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Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    81
    from 3 reviewers
  • Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
    2017
    89 min
    PG
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: David Soren

    Actors: Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Nick Kroll, Thomas Middleditch

    Plot: Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.

    Disc Release Date: 12 September 2017

    • Video
      84
    • Audio
      85
    • Extra
      62
    • Movie
      74

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • Digital animation and UHD haven't always been the best of bedfellows, the format not always bringing significant change to a film, the transition from Blu-ray to UHD more a lateral move than an example...

    • Audio
      100
    • Captain Underpants soars onto UHD with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack. It's an aggressive, very satisfying track that offers nearly nonstop enjoyment, one that saturates the stage with a healthy combination...

    • Extra
      50
    • Captain Underpants' UHD disc contains no extras. All of them as listed and reviewed below can be found on the bundled Blu-ray. A digital copy code is included with purchase. The Really Cool Adventures...

    • Movie
      90
    • One can only wonder what kind of schooling experience Author Dav Pilkey had in his youth to inspire him to create the Captain Underpants series. Are his stories mostly his musing and fantasies or is the...

    • Total
      80
    • Captain Underpants is a blast. The humor is infectious, the story is silly, the voice actors are wonderful, and stale humor is brought to life thanks to the characters' lovable enthusiasm for it. And this...

    High-Def Digest review by Kyle Newton
    • Video
      90
    • Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie soars onto Ultra HD with a 2160p HEVC/H.265 encode that fares better than most 4K transfers. Its $38 million production budget is moderate compared to other animated...

    • Audio
      90
    • Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie does a SUP-erb job on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray with a Dolby Atmos track that exudes the energy of the film effortlessly. The score fills your sound field with exuberance....

    • Extra
      70
    • The Really Cool Adventures of Captain Underpants Motion Comic (HD 2:52) – A hilarious short feature where the two leads read a raunchy comic book.The Captain Underpants Guide to Being a Super Hero (HD...

    • Movie
      80
    • "Tra-La-Laaa!"As someone who grew up with great children’s entertainment such as The Lion King and Aladdin, I have grown to be quite a curmudgeon towards modern children’s films. They are so squarely aimed...

    • Total
      80
    • It takes a lot for an animated film to warm my cold heart (for me, they are the hardest movies to review). Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie charmed me with its zany, self-referential tone that...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      94
    • I wasn’t able to determine whether Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie was rendered from a 4K or 2K DI for its presentation on Ultra HD Blu-ray. With the limited exposure to Ultra HD either sourced...

    • Audio
      90
    • Extra
    • Disc 1: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie Blu-ray • Featurettes: o The Really Cool Adventures of Captain Underpants Motion Comic...

    • Movie
    • Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie is, to put it plainly, lots of fun. Set to an elementary plot featuring the characters taken from the books it brims with cheeky humor that has enough chuckle factor...

    • Total
      92
    • It comes to Blu-ray in this Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment featuring excellent Ultra HD quality, sparkling high definition video, rewarding lossless surround sound,...

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