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
Grave of the Fireflies (Blu-ray)
$9.99
Singin' in the Rain (Blu-ray)
$7.99
Game of Thrones: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
$19.95
The Walking Dead: The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
$49.99
Mad Max (Blu-ray)
$12.99
Kingsman: The Secret Service (Blu-ray)
$22.99
Spirited Away (Blu-ray)
$25.89
Star Trek: The Next Generation, Season 4 (Blu-ray)
$25.94
Star Trek: The Next Generation, Season 3 (Blu-ray)
$37.21
The Immigrant (Blu-ray)
$9.99
Hyperdimension Neptunia The Animation: Complete Series + OVA LE (Blu-ray)
$40.29
Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro (Blu-ray)
$14.99
What's your next favorite movie?
Join our movie community to find out


Image from: Life of Pi (2012)
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 (40812)
 Adventure (31371)
 Animation (9430)
 Anime (5243)
 Biography (4335)
 Comedy (30263)
 Comic book (5855)
 Coming of age (2042)
 Crime (21083)
 Dark humor (4274)
 Documentary (5330)
 Drama (49060)
 Epic (5853)
 Erotic (1274)
 Family (13158)
 Fantasy (18007)
 Film-Noir (1321)
 Foreign (7027)
 Heist (1821)
 History (6343)
 Holiday (1312)
 Horror (15428)
 Imaginary (999)
 Martial arts (3656)
 Melodrama (2650)
 Music (9453)
 Musical (4241)
 Mystery (12218)
 Nature (1886)
 Other (724)
 Period (7682)
 Psychological thriller (3495)
 Romance (17631)
 Sci-Fi (20195)
 Short (449)
 Sport (3094)
 Supernatural (4882)
 Surreal (1619)
 Teen (3585)
 Thriller (35590)
 War (6325)
 Western (2624)

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 Monster Squad Blu-ray

United States
20th Anniversary Edition Lionsgate Films | 1987 | 82 min | Rated PG-13 | Nov 24, 2009

The Monster Squad (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (34.99 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
English: Dolby Digital 2.0

Subtitles
English, English SDH, Spanish

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

Playback
Region free

Price
List price: $19.99, Price history

Best Buy: $14.99 (Save 25%)  

New from: $43.35
Available from Amazon sellers

Buy The Monster Squad on Blu-ray Movie

Price
Buy on:

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
7.6
150
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.0 of 54.0
Audio 3.7 of 53.7
Extras 4.4 of 54.4
Based on 11 user reviews

Movie appeal 
Horror100%
Supernatural24%
Comedy12%
Family1%
Action-
86%
popularity
2027
collections
63
fans




The Monster Squad

 (1987)

The Monster Squad Blu-ray delivers great video and solid audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

A small town is disrupted with the arrival of Dracula to retrieve an amulet controlling the balance between good and evil.

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

Director: Fred Dekker
Writers: Shane Black, Fred Dekker
Starring: Tom Noonan, Robby Kiger, Jack Gwillim, Jon Gries, Stan Shaw, Leonardo Cimino

» See full cast & crew


The Monster Squad Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

Presented in 1080p utilizing the AVC codec (at an average bitrate of 35Mbps), Monster Squad offers a surprisingly proficient visual experience on Blu-ray. I've grown accustomed to the weak offerings of cable television over the years, so watching Monster Squad in high definition seemed like a revelatory experience in comparison. Fine object detail is afforded a substantial upgrade over prior versions, with a tremendous boost in clarity during all but a handful of scenes. I was initially concerned about the improvements in quality throughout the opening title sequence, but by the time Frankenstein's crate plunged into the pond, I recognized just how impressive the experience could be. Adding to the strength of the visuals, the color spectrum absolutely pops off the screen, and contrast rarely exhibits a shred of weakness. Unfortunately, one occasional flaw rears its ugly head on several occasions. The effect I'm referring to are sections or bands of blurring across the top or bottom of the picture. The first obvious example occurs at the 19:48 mark, as Sean's father stands by the open front door. His face almost appears as if two images are superimposed upon one another, but offset enough to obscure the clarity of the image. The same effect occurs again at the 29:32 mark, where a different father mistakenly misses a mummy in his son's closet. Thankfully, the problem doesn't occur frequently enough to downgrade the overall experience, but it's worth pointing out as a flaw on an otherwise impressive presentation.


