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Kick-Ass

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    81
    from 3 reviewers
  • Kick-Ass
    2010
    117 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Matthew Vaughn

    Actors: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Garrett M. Brown, Evan Peters, Deborah Twiss

    Plot: Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a superhero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.

    Disc Release Date: 3 October 2017

    • Video
      81
    • Audio
      85
    • Extra
      57
    • Movie
      72

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      80
    • Note Note 2: This release also features Dolby Vision, which we don't yet have the equipment to review. Kick-Ass is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of Lionsgate Films with a 2160p transfer in 2.40:1. Kick-Ass...

    • Audio
      100
    • I was a big fan of Kick-Ass's DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 mix on Blu-ray and may well have granted it a full 5.0 score had I reviewed the Blu-ray. That said, there's a new presence and force in the Dolby Atmos...

    • Extra
      70
    • Lionsgate provides most but not quite all of the supplements Dustin details in his Kick-Ass Blu-ray review on the 4K UHD disc. Not present on the 4K UHD disc are the Bonus View mode, The Art of Kick-Ass,...

    • Movie
      70
    • Lionsgate is continuing with its kind of random seeming assortment of 4K UHD releases. While other labels like Fox and Sony have been pumping out fairly regular supplies of 4K UHD content, often tied to...

    • Total
      80
    • Unlike some of the other releases Lionsgate has been bringing out on 4K UHD, Kick-Ass would seem to offer more of what ultra high definition fans are after � astounding visuals and over the top sonics....

    High-Def Digest review by Kyle Newton
    • Video
      80
    • Kick-Ass aims to ramp up its hyper stylized visuals onto 4K Ultra HD with a 2160p HEVC/H.265 encode and does a decent job at it. I was not a fan of the initial Blu-ray in terms of video quality -- its...

    • Audio
      90
    • Kick-Ass leaves you as a bloody pulp on Blu-ray with a Dolby Atmos track (that decodes into Dolby TrueHD 7.1) that, let’s be real people, is the reason we were waiting for this 4K Blu-ray. This is the...

    • Extra
      30
    • All special features are the same as the 2010 release that can be read HERE....

    • Movie
      90
    • There are only a handful of films I would say improve on their novel counterpart, and Mathew Vaughn's Kick-Ass is one of them. Based on the graphic novel of the same name, Mark Millar's original take felt...

    • Total
      80
    • As time goes on and we are given one super hero blockbuster after another, it becomes more apparent to me how important Kick-Ass is as a film. Its relevance as a satire has actually grown over time. Its...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      91
    • Secondary hues look great as well. The increase in resolution is apparent, allowing the detection of minutia, even in wide angle shots, to be appreciable...

    • Audio
      90
    • Extra
    • Disc 1: Kick-Ass Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Kick-Ass • “A New Kind of Superhero: The Making of Kick-Ass” 4-Part Documentary • “It’s On! The Comic Book Origin of Kick-Ass” Featurette • Audio Commentary with...

    • Movie
    • Kick-Ass is a superhero action-comedy film based on the comic book of the same name by Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr. that tells the story of an ordinary teenager, Dave Lizewski, who sets out to become...

    • Total
      91
    • It is making its Ultra HD Blu-ray debut in this Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack from Lionsgate Home Entertainment, featuring a faithful video rendering (which includes Dolby Vision HDR) that makes the most...