The Best 3D Movies to Watch With Smart Projectors
By XGIMI Tech - 2022-09
Imagine sitting on the couch, wearing 3D glasses, surrounded by your loved ones while watching action scenes from Avatar or the emotional moments of How to Train Your Dragon in 3D. The thrill and excitement in such a moment are second to none and will leave you happy.
Smart projectors can help you create extraordinary moments with 3D movies indoors, in the backyard, or while camping, as they come with dedicated 3D modes to make movies better. Also, these 3D projectors have top-notch imaging capabilities, excellent sound quality, an easy setup, and support widescreen viewing to provide an immersive 3D movie viewing experience.
This article will review some of the best 3D movies to watch right now, discuss the smart projector features that make these movies enjoyable and recommend XGIMI projectors designed with such features.
The Best 3D Movies To Watch Right Now
If you are searching for 3D movies to enjoy your 3D projector with, then you should consider the following:
Gravity tells the story of Dr. Ryan Stone and Matt Kowalski, who are hit by high-speed space debris while on an outer space mission. The movie perfectly captures the vastness of space and gives the audience a realistic feel, further heightening the tension.
Ranks as the highest-grossing movie of all time, Avatar stars Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana. It revolves around the moon Pandora and the Na'vi tribe, featuring amazing action scenes delivered with 3D graphics.
How to Train Your Dragon
Released in 2010, the animated action film tells the story of Hiccup, a Viking who ends up befriending a dangerous dragon, Night Fury, instead of killing it. It features exhilarating flying sequences bound to immerse you while viewing entirely.
The 3D effect in Up is quite pronounced in its action and comedic scenes while revolving around an exciting, funny, and poignant adventure. It stars Edward Asner and Bob Peterson as Carl Fredricksen and Dug.
Alice in Wonderland
Featuring Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, and Matt Lucas, the movie follows the adventure of nineteen-year-old Alice, who returns to Underland through a rabbit hole and defeats the Red Queen.
Toy Story 3
Tim Allen and Tom Hanks play the voices of Buzz Light-year and Woody in this animated comedy-drama. In the movie, Andy's toys mistakenly get taken to daycare, and Woody leads them on an expedition home while convincing them that Andy did not dump them.
Life of Pi
In Life of Pi, Pi Patel struggles to survive on a lifeboat adrift in the middle of nowhere with a male Bengal Tiger and hyena for company. The movie comes alive better with its 3D effects, which make every activity and action quite natural.
Starring Ben Kingsley and Asa Butterfield, Hugo covers the life of a young orphan boy who gets wrapped up in a mystery involving an automaton and his late father. Its 3D effect, which comes with a heightened sense of depth, offers easy immersion keeping you glued throughout screen time.
Based on a true life story, The Walk is about Phillippe Petit's walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center on the 7th of August 1974. The movie, which features Joseph Gordon Levitt, Ben Kingsley, and Ben Schwartz, has 3D visuals bound to hold any audience spellbound.
In Dredd, Kyle Urban and Olivia Thirlby play the role of Judge Dredd and Judge Anderson, respectively, police officers forced to bring order to a high-rise block of apartments and its resident drug lord. The movie is accentuated with stylish visuals best enjoyed on a 3D projector.
How Smart Projectors Enhance The 3D Movie Experience
You can enjoy your favorite 3D movies in a truly immersive viewing atmosphere with either a home or outdoor projector due to their outstanding features. Some of these features include:
With motion compensation technology (MEMC) fitted in some smart projectors, 3D movies are enjoyed as it ensures that fast-paced action movie scenes are displayed smoothly and clearly. So you can watch action 3D movies like Avatar and Dredd without any image trailing, allowing you to follow every scene regardless of speed.
A 3D movie-watching experience is usually great with good sound, and some smart projectors come with built-in speakers that produce high-fidelity sound to complement the stylish visuals of movies like Up and Alice in Wonderland.
Smart projectors heighten the movie experience with 3D movies with their large screen between 60"-200", which supports viewing from a comfortable distance while keeping you immersed with every action and scene.
Smart projectors come with 1080p/4K resolution, which offers crystal clear visual imagery allowing you to make out the details of every scene of your favorite 3D movie. They also come with about 900-2400 ANSI lumens, which provide bright displays for camping or backyard use both in the day and at night.
Finally, some smart projectors support Android TV, which gives them access to numerous apps via Google Play like Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, and HBO Max for unlimited indoor and outdoor entertainment. They also have multiple connectivity options like HDMI, USB, LAN, and Audio to connect laptops, gaming consoles, TV sticks, hard drives, laptops, and headphones.
The Best XGIMI Products For Watching 3D Movies
The following XGIMI products have amazing features mentioned and many others to give a superb and wholly immersive 3D movie viewing experience:
- Built-in Battery: Comes with a rechargeable 80mAh battery which allows continuous use for about 60 hours on a single charge so you can watch 3D movies all night long.
- Immersive Viewing Experience: It has a broad angle view of 178" while the size of its lens enlarges 10% more than regular 3D glasses allowing you to enjoy the 3D effects in movies from any sitting position.