The Monster Squad Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  3.5 of 5

Given the age of the film I didn't expect an overly bombastic audio experience, but the lossless mix still retains the original cheesy feel of the source material, while managing to up the ante a notch or two. To clarify, you'll notice the same front-heavy directionality of prior releases, but a noticeable step up in the clarity of the various elements in the mix. Dialogue is well-defined, environmental effects are crisp, and the classic 80's soundtrack is afforded a subtle boost in dynamics. Present-day films have naturally achieved a higher standard of sound design, but there's something nostalgic about revisiting a film that never intended to take itself seriously in the first place. Out of the various elements in the lossless track, the one disappointment that stands out is the lack of muscle in the LFE segment. There's no shortage of opportunity for the bass elements to shine, but I rarely noticed a great deal of activity emanating from my subwoofer. Anyone expecting demo-worthy material from Monster Squad might find themselves slightly disappointed, but long-time fans will have little to complain about in the audio presentation on the disc.


The Monster Squad: Other Editions




1-disc
$14.33


Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members





   



The Monster Squad Blu-ray, News and Updates



Lionsgate Catalog Wave for November - September 3, 2009

Lionsgate Home Entertainment is set to release no fewer than eight catalog titles on Blu-ray on November 24. Apart from 'Air America', which we already told you about, the studio has slated the following titles: 'Angel Heart', 'Cujo: 25th Anniversary Edition', ...


The Monster Squad Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
Monster Squad coming to Blu-ray (!) (

Official Thread

)
170 2 days ago
Your Favourite Monster Movie! 129 Jul 12, 2010

» Show more forum discussions for The Monster Squad 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. Taken 3
2. Escape from New York
3. Interstellar
4. The Babadook
5. Batman vs. Robin
6. Birdman
7. Big Hero 6
8. The Imitation Game
9. Nightcrawler
10. Gone Girl
11. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
12. The Cabin in the Woods
13. John Wick
14. Mad Max
15. The Equalizer

Trending in Theaters
1. Furious 7
2. Ex Machina
3. It Follows
4. Maps to the Stars
5. The Voices
6. Kingsman: The Secret Service
7. Unfriended
8. While We're Young
9. Hot Tub Time Machine 2
10. Jupiter Ascending
11. Everly
12. Cinderella
13. Chappie
14. The DUFF
15. Monkey Kingdom
16. Seventh Son
17. Run All Night
18. The Divergent Series: Insurgent
19. Accidental Love
20. Digging Up the Marrow
21. Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2
22. Kidnapping Mr. Heineken
23. Get Hard
24. True Story
25. Home Sweet Hell
26. The Last Five Years
27. Fifty Shades of Grey
28. Lost River
29. Wild Card
30. '71
31. The Longest Ride
32. Woman in Gold
33. What We Do in the Shadows
34. Welcome to New York
35. Clouds of Sils Maria
36. Zombeavers
37. Unfinished Business
38. Hard to Be a God
39. The Salvation
40. Supremacy
41. Girlhood
42. Cut Bank
43. The Riot Club
44. White God

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Fifty Shades of Grey
2.  American Sniper
3.  Interstellar
4.  Taken 3
5.  Paddington
6.  Kingsman: The Secret Service
7.  Big Hero 6
8.  Star Wars: Episodes IV-VI
9.  Furious 7
10.  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Fifty Shades of Grey
2.  American Sniper
3.  Paddington
4.  Kingsman: The Secret Service
5.  Furious 7
6.  Cinderella
7.  Mad Max
8.  Jupiter Ascending 3D
9.  Insurgent
10.  Inherent Vice
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Taken 3
$19.89, Save 50%
2.  Paddington
$19.92, Save 50%
3.  Fast & Furious 6-Movie Collection
$36.49, Save 54%
4.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
$39.96, Save 50%
5.  The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
$19.99, Save 50%
6.  The Imitation Game
$17.96, Save 49%
7.  Singin' in the Rain
$7.99, Save 60%
8.  Iron Man 3
$16.96, Save 58%
9.  Grave of the Fireflies
$9.99, Save 67%
10.  The Avengers
$17.99, Save 55%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Grave of the Fireflies

 United States


$29.98 $9.99





Singin' in the Rain

 United States


$19.98 $7.99





Game of Thrones: The Complete First Season

 United States


$79.98 $19.95





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