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Underworld

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    69
    from 2 reviewers
  • Underworld
    2003
    121 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Len Wiseman

    Actors: Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Michael Sheen, Shane Brolly

    Plot: Selene, a vampire warrior, is entrenched in a conflict between vampires and werewolves, while falling in love with Michael, a human who is sought by werewolves for unknown reasons.

    Disc Release Date: 27 December 2016

    • Video
      66
    • Audio
      74
    • Extra
      64
    • Movie
      66

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      80
    • Underworldreportedly finished at 2K, it finds a healthy boost in raw detailing evident throughout and particularly where the dark shades of black and blue don't absorb textures. Pale skin tones are the...

    • Audio
      90
    • Underworld's original release sported a widely praised LPCM 5.1 uncompressed soundtrack. The UHD ups the stakes considerably with a Dolby Atmos (Dolby TrueHD 7.1 compatible) listen that's a healthy step...

    • Extra
      70
    • Underworld's UHD release contains only the usual Sony goodies: a key cast and crew still image gallery and a collection of character specific Moments from the film (2160p, HDR, Atmos): Selene (9:54), Lucian...

    • Movie
      80
    • Black and Blue and 4K, too. Sony has re-relased 2003's 'Underworld' to UHD in a typical 2160p/HDR/Atmos package that's meant to tie-in with the imminent release of the franchise's newest movie. The studio...

    • Total
      80
    • UnderworldTaxi Driver and Talladega Nights. The obvious answer as to why this hits the new format, much like was the case with The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons, is that it's tying in with a new movie...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      60
    • The battle between werewolves and vampires comes out of hiding on Ultra HD Blu-ray furnished with a fine-looking and strong HEVC H.265 encode in HDR10. The overall results are largely satisfying, looking...

    • Audio
      80
    • Unfortunately, in spite of the supernatural soldiers being equipped with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack, the audio doesn't bode much better than the video, offering little improvement over an already excellent...

    • Extra
      60
    • Audio Commentary — Director Len Wiseman is joined by stars Kate Beckinsale and Scott Speedman for a mostly amusing but not particularly insightful conversation where the trio spend most of their time swapping...

    • Movie
      60
    • When I was just a budding, twelve-year-old horror aficionado (sneaking gory scares over the weekend at friends houses), I remember imagining a cinematic clash between vampires and werewolves. Obviously,...

    • Total
      70
    • After the success of 'The Matrix,' studios scrambled to recreate the same feat with a similar design and atmosphere, and Len Wiseman's 'Underworld' was one which stood out with its gothic, graphic novel...

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