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
Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One - Avengers Assembled (Blu-ray)
$129.99
The Dark Knight Trilogy (Blu-ray)
$38.99
Hercules 3D (Blu-ray)
$24.99
Batman: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$189.99
From The New World: Collection 2 (Blu-ray)
$43.08
24: Live Another Day (Blu-ray)
$39.99
God's Not Dead (Blu-ray)
$17.29
The Big Chill (Blu-ray)
$27.59
Man of Steel Limited Collector's Edition (Blu-ray)
$24.99
Hercules (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Los Angeles Kings: 2014 Stanley Cup Champions (Blu-ray)
$18.99
Mr. Peabody & Sherman 3D (Blu-ray)
$30.98
Love Lab: Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
$37.28
Marvel Bundle (Blu-ray)
$64.99
X-Men and the Wolverine Collection (Blu-ray)
$29.99
Man of Steel Exclusive Action Figure Gift Set (Blu-ray)
$14.99
The Wolf of Wall Street (Blu-ray)
$9.99
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Blu-ray)
$99.99
Nymphomaniac: Volumes I and II (Blu-ray)
$17.99


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 (34083)
 Adventure (26014)
 Animation (8015)
 Anime (4249)
 Biography (3588)
 Comedy (25730)
 Comic book (4638)
 Coming of age (1658)
 Crime (18008)
 Dark humor (3473)
 Documentary (4731)
 Drama (41182)
 Epic (4912)
 Erotic (998)
 Family (11131)
 Fantasy (14809)
 Film-Noir (1101)
 Foreign (5618)
 Heist (1549)
 History (5422)
 Holiday (1138)
 Horror (12773)
 Imaginary (838)
 Martial arts (3000)
 Melodrama (2210)
 Music (7989)
 Musical (3574)
 Mystery (10449)
 Nature (1768)
 Other (685)
 Period (6369)
 Psychological thriller (2943)
 Romance (14986)
 Sci-Fi (16687)
 Short (353)
 Sport (2652)
 Supernatural (3907)
 Surreal (1278)
 Teen (3005)
 Thriller (30425)
 War (5357)
 Western (2239)

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


Nosferatu Blu-ray

United States
Nosferatu, a Symphony of Horror / Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens / Dracula Kino Video | 1922 | 1 Movie, 2 Cuts | 94 min | Unrated | Nov 12, 2013

Nosferatu (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.32:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.33:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
English: LPCM 2.0

Subtitles
English

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Two-disc set (2 BDs)

Packaging
Slipcover in original pressing

Playback
Region A (locked)

Price
List price: $39.95, Price history
Amazon: $23.49 (Save 41%)
New from: $19.94 (Save 50%)
Usually ships in 24 hours

Buy Nosferatu on Blu-ray

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
8.5
121
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.1 of 54.1
Audio 5.0 of 55.0
Extras 3.6 of 53.6
Based on 2 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Horror100%
58%
popularity
597
collections
47
fans




Nosferatu

 (1922)

Nosferatu Blu-ray delivers great video and reference-quality audio in this exceptional Blu-ray release

In this first-ever screen adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula, a simple real-estate transaction leads an intrepid businessman deep into the superstitious heart of Transylvania. There he encounters the otherworldly Count Orlok — portrayed by the legendary Max Schreck — who soon after embarks upon a cross-continental voyage to take up residence in a distant new land...

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

Starring: Max Schreck, Greta Schröder, Gustav Von Wangenheim, Georg H. Schnell, Gustav Botz, Alexander Granach
Director: F.W. Murnau

» See full cast & crew


Nosferatu Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

The film opens with a description of the restoration work that was entailed:

"Nosferatu was restored by Luciano Berriatúa on behalf of Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung, Weisbaden in 2005/06. A tinted nitrate print with French intertitles from 1922 from the Cinémathèque Française, Paris, was used as a basis for the restoration.

Missing shots were completed by a safety print from 1939 from Bundesarchiv-Filmarchiv, Berlin/Koblenz, drawn from a Czech export print from the 1920s. Other shots were taken from a nitrate print of the 1930 version, distributed under the title Die Zwölfte Stunde (The Twelfth Hour), preserved at the Cinémathèque Française, Paris.

Most of the original intertitles and inserts are preserved in a safety print from 1962 from Bundesarchiv-Filmarchiv, Berlin/Koblenz, originating in a print from 1922. Missing intertitles and inserts were redesigned on the basis of the original typography by trickWilk, Berlin. They are marked with F.W.M.S.

The lab work was carried out by L'Immagine Ritrovata, Bologna."

