How’s this for big? It’s one of the most treasured film franchises ever. It’s Star Wars, and you can now get all 11 films on 4K Ultra HD. But that’s not the only bunch of exciting releases that arrived this month, so find out what came out in Australia with our 4K April 2020 round-up.

4K Ultra HD system demos of the month

4K April 2020 - 1917

4K April 2020 - 19171917
Release date: April 22

Sam Mendes’ incredible war drama arrived on 4K Ultra HD armed with a stunning native 4K transfer with Dolby Vision, HDR+ and standard HDR treatment, accompanied by superb Dolby Atmos audio. A standard Blu-ray disc, two commentaries and a selection of featurettes come as welcome bonuses. Get in quick for a JB Hi-Fi exclusive steelbook here. Read our review of the original cinema release here.

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4K April 2020 - Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker4K April 2020 - Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Release date: April 1

The culmination of the nine-chapter Skywalker saga, The Rise of Skywalker hit 4K Ultra HD via a native 4K transfer with HDR enhancement. All the incredible audio came via Dolby Atmos. If you’re into extras, you’ll love what the two bonus standard Blu-rays are packing, including the movie-length documentary The Skywalker Legacy. Be speedy and secure yourself a slick steelbook that’s exclusive to JB Hi-Fi, here. Meanwhile, you can read our review of the original cinema release here.

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What other new releases hit 4K Ultra HD in April?

4K April 2020 - Spies in Disguise

Spies in Disguise4K April 2020 - Spies in Disguise
Release date: April 1

Will Smith and Tom Holland go to the birds in this animated spy caper that came to 4K Ultra HD with HDR enhancement and Dolby Atmos sound. A flock of featurettes, galleries and more come as bonuses on the included standard Blu-ray.

Buy now at JB Hi-Fi

4K April 2020 - Rogue One – A Star Wars Story

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story4K April 2020 - Rogue One – A Star Wars Story
Release date: April 1

The first ever spin-off Star Wars feature came to 4K Ultra HD with native 4K, HDR-enhanced vision and Dolby Atmos audio. Two standard Blu-rays also feature in the package, delivering a chunky collection of featurettes. This 4K release is a JB Hi-Fi exclusive. Our review of the original cinema release is right here.

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4K April 2020 - Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace

4K April 2020 - Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom MenaceStar Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace
Release date: April 1

The first Star Wars movie if going through the story chronologically, this came to us from a recently created 4K master of the original combination of both classic film and digital image. HDR enhancement is the go, along with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack. Two bonus standard Blu-rays are included, offering up two commentaries and a plethora of extra bits ranging from interviews to deleted scenes and beyond. This 4K release is a JB Hi-Fi exclusive. Our review of the release is here.

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4K April 2020 - Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones

Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones4K April 2020 - Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones
Release date: April 1

The second chronological Star Wars film was shot completely digitally, with the result recently scanned at 4K. So, this release is derived from a 4K master, with the addition of HDR, however the original resolution at the time of filming was 1080p – cue the wonders of upscaling! Sound comes to us via the joys of Dolby Atmos. Two standard Blu-rays are also included, giving us two commentary tracks as well as a whopping collection of featurettes, deleted scenes and more. This 4K release is a JB Hi-Fi exclusive. Read our 4K review here.

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4K April 2020 - Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith

4K April 2020 - Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the SithStar Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
Release date: April 1

The digitally-shot third prequel also came to us from a new 4K master of a 1080p image that has been subsequently upscaled, with HDR also added to the mix. A new Dolby Atmos audio mix delivers the sound, while two included standard Blu-rays give us two commentary tracks, interviews, deleted scenes and featurettes. This 4K release is a JB Hi-Fi exclusive. Here‘s our 4K review.

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4K April 2020 - Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope

Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope4K April 2020 - Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope
Release date: April 1

The one that started it all! This came to us from a recently created native 4K master, with added HDR and Dolby Atmos sound. Two bonus standard Blu-rays deliver two commentaries and a collection of featurettes, trailers, interviews, deleted scenes and more. This 4K release is a JB Hi-Fi exclusive. The 4K review you’re looking for is here.

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4K April 2020 - Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back

4K April 2020 - Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes BackStar Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back
Release date: April 1

The classic second Star Wars release also came to us with a native 4K transfer that features HDR enhancement. Audio is in Dolby Atmos, and the two included bonus standard Blu-rays deliver two commentaries as well as a collection of deleted scenes, featurettes, interviews and more. This 4K release is a JB Hi-Fi exclusive. Our 4K review is right here.

Buy now at JB Hi-Fi

4K April 2020 - Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi

Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi4K April 2020 - Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi
Release date: April 1

The good news continues, as the third movie (by release date) also gave us a native 4K transfer with HDR enhancement and Dolby Atmos audio. Two standard Blu-rays also deliver two commentaries, as well as a selection of deleted scenes, featurettes, trailers and more. This 4K release is a JB Hi-Fi exclusive. Check out our 4K review here.

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4K April 2020 - Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens

4K April 2020 - Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force AwakensStar Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens
Release date: April 1

We’ll never tire of saying that this came to us toting a native 4K picture with HDR enhancement, and that audio is delivered via Dolby Atmos. The two standard Blu-rays included gave us an audio commentary, the ~70 minute doco Secrets of The Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey, featurettes, deleted scenes and more. This 4K release is a JB Hi-Fi exclusive. Our 4K review is right here.

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4K April 2020 - Jumanji: The Next Level

Jumanji: The Next Level4K April 2020 - Jumanji: The Next Level
Release date: April 8

The super-fun sequel to the super-fun return of Jumanji came to us with HDR enhancement, a DTS:X audio mix, and a limited version with striking artwork that’s exclusive to JB Hi-Fi. Pop in the accompanying bonus standard Blu-ray for a raft of extras that includes featurettes, a gag reel and more. Read our cinema review here.

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4K April 2020 - Bad Boys for Life

Bad Boys for Life4K April 2020 - Bad Boys for Life
Release date: April 29

Whatcha gonna do? Watch this HDR-enhanced presentation with booming DTS: X sound, that’s what! Then you’ll be able to go through the extras, which include a standard Blu-ray, deleted and extended scenes, outtakes and other goodies. If you’re speedy, you may also be able to secure yourself a JB-exclusive steelbook – check it out here. Our review of the cinema release is right here.

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4K April 2020 - Dolittle

4K April 2020 - DolittleDolittle
Release date: April 29

Robert Downey Jr. talks to the animals in this fun-for-all-the-family flick that came toting Dolby Vision, HDR+ and HDR enhancement, along with Dolby Atmos audio. Six bonus featurettes are included on both the 4K disc and bonus standard Blu-ray. We reviewed the cinema release here.

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Look at the size of that release list for the month! Remember, stay tuned to STACK for all the latest 4K news.

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.