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2014 version of Godzilla officially comes to 4K in March

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The 2014 version of the film “Godzilla” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on March 23rd via Warner. The film, directed by Gareth Edwards, starred Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen, Sally Hawkins, Juliette Binoche, and David Strathairn. The tech specs for the release include a 2.40:1 aspect ratio video presentation in HDR10 form of high dynamic range with Dolby Atmos sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that it will come with its original Blu-ray Disc counterpart and a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon. There will be an exclusive 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook release available over at retailer Best Buy (pictured below), which is now available for preorder.

The bonus materials set to be included on the 4K UHD Blu-ray release are listed below.

  • MONARCH: Declassified – Discover explosive new evidence not contained in the film that unravels the massive cover-up to keep Godzilla’s existence a secret.
    • Operation: Lucky Dragon
    • MONARCH: The M.U.T.O. File
    • The Godzilla Revelation
  • The Legendary Godzilla – Go behind the scenes with filmmakers and cast for an even deeper look at the larger than life monsters in the film.
    • Godzilla: Force of Nature
    • A Whole New Level Of Destruction
    • Into The Void: The H.A.L.O. Jump
    • Ancient Enemy: The M.U.T.O.s

Further below, after the break, you can find the full details regarding the upcoming 4K physical and digital release of the film.

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters 4K and Blu-ray

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The 2019 film “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on August 27th via Warner. The film, directed by Michael Dougherty, stars Kyle ChandlerVera FarmigaMillie Bobby Brown, Thomas Middleditch, and Ken Watanabe. Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10, HDR10+, and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range as well as Dolby Atmos sound. NOTE: This is the first 4K title Warner has released with the HDR10+ form of HDR – as discussed HERE by John Archer of Forbes. The technical specifications for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and presumably the same Dolby Atmos sound? The press release didn’t mention but feel free to inform me if that’s not the case. Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray, the Blu-ray getting a DVD, and both receiving a digital code (digital copy) of the film. Both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray are now available to pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the two released are listed below.

  • Commentary by Director
  • Godzilla: Nature’s Fearsome Guardian
  • Mothra: Queen of the Monsters
  • King Ghidorah: The Living Extinction Machine
  • Rodan: Airborne God of Fire
  • Godzilla 2.0
  • Making Morthra
  • Creating Ghidorah
  • Reimagining Rodan
  • The Yunnan Temple
  • Castle Bravo
  • The Antarctic Base
  • The Isla de Mara Volcano
  • The Undersea Lair
  • Millie Bobby Brown: Force of Nature
  • Monster Tech: Monarch Joins the Fight
  • Monsters Are Real
  • Welcome to the Monsterverse
  • Deleted Scenes

There will be a 4K Steelbook release of the film exclusive to retailer Best Buy as well (pictured below) which you can find now available for pre-order.

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Further below, after the break, you can find further details about the upcoming 4K and Blu-ray releases of this film.

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