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
Harry Potter Hogwarts Collection (Blu-ray)
$154.49
Fast & Furious 6 (Blu-ray)
$13.00
Gravity 3D (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Star Trek Enterprise: Season 1-4 (Blu-ray)
$249.96
Frozen Planet (Blu-ray)
$16.98
RoboCop (Blu-ray)
$5.00
Ender's Game (Blu-ray)
$13.00
Rise of the Guardians (Blu-ray)
$10.00
Gravity (Blu-ray)
$12.99
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (Blu-ray)
$12.99
RoboCop (Blu-ray)
$24.99
Turbo (Blu-ray)
$13.00
3 Days to Kill (Blu-ray)
$24.99
Mallrats (Blu-ray)
$9.96
High Plains Drifter (Blu-ray)
$9.96
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Blu-ray)
$17.99
Mad Max Trilogy (Blu-ray)
$24.99
Despicable Me 2 3D (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Robin Hood (Blu-ray)
$14.99


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 (31494)
 Adventure (24079)
 Animation (7309)
 Anime (3592)
 Biography (3273)
 Comedy (23816)
 Comic book (4186)
 Coming of age (1469)
 Crime (16803)
 Dark humor (3202)
 Documentary (4429)
 Drama (37971)
 Epic (4571)
 Erotic (867)
 Family (10500)
 Fantasy (13585)
 Film-Noir (1048)
 Foreign (5115)
 Heist (1486)
 History (4965)
 Holiday (1094)
 Horror (11670)
 Imaginary (801)
 Martial arts (2782)
 Melodrama (2043)
 Music (7570)
 Musical (3286)
 Mystery (9602)
 Nature (1694)
 Other (662)
 Period (5841)
 Psychological thriller (2707)
 Romance (13784)
 Sci-Fi (15117)
 Short (322)
 Sport (2469)
 Supernatural (3464)
 Surreal (1170)
 Teen (2803)
 Thriller (28480)
 War (4912)
 Western (2073)

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


The Atomic Kid Blu-ray

United States
Olive Films | 1954 | 86 min | Not rated | Mar 26, 2013

The Atomic Kid (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.37:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.66:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio Mono

Subtitles
None

Discs
25GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

Playback
Region A (B, C untested)

Price
List price: $29.95, Price history
Amazon: $16.76 (Save 44%)
Best Buy: $17.99 (Save 40%)  
New from: $14.36 (Save 52%)
Fulfilled by Amazon

Buy The Atomic Kid on Blu-ray

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


Blu-ray rating
Video 3.0 of 53.0
Audio 2.5 of 52.5
Extras 0.0 of 50.0
Based on 1 user review

Movie appeal

 
Comedy100%
Sci-Fi-

5%
popularity
25
collections
1
fans




The Atomic Kid

 (1954)

The Atomic Kid Blu-ray offers decent video and poor audio, but overall it's a disappointing Blu-ray release

While a Uranium prospector is in the desert he is accidentally exposed to radiation from an atomic bomb test. He becomes radioactive and is recruited by the FBI to help break up a spy ring.

For more about The Atomic Kid and the The Atomic Kid Blu-ray release, see the The Atomic Kid Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 1.5 out of 5.

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Robert Strauss, Elaine Devry
Director: Leslie H. Martinson

» See full cast & crew


The Atomic Kid Blu-ray, Video Quality

  3.0 of 5

The Atomic Kid is presented on Blu-ray courtesy of Olive Films with an AVC encoded 1080p transfer in 1.37:1. The elements here have their fair share of damage, perhaps more than might be expected, with quite a few scratches, specks and flecks and even an errant missing frame or two. Once those issues are gotten past, however, the high definition presentation offers reasonable sharpness and clarity, though contrast is on the low side, making some of the interior scenes pretty murky looking (see several of the screenshots accompanying this review for some good examples). The brightly lit sequences fare a good deal better. The film utilizes quite a bit of stock footage, some apparently sourced from 16mm, and as should be expected, those sequences are noticeably softer and grainier than the bulk of this presentation. As with most Olive releases, no restoration, cleaning or sharpening seems to have been applied to this release, so along with the attendant damage comes a healthy layer of grain.


The Atomic Kid Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  2.0 of 5

The Atomic Kid features a lossless DTS-HD Master Audio Mono mix that has some considerable damage to report. The pops, cracks and overt distortion during the Republic Pictures logo is perhaps relatively understandable, but once the actual film starts, there are some pretty major speed fluctuations (and we're not talking about Blix's "Chipmunk speak" here). You'll hear it especially in Van Alexander's (frankly annoying) score, where tonalities shift by as much as a half step as speed increases and decreases within the same cue. Dialogue isn't affected nearly as much by these shifts, but overall this is a fairly lackluster audio presentation.


The Atomic Kid Blu-ray, News and Updates



No related news posts for The Atomic Kid Blu-ray yet.


The Atomic Kid Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
Atomic City 0 Sep 30, 2013



The Atomic Kid Blu-ray


$29.95 $16.76


Buy The Atomic Kid 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. Mallrats
2. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
3. Frozen
4. Looney Tunes Platinum Collection: V...
5. RoboCop
6. Gravity
7. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
8. Wild at Heart
9. Gravity 3D
10. Ride Along
11. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
12. Ender's Game
13. Touch of Evil
14. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
15. Used Cars

Trending in Theaters
1. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
2. The Raid 2
3. Transcendence
4. RoboCop
5. Oculus
6. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
7. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
8. Noah
9. Frozen
10. The Grand Budapest Hotel
11. The Amazing Spider-Man 2
12. The LEGO Movie
13. Rio 2
14. Thor: The Dark World
15. Under the Skin

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Frozen
2.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
3.  Gravity
4.  The Pirate Fairy
5.  Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
6.  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
7.  RoboCop
8.  Gravity 3D
9.  Ender's Game
10.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 3D
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  RoboCop
2.  Lone Survivor
3.  The Lego Movie
4.  The Monuments Men
5.  Noah
6.  Pompeii 3D
7.  The Lego Movie
8.  Sorcerer
9.  The Walking Dead: The Complete Four...
10.  Space Battleship Yamato: Movie
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Frozen
$19.96, Save 56%
2.  Gravity
$12.99, Save 64%
3.  The Pirate Fairy
$19.96, Save 46%
4.  Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
$12.99, Save 68%
5.  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
$17.99, Save 55%
6.  RoboCop
$5.00, Save 75%
7.  Gravity 3D
$19.99, Save 56%
8.  Ender's Game
$13.00, Save 67%
9.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Third...
$39.96, Save 50%
10.  Despicable Me 2
$14.99, Save 50%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Harry Potter Hogwarts Collection

 United States


$249.99 $154.49





Fast & Furious 6

 United States


$29.98 $13.00





Gravity 3D

 United States


$44.95 $19.99





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