This October will bring at least two dozen new 4k Blu-ray discs to shelves, some titles remastered from previously-released Blu-ray editions and some movies are brand new to home media. Most of the Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs feature High Dynamic Range color depth using either HDR10 or Dolby Vision, with soundtracks in either Dolby Atmos or DTS:X. Click on the title to get more details on the titles we’ve highlighted below.
In the first week of October Sony will release a couple older titles to 4k Blu-ray including Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) and The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957); Lionsgate’s Kick-Ass (2010) gets the 4k Blu-ray treatment, Disney/Buena Vista release this year’s blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017); and, the final four Harry Potter Films will finally be available in Ultra HD.
Highlights of the rest of the month include Baby Driver (Oct. 10), Apollo 13 (Oct. 17), Spider-Man: Homecoming (Oct. 17), Serenity (Oct. 17), War for the Planet of the Apes (Oct. 24), Terminator 2: Judgement Day (Oct. 31), and The Dark Tower (Oct. 31).
Several of these 4k Blu-ray releases will also be available as retailer exclusives such as Spider-Man Legacy Collection 4k Blu-ray Steelbook (Best Buy), Baby Driver 4k Blu-ray Steelbook (Best Buy), and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales 4k Blu-ray (Best Buy & Target).
New 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray Releases, Oct. 2017
Oct. 3, 2017
- Bram Stoker’s Dracula 25th Anniversary
- Warm Bodies
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (update 11-7-17)
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (update 11-7-17)
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (update 11-7-17)
- Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (update 11-7-17)
- The Bridge on the River Kwai
- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (also Best Buy & Target exclusives)
Oct. 10, 2017
- Baby Driver (also Best Buy exclusive)
- Peanuts: Holiday Collection
Oct. 17, 1017
- Apollo 13
- Spider-Man: Homecoming (also with exclusive mask case)
- Spider-Man Limited Edition Collection
- Amazing Spider-Man Limited Edition Collection
- Spider-Man Legacy Collection (Best Buy)
- Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Oct. 24, 2017
- A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
- The Emoji Movie
- War for the Planet of the Apes
- Planet of the Apes Trilogy
Oct. 31, 2017
- A Charlie Brown Christmas
- Terminator 2: Judgment Day (Postponed to Dec. 26, 2017)
- The Dark Tower