Fall 4K SteelBook Review: Best Buy Receives Definitive Unrated Release

The 2022 breakout hit Fall has a sequel on the way, and now the original film has received a 4K SteelBook release exclusive to Best Buy. This is particularly exciting as when the Grace Caroline Currey and Virginia Gardner-led movie received its initial home release, it was only on Blu-ray and DVD, so both the SteelBook and 4K release are new. It also features the unrated version rather than the PG-13 theatrical release that saw the original film edited to take out cursing.

The 2022 breakout hit Fall has a sequel on the way, and now the original film has received a 4K SteelBook release exclusive to Best Buy. This is particularly exciting as when the Grace Caroline Currey and Virginia Gardner-led movie received its initial home release, it was only on Blu-ray and DVD, so both the SteelBook and 4K release are new. It also features the unrated version rather than the PG-13 theatrical release that saw the original film edited to take out cursing.

“For best friends Becky and Hunter, life is all about conquering fears and pushing limits. But after they climb 2,000 feet to the top of a remote, abandoned radio tower, they find themselves stranded with no way down,” says the synopsis. Now Becky and Hunter’s expert climbing skills will be put to the ultimate test as they desperately fight to survive the elements, a lack of supplies, and vertigo-inducing heights in this adrenaline-fueled thriller from the producers of 47 Meters Down.”

Fall is a total blast to watch, which is why it became a real hit after it became available to stream last year. Both Currey and Gardner give great performances as the two leads, both doing everything they can to desperately survive and make contact while stranded on an abandoned radio tower. There are a number of surprising twists and turns despite the limited scope of the film, with it really making the most out of its potential.

A lot of the reason why the action really delivers was due to Currey and Gardner being outside and the harsh filming conditions making the performance all the more realistic. “I think Ginny and I, we got a lot of help from actually being outside in the elements. There’s pros and cons, the pros are that you actually are sweating, exhausted, fighting dehydration from being in the sun all day, and just the most insane temperatures of heat,” Currey told ComingSoon last year. “Insane wind speeds also, that you just get so exhausted from being knocked around all day by the wind. Like we’re talking such strong winds that we’d have to come down from the tower sometimes because it got dangerous for us to be up there.”

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Not only is the 4K release the best-looking version of Fall yet, and takes full advantage of HDR, it also includes a new bonus feature in the form of an 18-minute featurette titled “Creating the Impact of Fall.” This video features director Scott Mann and other cast and crew discussing the surprise success of the movie, its themes, and why it has really registered with audiences. Both the 4K and Blu-ray discs also include the other previously released bonuses: a commentary track with Mann and producer James Harris, an “I Have Never Felt More Alive” music video by Madison Beer, and a “Fall: The Making of” featurette. It’s a really solid package, and the fact that Lionsgate added a new feature (and included all of the special features on the 4K release) is great to see and shows a lot of care from the distributor.

As for the SteelBook, it features all-new artwork from Chris Christodoulou. The slipcover is used really nicely as it features a daytime view of the leads stuck on the tower, while the SteelBook features the same sight at nighttime. The back features the vulture from the film, and the inside has gorgeous art that shows the height of the tower if held vertically. It’s a really nice upgrade from the Blu-ray that was released last year from a presentation and feature standpoint.

Fall 4K SteelBook Review: The Final Verdict

If you’re looking to own Fall, then this is the definitive version to get. Not only are you receiving a better-looking 4K release, you’re also getting a meaningful behind-the-scenes featurette. The thriller still delivers plenty of excitement and vertigo-inducing chills upon rewatch and is fun from start to finish.


Disclosure: The publisher provided a copy for our Fall 4K SteelBook review.