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Assassin's Creed

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    69
    from 3 reviewers
  • Assassin's Creed
    2016
    115 min
    PG-13
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Justin Kurzel

    Actors: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons, Brendan Gleeson

    Plot: Callum Lynch explores the memories of his ancestor Aguilar de Nerha and gains the skills of a Master Assassin, before taking on the secret Templar society.

    Disc Release Date: 21 March 2017

    • Video
      78
    • Audio
      86
    • Extra
      59
    • Movie
      63

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      80
    • Assassin’s Creed was filmed digitally using Arri Alexa 65 cameras, with a resolutions of 3.4K and 6.5K but finished using a 4K Digital Intermediate (DI), meaning we’re seeing the full native resolution...

    • Audio
      100
    • Simon Crust reviewed the Dolby TrueHD track on a 5.1 system – The same cannot be said for the sound though, which is a monster of aural mayhem. Throwing caution to the wind the surround track is full on...

    • Extra
      70
    • All extras are located on the (included) Full HD Blu-ray: Take the Pledge: Behind the Scenes of Assassin's Creed – A longer than average making-of feature, at 40 minutes, broken into five segments, looking...

    • Movie
      60
    • The blood that flows through you is not your own. It belongs to the Creed Assassin’s Creed is a 2016 film based on the successful gaming series, but in name only, as it is an original story not affiliated...

    • Total
      70
    • Assassin’s Creed sees Justin Kurzel directing Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard in an action packed story told in two different time periods and based on the best-selling video game series of the...

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      90
    • Assassin's Creed is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment with a 2160p transfer in 2.39:1. Wow! What a difference higher resolution and (I suspect even more) HDR can make!...

    • Audio
      100
    • I gave top marks to the 1080p Blu-rays' DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 tracks, but I have to say if we had a higher score than 5 available, I'd probably up this 4K UHD's Dolby Atmos score a click or two. There's...

    • Extra
    • The 4K UHD disc has no supplemental material. The 1080p Blu-ray included in this package contains the same supplementary material outlined in the 2D Blu-ray review, linked above....

    • Movie
      50
    • The Assassin's Creed videogame franchise offered a "tease" of sorts for a potential feature film when Ubisoft released Assassin's Creed: Lineage several years ago. Now that potential is a reality with...

    • Total
      60
    • Assassin's Creed never quite achieves the gravitas it's obviously aiming for, but this 4K UHD version offers some stunning visuals and (perhaps even more so) audio. If you're a fan of the games and curious...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      70
    • The "Assassins" take a leap of faith on Ultra HD with a strong and often beautiful HEVC H.265 encode in HDR10 that bursts onto the screen with a comfortably bright and well-balanced contrast.Whites sparkle...

    • Audio
      90
    • The action-adventure adaptation also debuts with a fantastic and satisfying Dolby Atmos soundtrack, which is exclusive to the UHD version and defaults to Dolby TrueHD 7.1 for those not yet equipped.As...

    • Extra
      40
    • All supplemental material are available only on the Blu-ray disc.Take the Pledge (HD, 41 min): An assortment of BTS featurettes with cast & crew interviews talking about various aspects of the production,...

    • Movie
      40
    • For gamers, and even those who simply enjoy the occasional videogame-based movie, Assassin's Creed is sadly not the godsend some were anxiously awaiting. It's not exactly a terrible movie, but it's not...

    • Total
      60
    • Despite director Justin Kurzel and cinematographer Adam Arkapaw making arguably one of the best looking videogame-based adaptations, Assassin's Creed, unfortunately, is not the godsend some were anxiously...