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
Marilyn Monroe: Classic Nine-Film Collection (Blu-ray)
$34.99
 
Defiance: Season Two (Blu-ray)
$37.99
14 hrs ago
The Doctor and the Devils (Blu-ray)
$8.99
 
Halloween: The Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
$109.99
 
Snowpiercer (Blu-ray)
$14.96
 
Spartacus: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$80.76
6 hrs ago
30 Minutes or Less (Blu-ray)
$4.99
4 hrs ago
Zodiac (Blu-ray)
$9.99
15 hrs ago
The Ring (Blu-ray)
$9.99
15 hrs ago
The Lost Boys (Blu-ray)
$9.99
15 hrs ago
Dukas: Ariane et Barbe-Bleue | Liceu (Blu-ray)
$17.99
11 hrs ago
Fed Up (Blu-ray)
$17.99
15 hrs ago
Arrow: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
$39.99
 
Soundgarden: Superunknown (Blu-ray)
$70.54
3 hrs ago
The Fault in Our Stars (Blu-ray)
$17.99
10 hrs ago
Congo (Blu-ray)
$10.99
15 hrs ago


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 (35513)
 Adventure (27212)
 Animation (8194)
 Anime (4469)
 Biography (3726)
 Comedy (26665)
 Comic book (4978)
 Coming of age (1735)
 Crime (18619)
 Dark humor (3690)
 Documentary (4849)
 Drama (42737)
 Epic (5068)
 Erotic (1055)
 Family (11581)
 Fantasy (15561)
 Film-Noir (1142)
 Foreign (6100)
 Heist (1608)
 History (5598)
 Holiday (1190)
 Horror (13372)
 Imaginary (882)
 Martial arts (3209)
 Melodrama (2280)
 Music (8283)
 Musical (3723)
 Mystery (10861)
 Nature (1793)
 Other (690)
 Period (6657)
 Psychological thriller (3062)
 Romance (15591)
 Sci-Fi (17459)
 Short (373)
 Sport (2728)
 Supernatural (4178)
 Surreal (1406)
 Teen (3111)
 Thriller (31465)
 War (5571)
 Western (2328)

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 King of Comedy Blu-ray

United States
191
11
4
30th Anniversary Edition 20th Century Fox | 1983 | 109 min | Rated PG | Mar 25, 2014

The King of Comedy (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 Mono
French: Dolby Digital Mono
Spanish: Dolby Digital Mono
Italian: DTS-HD Master Audio Mono

Subtitles
English SDH, Spanish, Japanese, Italian

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

Playback
Region free

Price
List price: $24.99, Price history

Amazon: $13.87 (Save 44%)
Best Buy: $7.99 (Save 68%)  

New from: $13.59 (Save 46%)
Usually ships in 24 hours

Buy The King of Comedy on Blu-ray

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
8.0
99
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.0 of 54.0
Audio 3.8 of 53.8
Extras 4.0 of 54.0
Based on 1 user review

Movie appeal

 
Drama100%
Dark humor27%
Comedy-
63%
popularity
747
collections
27
fans




The King of Comedy

 (1983)

The King of Comedy Blu-ray delivers great video and audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

Martin Scorsese's The King Of Comedy is a funny depiction of the dangers of celebrity fandom. The ridiculously inept Rupert Rupkin, an aspiring comic, idolizes talk show host Jerry Langford.

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

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Sandra Bernhard, Chuck Low, Shelley Hack, Tony Randall
Director: Martin Scorsese

» See full cast & crew


The King of Comedy Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

The King of Comedy is presented on Blu-ray courtesy of 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment with an AVC encoded 1080p transfer in 1.85:1. The elements used for this presentation are in great shape, though it's important to realize that Scorsese intentionally utilized lo-fi videotape for the television sequences (see screenshots 5 and 16), which naturally result in a much softer and less detailed look (which in some cases include such anomalies as slight ghosting). Colors look natural, but are not overly suffused. Scorsese and cinematographer Fred Schuler capture some great Manhattan locations, and the outdoor sequences offer excellent detail and at times good depth of field. The general appearance here is somewhat on the soft side, however, especially in many dimly lit interior scenes. Close-ups reveal very good to excellent levels of fine detail, and contrast is nicely dialed in throughout the presentation.


