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
Interstellar (Blu-ray)
$23.99
2 hrs ago
Let's Be Cops (Blu-ray)
$5.99
 
The Equalizer (Blu-ray)
$14.99
 
Secret of the Wings 3D (Blu-ray)
$13.99
 
Cowboy Bebop: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$34.49
 
ESPN Films 30 for 30: Five-Year Anniversary Collection (Blu-ray)
$99.99
 
As Above So Below (Blu-ray)
$14.99
1 hr ago
Archer: The Complete Season Five (Blu-ray)
$19.99
 
American Sniper (Blu-ray)
$29.99
 
The Expendables 3 (Blu-ray)
$15.00
 
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (Blu-ray)
$4.99
20 hrs ago
2015 National Championship (Blu-ray)
$14.96
 
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


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 (38798)
 Adventure (29684)
 Animation (8946)
 Anime (4932)
 Biography (4067)
 Comedy (28836)
 Comic book (5531)
 Coming of age (1940)
 Crime (20157)
 Dark humor (4059)
 Documentary (5184)
 Drama (46575)
 Epic (5564)
 Erotic (1185)
 Family (12511)
 Fantasy (17105)
 Film-Noir (1265)
 Foreign (6685)
 Heist (1756)
 History (6051)
 Holiday (1297)
 Horror (14745)
 Imaginary (954)
 Martial arts (3494)
 Melodrama (2464)
 Music (9011)
 Musical (4006)
 Mystery (11714)
 Nature (1865)
 Other (714)
 Period (7372)
 Psychological thriller (3330)
 Romance (16858)
 Sci-Fi (19128)
 Short (427)
 Sport (2982)
 Supernatural (4644)
 Surreal (1545)
 Teen (3403)
 Thriller (34039)
 War (6012)
 Western (2490)

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


Pirate Radio Blu-ray

United States
491
9
10
The Boat That Rocked Universal Studios | 2009 | 117 min | Rated R | Apr 13, 2010

Pirate Radio (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: VC-1 (30.14 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.36:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
French: DTS 5.1
Spanish: DTS 5.1

Subtitles
English SDH, French, Spanish

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

Playback
Region free

Price
List price: $14.98, Price history

Amazon: $9.62 (Save 36%)
New from: $7.16 (Save 52%)
Fulfilled by Amazon

Buy Pirate Radio on Blu-ray Movie

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
7.2
119
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.0 of 54.0
Audio 4.5 of 54.5
Extras 1.9 of 51.9
Based on 2 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Comedy100%
Music61%
Romance50%
Drama17%
64%
popularity
770
collections
16
fans




Pirate Radio

 (2009)

Pirate Radio Blu-ray delivers great video and superb audio in this fan-pleasing Blu-ray release

In Britain 1966 recently expelled student, Carl has been sent by his mother to find some direction in life by visiting his godfather, Quentin. However, Quentin is the boss of Radio Rock, a pirate radio station in the middle of the North Sea, populated by an eclectic crew of rock-and-roll deejays. Life on the North Sea is eventful. Carl discovers the opposite sex and who his real father is. Meanwhile, pirate stations have come to the attention of government minister Dormand, who is out for the blood of these lawbreakers. In an era when the stuffy corridors of power stifle anything approaching youthful exuberance, Dormand seizes the chance to score a political goal, and The Marine Broadcasting Offences Act is passed in an effort to outlaw the pirates and to remove their ghastly influence from the land once and for all. What results is a literal storm on the high seas. With Radio Rock in peril, its devoted fans rally together and stage an epic Dunkirk-style hundred-boat rescue to save their deejay heroes. Some things may come to an end, but rock and roll never dies.

For more about Pirate Radio and the Pirate Radio Blu-ray release, see Pirate Radio Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 3.5 out of 5.

Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bill Nighy, Rhys Ifans, Nick Frost, Kenneth Branagh, Charlie Rowe
Director: Richard Curtis (I)

» See full cast & crew


Pirate Radio Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

Pirate Radio arrives in style with a colorful, entirely capable 1080p/VC-1 transfer; one that faithfully embraces every frame of Curtis' high seas culture clash. As readily as cinematographer Danny Cohen's palette complements the savory pulse of '60s rock, so too does Universal's presentation. Skintones are lovely and lifelike, British Invasion reds and blues pop, black levels are rich and well-resolved, and contrast, though a tad overbearing at times, remains strong throughout. Detail is impressive as well. Sure, softness comes to bear on a number of scenes, but it's never without cinematic merit. Fine textures are fit and filmic, edge definition is quite satisfying, and delineation is natural and revealing. Note the tattered edges of record sleeves and the flaking paint on the hull; the stubborn stubble climbing Philip Seymour Hoffman's cheeks and the rust snaking its way across the ceiling. Better still, pay attention to the technical proficiency of the transfer. Artifacting, aliasing, and source noise aren't at play, and ringing and banding only make a few negligible appearances. All things considered, Pirate Radio's transfer looks great and should easily please anyone who sinks into Curtis' story.


