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
Breaking Bad: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$102.49
House of Cards: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
$23.49
Veep: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
$20.99
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D (Blu-ray)
$24.96
Visitors (Blu-ray)
$17.49
Sabrina (Blu-ray)
$11.99
Restored Jazz Big Band Classics (Blu-ray)
$141.30
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries: Series 2 (Blu-ray)
$30.99
Masters of Sex: Season One (Blu-ray)
$29.49
Stalingrad 3D (Blu-ray)
$15.49
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 3D (Blu-ray)
$17.99
Batman: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$183.99
Tim's Vermeer (Blu-ray)
$20.49
Battle Royale (Blu-ray)
$12.99
Ernest & Celestine (Blu-ray)
$17.99
The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
$44.96
Seattle Seahawks: Road to XLVIII (Blu-ray)
$27.49
Being Human: The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
$23.49
Approved for Adoption (Blu-ray)
$18.49


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 (34130)
 Adventure (26095)
 Animation (8027)
 Anime (4249)
 Biography (3596)
 Comedy (25746)
 Comic book (4647)
 Coming of age (1659)
 Crime (18040)
 Dark humor (3477)
 Documentary (4739)
 Drama (41254)
 Epic (4920)
 Erotic (999)
 Family (11146)
 Fantasy (14831)
 Film-Noir (1102)
 Foreign (5628)
 Heist (1550)
 History (5426)
 Holiday (1140)
 Horror (12797)
 Imaginary (839)
 Martial arts (3001)
 Melodrama (2214)
 Music (7992)
 Musical (3576)
 Mystery (10466)
 Nature (1768)
 Other (686)
 Period (6373)
 Psychological thriller (2946)
 Romance (14999)
 Sci-Fi (16724)
 Short (353)
 Sport (2653)
 Supernatural (3909)
 Surreal (1282)
 Teen (3010)
 Thriller (30460)
 War (5367)
 Western (2244)

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


Pleasantville Blu-ray

United States
Warner Bros. | 1998 | 124 min | Rated PG-13 | Feb 01, 2011

Pleasantville (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Spanish: Dolby Digital 2.0
Portuguese: Dolby Digital 2.0
Japanese: Dolby Digital 2.0

Subtitles
English SDH, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Cantonese, Danish, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew… (more)

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

Playback
Region free

Price
List price: $14.98, Price history
Amazon: $10.46 (Save 30%)
New from: $8.44 (Save 44%)
Usually ships in 24 hours

Buy Pleasantville on Blu-ray

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
7.6
136
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.0 of 54.0
Audio 4.0 of 54.0
Extras 2.2 of 52.2
Based on 1 user review

Movie appeal

 
Comedy100%
Coming of age34%
Teen31%
Imaginary21%
Drama-
76%
popularity
1257
collections
37
fans




Pleasantville

 (1998)

Pleasantville Blu-ray offers solid video and audio in this enjoyable Blu-ray release

Pleasantville is a 1950s sitcom enjoying cult status on a contemporary cable channel. David loves it, but his sister Jennifer is too hip. When a mysterious TV repairman gives them a new remote control, the pair are transported into the world of Pleasantville like it or not. They find themselves trapped in an alternate reality where the town exists in black and white--in a white bread world without passion or violence. But the teenagers have also brought an unexpected--and double-edged--gift to Pleasantville: a sense of possibility that spreads like wildfire throughout the town. There can be no turning back once the citizens begin experiencing such strange wonders as sex, art, rain... and ideas.

