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
28 Days Later / 28 Weeks Later (Blu-ray)
$7.99
Psycho (Blu-ray)
$10.98
Star Trek: The Compendium (Blu-ray)
$24.96
Willow (Blu-ray)
$11.12
Mad Men: The Final Season, Part 1 (Blu-ray)
$19.99
The Faculty (Blu-ray)
$7.88
Hellsing Ultimate: Collection Volumes 5-8 (Blu-ray)
$14.99
Attack on Titan Part 2 (Blu-ray)
$24.97
The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$54.99
White Christmas (Blu-ray)
$18.69
Ghostbusters 1 & 2 (Blu-ray)
$15.93
Wrong Turn Trilogy (Blu-ray)
$9.99
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 (36200)
 Adventure (27767)
 Animation (8401)
 Anime (4574)
 Biography (3790)
 Comedy (27066)
 Comic book (5087)
 Coming of age (1768)
 Crime (18910)
 Dark humor (3783)
 Documentary (4949)
 Drama (43493)
 Epic (5204)
 Erotic (1097)
 Family (11777)
 Fantasy (15877)
 Film-Noir (1164)
 Foreign (6218)
 Heist (1630)
 History (5700)
 Holiday (1210)
 Horror (13642)
 Imaginary (903)
 Martial arts (3282)
 Melodrama (2328)
 Music (8508)
 Musical (3797)
 Mystery (11041)
 Nature (1802)
 Other (698)
 Period (6814)
 Psychological thriller (3131)
 Romance (15843)
 Sci-Fi (17844)
 Short (393)
 Sport (2764)
 Supernatural (4299)
 Surreal (1452)
 Teen (3156)
 Thriller (31984)
 War (5708)
 Western (2355)

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 Road Blu-ray

United States
1647
16
41
Sony Pictures | 2009 | 111 min | Rated R | May 25, 2010

The Road (Blu-ray)
Large:


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

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)

Subtitles
English, English SDH

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

Playback
Region A (locked)

Price
List price: $19.99, Price history

Amazon: $14.50 (Save 27%)
New from: $8.29 (Save 59%)
Usually ships in 24 hours

Buy The Road on Blu-ray Movie

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
7.3
325
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.0 of 54.0
Audio 4.0 of 54.0
Extras 3.0 of 53.0
Based on 18 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Drama100%
Thriller66%
Sci-Fi25%
91%
popularity
2771
collections
60
fans




The Road

 (2009)

The Road Blu-ray delivers great video and audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

An ailing father and his son travel toward the sea in a post-apocalyptic United States. As they evade cannibalistic gangs and fight to survive the unforgiving elements, the father tries to protect his son, teach him right from wrong, and preserve a sense of hope.

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

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Charlize Theron, Robert Duvall, Molly Parker, Michael K. Williams
Director: John Hillcoat

» See full cast & crew


The Road Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

The Road travels onto Blu-ray with a 1080p, 2.35:1-framed transfer that's, frankly, a bit hard to judge. Thick halos are visible in some shots; for instance, a cluster of dead trees that are seen during the film's opening voiceover look like they're glowing, and the effect remains here and there throughout the movie. Otherwise, Sony's high definition transfer is a thing of wonder in every other area. In the few bright and colorful scenes that open the film, viewers will marvel at the intricate detail on delicate flowers and roughly-textured brick walls, and while the picture immediately shifts to a rotten, gray, dead visual tone thereafter, the transfer marvelously captures every nuance amidst the deliberately weathered and worn visuals. Details are readily visible even under these conditions, whether the scuffs on a well-worn pistol, the texture of a stuffed animal, frays in tattered clothing, scraggly facial hairs, and even pores and wrinkles underneath untold amounts of caked-on dirt and grime; Sony's 1080p transfer delivers an extraordinary amount of information even through the deliberately lifeless visual scheme. The color palette is limited at best; grays, blacks, and browns dominate the transfer, and even brighter objects -- a dusty red can of Coke -- appears terribly faded but intentionally so. Through all of this, black levels amaze. In several scenes they might absorb some of the finer details, but in a picture that's overwhelmingly dark and harsh, there's little room to complain. Flesh tones reflect the dusty and worn look the picture employs. The print is free of unwanted dirt and debris, and it's coated with a light sprinkling of grain. The Road's visual tone and Blu-ray presentation is reflective of the film: this is an ugly picture, but it's also, for the most part, lovingly reproduced on Blu-ray. The apparent edge enhancement is cause for concern, but it's the only real problem in an otherwise spectacular release from Sony.


