If you’re a fan of the Mission: Impossible movie franchise you are going to want to add Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One to your 4K UHD Blu-ray collection.
This is a big, loud action film and the 4K UHD release looks and sounds absolutely stunning. For a 2 hour and 43 minute movie, it moves much faster than expected and is an overall very enjoyable watch.
About the movie
Directed by Christopher McQuarrie (who also directed Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation and Mission: Impossible – Fallout), the film stars Tom Cruise, Hayley Atwell, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson and Vanessa Kirby.
The official description of Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One:
Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his IMF team embark on their most dangerous mission yet: To track down a terrifying new weapon that threatens all of humanity before it falls into the wrong hands. With the fate of the world at stake, a deadly race around the globe begins. Confronted by a mysterious, all-powerful enemy, Ethan is forced to consider that nothing can matter more than his mission – not even the lives of those he cares about most.
Technical specs of the 4K UHD Blu-ray release
There are Dolby Vision HDR and HDR10 presentations of the film in a 2.39:1 aspect ratio on the 4K UHD Blu-ray. The English sound track is available in Dolby Atmos (Dolby TrueHD 7.1 compatible) while the French Canadian sound track is in Dolby Digital 5.1.
Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One 4K UHD Blu-ray special features
The special features for the movie come on a separate Blu-ray disc and include the following:
- Commentary by director Christopher McQuarrie and editor Eddie Hamilton: McQuarrie and Hamilton take viewers through each compelling scene with in-depth commentary.
- Abu Dhabi: Explore the exotic filming locations in the desert and at the international airport and discover how each thrilling sequence was shot.
- Rome: Take a behind-the-scenes look at the thrilling car chase through Italy’s historic capital, as Tom Cruise’s driving skills are pushed to the limit while handcuffed to Hayley Atwell!
- Venice: See the breathtaking city of Venice as it’s never been shown on film. Plus, witness the cast’s dedication and commitment to their training as they prepare to get “Mission Ready.”
- Freefall: An extended behind-the-scenes look at one of the biggest stunts in cinema history. Watch never-before-seen footage of the rigorous training as Tom launches a motorcycle off a cliff.
- Speed Flying: Join Tom and the crew as they explain the various training techniques involved in pulling off the dangerous speed flying stunts in the film.
- Train: See how the climactic train sequence was captured on film. From building an actual train from scratch to crashing it using practical effects, you don’t want to miss this!
- Deleted Shots Montage: Director Christopher McQuarrie and editor Eddie Hamilton share some of the breathtaking, never-before-seen footage that didn’t make the final film.
- Editorial Featurette – The Sevastopol: Director Christopher McQuarrie and editor Eddie Hamilton take viewers through the intense opening scene.
There is no regular Blu-ray version of the movie included and instead there is a code for a digital copy of it.
Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One 4K UHD Blu-ray is available on October 31. You can order it now on Amazon for $34.99.