It’s heading towards that time of year when hibernation can be a solid plan, so it’s time to stock up on great 4K movie entertainment – and May packs a wallop, especially for action fans. Keep reading for all the Australian releases scheduled to hit the format this month, in our 4K May 2019 round-up.

4K Ultra HD of the month

4K May 2019 - The Karate Kid

4K May 2019 - The Karate KidThe Karate Kid
Release date: May 1

There’s going to be a whole lot of waxing on and waxing off this month, as The Karate Kid hits 4K Ultra HD. The much-loved flick will come to us via a brand new restored 4K transfer that’s been created from the original camera negative, complete with added HDR. The coming-of-age tale will deliver every crack, thump and chop in glorious Dolby Atmos. The 4K disc will also include a new featurette, Remembering The Karate Kid, featuring interviews with Macchio and co-stars William Zabka and Martin Kove. Banzai!

Buy now at JB Hi-Fi

What other new releases are hitting 4K Ultra HD in May?

4K May 2019 - Glass

4K May 2019 - GlassGlass
Release date: May 1

M Night Shyamalan’s sequel to 2016’s Split arrives on 4K Ultra HD toting a native 4K transfer with HDR enhancement, accompanied by a smashing (sorry) Dolby Atmos mix. Check out our movie review here.

Buy now at JB Hi-Fi

4K May 2019 - Black Hawk Down

4K May 2019 - Black Hawk DownBlack Hawk Down
Release date: May 8

This incredible tale comes to 4K Ultra HD with brand new HDR-enhanced 4K transfers of both the original cinematic cut and the eight-minute longer extended version, both of which have been approved by Ridley Scott. Added to this are new Dolby Atmos sound mixes for both cuts.

Buy now at JB Hi-Fi

4K May 2019 - Cliffhanger

4K May 2019 - CliffhangerCliffhanger
Release date: May 8

Our first Stallone release this month sees Sly in full-on action mode, with a Dolby Vision enhanced, native 4K transfer that’s been newly created from the original camera negative. Add a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 audio mix and this is one cool new 4K arrival.

Buy now at JB Hi-Fi

4K May 2019 - Rambo: First Blood

4K May 2019 - Rambo: First BloodRambo: First Blood
Release date: May 8

The first of Stallone’s 1980s Rambo trilogy hits with a new, native 4K transfer featuring HDR enhancement. Meanwhile, sound comes via a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 mix. Mumble, mumble…

Buy now at JB Hi-Fi

4K May 2019 - Rambo: First Blood Part II

4K May 2019 - Rambo: First Blood Part IIRambo: First Blood Part II
Release date: May 8

The second Rambo flick this month shares the same specs as the first, with a fresh, HDR-enhanced native 4K transfer, accompanied by a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 mix.

Buy now at JB Hi-Fi

4K May 2019 - Rambo III

4K May 2019 - Rambo IIIRambo III
Release date: May 8

Our final hunk of Rambo for the month once again keeps the spec sheet neat, with a new 4K transfer (HDR-enhanced) and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 in the sound department.

Buy now at JB Hi-Fi

4K May 2019 - Cold Pursuit

4K May 2019 - Cold PursuitCold Pursuit
Release date: May 29

Get taken by Liam Neeson as he runs around in the cold of the Rocky Mountains to avenge his son’s murder. The sights will be Dolby Vision and HDR enhanced, while the blizzard of action will hit our cinema spaces via a cool Dolby Atmos mix.

Buy now at JB Hi-Fi

4K May 2019 - Godzilla

4K May 2019 - GodzillaGodzilla (1998)
Release date: May 29

If you like action and guilty pleasures, then have we got a big monster movie for you! Roland Emmerich’s take on the legendary giant lizard comes to us with a newly-restored, pure 4K transfer (HDR enhanced), and what promises to be a thumptastic Dolby Atmos sound mix.

Buy now at JB Hi-Fi

 

 

That all makes for a strong month of back catalogue releases on 4K Ultra HD, with a couple of recent flicks to boot! Remember, stay tuned to STACK for all the latest 4K news.

In case you missed it, make sure to check out our 4K Ultra HD releases – what you may have missed in April.

Meanwhile, have you checked out our 4K Ultra HD specifications guide? Bookmark it, as we update it regularly with all the latest 4K/2K, HDR/Dolby Vision and best sound format info for all the latest 4K Ultra HD releases in Australia.