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
Prisoners (Blu-ray)
$9.99
The Vincent Price Collection (Blu-ray)
$39.49
In the Mouth of Madness (Blu-ray)
$9.49
Saw: The Complete Movie Collection (Blu-ray)
$18.99
The Haunting (Blu-ray)
$9.49
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Blu-ray)
$64.99
Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$158.69
Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
$39.96
Leprechaun: The Complete Movie Collection (Blu-ray)
$29.49
Sleeping Beauty (Blu-ray)
$24.99
V/H/S/2 (Blu-ray)
$11.99
Maleficent (Blu-ray)
$19.99
The Amityville Horror Trilogy (Blu-ray)
$33.49
Between the Buried and Me: Future Sequence - Live at the Fidelitorium (Blu-ray)
$12.99
The Final Terror (Blu-ray)
$14.99
Step Up All In (Blu-ray)
$22.99
Dragon Ball Z: Season 9 (Blu-ray)
$24.99
Terror Train (Blu-ray)
$12.49
The Wicker Man (Blu-ray)
$11.99


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 (35665)
 Adventure (27325)
 Animation (8230)
 Anime (4502)
 Biography (3736)
 Comedy (26792)
 Comic book (5008)
 Coming of age (1740)
 Crime (18696)
 Dark humor (3709)
 Documentary (4867)
 Drama (42936)
 Epic (5093)
 Erotic (1069)
 Family (11639)
 Fantasy (15631)
 Film-Noir (1156)
 Foreign (6153)
 Heist (1613)
 History (5638)
 Holiday (1197)
 Horror (13453)
 Imaginary (888)
 Martial arts (3219)
 Melodrama (2289)
 Music (8369)
 Musical (3743)
 Mystery (10897)
 Nature (1797)
 Other (695)
 Period (6703)
 Psychological thriller (3069)
 Romance (15680)
 Sci-Fi (17551)
 Short (375)
 Sport (2737)
 Supernatural (4211)
 Surreal (1408)
 Teen (3119)
 Thriller (31597)
 War (5604)
 Western (2329)

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


Obsession Blu-ray

United Kingdom
167
4
2
Arrow | 1976 | 98 min | Rated BBFC: 12 | Jul 11, 2011

Obsession (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (34.94 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)
English: LPCM Mono (48kHz, 24-bit)

Subtitles
English SDH

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

Packaging
Slipcover in original pressing
Figure/replica/props/memorabilia included

Playback
Region free

Price
List price: £24.99, Price history

New from: £24.43 (Save 2%)
Available from Amazon sellers, FREE shipping in the UK

Buy Obsession on Blu-ray

Buy from WBshop.com

Buy Obsession on Blu-ray

Price
Buy on:

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
7.1
40
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.5 of 54.5
Audio 4.4 of 54.4
Extras 4.5 of 54.5
Based on 2 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Drama100%
Psychological thriller49%
Mystery38%
Thriller-
91%
popularity
421
collections
11
fans




Obsession

 (1976)

Obsession Blu-ray delivers stunning video and audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

New Orleans businessman Michael Courtland's life is shattered when his wife and daughter are tragically killed in a botched kidnap rescue attempt. Many years later whilst visiting Italy he meets and falls in in love with Sandra Portinari, who bears a striking resemblance to his wife.

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

Starring: Cliff Robertson, Genevičve Bujold, John Lithgow, Sylvia Kuumba Williams, Wanda Blackman, J. Patrick McNamara
Director: Brian De Palma

» See full cast & crew


Obsession Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.5 of 5

Presented in an aspect ratio of 2.35:1, encoded with MPEG-4 AVC and granted a 1080p transfer, Brian De Palma's Obsession arrives on Blu-ray courtesy of British distributors Arrow Films.