The Road Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.0 of 5

The Road winds onto Blu-ray with a high quality DTS-HD MA 5.1 lossless soundtrack that does well to aurally place the listener in the midst of the decayed and unwelcoming world the film creates. There's no shortage of surround activity; rain falls about the listening area in several scenes, crackling fire engulfs the soundstage in another, gusting winds blow through the speakers, and imaging across both the front and the back is splendid, with sounds placed just so but also traversing the listening area with ease. The track captures the entire gambit of sound, from the smallest of atmospheric nuances to the rumbles of an earthquake, the latter delivering a potent amount of bass that's tight and aggressive but not mushy or undefined. For the track's several more powerful and pronounced moments, there are many more that are quiet, contemplative, and reflective of the lifeless atmosphere. Like the video quality, the sound design often creates an absence of information to further reinforce the death and destruction that has left but a shell of a world once full of sound and life. Dialogue, too, can be sharp or subdued, with a few quieter lines a bit hard to hear, even at reference volume. Overall, there's little room for complaint; Sony's has once again delivered a wonderful lossless soundtrack that suits the movie well.



Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members





   



The Road Blu-ray, News and Updates



The Road Announced on Blu-ray - March 22, 2010

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has announced the Blu-ray release of the Weinstein Company production The Road on May 25. This post-apocalyptic tale, based on a novel by Cormac McCarthy, earned wide critical acclaim, especially regarding the performance of Viggo ...


The Road Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
The Road (2009) Blu-ray Release 319 Aug 09, 2013
Road to Perdition August 3, 2010 171 Sep 21, 2014
On the Road 69 Dec 05, 2013



The Road Blu-ray


$19.99 $14.50


Buy The Road 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. Snowpiercer
2. X-Men: Days of Future Past
3. X-Men: Days of Future Past 3D
4. X-Men: Days of Future Past 3D
5. The Blob
6. X-Men: Days of Future Past
7. Edge of Tomorrow
8. The Purge: Anarchy
9. Edge of Tomorrow 3D
10. Ghostbusters 1 & 2
11. Kingpin
12. Transformers: Age of Extinction
13. Fargo: The Complete First Season
14. Fury
15. Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Trending in Theaters
1. Gone Girl
2. Fury
3. Dracula Untold
4. Annabelle
5. The Judge
6. Guardians of the Galaxy
7. The Equalizer
8. A Walk Among the Tombstones
9. The Maze Runner
10. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
11. The Expendables 3
12. The Book of Life
13. Lucy
14. Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods
15. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
16. Hercules
17. The Boxtrolls
18. John Wick

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
2.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
3.  Maleficent
4.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
5.  Snowpiercer
6.  West Side Story
7.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
8.  Sleeping Beauty
9.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
10.  Mr. Peabody & Sherman
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
2.  Maleficent
3.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
4.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
5.  Planes: Fire & Rescue
6.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
7.  Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Lost...
8.  The Expendables 3
9.  True Blood: The Complete Seventh Se...
10.  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3D
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
$17.99, Save 55%
2.  Maleficent
$19.98, Save 46%
3.  Snowpiercer
$14.94, Save 50%
4.  West Side Story
$25.47, Save 64%
5.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
$18.96, Save 53%
6.  Mr. Peabody & Sherman
$18.96, Save 49%
7.  The Tim Burton Collection
$26.49, Save 56%
8.  Minority Report
$14.39, Save 52%
9.  Oblivion
$9.99, Save 71%
10.  Mad Men: The Final Season, Part 1
$19.99, Save 50%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


28 Days Later / 28 Weeks Later

 United States


$19.99 $7.99





Psycho

 United States


$19.98 $10.98





Star Trek: The Compendium

 United States


$42.99 $24.96





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