Movies that still need a 4K Disc Release

Two years ago, instead of an April fool’s day post I made a list of movies that would be nice to have as physical 4K discs. Thanks to that effort, and that effort alone with no other outside influences1, executives were swayed to release five and a half of them! With such power in our hands, it is our duty to continue our efforts to save more films for future generations!

Why should I buy a disc when I can just stream it?

Quality, ownership, device compatibility, supporting our rights, all things previously covered that would just be duplicated here, so please read the previous article if interested!

Previous list entries now available on 4K UHD

Airplane is still a rumor, but it has been remaster in 4k and available via digital streaming, so we can dream! All the others have physical 4K UHD disc’s available, thanks to us!

Grab your copies now – Ocean’s Trilogy | The Mandalorian | The Maltese Falcon | Clue | Trading Places

Movies that need the 4K treatment (not on previous list)

The previous list still has eight entries that need 4K adaptations, so it’s not outdated yet, but instead of just reposing those details, lets get into some other movies that need love.

Hudson Hawk

Yeah, okay, so I might have made this whole new list to try an get my favorite bad movie in UHD. Regardless, I honestly think of this as Bruce Willis’ best film that was simply marketed in totally the wrong way. It’s a zany comedy, but it was pitched as an action movie with Bruce Willis right after Die Hard was released.

As there are a lot of cult classics being released on 4K UHD I think this is an honest contender that more people should see and enjoy. Just remember to not take it seriously and enjoy a barrel of laughs.


The best of Sean Connery as 007, and a beautifully evil villain that has a striking familiarity you may catch. Goldfinger’s “No Mr. Bond, I expect you to die!” line has to be one of the most quoted in history, and the movie is a simple must watch for anyone (just make sure to explain to your kids that the 1960s misogyny and racism is a relic of the past and isn’t cool.)

This also begs the question, why aren’t all the James Bonds aren’t available as 4K discs?

Office Space

This movie honestly shouldn’t work as a film. It’s about the office grind with a lot of doldrum thrown in to make it feel authentic, paired with a whiny protagonist and plot stolen from another movie.

Throw that all together and somehow it creates a wonderful outlet for people stuck in their office jobs to feel as if they themselves broke free while watching it.

Dodgeball – A True Underdog Story

When you’re willing to do anything to generate the $50,000 to save your local gym, that includes car washes and of course, grown men playing dodgeball.

Straight up the best sports commentary in any movie ever, Cotton McKnight and Pepper Brooks make the dodgeball games come alive. Also a special cameo is now 10x funnier due to some real life developments that emerged after the movie.

The Great Race

This heated competition between pure good and evil is well know for its amazing pie fight scene. You’re also find yourself surprisingly rooting for the villain’s outrageous plans to work.

Ever After – A Cinderella Story

I honestly know nothing about this movie, and this is going to sound very boomer of me, but my wife loves it and cries happy tears watching it, and I know she would appreciate a remastering of it.

Pride & Prejudice (2005)

There may be 15+ adaptations of this classic novel, but if you search “Pride and Prejudice movie” this is the one that pops up, and for good reason. For a generation Keira Knightley was Elizabeth Bennet in the minds of most girls, almost removing the memory of the 1995 TV series. (Boy’s probably thought of Knightley more as Elizabeth Swann thanks to Pirates of the Caribbean, either way she was always an Elizabeth.)

Go ahead and make the TV series 4K as well at the same time, doesn’t need to be a competition!

The Money Pit

Is your friend or husband thinking of buying a fix-me-upper house? Have them watch this film first. That’s all that really needs said about it. Oh and it stars Tom Hanks.

Bring It On

This was a generation’s inspirational film that deserves the 4K treatment as well. While looking into current versions available, I found there are a lot of squeals or new variations of this film with varying ratings. I don’t know anything about them, so I will ignore them and just say, this was the OG goodness, make it gooder.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Not quite a James Bond action movie, but you do see a second appearance of Gert Fröbe as a villain as Barron Bomburst, which is impressively a slightly more befitting name than “Auric Goldfinger.”

This colorful classic already has amazingly vivid scenes throughout the film and would come alive with the HDR treatment.

Movies that are surprisingly now available on 4K UHD

I didn’t expect to see these appear in the past two years, and all the more excited for it!

Movies we’re still waiting on from the old list

  • Young Frankenstein
  • Robin Hood: Men in Tights
  • Down Periscope
  • Charlie Wilson’s War
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail
  • Scooby Doo and the Witch’s Ghost
  • Shanghai Noon
  • The Thomas Crown Affair

Wrap Up

Okay studio executives, you were able to pump out six of fourteen in the last two years, good job there! But now we have a lot more for you, lets try to double that number to at least twelve more of these in the next two years!

  1. That’s what I want to believe, and that seems to count as research and journalism nowadays ↩︎