Though not flawless, the high-definition transfer respects the integrity of the film and delivers substantial improvements in every single area we typically address in our reviews. I did a few quick comparisons with the old R1 SDVD release of the film, courtesy of Sony Pictures, which is now out of print, and the improvements in terms of detail, clarity, and color reproduction are massive. Contrast levels - especially during the nighttime sequences from Florence, all of which have a tendency to break up on the SDVD release - are also substantially improved. The best news, however, is that there are no traces of excessive denoising. Naturally, there is a layer of light grain throughout the entire film. This is very important to clarify because in Obsession cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond's lensing is extremely delicate and even a relatively modest attempt at reducing the grain without respecting the integrity of the film would have resulted in seriously compromised detail. Additionally, there are no traces of heavy edge-enhancement or halo effects. This being said, the film has not undergone a full-blown 4K restoration and certain limitations are still present. Light noise occasionally pops up here and there, and color balance where there is plenty of natural light is not perfect (though the softness and low color resolution are indeed intended), but overall the presentation is of very high quality. (Note: This is a Region-Free Blu-ray disc. Therefore, you will be able to play it on your PS3 or SA regardless of your geographical location. For the record, there is no problematic PAL or 1080/50i content preceding the disc's main menu).


Obsession Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.5 of 5

There are two audio tracks on this Blu-ray disc: English LPCM 1.0 and English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1. For the record, Arrow Films have provided optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature. When turned on, they appear inside the image frame.

The English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 track has a wider range of dynamic, which is why I believe many of you would choose it over the English LPCM 1.0 track. This becomes fairly obvious where Bernard Herrmann's score is prominent. However, I prefer the original mono track. The audio is slightly softer with it, but balance, stability, and clarity are excellent. For the record, I did not detect any problematic pops, cracks, hissings, or audio dropouts.


Obsession: Other Editions



1-disc
£6.90

Blu-ray bundles with Obsession (1 bundle)





Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members




   



Obsession Blu-ray, News and Updates



De Palma's Obsession on Blu-ray in June - April 22, 2011

British distributors Arrow Films have announced that they will release Brian De Palma's Obsession (1976), starring Cliff Robertson (Charly, Brainstorm), Genevičve Bujold (Anne of the Thousand Days, Dead Ringers), and John Lithgow (Terms of Endearment, The Manhattan ...


Obsession Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
Obsession (1976 Brian De Palma) - Arrow Vid... (

Official Thread

)
67 1 day ago
Imports - my obsession 29 Dec 27, 2011




 


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. Transformers: Age of Extinction 3D
2. Transformers: Age of Extinction
3. Transformers: Age of Extinction
4. Neighbors
5. Halloween: The Complete Collection
6. Godzilla 3D
7. Godzilla
8. Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D
9. Leprechaun: The Complete Movie Coll...
10. Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
11. Ghostbusters 1 & 2
12. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
13. Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D
14. Guardians of the Galaxy
15. Chef

Trending in Theaters
1. Guardians of the Galaxy
2. The Equalizer
3. The Maze Runner
4. A Walk Among the Tombstones
5. Tusk
6. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
7. This Is Where I Leave You
8. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
9. Boyhood
10. The Drop
11. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
12. Hercules
13. Lucy
14. The Zero Theorem
15. The Boxtrolls
16. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby
17. Gone Girl
18. Let's Be Cops
19. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
20. Fury

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
2.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
3.  Maleficent
4.  Transformers: Age of Extinction 3D
5.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
6.  Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D
7.  Sleeping Beauty
8.  Chef
9.  Godzilla
10.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
2.  Maleficent
3.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
4.  Sleeping Beauty
5.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
6.  Edge of Tomorrow 3D
7.  Edge of Tomorrow
8.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
9.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
10.  Planes: Fire & Rescue
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
$17.99, Save 55%
2.  Maleficent
$19.99, Save 46%
3.  Transformers: Age of Extinction 3D
$26.99, Save 46%
4.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
$19.99, Save 50%
5.  Frozen
$24.96, Save 45%
6.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
$19.96, Save 45%
7.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
$39.96, Save 50%
8.  24: Live Another Day
$29.99, Save 50%
9.  The Fault in Our Stars
$24.99, Save 50%
10.  Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
$19.99, Save 50%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Prisoners

 United States


$35.99 $9.99





The Vincent Price Collection

 United States


$79.97 $39.49





In the Mouth of Madness

 United States


$19.98 $9.49





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