4K Blu-ray Release Dates UK: Must See Titles for 2024!

The Benefits of Owning 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray

In the age of streaming services, you might wonder why physical media still holds its allure. Well, here are a few reasons why owning 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray copies of your favourite movies is worth it:

  • Superior Picture and Sound Quality: 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray offer unparalleled video and audio quality, providing a truly immersive cinematic experience.
  • Bonus Features: Physical media often comes loaded with bonus content such as behind-the-scenes documentaries, director’s commentaries and deleted scenes giving you an in-depth look at the filmmaking process.
  • Collectability: For movie enthusiasts and collectors there’s a special joy in building a library of movies that can be displayed and shared with friends and family.

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4K UHD & Blu-ray Release Highlights

December 2023

A film directed by Antoine Fuqua, stars Denzel Washington and Dakota Fanning.

Stars Jason Statham, Sylvester Stallone, 50 Cent, Megan Fox, Dolph Lundgren, Tony Jaa, Iko Uwais, Randy Couture, Jacob Scipio, Levy Tran and Andy García.

Includes the three specials, The Star Beast, Wild Blue Yonder and The Giggle. Stars David Tennant and Catherine Tate.

January 2024

Directed by Martin Scorsese, stars Harvey Keitel and Robert De Niro. Released on 4K Ultra HD & Blu-ray in the UK by Second Sight Films.

Crime, adventure film starring Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis and Harvey Keitel. Released by The Criterion Collection.

February 2024

Musical drama, stars Kevin Bacon and Lori Singer.

Sci-fi horror movie starring Donald Sutherland released by Arrow Video.

Classic kids’s television series from 1974 and 2005 narrated by Richard Briers. Released by Fabulous Films, this classic has been fully restored.

Horror movie

Prequel to The Hunger Games (2012) movie.

March 2024

Stars Tom Baker and Louise Jameson. Limited edition packaging!

Spy action comedy movie starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis.

Blu-ray Release Dates – Films & Television

As you can see there are some outstanding upcoming 4K releases in 2024 plus lots of great standard blu-ray releases with restorations of classic movies.

Some people ask if Blu-rays are being phased out or is Blu-ray is dead or relevant with all the streaming options available.

The truth is most film enthusiasts want films in high definition or 4K Ultra HD on a physical format, which is why labels such as Arrow Video, Indicator, 88 Films, Eureka Entertainment, Second Sight Films, Radiance Films and many more release films and television series on the format.

Its true overall sales of both DVD and Blu-ray are down year on year but there’s also a hardcore group of movie lovers that still make it a highly profitable business and long may it continue.

Conclusion

As a movie lover staying up to date with the latest 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray releases in the UK is essential. With this page you can easily find release dates, make informed decisions and ensure that your movie collection is complete.

Remember to check back regularly as we update our list to reflect any new announcements.

We know that release dates can change, so we keep our website constantly updated with the latest information. If a release is delayed or moved up, we’ll let you know. We’re committed to providing accurate information so that you can plan your movie nights with ease.

Happy movie watching!

How many Blu ray regions are there?

There are 3 Blu-ray regions, A,B,C

Region A: This region includes most of North, Central, and South America, as well as Southeast Asia. Blu-ray discs released in Region A can only be played on Blu-ray players that are designated for this region.

Region B: Region B encompasses most of Europe, Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. Blu-ray discs released in Region B are compatible with players assigned to this region.

Region C: Region C includes Asia (excluding Southeast Asia) and the rest of the world not covered by Regions A and B. Blu-ray discs designated for Region C can be played on players within this region.

It’s important to note that some Blu-ray players are capable of playing discs from multiple regions, while others are region-locked and can only play discs from a specific region. Additionally, there are also Blu-ray players that are region-free, allowing them to play discs from any region.

What new movies are coming out?

Here’s a list of the movies due to release on 4K Blu-ray for the UK in 2024.

The Exorcist Believer, Mean Streets (1973), Five Nights at Freddy’s, Thelma & Louise, Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), The Marvels, The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes, Wonka (2023), Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, True Lies
(1994)
, Blood On Satan’s Claw (1971), Witchfinder General (1968)

Is there a list of upcoming Blu-ray releases UK

Highlights include, Night Of The Comet (1984), Doctor Who The Daleks in Colour, The Marvels (2023), Slaughter in San Francisco (1974), Roobarb and Custard Complete Collection, Sharknado: The Ultimate Collection, Thanksgiving (2023), Father Brown Series 11, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom (2023), Doctor Who: The Collection Season 15, Witchfinder General (1968) (4K UHD)

We have a full list of of upcoming 4K UHD / Blu-ray releases UK for 2024 and beyond.

The Latest Blu-ray Releases (UK)

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes (2023) (4K UHD/Blu-ray)
The Marvels (2023) (4K UHD/Blu-ray)
Thanksgiving (2023) (Blu-ray)
Avatar Collector’s Edition (4K UHD)
Doctor Who: The Daleks in Colour (Blu-ray)
Paths of Glory (1957) Special Edition (4K UHD)
Beverly Hills Cop III (1994) (4K UHD)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) Limited Edition (4K UHD)
Alligator & Alligator II: The Mutation Limited Edition (4K UHD/Blu-ray)
Footloose (1984) Steelbook (4K UHD)
Five Nights at Freddy’s (2023) (4K UHD/Blu-ray)
Peeping Tom (1960) (4K UHD/Blu-ray)
Thelma & Louise (1991) (4K UHD + Blu-ray)
Night Of The Comet (1984) (Blu-ray)

What New Movies Are On Blu-ray In 2023 (UK)

Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania, Babylon (2022), Black Adam, Cocaine Bear (2023), John Wick 4, M3GAN (2023), Plane (2023), The Fabelmans (2022), Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey (2023).


Are Blu-rays Still Worth Buying?

You bet they are! Whether its the newly restored picture quality, the ton of interesting extras or the limited editions such as steelbook movies, blu-rays are a must for most film lovers.

Plus there are lots of upcoming 4K Ultra HD releases due out this year in the United Kingdom.

And remember if want to know what movies and TV series are coming out on the bluray format you’ll find them listed on this page.

What Films Do You Want On Blu-ray?

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