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

Starring: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen, William H. Macy, J.T. Walsh, Reese Witherspoon
Director: Gary Ross

» See full cast & crew


Pleasantville Blu-ray, Video Quality

  3.5 of 5

Pleasantville, once brimming with stirring cutting-edge splendor, is rapidly approaching its thirteenth birthday... and it shows. Warner's 1080p/AVC-encoded transfer isn't an outright disappointment, nor is it undone by overzealous edge enhancement or noise reduction. It's simply a fairly faithful but slightly dated presentation that doesn't live up to the standards set by the studio's more essential catalog releases. As far as specific issues are concerned, Pleasantville isn't affected by many -- an uneven grain distracts from time to time, artifacting rears its ugly head here and there, black levels are occasionally muted, and primaries don't pack quite as much visual punch as they do thematic resonance -- but even those it does struggle with aren't deal-breakers by any means. John Lindley's cinematography is as lovely as ever; warm hues, rosy skintones and many a savory shadow allow his color palette to bloom. Midrange grays look wonderful, whites are bright and clean, and contrast is strong and able-bodied throughout. Fine detail isn't what I'd call crisp, but neither is Lindley's original photography. Textures are well-resolved on the whole, object definition is pleasing and the softness that appears is inherent to the film's source. Moreover, banding, aliasing, crush, smearing and other digital oddities aren't a factor.

Pleasantville could benefit from a fresh remaster and a more thorough overhaul, that much is sure. How much it would benefit is more difficult to assess. As it stands, the Blu-ray transfer looks far better than its DVD counterpart and will draw more praise than criticism.


Pleasantville Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  3.5 of 5

Warner's DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround track isn't going to send chills down anyone's spine, but it is more than adequate, particularly as lossless catalog mixes go. Dialogue has a nice buoyancy to it, voices are clear and sound effects are nimble and convincing. Rear speaker activity leaves something to be desired, lending support to Randy Newman's score above all else, but the resulting soundfield still provides a mildly engaging experience. Directionality is decent, interior acoustics are believable, cross-channel pans are smooth and ambience is reserved but reliable. LFE output is merely serviceable as well, embracing a few select scenes without drawing too much attention to itself. Don't get me wrong: the track isn't mediocre in any sense of the word, it's just a polished and proficient presentation of a largely front-heavy sound mix.



Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Some Kind of Wonderful
Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members




   



Pleasantville Blu-ray, News and Updates



WB Announces 10, Pleasantville, You’ve Got Mail Blu-ray - October 5, 2010

Warner Home Video has announced three "romantic film favorites" (with varying degrees of romanticism) for release on Blu-ray on February 1, just in time for Valentine's Day: 10 (Blake Edwards, 1979), Pleasantville (Gary Ross, 1998) and You've Got Mail (Nora Ephron, ...


Pleasantville Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post



Pleasantville Blu-ray


$14.98 $10.46


Buy Pleasantville 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. Noah
2. Noah
3. Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery
4. Noah
5. The Other Woman
6. Source Code
7. The Great Race
8. The Legend of Billie Jean
9. Jaws
10. Curtains
11. Inside Llewyn Davis
12. The Big Chill
13. Under the Skin
14. The Lord of the Rings: The Motion P...
15. Duck, You Sucker

Trending in Theaters
1. Lucy
2. Noah
3. Guardians of the Galaxy
4. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
5. Hercules
6. The LEGO Movie
7. God's Not Dead
8. 300: Rise of an Empire
9. Maleficent
10. Transformers: Age of Extinction
11. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
12. The Amazing Spider-Man 2
13. The Purge: Anarchy
14. X-Men: Days of Future Past
15. The Other Woman

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  The Lord of the Rings: The Motion P...
2.  Divergent
3.  Noah
4.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
5.  The LEGO Movie
6.  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D
7.  Batman: The Complete Series
8.  Source Code
9.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
10.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
  » See more top sellers


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


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Divergent
$19.96, Save 50%
2.  Noah
$17.99, Save 55%
3.  The LEGO Movie
$17.96, Save 50%
4.  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D
$24.96, Save 46%
5.  Source Code
$4.99, Save 67%
6.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
$19.99, Save 50%
7.  Frozen
$24.96, Save 45%
8.  Battle Royale
$12.99, Save 68%
9.  Rio 2 3D
$22.99, Save 54%
10.  Hercules 3D
$24.99, Save 55%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Breaking Bad: The Complete Series

 United States


$230.99 $102.49





House of Cards: The Complete Second Season

 United States


$65.99 $23.49





Veep: The Complete Second Season

 United States


$49.99 $20.99





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