Pirate Radio Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.5 of 5

With the Kinks, Jimi Hendrix, the Troggs, Procol Harum, the Turtles, Cream, and the Who on board, is it any wonder that Universal's DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround track rocks? Sublime guitar riffs, raw vocals, and weighty bass beats keep Richard Curtis' sound design afloat, even though many a scene features little more than well-prioritized conversations and convincing seascape ambience. The relative quiet before each storm remains true to the director's intentions, mind you, but the melodies of the Beach Boys have never been more welcome than when they break through the silence that occasionally descends on Quentin's rebel ship. Through it all, LFE output is intense and impassioned, rear speaker activity is diligent and effective, and the resulting soundfield is quite immersive. Listen to the distant waves mingle with the clamor of the crew; as the Radio Rock floods with the sounds of its illegal sonic wares; as the Count barks into the salt-stained hollows of his microphone; as the hull of the ship and its creaking interiors gripe and groan. Dialogue is clear and clean as well, and lines are rarely lost at sea. Moreover, crisp sound effects and classic rock songs surge and relent without fail, lending the whole of the experience a truly enjoyable tone and tenor. Universal is one of the most consistent studios when it comes to lossless audio quality, and Pirate Radio doesn't disappoint.



Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members





   



Pirate Radio Blu-ray, News and Updates



Today on Blu-ray - April 13th - April 13, 2010

Days after we reach the half-way point in Tom Hanks' latest historically inspired series, The Pacific, Universal is today releasing on Blu-ray the film which initiated the actor's infatuation with documenting and revisiting the past Apollo 13. Documenting one ...

Pirate Radio Blu-ray Announced - February 1, 2010

Universal Studios Home Entertainment has announced that it will release the British comedy Pirate Radio on Blu-ray on April 13. Note that this BD edition will only feature the U.S cut of the movie, 12 minutes shorter than the original version (titled The Boat That ...


Pirate Radio Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
Amazon Pirate Shipments 46 May 27, 2007
The Pirate Fairy (Tinkerbell) 34 Apr 20, 2014



Pirate Radio Blu-ray


$14.98 $9.62


Buy Pirate Radio on Blu-ray Movie


 


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. Gone Girl
2. GoodFellas
3. Fright Night
4. The Grand Budapest Hotel
5. Lucy
6. Lucy
7. Interstellar
8. The Equalizer
9. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
10. Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
11. American Sniper
12. Ghostbusters 1 & 2
13. The Interview
14. John Wick
15. Lucy

Trending in Theaters
1. American Sniper
2. Interstellar
3. The Interview
4. Big Hero 6
5. The Imitation Game
6. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
7. Taken 3
8. Blackhat
9. Inherent Vice
10. Into the Woods
11. Nightcrawler
12. The Babadook
13. Selma
14. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
15. Foxcatcher
16. Paddington
17. The Theory of Everything
18. Horns
19. A Most Violent Year
20. The Wedding Ringer
21. The Gambler
22. Predestination
23. Unbroken
24. Penguins of Madagascar
25. Two Days, One Night
26. Exodus: Gods and Kings
27. Horrible Bosses 2
28. Dumb and Dumber To
29. Jessabelle
30. Wolves
31. The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death
32. Wild
33. Vice
34. Leviathan
35. Annie
36. Top Five
37. Son of a Gun
38. Rosewater
39. Before I Go to Sleep
40. Song of the Sea
41. Fugly!
42. Beyond the Lights
43. [REC] 4: Apocalypse
44. Revenge of the Green Dragons
45. The Homesman

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Big Hero 6
2.  Fury
3.  Let's Be Cops
4.  Downton Abbey: Season 5
5.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
6.  Interstellar
7.  The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
8.  The Book of Life
9.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
10.  Lucy
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Big Hero 6
2.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
3.  Interstellar
4.  The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
5.  American Sniper
6.  John Wick
7.  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
8.  101 Dalmatians
9.  Outlander: Season 1 Volume 1
10.  Dracula Untold
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Big Hero 6
$18.90, Save 53%
2.  Let's Be Cops
$5.99, Save 85%
3.  Downton Abbey: Season 5
$27.99, Save 49%
4.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
$39.96, Save 50%
5.  The Book of Life
$19.99, Save 50%
6.  The Equalizer
$14.99, Save 57%
7.  The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
$4.99, Save 88%
8.  The Grand Budapest Hotel
$11.99, Save 70%
9.  The Expendables 3
$15.00, Save 62%
10.  The Book of Life 3D
$24.99, Save 50%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Interstellar

 United States


$39.99 $23.99





Let's Be Cops

 United States


$39.99 $5.99





The Equalizer

 United States


$34.99 $14.99





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.
© 2002-2015 Blu-ray.com. All rights reserved.
Registration problems | Business/Advertising Inquiries | Privacy Policy | Legal Notices