What DVD's can push my surround sound system to the limit??

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  1. kurt_fire

    kurt_fire Stunt Coordinator

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    i've recently purchased a surround sound system, and I know that the Gladiator DVD sounds wonderful...what are some other A+ DVD's that offer the top-notch in sound. thanks guys
     
  2. Rich Romero

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    All discussion about DVD's should be posted in Home Theater Software. This is the place for discussion on the actual movies themselves, not the discs. [​IMG]
     
  3. Jason Whyte

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    And a here we go...
     
  4. Adam_WM

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    Fast and the Furious DTS is pretty cool...
     
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    The Haunting in DTS-ES Discrete 6.1 will pound the hell out of your system. It might excise a few demons too! [​IMG]

    Toy Story 2 is good for heavy surround usage.

    Another has got to be The Fellowship of the Ring Extended Cut in DTS-ES Discrete 6.1

    While the story is pure drivel IMHO, I found the DTS-ES Discrete 6.1 track on Blade 2 to be quite exciting.

    There are others, but those are some of the big ones.

    Dan
     
  7. Bruce Hedtke

    Bruce Hedtke Cinematographer

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    Ghostbusters has some neat and well designed surround effects as does The Sixth Day.

    Bruce
     
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    Stargate UE.
     
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    Saving Private Ryan (DTS)
     
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    Fight Club
     
  11. Edwin-S

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    You want a movie that tests your surround? Try U-571 using the DTS track. If you crank the sound up on this movie, I can guarantee that it will pretty well test the limit. If the depth charge attack isn't causing the walls and floor to rattle......something is wrong. The movie tests your intelligence at the same time.....and I don't mean in a good way.
     
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    Star Wars Episode 1 The Phantom Menace
    Star Wars Episode 2 Attack of the Clones
    Saving Private Ryan
    Lord of the Rings Fellowship of the Ring Extended
    Superman The Movie
    Minority Report
    Jurassic Park
     
  13. Lin Weiwen

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    Hmmm.....I would single out LOTR: FOTR Ext Cut in DTS ES 6.1, Star Wars Ep 1 and 2, Saving Private Ryan, Superman, Cast Away DTS and....Das Boot (Superbit) which I just finished watching this evening;its DTS track is splendid!!!
     
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    Brotherhood of the Wolf
     
  15. Ryan Wong

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    Try some more like Moulin Rouge, Fantasia 2000 and Band of Brothers.
     
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    Matrix
    Both Star Wars movies
    Minority Report (some amazing bass scenes)
    Terminator 2
    LOTR: EE
     
  17. Eugene Esterly

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    Air Force One
    Die Hard
    Die Hard 2
    Die Hard With A Vengeance
     
  18. Ray Chuang

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    Here's one I can recommend to show off your surround sound system: Atlantis: The Lost Empire Collector's Edition. [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Be forewarned, though: the opening sequence could blow out your speakers. [​IMG] Later in the movie listen to how sound editor/designer Gary Rystrom masterfully places the sound effects in surround sound mode, especially in the quieter sequences.
     
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    Not the best of movies of course, but Godzilla (1998 american version) is a good workout for any home theater. [​IMG]
     
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    Eraserhead has a loud and very low (industrial noise) soundtrack in the surrounds; I blew a woofer on it--ripped right out of the frame.
     

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