Emmerich’s disaster flick “2012” makes a 4K appearance - Jan. 19

Updated: Feb 13


THERE’S NO denying Roland Emmerich is the king of the disaster flick. After “Independence Day” (1996), “Godzilla” (1998), “The Day After Tomorrow” (2004) his next doomsday adventure explored a solar fire from the earth’s core in “2012” released in 2009.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has decided to give this action-adventure film, with groundbreaking special effects a 4K Ultra HD release on January 19, 2021.

The world faces a catastrophe of apocalyptic proportions, cities collapse and continents crumble with a number of heroic survivors – starring John Cusack, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet, Danny Glover and Woody Harrelson.

With a production budget of $200 million “2012’s” worldwide gross nearly topped $800 million, with the majority from an international box office accounting for 80 percent of the moviegoers.

John Cusack as Jackson Curtis a struggling sci-fi novelist and a divorced dad.


4K disc

Discovery Channel’s 2012 Apocalypse Featurette Blu-ray disc Interactive Mayan Calendar 5 Featurettes on Bringing the Epic to Life Deleted Scenes Alternate Ending Picture-in-Picture: Roland’s Vision Feature Commentary Adam Lambert Music Video



Aspect ratio: 2.40:1 - source from Super 35 film format and HDCAM 1080p and mastered in 2K Digital. No details if Dolby Vision or HDR10+ will be included


English Dolby Atmos (Dolby TrueHD 7.1 compatible), English 5.1 DTS-HD MA