4K UHD Film Releases

The rather arbitrary world of 4K releases

I'm sure that a blindfold and some darts are involved in the selection of titles to release on 4K. Who knew that we needed Sausage Party and The Emoji Movie in 4K? Does a film like Flying Clipper – Dream Voyage under White Sails (1962), which has been seen by a grand total of 21 people on Letterbox really need a 4K release and how on earth are they going to recoup their expenses?

DVD still accounts for 57.9% of physical media sales. 4K discs cost around £15 more than a DVD. So who do they think buys this premium format? Apparently, someone who wants to watch Sausage Party in ultra-high-def! Instead they…

  • The Wizard of Oz
  • Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • Mamma mia, che impressione!
  • Rear Window
  • The Ladykillers
  • The Ten Commandments
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • Vertigo
  • Breathless
  • Psycho
  • Spartacus
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Flying Clipper - Dream Voyage under White Sails
  • The Birds
  • Crooks in Clover
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas
  • Smoke Over London
  • Django
  • Savage Pampas
  • It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
  • Pardon, Are You for or Against?
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • An Italian in America
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • The Swimming Pool
  • Easy Rider
  • The Specialists
  • The Blood Rose
  • Le Cercle Rouge
  • Daughters of Darkness
  • The Big Boss
  • Fist of Fury
  • The Way of the Dragon
  • The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob
  • A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
  • Don't Look Now
  • Serpico
  • Sins of the Flesh
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Jaws
  • Rollerball
  • The Old Gun
  • Three Days of the Condor
  • Seven Women for Satan
  • Suspiria
  • Star Wars
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • Game of Death
  • Grease
  • Animal House
  • Dawn of the Dead
  • Halloween
  • The Deer Hunter
  • Superman
  • Lupin the Third: The Mystery of Mamo
  • Mad Max
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Alien
  • Zombie Flesh Eaters
  • Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro
  • The Final Countdown
  • The Fog
  • Tomorrow's Joe The Movie
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • The Shining
  • The Blues Brothers
  • Virus
  • Flash Gordon
  • The Elephant Man
  • Maniac
  • Mobile Suit Gundam I
  • Escape from New York
  • Possession
  • Dead & Buried
  • The House by the Cemetery
  • An American Werewolf in London
  • The Evil Dead
  • The New York Ripper
  • Vigilante
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • Blade Runner
  • The Thing
  • Space Adventure Cobra: The Movie
  • The Beastmaster
  • First Blood
  • Gandhi
  • The Dark Crystal
  • Return of the Jedi
  • Scarface
  • Christine
  • Legend of the Eight Samurai
  • Beverly Hills Cop
  • Gwendoline
  • The Natural
  • Gremlins
  • Ghostbusters
  • The Karate Kid
  • Rambo: First Blood Part II