- Restore The True Color: Increases luminousness by 8% while adopting an LCD lens with less than a 2.0 response light valve, thus enhancing video definition and image colorfulness.
- Compatibility: Functions excellently with XGIMI projectors.
- Smart Chip: This allows it to turn on while it receives DLP-Link's signal and switches to ready mode once the signal disappears.
XGIMI HORIZON Pro (4K Home Projector)
- 4K UHD/1500 ISO Lumens: Offers crystal clear visuals with 4K ultra-high-definition resolution and 1500 ISO Lumens brightness level, allowing you to watch 3D movies clearly even in brightly lit environments.
- Intelligent Screen Adaption: (ISA) technology like autofocus and auto keystone correction ensures easy usability and setup for viewers.
- MEMC: Features a 60Hz refresh rate which eliminates image blur, flutter, and trails so you can enjoy every action scene of your 3D movies and even sports shows.
- Harman Kardon sound: Features two built-in 8W Harman Kardon speakers, which provide theater-quality audio for your 3D visuals with a high dynamic response and low distortion.
- Android TV™: Android TV™ for streaming from over 5000 apps like HBO Max, Disney+, and Hulu, providing unlimited entertainment.
XGIMI AURA (4K Ultra Short Throw Laser Projector)
- 4K UHD/1800 ISO Lumens: Its 4K UHD paired with beaming bright 1800 ISO Lumens delivers breathtaking 3D movie quality any time of the day.
- Ultra Short Throw (UST) technology: Its advanced UST technology offers a 120" screen display from 11.7 inches away so you can watch 3D movies like Avatar and Life of Pi from a distance and stay wholly immersed.
- X-VUE 2.0 Image Engine: Enhances color depth which results in captivating and realistic visuals for a truly immersive 3D movie viewing experience.
- Harman Kardon sound: Features two built-in two-woofers and two tweeters at 15W each to provide a room-filling audio experience.
- MEMC: MEMC (60Hz) delivers low latency rates and ensures that 3D displays are incredibly smooth so you can enjoy action movies more.
- Android TV™: Android TV™ offers access to over 5000 streaming apps, including Hulu, HBO Max, and Disney+ for unlimited entertainment.
XGIMI Halo+ (1080p FHD Portable Projector)
- Battery: Its built-in battery provides 2.5 hours of movies and 5 hours of music on a single charge so that you can watch 3D movies indoors or outdoors.
- 1080p resolution/ 700 ISO Lumens: With 1080p resolution, AURA produces crystal clear visuals, while its 700 ISO Lumens brightness allows use both at night and during the day.
- Intelligent Screen Adaption (ISA) technology: Halo+ comes with ISA technology which includes autofocus and auto keystone correction thus making the setup of this projector easy.
- MEMC: Delivers low latency and super low image blur, allowing fast-paced action and flying scenes to stay sharp and clear when projected.
- Android TV™: offers easy access to over 5000 streaming apps like Hulu, HBO Max, and Disney+ for premium entertainment.
10 Tips for Watching 3D Movies with Smart Projector
Smart projectors with MEMC technology, top-notch sound, widescreen display, and image-enhancing capabilities make 3D effects more pronounced, allowing you to enjoy exciting 3D movies like The Walk, Hugo, and Gravity. XGIMI HORIZON Pro, AURA, and Halo+ have these outstanding features to enhance your 3D movie viewing experience and make it more remarkable.
Here are 10 tips for watching 3D movies with a smart projector:
1. Set up your projector and screen properly: Ensure the projector is positioned correctly and aligned with the screen for optimal viewing angles and image quality.
2. Create a dark viewing environment: Minimize ambient light in the room to enhance contrast and prevent distractions. Consider using blackout curtains or dimmable lights.
3. Calibrate the projector settings: Adjust the brightness, contrast, and color settings to optimize the 3D image quality. Fine-tune the projector's 3D settings for comfortable and immersive viewing.
4. Use high-quality active 3D glasses: Make sure you have compatible active 3D glasses for your smart projector and keep them clean for distortion-free viewing.
5. Find the optimal viewing distance: Experiment with different distances to find the one that provides the best 3D effect. Avoid sitting too close to the screen, as it may cause discomfort.
6. Take breaks and avoid eye fatigue: Rest your eyes by taking short breaks during long 3D movie sessions. Follow recommended viewing durations and guidelines provided by the projector manufacturer.
7. Choose high-quality 3D content: Select movies specifically produced and optimized for the 3D format. Look for engaging storytelling, impressive depth, and immersive effects.
8. Engage in active viewing: Pay attention to the details and nuances in the 3D visuals. Allow yourself to be absorbed in the depth and dimensionality of the movie.
9. Consider the audio setup: Use a quality sound system or speakers to complement the visual experience and enhance immersion.
10. Relax and enjoy: Sit back, relax, and let yourself be immersed in the world of 3D cinema. Enjoy the captivating visuals and the unique perspective that 3D movies offer.
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