation (Blu-ray)
$15.25
D-Day Remembered (Blu-ray)
$39.99
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Blu-ray)
$19.96
Afflicted (Blu-ray)
$12.49
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


Melancholia Blu-ray

United States
Magnolia Pictures | 2011 | 136 min | Rated R | Mar 13, 2012

Melancholia (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (27.75 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)

Subtitles
English SDH, Spanish

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

Playback
Region A (locked)

Price
List price: $19.98, Price history
Amazon: $10.99 (Save 45%)
New from: $10.85 (Save 46%)
Usually ships in 24 hours

Buy Melancholia on Blu-ray

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
7.5
245
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.8 of 54.8
Audio 4.3 of 54.3
Extras 3.4 of 53.4
Based on 3 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Drama100%
Sci-Fi-
69%
popularity
935
collections
57
fans




Melancholia

 (2011)

Melancholia Blu-ray delivers stunningly beautiful video and superb audio in this exceptional Blu-ray release

Troubled sisters Justine and Claire find their already-strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet, Melancholia, threatens to collide with Earth.

For more about Melancholia and the Melancholia Blu-ray release, see Melancholia Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 4.5 out of 5.

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer Sutherland, Charlotte Rampling, Alexander Skarsgård, John Hurt
Director: Lars von Trier

» See full cast & crew


Melancholia Blu-ray, Video Quality

  5.0 of 5

Gorgeous. Just gorgeous. I couldn't help but take screencaptures of every shot in the slow-motion opening prologue, which is easily one of the most visually striking sequences I saw in a film in 2011. (In this regard, Melancholia and Tree of Life once again go head-to- head.) I love the cinematography here. The elegant stillness of the slow-mo shots compared to the handheld jitteriness of the rest, the golden yellow color cast of Part One that gives way to appropriately somber blues in Part Two, the painterly tableaus and even the CGI shots of the rogue planet--it all looks stunning on Blu-ray, with a 1080p/AVC encode that's practically perfect. The film was shot digitally using Arri Alexa cameras and razor-sharp Zeiss prime lenses, and the level of clarity is consistently exceptional. Closeups, especially, are wonderfully crisp--facial details and clothing textures are finely resolved--and it's rare to see a soft or muddled-looking shot. (Since most of the film was shot handheld, focus does drift and shift, but that's another thing entirely.) The color grading is excellent too, and like I said before, the look of the film changes quite drastically between "Justine" and "Claire." In both sections, black levels are stable, contrast is tight without looking overcranked, and skin tones are natural. And while there's an expected level of source noise in some of the darker scenes--which is unavoidable--I didn't spot any compression problems or encode issues. I have no qualms giving this disc full marks.


Melancholia Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.5 of 5

As it should be clear by now, Melancholia isn't your typical end-of-the-world sci-fi movie, and accordingly, doesn't feature your usual explosions- a-plenty end-of-the-world sci-fi action movie sound design. This is a largely quiet, conversational film, and its DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround track on Blu-ray reflects that with a mix that's mostly focused on clean, balanced dialogue. That's not to say this track never delivers any moments of aural bliss. The use of music in the film is sublime. The prelude to Wagner's opera Tristan und Isolde is featured prominently, and the orchestral arrangement--especially if you like to have the volume on your receiver set relatively high--sounds breathtakingly rich and clear. The music is often bled subtly into the rear speakers, but otherwise the surround channels stay fairly reserved, host only to low-level ambience and a few isolated effects. It might be low on sonic theatrics, but I think this mix works almost perfectly for the film. The disc includes optional English SDH and Spanish subtitles, both of which appear in easy-to-read white lettering.



Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members





   



Melancholia Blu-ray, News and Updates



This Week on Blu-ray: March 6-March 13 - March 12, 2012

Paramount Pictures makes a strong HD showing the week with the Blu-ray release of Young Adult. The movie illustrates the art of defying audience expectations; the studio might have marketed Young Adult as an off-kilter romantic comedy, but director Jason Reitman's ...

Melancholia Blu-ray (Updated) - December 14, 2011

In an early retail announcement, Magnolia Home Entertainment has revealed plans to bring Melancholia to Blu-ray next year. Controversial director Lars von Trier (Antichrist) focuses his singular vision on the end of the world and how this cataclysmic event impacts ...


Melancholia Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
Melancholia 3/13/12 - Review 241 Feb 05, 2013



Melancholia Blu-ray


$19.98 $10.99


Buy Melancholia 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. Transformers: Age of Extinction 3D
8. Y Tu Mamá También
9. The Walking Dead: The Complete Four...
10. Hercules
11. Inception
12. Batman Begins
13. Tarzan
14. The Walking Dead: The Complete Four...
15. Mrs. Doubtfire

Trending in Theaters
1. Guardians of the Galaxy
2. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
3. Transformers: Age of Extinction
4. The Expendables 3
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. 22 Jump Street
13. Into the Storm
14. Boyhood
15. Hercules
16. Let's Be Cops
17. The Giver
18. The November Man
19. If I Stay
20. Interstellar

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


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
2.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
3.  Godzilla
4.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
5.  Godzilla 3D
6.  The Fault in Our Stars
7.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
8.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
9.  Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
10.  Edge of Tomorrow 3D
  » 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 Fault in Our Stars
$24.99, Save 50%
8.  Divergent
$19.96, Save 50%
9.  Frozen
$24.96, Save 45%
10.  The Wolf of Wall Street
$9.99, Save 75%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Poirot: The Complete Cases Collection

 United States


$399.99 $198.49





Dexter: The Eighth Season

 United States


$69.99 $17.99





Draft Day

 United States


$39.99 $17.99





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