This is quite simply the best Nosferatu has ever looked on home video. As a film in the public domain, it's seen numerous releases by less-than- reputable distributors using thrice-duped, badly tinted, and poorly mastered prints. Kino-Lorber has aimed for a more definitive presentation, using an original print and attempting to stay true to the film's intended appearance. While not as immediately jaw-dropping as the recent Friedrich-Wilhelm- Murnau-Stiftung restoration of Metropolis—which was given the frame-by-frame clean-up treatment—Nosferatu is gorgeous in this new 1080p/AVC-encoded transfer. Specks and scratches still remain throughout, but the print's grain structure is preserved, with no signs of adverse noise reduction or edge enhancement. Detail is massively improved from previous editions—with finer textures and sharper lines all around—and both the contrast and color tinting are balanced perfectly. This edition is by far the best way to appreciate Nosferatu's stunning visuals.

Note: The first disc of the two-disc set features reconstructed English intertitles—using a great Art Deco typeface—while the second disc includes German intertitles, some original and others reconstructed.

Update (11/20/13): At first glance, it appeared to me as though both transfers were identical, but on closer examination—and thanks to the sharp eyes of some of the readers in our forums—it's obvious that the German edition on the second disc is superior. It's visibly sharper throughout, and when compared back to back, the English version is slightly but noticeably cropped. Purists will want to stick with the German version, which is comparable in quality to Masters of Cinema's U.K. release.


Nosferatu Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  5.0 of 5

Kino has supplied the film with a partially speculative rerecording of Hans Erdmann's original score, some of which is lost. The music is as eerie as the imagery, complementing the onscreen horrors with deep cellos, clanging cymbals, and piercing brass. Presented in either the default lossless DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround track or an uncompressed Linear PCM 2.0 stereo mix-down, the arrangements sound fantastic—rich and clear and dynamically expansive. We couldn't ask for better.


Nosferatu: Other Editions



Nosferatu, A Symphony of Horror
-



Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Horror of Dracula
Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members





   



Nosferatu Blu-ray, News and Updates



This Week on Blu-ray: November 12-19 - November 10, 2013

For the week of November 12th, Warner Home Entertainment is bringing Zach Snyder and Christopher Nolan's gritty, somber Man of Steel to Blu-ray. Other titles include Noah Baumbach's Frances Ha, Prince Avalanche, F.W. Murnau's classic Nosferatu, and the 40th Anniversary ...

Kino Details F.W. Murnau's Nosferatu - October 21, 2013

Kino Video has detailed its upcoming Blu-ray release of F.W. Murnau's classic horror film Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horrors. The two-disc Deluxe Edition, which has been newly mastered in HD from the archival 35mm restoration by the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung, ...

Trailer for F.W. Murnau's Newly Restored Nosferatu - October 14, 2013

Kino Classics has released a new trailer for Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung's recent restoration of F.W. Murnau's classic horror film Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horrors. Kino Classics will release the restoration on Blu-ray on November 12th.

» Show more related news posts for Nosferatu Blu-ray


Nosferatu Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post



Nosferatu Blu-ray


$39.95 $23.49


Buy Nosferatu on Blu-ray


Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One - Avengers Assembled (Blu-ray)
Gold Box Deal of the Day
Today only: $129.99

Buy Now


 


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. Sabotage
2. Insomnia
3. Scanners
4. Ginger Snaps
5. Transcendence
6. The Essential Jacques Demy
7. The Legend of Billie Jean
8. Under the Skin
9. American Hustle
10. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
11. Heaven Is for Real
12. A Hard Day's Night
13. Lucy
14. The LEGO Movie
15. The Dark Knight Trilogy

Trending in Theaters
1. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
2. The Purge: Anarchy
3. Under the Skin
4. The LEGO Movie
5. Sabotage
6. X-Men: Days of Future Past
7. The Grand Budapest Hotel
8. Transformers: Age of Extinction
9. 22 Jump Street
10. Sex Tape
11. Lucy
12. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
13. 300: Rise of an Empire
14. Transcendence
15. Snowpiercer

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase On...
2.  The LEGO Movie
3.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
4.  Divergent
5.  Noah
6.  Les Misérables
7.  Heaven Is for Real
8.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
9.  The Dark Knight Trilogy
10.  Batman: The Complete Series
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
2.  Divergent
3.  Noah
4.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
5.  Batman: The Complete Series
6.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
7.  Godzilla 3D
8.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
9.  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D
10.  Godzilla
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  The LEGO Movie
$17.96, Save 50%
2.  Divergent
$19.96, Save 50%
3.  Noah
$17.99, Save 55%
4.  Les Misérables
$8.99, Save 61%
5.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
$19.99, Save 50%
6.  The Dark Knight Trilogy
$38.99, Save 61%
7.  Man of Steel Exclusive Action Figur...
$14.99, Save 75%
8.  Rio 2 3D
$22.99, Save 54%
9.  The Wolf of Wall Street
$9.99, Save 63%
10.  Rise of the Planet of the Apes
$9.00, Save 74%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One - Avengers Assembled

 United States


$219.00 $129.99





The Dark Knight Trilogy

 United States


$99.97 $38.99





Hercules 3D

 United States


$54.99 $24.99





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