We’ve survived the final straight of winter – so bring on those warmer days of spring and enjoy the fact that the 4K Ultra HD releases are also starting to heat up. This month brought a combination of epic back catalogue and actiontastic new stuff, so here’s what you may have missed in our 4K August 2018 release round-up…

 

4K Ultra HD system demo of the month

4K August 2018 - Gladiator

Gladiator
Release date: August 15

Prepare to be entertained as Rusty hits your screen in pure 4K glory, complete with both HDR and Dolby Vision enhancement. If that’s not enough, it also has a stellar new DTS:X soundtrack to add to the thrills. You can read our review of this release here.

4K August 2018 - Gladiator

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

4K August 2018 - Predator

Predator Trilogy
Release date: August 8

Not one, not two, but three Predator flicks all in one pack? Count us in! Both Predator and Predator 2 feature HDR-enhanced pure 4K transfers, while Predators is upscaled from a 2K master (and also HDR enhanced). All three tote DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound, as well as director commentaries. As well as the trilogy pack, you can also grab each movie individually. Want to know more? Check out our reviews here.

4K August 2018 - Predator Trilogy

4K August 2018 - Predator Trilogy

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4K August 2018 - The Death of Superman

The Death of Superman
Release date: August 8

The latest DC movie feature hits with an upscaled 2K transfer (HDR-enhanced, of course) coupled with a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound mix. Read our review of the 4K disc here.

4K August 2018 - The Death of Superman

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4K August 2018 - Avengers: Infinity War

Avengers: Infinity War
Release date: August 15

The third part to the epic four-part Marvel series of movies lobbed onto 4K Ultra HD this month, toting an HDR-enhanced, upscaled 2K transfer and sweet Dolby Atmos sound. Steelbook fans should get into JB Hi-Fi super-quick for their exclusive design, too. Read our original Avengers: Infinity War review here.

4K August 2018 - Avengers: Infinity War

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4K August 2018 - Avengers: Age of Ultron

Avengers: Age of Ultron
Release date: August 15

Infinity War couldn’t come to 4K all alone, so great news is that this second instalment (and the first… further down the page) also hit 4K Ultra HD on the same day. Tune in for a 2K upscaled, HDR-enhanced transfer with a shiny new Dolby Atmos mix – and check out our review of this 4K release here.

4K August 2018 - Avengers: Age of Ultron

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4K August 2018 - Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump
Release date: August 15

You’ll never have seen Mr Gump and his box of chocolates looking as gorgeous as it does in this 4K Ultra HD release, with both HDR and Dolby Vision enhancement along with a new Dolby Atmos sound mix. We gave this release a spin, and you can read our thoughts here.

4K August 2018 - Forrest Gump

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4K August 2018 - Fury

Fury
Release date: August 15

Brad and his army buddies hit home with an HDR-fortified, pure 4K transfer complete with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack. Here‘s our review of the release.

4K August 2018 - Fury

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4K August 2018 - Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan
Release date: August 15

Tom Hanks returned for a second helping of classic movie watching this month, as this pure 4K release (with both HDR and Dolby Vision) arrived, complete with a stunning new Dolby Atmos track.

4K August 2018 - Saving Private Ryan

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4K August 2018 - The Avengers

The Avengers
Release date: August 15

Surprise! Where it all started, in upscaled 2K with HDR and letting loose a Dolby Atmos aural assault. A review has been assembled, and it’s right here.

4K August 2018 - The Avengers

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4K August 2018 - The Patriot

The Patriot
Release date: August 15

Well hello Mel, and welcome to 4K! The Patriot will waves the flag for pure, HDR-enhanced 4K transfers, as well as remastered Dolby Atmos soundtracks.

4K August 2018 - The Patriot

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4K August 2018 - Deadpool 2

Deadpool 2
Release date: August 22

Who’s that red-clad dude bringing up the rear this month? Why it’s Deadpool, of course, and he’s made one heck of a splash on 4K this month with his second movie. Both the theatrical and longer “Super Duper $@%!#& Cut” feature on this HDR-totin’, upscaled 2K release, and you’ll be taking it all in via a slamming Dolby Atmos audio track.

Want it, but housed in something more magnetic? Sure thing! JB have an exclusive steelbook available for pre-order now. Not got the first Deadpool on 4K yet? Pay just a little more and get both 4K Deadpool flicks in one handy package, also exclusive to JB. Want to know more about the second coming? Click right about here for STACK‘s original review.

4K August 2018 - Deadpool 2

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Two of the biggest new movies of the year and a bunch of sweet back catalogue? That’s a great 4K Ultra HD month in our books. Remember to stay tuned to STACK for all the latest 4K Ultra HD news and reviews.

Meanwhile, have you seen our 4K Ultra HD specifications guide yet? Bookmark it, as we’ll be updating it regularly with all the latest 4K/2K, HDR/Dolby Vision and best sound format specifications.