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can anyone tell me how to tell if a 3d blu ray has black bars or if it is a full screen or not.
if i was a best buy looking at a the back of a 3d blu ray under technical specs. does it tell you the format? full screen or black bars. is there more technical name for it? Or is there a list of full screen 3d blu rays someone has put together?
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3D Blu-ray movies

http://www.blu-ray.com/3d/

Just click on the movie and . . .

Those movies that have black bars will have:

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Those movies that are full screen will have:

Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1
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3D Blu-ray movies

http://www.blu-ray.com/3d/

Just click on the movie and . . .

Those movies that have black bars will have:

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Those movies that are full screen will have:

Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

thats the answer i was looking for. thanks for the site.
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can anyone tell me how to tell if a 3d blu ray has black bars or if it is a full screen or not.
if i was a best buy looking at a the back of a 3d blu ray under technical specs. does it tell you the format? full screen or black bars. is there more technical name for it? Or is there a list of full screen 3d blu rays someone has put together?

i think most movies will tell you the AR on the back cover.
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