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X2: X-Men United

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    81
    from 3 reviewers
  • X2: X-Men United
    2003
    134 min
    PG-13
    True 4K
    HDR10

    Director: Bryan Singer

    Actors: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry

    Plot: When anti-mutant Colonel William Stryker kidnaps Professor X and attacks his school, the X-Men must ally with their archenemy Magneto to stop him.

    Disc Release Date: 24 September 2018

    • Video
      81
    • Audio
      86
    • Extra
      60
    • Movie
      81

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      90
    • X-Men 2 was shot using Panavision Panaflex Millennium, XL and Aaton 35-III cameras on 35mm film and has recently been scanned at 4K resolution which has been used here for this Ultra HD Blu-ray release....

    • Audio
      80
    • Unfortunately the disc has not been up-graded to the immersive surround tracks, so no Dolby Atmos or DTS-X, what we do have is the same DTS-HD MA 5.1 track that adorned the previous releases. Again, it’s...

    • Extra
      30
    • All the extras come from the previously available Blu-ray, but not all, the second extras disc included with the original release is not here, leaving this film particularly sparse. UHDAudio commentary...

    • Movie
      90
    • Have you ever tried... not being a mutant? Now sporting the Marvel logo, X-Men 2, arriving 3 years after the original, but only a few months in terms of film time, ramped up the paranoia, raised the stakes...

    • Total
      90
    • X-Men 2 is a smashing sequel, easily matching the original and in most cases surpassing it. Its story is larger in scope, more emotive, has more characters, a sleeker script, bigger budget and all around...

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      80
    • X2: X-Men United is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment with a 2160p transfer in 2.39:1. While reportedy given a new 4K scan, detail and fine detail aren't quite at the...

    • Audio
      100
    • This release contains the same excellent DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 track from the original 1080p Blu-ray release which Marty assessed in his X2: X-Men United Blu-ray review. As excellent as this track undeniably...

    • Extra
      10
    • Only the Commentary by Bryan Singer and Tom Sigel has been ported over to the 4K UHD disc....

    • Movie
      80
    • Note: This 4K UHD version of the film is available as part of X-Men Trilogy 4K. Perhaps surprisingly, given how frequently my review queue has recently been filled with 4K UHD releases that are at least...

    • Total
      80
    • X2: X-Men United started a rather nice trend in at least some corners of this franchise where second "at bats" came pretty darned close to matching the efforts of the first outing (as in the case of Deadpool...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      80
    • X-MenMutants fight injustice with a great-looking HEVC H.265 encode, offering several notable improvements over its Blu-ray counterpart. Originally shot on 35mm film, the 2160p transfer comes with an appreciable...

    • Audio
      100
    • All three movies join the fight on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray with the same DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtracks heard on their respective Blu-ray counterparts. Although they would have arguably benefited from...

    • Extra
      80
    • The same set of supplements for each movie are also ported over and can be enjoyed on the accompanying Blu-rays. However, each movie was originally released as a two-disc package where the second Blu-ray...

    • Movie
      80
    • Since discovering Marvel Comics as a kid, the X-Men series has always enjoyed a special place in my heart and imagination. Unlike other superheroes where they gain their powers from special circumstances,...

    • Total
      80
    • As a lifelong fan of the original comic series, the X-Men adaptations will always have a special place in my heart, flawed as the first and last movie may be. Bryan Singer's sequel, on the other hand,...