The King of Comedy Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.0 of 5

The King of Comedy features a perfectly acceptable lossless DTS-HD Master Audio Mono mix that capably reproduces the film's fairly straightforward sound design. It is notable to hear the difference between that swingin' Jerry Langford Show theme music on the menu screen, where it's presented in LPCM 5.1, and the actual film, where it sounds considerably narrower due to its mono iteration, but for the film's dialogue and occasional cityscape environmental effects, the mono track suffices perfectly well. There's no damage of any kind to cause concern.


The King of Comedy: Other Editions



The King Of Comedy
-



Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members





   



The King of Comedy Blu-ray, News and Updates



This Week on Blu-ray: March 25-April 1 - March 23, 2014

For the week of March 25th, Paramount Pictures Home Entertainment is bringing Martin Scorsese's acclaimed The Wolf of Wall Street to Blu-ray. Other Tuesday titles include Fox and Scorsese's The King of Comedy, the cult favorite The Swimmer, and Criterion's release ...

The King of Comedy 30th Anniversary Blu-ray Edition - February 5, 2014

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has officially announced that it will release on Blu-ray director Martin Scorsese's The King of Comedy (1982), starring Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Diahnne Abbott, and Sandra Bernhard. The release will be available for ...

Martin Scorsese's The King of Comedy Heading to Blu-ray - April 25, 2013

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has confirmed that acclaimed director Martin Scorsese's The King of Comedy (1982) will arrive on Blu-ray on October 29th. The film stars Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, and Diahnne Abbott.

» Show more related news posts for The King of Comedy Blu-ray


The King of Comedy Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post



The King of Comedy Blu-ray


$24.99 $13.87


Buy The King of Comedy 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. Ghostbusters 1 & 2
2. Godzilla
3. Godzilla 3D
4. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
5. Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D
6. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
7. Hannibal: Season Two
8. Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D
9. The Fault in Our Stars
10. Godzilla
11. Godzilla
12. Time Bandits
13. Eraserhead
14. Sleepy Hollow: The Complete First S...
15. Ghostbusters II

Trending in Theaters
1. Guardians of the Galaxy
2. Transformers: Age of Extinction
3. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
4. Snowpiercer
5. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
6. The Maze Runner
7. The Expendables 3
8. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
9. Lucy
10. Boyhood
11. A Walk Among the Tombstones
12. The Drop
13. Tusk
14. The November Man
15. Frank
16. Hercules
17. This Is Where I Leave You
18. The Zero Theorem
19. The Giver
20. The Equalizer

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D
2.  Jurassic Park 1-3
3.  Godzilla
4.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
5.  The Fault in Our Stars
6.  Captain America: The Winter Soldier
7.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
8.  Halloween: The Complete Collection
9.  Neighbors
10.  Godzilla 3D
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
2.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
3.  Halloween: The Complete Collection
4.  Neighbors
5.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
6.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
7.  Transformers: Age of Extinction 3D
8.  Snowpiercer
9.  Edge of Tomorrow 3D
10.  Edge of Tomorrow
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
$19.99, Save 50%
2.  The Fault in Our Stars
$24.99, Save 50%
3.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
$19.96, Save 45%
4.  Snowpiercer
$14.96, Save 50%
5.  Frozen
$24.96, Save 45%
6.  The LEGO Movie
$17.96, Save 50%
7.  Captain America: The First Avenger
$19.96, Save 50%
8.  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D
$24.96, Save 46%
9.  The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
$22.99, Save 54%
10.  Marilyn Monroe: Classic Nine-Film C...
$34.99, Save 83%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Marilyn Monroe: Classic Nine-Film Collection

 United States


$199.99 $34.99





Defiance: Season Two

 United States


$69.98 $37.99





The Doctor and the Devils

 United States


$24.97 $8.99





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